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LiveCode Mobile Development Beginner's Guide by Colin Holgate

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Time for action – using Photoshop to prepare button states

The file we are going to use has Photoshop filter effects that GIMP cannot handle, so unfortunately you will need Photoshop to follow these steps, or at least a friend who has Photoshop!

  1. Read the Read the article from the following link:

    http://spin.atomicobject.com/2011/03/07/photoshop-template-forios-buttons/

  2. The article points to some other sources of information, but for now just download this file:

    http://spin.atomicobject.com/assets/2011/3/7/iOS_Buttons.psd

  3. Open the file in Photoshop (it may open automatically).
  4. In the Layers palette hide the layers named Background and Tool Bar – Retina.
  5. Expand the layer named Bar Button – Retina, and hide the Button Label layer.
  6. Use the Marquee tool to ...

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