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Discussion in 'Tutorials' started by Pieter Boelen, Jan 3, 2008.

  1. Hylie Pistof

    Hylie Pistof Curmudgeon Staff Member QA Tester Storm Modder

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    I am the admin. Methinks it is corrupted and will have to find another source. This one is from my Dropbox.
     
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  2. Armada

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    Try these files that work for me.
     

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    Nope, same error. This is what I'm seeing.
    converter-1.jpg
     
  4. Armada

    Armada Sea Dog Staff Member Administrator Project Manager 3D Artist Storm Modder

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    OK, try these:
    1. Right-click the exe and select Run as Administrator. If that doesn't work...
    2. Right-click the exe and select Troubleshoot compatibility. For me, although it already works, it suggested running in Win7 compatibility mode.
     
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    Hylie Pistof Curmudgeon Staff Member QA Tester Storm Modder

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    Aha!! It appears to be working!! :monkeydance
     
  6. Armada

    Armada Sea Dog Staff Member Administrator Project Manager 3D Artist Storm Modder

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    Great! What fixed it in the end?
     
  7. Hylie Pistof

    Hylie Pistof Curmudgeon Staff Member QA Tester Storm Modder

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    Right clicking on the EXE and running as administrator. It had not shown that before and I was trying to go through "properties".
     
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  8. Pieter Boelen

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  9. Jack Rackham

    Jack Rackham HoO Team Member Quest Writer Storm Modder

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    I have seen it used only in FredBob I think.
    The tutorial could be more detailed.
     
  10. Pieter Boelen

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    I'm sorry, I don't understand what you mean. It is a link to a tool that can merge a dialog.c and .h file so you can see which line is which.
    I saw you adding some line numbers in the Tortuga Citizen dialog file and was wondering if that tool could have saved you the trouble.
     
  11. Jack Rackham

    Jack Rackham HoO Team Member Quest Writer Storm Modder

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    I thought I have seen a dialog.c file somewhere with the texts visible. No dialog.h file needed.
    Maybe a result of the dialogmerge?
     
  12. Bartolomeu o Portugues

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    I'm curious, i'll try it.
     
  13. Pieter Boelen

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    Possibly. Though I've also been guilty sometimes of laziness resulting in such dialogs too.... :oops:
     
  14. Jack Rackham

    Jack Rackham HoO Team Member Quest Writer Storm Modder

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    Maybe it's easier to have all in one file. There's always a lot of counting the lines in dialog.h.
     
  15. Pieter Boelen

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    The reason for two files is to allow translation.
    Not that anyone is ever going to make that work properly for another language than English. I don't expect so anyway....
    Still, I think it would be good to keep that where we can. But at the very least a local copy of the file you're working on with the lines merged could help you know what goes where.
    Anyway, the tool is there; you can do with it what you think is right. :doff
     
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  16. Jack Rackham

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    Translation of course. The folder for the .h files is called English yes.
     
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    :wp :rofl
     
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    Ahoy!
    Maya 5.0 and its plug-in to export to GM are no longer available. It is possible to update the link?:D
     
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    Would be possible the restore some of the links here? Please.
    I click on some of them and it says that the server could not be found. I need to download GM viewer again because for some reason when I click on my GM viewer it says: Invalid filename.
     
  20. Pieter Boelen

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    Have a look here: http://www.piratesahoy.net/cloud/?cd=Tools
     

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