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TUTORIAL: How to make a readable note
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Stekaren Offline
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Post: #11
RE: TUTORIAL: How to make a readable note

Mine's set up exactly like Neomin, but when i click the note it doesn't show title nor text. Can't figure out the problem!
09-21-2010 06:17 PM
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Pandemoneus Offline
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Post: #12
RE: TUTORIAL: How to make a readable note

You have to load the map via custom stories in the main menu for this to work (which also means that you have to prepare it to show up in the main menu, check how to make a custom story in the wiki).
Loading the map via the dev setup won't show any custom texts.

09-21-2010 06:21 PM
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Stekaren Offline
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Post: #13
RE: TUTORIAL: How to make a readable note

No I know, I've loaded the map via custom stories, but it doesn't work.
09-21-2010 07:23 PM
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Pandemoneus Offline
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Post: #14
RE: TUTORIAL: How to make a readable note

Does your custom discription show up? If not, your file is probably broken (a little mistake like a missing space corrupts the whole file).

If it does, you should check if you used the correct syntax which can be seen when you hover your mouse over the needed entries in the level editor.

In case you are totally desperate, upload your map and your extra_english.lang and I will take a look. Wink

09-21-2010 07:31 PM
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metodi200 Offline
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Post: #15
RE: TUTORIAL: How to make a readable note

Hi,
I tryed to make note and i didn't succeed ..
What im doing wrong here?

<LANGUAGE>
<CATEGORY Name="CustomStoryMain">
<Entry Name="Description"></Entry>
</CATEGORY>
<CATEGORY Name="Journal">
<Entry Name="Note_MYNOTE_Name"> Note to Thomas</Entry>
<Entry Name="Note_MYNOTE_Text">You will all die down here!</Entry>

</CATEGORY>



</LANGUAGE>
01-22-2012 01:04 PM
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Mine Turtle Offline
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Post: #16
RE: TUTORIAL: How to make a readable note

oh the days this forum was young, inexperienced... good times ^^

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01-22-2012 05:11 PM
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Ardoetia Offline
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Post: #17
RE: TUTORIAL: How to make a readable note

I dont know why it doesen't work for me either.


Did everything that is stated here, and the .lang file is not corrupted.
02-18-2012 07:37 PM
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JenniferOrange Offline
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Post: #18
RE: TUTORIAL: How to make a readable note

For those having problems:
  1. Check your entire extra_english.lang. If just ONE little thing is wrong, the entire file won't work.
  2. Make sure you're hitting ENTER after re-naming the NoteText section, or it won't save.
  3. Check for little errors, like one too many spaces.
If all else is well, I always create notes using the lang_main file, not the extra_english.lang. It always works, and there's less problems.

Ba-da bing, ba-da boom.
02-18-2012 08:02 PM
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Ardoetia Offline
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RE: TUTORIAL: How to make a readable note

(02-18-2012 08:02 PM)JenniferOrange Wrote:  For those having problems:
  1. Check your entire extra_english.lang. If just ONE little thing is wrong, the entire file won't work.
  2. Make sure you're hitting ENTER after re-naming the NoteText section, or it won't save.
  3. Check for little errors, like one too many spaces.
If all else is well, I always create notes using the lang_main file, not the extra_english.lang. It always works, and there's less problems.
<CATEGORY Name="Locked">
<Entry Name="Kitchen">Kitchen</Entry>
</CATEGORY>


This one works just fine :/
02-19-2012 12:55 AM
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LulleBulle Offline
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RE: TUTORIAL: How to make a readable note

Can you use the extra_english.lang instead of english.lang since the extra one is in your CS folder?
03-12-2012 01:44 PM
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