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It is possible to customise your Yahoo! Smileys. But please remember
the following points:
Ready made sets
If you don't want to make your own, some people have already done the work!
So how's it done?
It's actually quite simple, all you need as the following:
Firstly, make a new image using your graphics program. The image should be of size 18x18 pixels, and can be animated in the newer versions of Yahoo! Messenger. If you need to save the new image, save it as anything for now in any folder.
Now all you need to do is make your new smiley, keep it within the image size that has been set. When you have finished creating the new smiley, or when you have copied and pasted in an existing image, save the file as GIF format.
How to make it work in Yahoo!
This is how it works:
You probably don't know the name of the image you wish to replace, so check my smileys page, find the smiley you wish to replace, right click it, and get the last bit of the filename, like 1.gif or 45.gif.
Making the smiley appear
Restart Yahoo! Messenger Chat, then post the code for the smiley you placed.
To replace the smiley image,
Sharing with your friends
To share with your friends, simple send them the new files, and ask them to insert it into "c:\program files\yahoo!\messenger\media\smileys\" folder.