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Inheritance Edit

Inherited by: none, Inherits: none, Defined in: Frame

Elements Edit

  • <BackgroundInsets> - how far into the frame the background will be drawn (higher values are thicker edges)
  • <EdgeSize> - how large each copy of the edgeFile becomes on-screen (i.e. border thickness and corner size)
  • <TileSize> - how large each copy of the bgFile becomes on-screen
  • <Color> - defines a background color
  • <BorderColor> - defines a border color

Attributes Edit

  • bgFile (string) - texture file for frame background (.blp or .tga format)
  • edgeFile (string) - Which texture file to use as frame edge (.blp or .tga format)
  • tile (bool) - true if background texture will be repeated as tiles, otherise is stretched, . Default is 'false'.
  • alphaMode (ALPHAMODE) - Type of blend if any used for the colors or texture.  Default is 'BLEND'.

Xsd Edit

 <xs:sequence minOccurs="0">
	<xs:choice maxOccurs="unbounded">
		<xs:element name="BackgroundInsets" type="Inset"/>
		<xs:element name="TileSize" type="Value"/>
		<xs:element name="EdgeSize" type="Value"/>
		<xs:element name="Color" type="ColorType"/>
		<xs:element name="BorderColor" type="ColorType"/>
<xs:attribute name="bgFile" type="xs:string"/>
<xs:attribute name="edgeFile" type="xs:string"/>
<xs:attribute name="tile" type="xs:boolean" default="false"/>
<xs:attribute name="alphaMode" type="ALPHAMODE" default="BLEND"/>

Summary Edit

Path examples

  • bgFile: 'Interface/DialogFrame/UI-DialogBox-Background', 'Interface/Tooltips/UI-Tooltip-Background'
  • edgeFile: 'Interface/Tooltips/UI-Tooltip-Border', 'Interface/DialogFrame/UI-DialogBox-Border'

Example Edit

<Frame name="MyFrame" parent="UIParent" toplevel="true" enableMouse="true" movable="true">
    <Size x="200" y="200"/>
        <Anchor point="CENTER"/>
    <Backdrop bgFile="Interface\TutorialFrame\TutorialFrameBackground"
       edgeFile="Interface\DialogFrame\UI-DialogBox-Border" tile="true">
	<EdgeSize val="16"/>
	<TileSize val="32"/>
 	<BackgroundInsets left="5" right="5" top="5" bottom="5"/>


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