MyMenu by Icefire

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Jun 1, 2011

MyMenu by Icefire by scooby74029 at 5:24 PM (5,222 Views / 0 Likes) 44 replies

  1. scooby74029
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    hey all

    was wanting to know if anyone had the source files for MyMenu by IceFire?

    i was trying to figure out how a .mym file is converted to a .csm file

    i have continued working on MyMenuify by Icefire

    so far i have:

    -added usb support
    -added IOS reloading
    -added return to HBC
    -added return to (channel) you pick a channel from list
    -Mod will use either sd, usb, or both

    TODO:

    -add theme preveiw/downloading(.csm files)
    -add theme converting(.mym to .csm)
    -add check for correct Sysmenu to .app/.csm file

    i have found that a .mym is just a .zip file(with extention changed to .mym) is this correct?

    any help would be appreciated!! thanks for any help i get if i dont thank you personally
     


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    are there any tutorial on how to use thememii like there is for mymenu? I am so confused on how to use thememii and what to do exactly? thanks
     
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    AFAIK there isn't a tutorial, but I've only used it to convert mym's to csm's, and to do that just load the mym (File-->Open), and click "create csm", then choose the .app file for your system menu version (which can be downloaded via Tools-->Downlaod Base App, or by using ModMii, etc.) and that's it! In terms of actually using theme mii to create\modify mym's, I'm not sure.
     
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    theres is a small tutorial in thememii that tells you how to replace the health screen

    i never got in to using thememii to make themes i still write the ini by hand

    i only use thememii to convert mym to csm

    yes a mym is a zip just renamed
     
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    ok guys thanks

    i am reading the source for theme me but it is a PC app and i am not to good with reading them yet
     
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    you need to look at the ini inside the mym then know what all the tags in it does

    [cont##]
    this tag unpacks the ash file

    [simg##]
    this tag takes the source png resizes it to the height and width specified than converts it to a RGB5A3 tpl (unless a different tpl format is specified) and replaces the target file

    [sdta##]
    this tag takes the source file and just replaces the target file

    heres a sample
    Code:
    [cont19]
    file=\layout\common\setupBtn.ash
    type=ASH|U8
    
    [simg169]
    file=\layout\common\setupBtn_ash_out\arc\timg\it_BarDown_a.tpl
    source=\setupBtn\it_BarDown_a.png
    width=608
    height=456
    format=RGB565
    
    [sdta19]
    file=\layout\common\setupBtn_ash_out\arc\anim\it_Button_a_SeenIn.brlan
    source=\blyt\it_Button_a_SeenIn.brlan
     
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    I figured that part out but I'm having problems trying to convert multiple MYM files of a theme, do you know how to convert multiple themes into a CSM file? thanks
     
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    uncheck the system menu in the options standard system menu

    then when you drag a mym in and hit create thememii will ask you for the base app
     
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    so if u've downloaded a theme pack that has mym #1 and mym#2, you first construct the csm using mym#1 and the app file for you SM version. Afterwards you will get a csm file, for example, lets call it darkwiired.csm (so far this should be nothing new). Then you will need to rename darkwiired.csm to darkwiired.app. Then load the 2nd mym in theme mii, but when creating the csm this time choose darkwiired.app (instead of 000000##.app).

    This is the same method used to apply the spin effect mym (or the no spin effect mym) to an already constructing csm file.
     
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    AFAIK, the source for MyMenu is included with the program. It is written in AutoIT, a language similar-ish to AutoHotKey. (Although it's more like BASIC).

    Anyway, if you where wishing to generate CSMs, what you need to do is unzip the MYM (as you have realised, they are just renamed ZIPs) and read the mym.ini file inside. Diddy81 explained some of the most frequently used tags above. There are a few others that were documented at the WADder wiki but its gone now. They're not important, I don't believe they're used much.

    What MyMenu did was read the INI file (like AHK, AutoIT has easy to use INI reading features - probably why INI was used) and then use external programs to extract the relevant ASH archives, convert images to TPL and repack. For SDTA tags it just replaces the target file with the one from the MYM. It's all fairly straight forward really.
     
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    actualy you dont need to rename the csm to .app

    when you dialog window opens to select the app type a * in the filename box and hit enter
    you will now see all files not just app files

    select your csm and away you go [​IMG]
     
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    it never asked for the .app file for the SM for the first part?
     
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    great to know! thx!
     
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    thats because you have it set in the standard system menu option

    you need to uncheck that first then it will ask for the base app everytime you press create
     
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    thank you, sorry for all my noobie questions, just trying to understand what I'm doing so I don't brick any Wii's, thanks again
     
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    If you need someone to do some quick testing then I can do it for you once you compile it. Send me a PM and let me know the link when you got it available if you do want me to test for you. My wii is nearly unbrickable.
     
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    thanks DeadlyFoez

    will do when i get a good working app
     
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    ok I tried this but the 1st CSM is not showing up? but XFlak's way did, in fact when saving the CSM file just type in .app and it will save it as an app file as well so that you don't have to rename the CSM file
     
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    s\uneek is prolly the easiest\fastest\smartest way to test a theme, just go SD or USB:\title000001000002\content00000##.app and replace it with your csm file
    where 000000##.app corresponds to your system menu version (see chart HERE for details)
     

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