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Ed_NBOS

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  • Yes, it used Reader specifically. To embed a viewer within The Keep, the hosted application (like Adobe Reader) needs to be specifically designed to allow it, and The Keep has to have the code on its end to interface with it. Adobe changed how Re…
  • Try without spaces in the Define: Define: location={prompt1}
  • No. About the only thing you could do is export it as an image file and load that into FM.
    in FM8 and FT3 Comment by Ed_NBOS August 26
  • The easiest way to do it is to use the Fractal Polygon tool to draw the entire land mass as a single object. You don't have to get the shape perfect if you are trying to duplicate or trace over an existing map. You can get close, and then adjust …
  • The Keep uses an embedded IE as its viewer. Not the browser itself, but the rendering engine that's provided by the OS. There's no way to change that, I'm afraid.
  • Glad you got it going. I was just looking over the piece that launches FWE to answer your question because I knew at some point it was changed to specifically look for FWE 1.8 a lot of people have more than one version installed at a time (for ex, …
  • No, that can't be changed I'm afraid.
  • The 'table' size is an image that's 4000x4000 pixels, and uses a resolution of 10 pixels per foot. So the table represents an area that's 400x400 feet. Any image can be used - it doesn't have to be 4000x4000 pixels in size. You can use one that's…
  • Yes, I agree - better copy/paste support would make it more useful. There is paste support, but it uses Shift+Ins rather than Ctrl-V. So you can copy from another editor and Shif+Ins to paste that into the editor.
  • Its probably due to which part of the generator last touched it. Different parts of the generator may be inconsistently rounding the numbers.
  • Actually, its supposed to be doing that. The plugins dir should be under the local install if done in portable mode. I'll check that out.
  • Glad you like! Masking is something I haven't figured out how to approach quite yet. Its simple enough to put a layer over the graphic for that, but its tough to prevent little flashes of the underlying graphic as things load/render. So that one …
  • The mini's are just normal PNG files. So any square PNG file will work. Otherwise what you're asking about is just basic painting program usage. A good free one is called Gimp. Another one is called Paint.Net. You'd have to check out the docs f…
  • No, not from within the program. You can delete its directory, which will remove the plugin.
  • If you need to replace software, please send an email to the tech support address with the relevant info to help us find it (est date, store, email you used, etc).
  • What a great idea for a generator!
  • Btw, there's some very large data sets here: http://www.nbos.com/nox/index.php?pcatid=32 Also, when working on a big map, if you use subsectors, you can hide systems not assigned, making the map easier to work with.
  • You can create a sector map with a single star system at (0,0,0). Then you would import that into the bigger sector map, setting the new position (File -> Import -> Merge and Update Sectors from the menu). If you want to use something like t…
  • Congratulations on map #300, Mark! What a great atlas!
  • Yes, you can do that. But, my usual recommendation when trying to duplicate a coast line like this is instead to use the Fractal Polygon tool and trace along the existing continent in as much detail as you think you need. That will be a lot easier…
  • Typically 2-3 days, can be longer depending on whats going on & the nature of the question.
  • No, there isn't. I was looking at some means of that for the next version. Possibly a 'repeating' page for things like spellbooks and possessions.
  • You could in theory make a tool that would let you pop up a window and enter a value to assign to the effects, such a line thickness. But you could not make a script that would actually alter how the existing sliders work.
  • The problem is actually the latest Adobe Reader, which changed the way it embeds, not The Keep. But there's a fix for this. Switch to the beta update channel and download the latest update of The Keep. This latest update has a built-in PDF viewer…
  • Sure... Here's a PDF of the FM8 GoblinAPI doc
  • The Keep is the only one that has specific support for portable installations. In portable mode, its databases and application settings are all self contained within its application folder. FM8 and AS3 are fairly self contained and will run from a…
  • I restarted the skwyre server - let me know if that did the trick. Seems ok now from here.
  • The CS Designer doesn't support rotated text. What I've seen people do is make images of the rotated text and use them. That's about the only solution right now.
  • No, I'm sorry, there's no way to convert an FM map to a PSD with layers.