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Building your Own Graphics Library

Each of the three Forums graphics libraries include the same folder and file names. Graphics are organized within each folder by category. The following table explains the purpose of each graphics library folder.

Default Graphics Library

Folder name

Description

Bgrounds

Contains only one file, default.gif.

ButtonsLarge

Large buttons used primarily for non-frames display.

ButtonsSmall

Small buttons used in message windows and in frames display

Icons

Miscellaneous conference icons.

To create your own graphics library you simply create an additional folder containing the same folders and filenames and then specify that library in the Conference Manager Layout page.

To build your own graphics library:

  1. Create a folder in the Forums images folder: web_server_root/Forums/Images.
  2. In the new folder, create the following additional folders:
  3. Place graphics files in the new folders. These files must have the same names as those in the other graphics libraries. You can copy graphics from an existing graphics library or add your own.

See Graphics Library Filenames for information about naming your graphics files.

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