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TUTORIAL: How to make a readable note
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Stepper321 Offline
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Post: #21
RE: TUTORIAL: How to make a readable note

extra_... is for the cs.

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03-13-2012 05:49 PM
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MrDosht Offline
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RE: TUTORIAL: How to make a readable note

Mine doesn't seem to display any text, or show a title, when I pick it up Tongue


<LANGUAGE>
<CATEGORY Name="CustomStoryMain">
<Entry Name="Description">
My tutorial! PS:Dont forget to turn off hallbreaker in the hps D:
</Entry>
</CATEGORY>
<CATEGORY Name="Journal">
<Entry Name="Note_MYNOTE_Name">HINT HINT!</Entry>
<Entry Name="Note_MYNOTE_Text">Hi PS:There's a grunt behind you Big Grin</Entry>
</CATEGORY>
</LANGUAGE>

Oh and I called the file extra_english.lang Confused and did the weird callbackfunc thing and the note text one too...

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10-20-2012 10:38 PM
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Post: #23
RE: TUTORIAL: How to make a readable note

Try taking out your smiley faces and colons...

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10-20-2012 11:52 PM
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MrDosht Offline
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RE: TUTORIAL: How to make a readable note

Still doesn't work, and i removed the awkward smiley faces.


<LANGUAGE>
<CATEGORY Name="CustomStoryMain">
<Entry Name="Description">
My tutorial! PS:Dont forget to turn off hallbreaker in the hps D:
</Entry>
</CATEGORY>
<CATEGORY Name=“Messages”>
<Entry Name =“Bedroomlocked”>
I left the key on the desk.
</Entry>
</CATEGORY>
<CATEGORY Name="Journal">
<Entry Name="Note_ItemName_Bedsidenote_1">
Investigate the disturbances
</Entry>
<Entry Name="Note_ItemDesc_Bedsidenote1">
Go into the hallway! And pick a jesus from the chest on your way out.
</Entry>
</CATEGORY>
<CATEGORY Name="Inventory">
<Entry Name="ItemName_BedroomKey_1">Bedroom Key</Entry>
<Entry Name="ItemDesc_BedroomKey_1">Key to Bedrooom</Entry>
<Entry Name="ItemName_BedroomKey_2">Hallway Key</Entry>
<Entry Name="ItemDesc_BedroomKey_2">Key to Hallway</Entry>
</CATEGORY>
</LANGUAGE>

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10-21-2012 06:25 PM
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MrDosht Offline
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RE: TUTORIAL: How to make a readable note

Is it possible that there is probably something wrong with my actual level such as the note itself, and not the stuff in the extra_english.lang file?

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RE: TUTORIAL: How to make a readable note

No. It's not. It's your lang/hps file.

10-21-2012 07:58 PM
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MrDosht Offline
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(10-21-2012 07:58 PM)Robosprog Wrote:  No. It's not. It's your lang/hps file.
Are you supposed to have something to do with the note in the hps file aswell as the lang file?

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10-21-2012 08:10 PM
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DragonStar325 Offline
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RE: TUTORIAL: How to make a readable note

(09-16-2010 05:50 AM)Akasu Wrote:  Is there a way to make the player instantly read the note after picking it up? I played MulleDK19's map in which the note you could pick up wasn't read right away, only after you selected it from the diaries.
Or if Neurological's tutorial does that then nevermind.

Tick the box that says "open note in journal" on the entity tab for your note. Easy! Big Grin

(10-21-2012 08:10 PM)MrDosht Wrote:  
(10-21-2012 07:58 PM)Robosprog Wrote:  No. It's not. It's your lang/hps file.
Are you supposed to have something to do with the note in the hps file aswell as the lang file?

No, .lang file is only for in-game messages including Notes

EVERYONE TRY THE .LANG EDITOR IT WILL HELP YOU OKAY!
https://www.frictionalgames.com/forum/th...age-2.html

youtube.com/dragonstar3251 <- Go there :)
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07-22-2014 11:40 PM
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Mudbill Offline
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RE: TUTORIAL: How to make a readable note

(07-22-2014 11:40 PM)DragonStar325 Wrote:  Tick the box that says "open note in journal" on the entity tab for your note. Easy! Big Grin

No, .lang file is only for in-game messages including Notes

EVERYONE TRY THE .LANG EDITOR IT WILL HELP YOU OKAY!
https://www.frictionalgames.com/forum/th...age-2.html

I'm not sure if you're aware of this, but the question you tried to answer was from 2012. It's not relevant anymore.
pls no do dis pls.

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07-23-2014 01:07 AM
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AGP Offline
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RE: TUTORIAL: How to make a readable note

(09-16-2010 12:32 AM)Argoon Wrote:  Thanks Smile

Stuff like this needs to be added to the wiki because in here it will rapidly be lost among all the other threads.

Couldn't we have a section solely dedicated to articles like this on the forum, aside from the regular help on development. A sub-forum dedicated specifically to tutorials would be awesome and keep the helpful posts from slipping into oblivion.

I would love to see someone put together a series on building efficient maps. Smile

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