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I need to create another button.

I bought some buttons and I need a LOGOUT button like my LOGIN
Can someone help me with this?

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mathieu_cupryk
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racmail2001Commented:
do you have the fonts and the psd for the button?

then you sould edit the text and replace it with what you need

if what you have it's only a picture it's a litle bit more complicated - but not impossible

the button usually it's composed from 3 parts
1. the left part (a left border  top and bottom left corners and a background color)
2. the middle part (a top and bottom border and a background color)
3. the right part (a right border  top and bottom left corners and a background color)

so what you need to do is to separate this parts in different layers

the most important is the middle part where you text will be
so you can get a 2-3 pixel selection where is no text from the middle part and transform it (change the width to cover all the old text)

now you have a blank button and you can put the new text over it

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Tony van SchaikFront-end Web developerCommented:
Just grab one of the gradient styles here:
http://www.dezinerfolio.com/2007/05/06/ultimate-web-20-layer-styles
http://www.dezinerfolio.com/2007/03/14/ultimate-web-20-gradients-free-download
http://www.dezinerfolio.com/2008/11/19/220-amazing-free-photoshop-layer-styles

Now you just have to create a rounded rectangle or with a rectangular marquee make a square and then go to Select > Modify > Smooth > for example radius 3px. And then fill it with white. And apply one of those layer styles or gradients.
And then in the CSS you can use the sliding doors technique in the CSS to use just 2 images, you can slice those up in Photoshop left part is 3px and right part is 197px. Below an example snippet that i have created for the use in Sharepoint
Good luck

<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/loose.dtd">
<html>
<head>
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8">
<title>Untitled Document</title>
<style type="text/css">
#workflowbutton {
	font:bold 11px Tahoma, Arial, Helvetica;
	margin:0px;
	padding:0px;
	display: block;
	width:100%;
}
 
#workflowbutton ul {
	float:left;
	width:480px;
	line-height:32px;
	list-style:none;
	margin:0;
	padding:0 15px 0 0px;
}
 
#workflowbutton li {
	display:inline;
	padding:0;
}
 
#workflowbutton li img {
	padding-right:5px;
	vertical-align:middle;
	border:none;
}
 
#workflowbutton a {
	color:#436ed5; /* need because it will use default link color */
	float:left;
	padding:0 3px 0 3px; /* left 3 px because of left.png image */
	text-decoration:none;
	background: url(images/left.png) no-repeat left center;
}
 
#workflowbutton a span {
	display:block;
	float:none;
	padding:0 10px 0 7px;
	background:url(images/right.png) no-repeat right center;
}
 
#workflowbutton a:hover {
	background: url(images/left-hover.png) no-repeat left center;
}
 
#workflowbutton a:hover span {
	background:url(images/right-hover.png) no-repeat right center;
	color:#1542ad;
}
</style>
</head>
<body>
<div id="workflowbutton">
  <ul>
    <li><a href="#" title="Cancelled"><span><img src="images/icons/cancelled.png" width="16" height="16">Cancelled</span></a> </li>
    <li><a href="#" title="Completed"><span><img src="images/icons/completed.png" width="16" height="16">Completed</span></a></li>
    <li><a href="#" title="Expired"><span><img src="images/icons/expired.png" width="16" height="16">Expired</span></a></li>
    <li><a href="#" title="Expiring"><span><img src="images/icons/expiring.png" width="16" height="16">Expiring</span></a></li>
    <li><a href="#" title="Fualting"><span><img src="images/icons/faulting.png" width="16" height="16">Faulting</span></a></li>
    <li><a href="#" title="Has New Events"><span><img src="images/icons/hasnewevents.png" width="16" height="16">Has New Events</span></a></li>
    <li><a href="#" title="Locked"><span><img src="images/icons/locked.png" width="16" height="16">Locked</span></a></li>
    <li><a href="#" title="Not Started"><span><img src="images/icons/notstarted.png" width="16" height="16">Not Started</span></a></li>
    <li><a href="#" title="Running"><span><img src="images/icons/running.png" width="16" height="16">Running</span></a></li>
    <li><a href="#" title="Suspended"><span><img src="images/icons/suspended.png" width="16" height="16">Suspended</span></a></li>
    <li><a href="#" title="Terminated"><span><img src="images/icons/terminated.png" width="16" height="16">Terminated</span></a></li>
    <li><a href="#" title="Edit Workflow"><span><img src="images/icons/edit.png" width="16" height="16">Edit Workflow</span></a></li>
    <li><a href="#" title="Start Workflow"><span><img src="images/icons/start.png" width="16" height="16">Start Workflow</span></a></li>
    <li><a href="#" title="Delete Workflow"><span><img src="images/icons/delete.png" width="16" height="16">Delete Workflow</span></a></li>
    <li><a href="#" title="View Workflow"><span><img src="images/icons/workflow.png" width="16" height="16">View Workflow</span></a></li>
    <li><a href="#"title="Add Workflow"><span><img src="images/icons/add.png" width="16" height="16">Add Workflow</span></a></li>
  </ul>
</div>
</body>
</html>

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Tony van SchaikFront-end Web developerCommented:
This is how your image would be sliced:
buttonslice.jpg
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mathieu_cuprykAuthor Commented:
I like the way u set this up. It is clean let me try it out tonight. I am just diappointed that I purchased buttons and now I have to create them
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mathieu_cuprykAuthor Commented:
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mathieu_cuprykAuthor Commented:
I tried it out I get the following image.

Something is wrong.
workflow.png
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mathieu_cuprykAuthor Commented:
Something is missing Is this what it should look like.

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Tony van SchaikFront-end Web developerCommented:
Do you have the HTML and CSS for your website so i can check if there's an error.
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mathieu_cuprykAuthor Commented:
Something seems wrong with the right.png image?
PlEASE CAN U CHECK TO SEE IF IT IS CORRECT.

THANKS.
ALSO SHOULDIT BE A CLASS OR ID?

#workflowbutton li img {
      padding-right:5px;
      vertical-align:middle;
      border:none;
}
 
#workflowbutton a {
      color:#436ed5; /* need because it will use default link color */
      float:left;
      padding:0 3px 0 3px; /* left 3 px because of left.png image */
      text-decoration:none;
      background: url(../../Images/Buttons/left.png) no-repeat left center;
}
 
#workflowbutton a span {
      display:block;
      float:none;
      padding:0 10px 0 7px;
      background:url(.../../Images/Buttons/right.png) no-repeat right center;
}
 
#workflowbutton a:hover {
      background: url(../../Images/Buttons/left-hover.png) no-repeat left center;
}
 
#workflowbutton a:hover span {
      background: url(../../Images/Buttons/right-hover.png) no-repeat right center;
      color:#1542ad;
}


In firefox:
http://localhost:50410/App_Themes/OmegaLove/StyleButton.css
 
#workflowbutton a span (line 76)
 
{
 
display: block;
 
float: none;
 
padding-top: 0pt;
 
padding-right: 10px;
 
padding-bottom: 0pt;
 
padding-left: 7px;
 
background-color: transparent;
 
background-image: url(.../../Images/Buttons/right.png);
 
background-repeat: no-repeat;
 
background-attachment: scroll;
 
background-position: right center;
 
}
 
#workflowbutton a:hover span (line 87)
 
{
 
background-color: transparent;
 
background-image: url(../../Images/Buttons/right-hover.png);
 
background-repeat: no-repeat;
 
background-attachment: scroll;
 
background-position: right center;
 
color: #1542ad;
 
}
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
http://localhost:50410/App_Themes/OmegaLove/StyleBase.css
 
a (line 33)
 
{
 
color: #3a3a3a;
 
text-decoration: none;
 
}
 
a:hover (line 38)
 
{
 
color: #ff9933;
 
text-decoration: none;
 
}
http://localhost:50410/App_Themes/OmegaLove/StyleSheet.css
 
a:link (line 166)
 
{
 
text-decoration: none;
 
}
 
a:hover (line 176)
 
{
 
text-decoration: underline;
 
}
http://localhost:50410/App_Themes/OmegaLove/StyleButton.css
 
#workflowbutton a (line 68)
 
{
 
color: #436ed5;
 
float: left;
 
padding-top: 0pt;
 
padding-right: 3px;
 
padding-bottom: 0pt;
 
padding-left: 3px;
 
text-decoration: none;
 
background-color: transparent;
 
background-image: url(../../Images/Buttons/left.png);
 
background-repeat: no-repeat;
 
background-attachment: scroll;
 
background-position: left center;
 
}
 
#workflowbutton a:hover (line 83)
 
{
 
background-color: transparent;
 
background-image: url(../../Images/Buttons/left-hover.png);
 
background-repeat: no-repeat;
 
background-attachment: scroll;
 
background-position: left center;
 
}

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mathieu_cuprykAuthor Commented:
Can u pleasehelp me build the logout button
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Tony van SchaikFront-end Web developerCommented:
Don't you have the PSD file of that login button or did you only bought the GIF file.
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Tony van SchaikFront-end Web developerCommented:
Ok try this one i build the login button without an unordered list, just with a div class. You can download my PSD used for this here: http://www.mediafire.com/?sharekey=5e9a6e30add98fece7ba8e3c6e11ce2050629b6037402a305be6ba49b5870170.
Good luck

<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/loose.dtd">
<html>
<head>
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8">
<title>Login button</title>
<style type="text/css">
.button {
	font:bold 12px "Segoe UI", Tahoma, Arial, Helvetica;
	width:100%;
	line-height:32px;
	list-style:none;
	margin:0;
	display:block;
	padding:0 15px 0 0px;
}
.button a span {
}
.button a {
	color:#fff; /* need because it will use default link color */
	float:left;
	padding:0 8px 0 8px;
	text-decoration:none;
	background: url(images/left.png) no-repeat left center;
}
.button a span {
	display:block;
	float:none;
	background:url(images/right.png) no-repeat right center;
	padding-top: 0;
	padding-right:11px;
	padding-bottom: 0;
	padding-left: 4px;
}
.button a:hover {
	background: url(images/left-hover.png) no-repeat left center;
}
.button a:hover span {
	background:url(images/right-hover.png) no-repeat right center;
	color:#fff;
}
</style>
</head>
<body>
<div class="button"><a href="#" title="Login"><span>This is your login button</span></a></div>
<div class="button"><a href="#" title="Login"><span>This one too</span></a></div>
</body>
</html>

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mathieu_cuprykAuthor Commented:
I only bought the gifs. I will try the other method. Thank you for understanding. It is tough to be alone and programming.
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Tony van SchaikFront-end Web developerCommented:
Did you tried my above code i have also added a link for you with the Photoshop PSD file? If my respond takes a little longer, i'm on a holiday :)
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mathieu_cuprykAuthor Commented:
i was sick all week. I am working on it today. sorry for the delay
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mathieu_cuprykAuthor Commented:
Hi there, I have tried everything out. I looked at everything you sent me. I appreciate it.
I need to create a logout button with the arrow similar to th login.

log-in.gif
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Tony van SchaikFront-end Web developerCommented:
Ok i will create a example for you again but usually in need that PSD file for that button i will try to recreate it. Because using ours will be crap :) when copy/slicen and pasting.
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mathieu_cuprykAuthor Commented:
I join mediafire. This is great. I will be waiting for the button. I think the attributes are Arial 13pt.
Bold  Strong for the text.
Thanks.
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racmail2001Commented:
it's ok this button?
log-out.gif
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