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Make and rearrange your folders in Heroscribe

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Re: Make and rearrange your folders in Heroscribe

Postby knightkrawler » Sunday September 16th, 2018 3:59am

Anderas wrote:Ah that's as young as I am. We call that young here.


For at least another three years so that I can enjoy it, too.

Anderas wrote:Another feature:
Automatic grey/white on the map depending on door placement.


+ the option of US-style darkening of corridors and unused squares in EU layout.
+ different color markings as options to put behind icons (pastelly colors, not bold saturated ones).
+ taking away bold black edges from icons that don't contain walls (like those for Descent...)
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Re: Make and rearrange your folders in Heroscribe

Postby Anderas » Monday September 17th, 2018 2:33am

Change the graphics engine from eps to svg so that the tool survives the next ten years as it has the last 15.


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Re: Make and rearrange your folders in Heroscribe

Postby Anderas » Tuesday September 18th, 2018 3:27am

Just corrected the first post:
the folders appear in the order you put them, but the content is always in alphabetical order.

So it would be wise to name things not like

Secret door
Alternate secret door

but instead to give names like
Secret door
Secret door alternate

in order to have them together.


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Re: Make and rearrange your folders in Heroscribe

Postby lestodante » Tuesday September 18th, 2018 7:26am

yes, but also it would be good to have Single Blocked Square and Double Blocked Square consecutively and not in alphabetical order.


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Re: Make and rearrange your folders in Heroscribe

Postby Anderas » Tuesday September 18th, 2018 7:40am

... that's why I just renamed them to Blocked Square Single and Blocked Square Double.

have the time currently, and notepad++ accepts regex so it was quick.


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Re: Make and rearrange your folders in Heroscribe

Postby StratosVX » Tuesday September 18th, 2018 12:16pm

That's odd that Heroscribe alphabetizes the icons, but the boards are listed in the order that they appear in the XML document. Totally inconsistent.


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Re: Make and rearrange your folders in Heroscribe

Postby Daedalus » Wednesday September 26th, 2018 11:42am

That's an impressive, clear tutorial, Anderas. I'd like to sticky this topic, but it kinda gets lost in this room. I'd like to move it to the Icons room as this tutorial appears to be primarily for that kind of work. Am I correct? The advantage is it would be found next to other Heroscribe posts and the primary Heroscribe tutorial. What do you think?
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Re: Make and rearrange your folders in Heroscribe

Postby Anderas » Wednesday September 26th, 2018 12:56pm

Do as you like Daedalus. I put it here because I didn't know where to put it.


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