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Masque (Formerly ButtonFacade) is a dynamic button skinning add-on.


  1. Browse to your add-ons folder. This should be located at World of Warcraft\Interface\AddOns.
  2. Remove any existing Masque and/or ButtonFacade folders.
  3. Download the package.
  4. Extract or copy the contents of the package to your add-ons folder, exactly as they appear in the package.
  5. Log into the game. At the character select screen, click the Addons button and make sure that both ButtonFacade and Masque are enabled.

IMPORTANT: The package contains both a ButtonFacade add-on and the main Masque add-on. Both must be installed in order for Masque to be compatible with older add-ons.


  • Access the options panel via the /msq or /masque chat commands, or the Interface Options Window.


  • Why the name change?
    Let's face it, "ButtonFacade" was long and ugly. "Masque"' is shorter, more descriptive and tons sexier.
  • Will my stuff break?
    Absolutely. I suggest not throwing it against concrete walls and the like. As far as add-ons go, most should work; or at least not throw errors. Some "features" implemented by add-ons may not work as they used to until the authors get a chance to update them.
  • Add-on X is outdated and doesn't work with Masque anymore. Can you fix it?
    No. If an author stopped development of an add-on, it's probably best that you find a replacement. I will not maintain special compatibility code for add-ons that aren't being maintained.
  • Masque is installed but <add-on> isn't showing up in Masque's options. What's wrong?
    Since ButtonFacade was renamed to Masque, I had to include a compatibility add-on to ensure that Masque was loaded correctly. This add-on is called "ButtonFacade" and replaces the previous version. If, for some reason, this add-on is not installed correctly or is not enabled, Masque will not be able to skin any add-on that hasn't been updated and that is alphabetically before it in the add-on list. To resolve this issue:

    Curse Client
    Make sure any previous version of ButtonFacade has been removed. Install Masque. The Curse Client will install the "ButtonFacade" add-on correctly. Log into the game. At the character select screen, click the "Addons" button and make sure that both "Masque" and "ButtonFacade" are enabled.

    Manual Installation
    Make sure any previous version of ButtonFacade has been removed. Extract the contents of the zip file to your add-ons directory exactly as they appear in the zip file. Log into the game. At the character select screen, click the "Addons" button and make sure that both "Masque" and "ButtonFacade" are enabled.
  • I created a skin for Masque. Now what?
    Upload your skin to either WoW Interface or Curse and then post a link to the skin on this page.


Masque's documentation can be found here.


Please post all comments in the Masque thread in the forums. For bug reports and suggestions, please post a ticket.


If you would like to help translate Masque, please use the localization system.

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  • Avatar of rb4havoc rb4havoc Aug 14, 2011 at 21:07 UTC - 0 likes

    I also had noticeable slowdown in my framerate in addition to the issue with autobar not showing up with this new update. Going back to r357 fixed the issue for now.

  • Avatar of Ruinit Ruinit Aug 14, 2011 at 17:17 UTC - 0 likes

    @corim75: Go

    yea same thing for me Autobar won't load and using caith skin.

    Get this error

    14x Masque-40200\Core\Button.lua:206: attempt to call method "GetNormalTexture" (a nil value) Locals: nil

  • Avatar of corim75 corim75 Aug 14, 2011 at 16:18 UTC - 0 likes

    Last update somehow screwed AutoBar addon from loading.

  • Avatar of StormFX StormFX Aug 08, 2011 at 21:50 UTC - 0 likes

    @atom0s: Go

    Any client-side patch resets the "Load Out-of-Date Add-Ons" setting. But I'll be updating soon enough. Just gotta finish and test a few things.

  • Avatar of atom0s atom0s Aug 08, 2011 at 21:47 UTC - 0 likes

    Just a heads up, todays mini-update bumped this to out-of-date. Still works with loading out of date addons. Just letting you know though in case you haven't been on due to the floods.

  • Avatar of StormFX StormFX Aug 03, 2011 at 02:16 UTC - 0 likes

    No, I can't give you a *date*. I work in the Missouri River Basin and the flood is screwing my schedule. You can blame the corps of engineers. I'm spending every free second I can on it, but I do have a life. I'll try to have to finished within a couple of weeks.

    Last edited Aug 03, 2011 by StormFX
  • Avatar of MattHawk MattHawk Aug 03, 2011 at 01:45 UTC - 0 likes

    Could you give us an actual date that an update will be deployed? Many of us have been patiently waiting for months now, and the only time that you've stated is "soon". It would be appreciated if you would let us know how close "soon" is.

  • Avatar of StormFX StormFX Jul 23, 2011 at 17:06 UTC - 0 likes

    @Goranaws: Go

    For the record, though, if you're using the code shown below, that may be your problem. Your skin callback is checking for a sub-group before it saves and you're not registering a sub-group...

  • Avatar of StormFX StormFX Jul 23, 2011 at 16:46 UTC - 0 likes

    Just wait until I get the new version finished. You won't have to save the settings anymore.

  • Avatar of Goranaws Goranaws Jul 23, 2011 at 04:12 UTC - 0 likes

    I've tried looking into how Dominos and Bartender Hook into Masque, but they are rather confusing. Your addon was the first one that made any sense. I can get Masque to skin the buttons, but I can't get the saved variables to save.

    Actively seeking insanity...


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