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This is some good fun! I tried a steganography thing, but it made the buttons lose their gloss. These were the buttons.

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PS . . . Don't bother decoding: I took the images out.

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I mean this: I maked glass button with text in it, but now i want to change the text into something else... I need to do it over again or can I do it by another way?? I'm trying to upload it but I can't: The extension pdn is not allowed.

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Hi I need help on this part. I'm stock here!! I did exactly what it wrote but the color did'nt change a bit. :cry:

Can someone help me out by giving more detail instructions??

Thanks

Pick the the Magic Wand tool (s) and select the bottom half of the layer (below the line). I used a tolerance level of 69. Once that is selected, hold the Ctrl key down and now select the line itself. While you have this portion selected, switch to the layer below this one (the one with the white gradient). With that layer selected, cut out the selection (ctrl+x). Uncheck the layer with the line so you can no longer see it.

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Hello guys,

I found Paint.Net recently and downloaded the V3.10

It is a lot better than Paint, but a little difficult to adjust to the editing options.

I liked your tutorial, and I finally made my first button with a glassy look.

The script (.dll) code lab file for the second button didn't work. Can anyone help me? I downloaded it and placed it in the effects folder. I ran it but it says error, and none of the options you described worked.

But anyways I still have at least one way of making a button glassy.

I tried to replicate a few of the "web 2.0" buttons, so once learnt I can make a few myself. The blue button and the butterfly with the single white light are mine, but the others are the end result of other people's successful buttons.

Can anyone give me a tutorial on making other buttons?

I tried my best on the first two.

Thanks.

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ive found a really easy way to make glass buttons*only 2 steps* but they have to be a circle. i prefer buzzkills but they are too time consuming for me. i used these small simple ones in my skinning competition entry*skinning the pdn forums**link is !here! if you want the easy way just pm and ill make a tut. it doesnt work for big things like buzzkills do mine only work when there small. the image is below

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for balls i think this glass method is better(for glass balls)

but this need in anialiasing and some correction,i was doing it fast for showing here,about another glass balls method

http://fotki.yandex.ru/users/mister-drill/view/32538/

That is just an orb. There is even a plugin which automatically make you an orb, but did you make that orb?

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i make this manuallywithout plugins

yes this is orb,not ball

or it only round button,that often uses in web(glass round button)(or glass orb)

You know,my english is not good,but,i think you understand what i want to tell and about another glass method

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