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  1. getRGB At x, y of window frame rather than At x, y of object

    I know that this topic is several years old, but I accidentally posted it in the forum for Multimedia Fusion 2 when I should have discussed it here in Clickteam Fusion 2.5. This question was brought...
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    I know this post is several years old, but I need...

    I know this post is several years old, but I need to know how the surface object blitting works. I want to blit just the frame of my application onto the surface object so I can get pixel data from...
  3. I saw a video on youtube where a guy was showing...

    I saw a video on youtube where a guy was showing off a Sonic Worlds Engine and I think it dealt with pressure sensitive jumping. You can find the full playlist of his tutorial here:
    ...
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    RGB to Coefficient color converter

    Hi guys! I figured I would include my little program, made using Clickteam Fusion 2.5, that can convert RGB values into their corresponding color index (for those who don't know, the standard...
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    Changing the hue of an object

    Has anyone ever figured out how to change the hue of an object (like an active) and NOT the RGB coefficient? I know how to swap colors of pixels but I want to be able to change an object's hue
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    SolarB, I've been looking for an engine a lot...

    SolarB, I've been looking for an engine a lot like this one :3 it might serve my needs if there were two slight changes i could make:

    1. The first is the ability to change the size of the...
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    Number of a paragraph based on a counter

    I don't know if this tip was ever mentioned before, but I figured whether or not it was I should for those interested.

    So, I used to always run into a problem with the String Object and...
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    this example would work perfectly for me, if my...

    this example would work perfectly for me, if my tiles weren't 360 x 482 (large isometric tiles). It chugs when I load a map, even a basic one with just a floor placed and no terrain data
  9. I actually tested it out using the event editor...

    I actually tested it out using the event editor vs. the behavior editor. I use the behavior editor a lot...in fact I tend to favor the behavior editor over the frame event editor because I can move...
  10. Problem loading images into Active Object at runtime

    I'm not sure what's going on but I have run into a problem that I'm not sure can be classified as a bug (which is why I have not posted it to the bug report yet).

    I have never run into this issue...
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    How do you use it?

    How do you use it?
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    Iso Grid - Some things I need help with

    Okay, so I finally decided to give the Iso Grid object a chance and I like it way better for what I am trying to do. My original movement engine was over 65 MB in size, had literally thousands of...
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    This level editor is perfect for me!! With some...

    This level editor is perfect for me!! With some slight modifications, I was able to create levels for my own map editor. Originally I used excel and converted the xml files with sketchy's array...
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    Okay, I think I isolated the problem. I do...

    Okay, I think I isolated the problem. I do apologize first of all for not placing my findings in the bug report thread. However, in light of a recent finding, I believe the problem is no longer...
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    You guys might need to look at the Array Object. ...

    You guys might need to look at the Array Object. It seems that, with the latest patch update, the Array object no longer saves text data. At runtime you can write to it just fine, but the option to...
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    What you are asking for is called "Masking",...

    What you are asking for is called "Masking", which I heard from someone is not possible in Fusion 2.5. I could be wrong, and hope I am because I had asked the forum for a similar thing in my game,...
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    I don't know how it will be in performance, but...

    I don't know how it will be in performance, but you could create a separate layer within your frame, place the list object(s) on that layer, and then make the entire layer semi-transparent
  18. System colors return a value of -999999999

    I don't know if this is an issue or not, or if anyone among the click community is aware of this, but I was messing around with CF today and had a random thought:

    I can use a counter to return the...
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    Okay thanks for the reply. I had hoped that I...

    Okay thanks for the reply. I had hoped that I could at least organize all my levels within subfolders but I don't mind saving them to the main application's root directory :)
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    Arrays between apps and sub-apps

    I somehow managed to get my levels to load using the sub-application extension so I don't have hundreds of 'level frames' in one application. However, all the game's data is stored in an array file...
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    [update] for list object population

    [Update]

    I have found a solution that has minimal events required to run.

    I have two list objects...List A, and List B.

    Populate List
    At start of frame:
    * <Special Conditions> Start Loop...
  22. I am getting a lot of frequent crashes in the...

    I am getting a lot of frequent crashes in the expression editor and the software is updated too. It happens at random in the expression editor, either when typing an expression, or editing a...
  23. [Update] I looked at the simplified code, and I...

    [Update] I looked at the simplified code, and I have to say the articles you wrote on your site "A programmer's guide to Multimedia Fusion 2" was a bit more understandable. I am confused with the...
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    Duplicate values in the list object

    I'm using the list object to populate a stacking inventory. Here's a basic model (screenshot) of what I'm doing. The finished module will be implemented accordingly. I just needed a clean work...
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    Color Indexer & Reverse Color Indexer

    I thought that I would add a little submission to the clickteam database of examples and tutorials...though this doesn't technically classify as a tutorial but maybe it will help some people out.
    ...
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    I just tested out something. I am using Windows...

    I just tested out something. I am using Windows XP to code my applications (for compatibility reasons), and I decided to install CF onto my Windows 7 machine and the internal list object shows up...
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    I was going to take a look at the internal list...

    I was going to take a look at the internal list object, but it doesn't show up in the create new object dialogue box, despite it being installed.

    It was installed using the extension manager.
    It...
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    I did try that but it still sorted the list as if...

    I did try that but it still sorted the list as if the values were text. Any suggestions as to my dilemma would be really helpful :3 Because this is the furthest I have actually gotten in building...
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    I've got a question about the list object myself....

    I've got a question about the list object myself. I am making an inventory menu that uses a set of active objects which display icons loaded into each active. These icons are loaded based on values...
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    I think that the array object would be the better...

    I think that the array object would be the better choice. The INI Object will let you view the contents just fine, but it can get messy if there is a lot of data to store.

    Arrays allow you to...
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    it might seem like a pain, but you could try...

    it might seem like a pain, but you could try using two different counters...one set to numbers and the other set to an animation. Then switch visibility between the two
  32. As far as examples go to provide you with any...

    As far as examples go to provide you with any proof this bug exists, I have actually tried to recreate it several dozen times before posting this, so I believe this bug may be a the result of a...
  33. [May be a bug] Active Object and pasting behaviors

    Okay, so I was working in my application, and I cloned a few active objects, so I could make changes to them. I had created some behaviors within one of the active objects and tested it to see if...
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    The Right$("000", 4) operator is a nice...

    The Right$("000", 4) operator is a nice expression, but I have a bit of a different problem with sorting. I can work around the fact that the list sorts lowest to highest, since I can just go...
  35. [Update] I think I may have found a workaround. ...

    [Update] I think I may have found a workaround.

    Create a string object containing 4 paragraphs. Then a counter (for visual representation....I plan on using alterable values instead).

    Then:
    ...
  36. Random non-sequential numbers within a range of cells

    I'm creating a battle engine that uses ATB gauges. These gauges populate based on an enemies' and characters' speeds. I had considered using an IP gauge that would visually represent an order of...
  37. Thanks Chris. I'll look at it and see if I have...

    Thanks Chris. I'll look at it and see if I have a better understanding of it with your simplified version :)
  38. Questions about Chris Burrows' Active Object Text Blitter

    I just recently downloaded Chris Burrows' Text Blitter Engine version 3, and I must say I was very impressed by his use of a blitting effect using only an active object, a string, and a string...
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    This is it!! Yes Thank you very much :3!!!! ...

    This is it!! Yes Thank you very much :3!!!!

    {edit} Looks like i'll need another workaround....I'll stick to my original backup plan. I ran the event in my game and it suffered a huge frame drop...
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    [UPDATE - Sorry for double posting] I think I...

    [UPDATE - Sorry for double posting]

    I think I am finally on the right track. I looked at Looki's shader pack and found an effect called "Hole". This basically places a fading circle in an active...
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    Yes I'm up for that idea. I'm making a...

    Yes I'm up for that idea. I'm making a turn-based RPG and would love as much tutelage as possible :)
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    Yes Masking....i don't know why I completely...

    Yes Masking....i don't know why I completely brainfarted that term >.<

    Anyway. There are users who say masking can be done with the surface object. If so, I was looking into trying to create an...
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    Special Overlay for seeing through walls

    I'm looking for a way to make a circular shape cause part of an active object to become semi-transparent. If anyone has played New Super Mario Bros. and has seen the hidden underground rooms, that...
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    I don't have the shader. I have tried looking...

    I don't have the shader. I have tried looking for shaders through this forum but they all lead to dead links or redirect back to clickteam's homepage.
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    Proper Colorize, leaving "whites" white

    I added an active object to the frame, edited in photoshop to be grayscale. I did this so that I could change the color of the active object at runtime without making several cloned objects of...
  46. I'm trying to figure this out for treasure...

    I'm trying to figure this out for treasure chests.

    For the record, I will be using the array object to save my game data....the data will be stored in sheets created in sheets within an .xml...
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    I had always had trouble getting this to work but...

    I had always had trouble getting this to work but it seems it did :) I had to move the msvcr71.dll file into my system32 folder (msvcp71.dll was already there) before the array editor app I found...
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    Great example :) I'll definately use it!! Thanks...

    Great example :) I'll definately use it!! Thanks :) Now I just need to save these values to an array so that they stay open once I leave and re-enter the frame
  49. One thing to note about optimal resolution is...

    One thing to note about optimal resolution is that there is no real answer.

    You can easily go with 800 x 600 for decent resolution size, but since a vast majority will have HD, you'll want to beef...
  50. I had considered that, however my levels are...

    I had considered that, however my levels are rather large and contain a ton of active objects as is...in fact I had to create a fast loop to boost the frame rate as a result of the massive size of...
  51. Duplicate active objects, Individual behaviors, specific X,Y

    I'll try to explain as best I can.

    I have one object, duplicated 3 times...example:

    object A1 is at x 100 y 100
    object A2 is at x 150 y 125
    object A3 is at x 200 y 500

    Keep in mind these...
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    I have a question about treasure chests. ...

    I have a question about treasure chests.

    Assuming I use global values assigned to the properties of the chest, the way I have my chests set up are as follows:

    I place a "hit box" within the...
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    Did you try "if x posiution of 'spaceship' =...

    Did you try "if x posiution of 'spaceship' = frame right edge + 'spaceship(width) ---> destroy
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    Frame rate speed boost

    I have a bit of a work-around if you're interested :)

    Inside the event editor of every frame you have lag issues, add the following few lines:

    (click on image to enlarge)

    If done correctly,...
  55. I am making an application that uses layers, and...

    I am making an application that uses layers, and what I did was create an invisible active object for each layer I have (in your case, 4 objects) that is placed in one layer. The object is...
  56. I don't know how practical it would be, but you...

    I don't know how practical it would be, but you could create a separate frame within your application that can be called upon trial expiration that acts as a "nag screen"...with information about how...
  57. I dont know if you have maybe typoed or not, but...

    I dont know if you have maybe typoed or not, but have you double checked your spelling? In your expression (at least in this post) you have typed "d:/", when it should be "d:\"
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    Hey thanks Marv :3 this looks very promising ^^

    Hey thanks Marv :3 this looks very promising ^^
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    I'm a bit familiar with .ini objects, but it gets...

    I'm a bit familiar with .ini objects, but it gets messy doing it like that. I work much more efficiently if the data was in a spreadsheet so what extensions could I use to save / load data using...
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    Unable to load files into Array

    I want to create a spreadsheet for my game that contains all the characters' names, levels, stats, and such.

    It will be a spreadsheet containing several sheets (this way I have only one file to...
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    you can always assign global values and set...

    you can always assign global values and set counters to these values...and every so many seconds...change the global values accordingly....this way when you switch from one frame to the next the...
  62. Automatically set display to 32-bit colors

    I play games that automatically change the color depth at runtime. One such game used to be an MMORPG that would detect your color display and, if it was 32-bit, would switch it to 16-bit display.
    ...
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    I figured it out....finally. After over a decade...

    I figured it out....finally. After over a decade of trial and error I finally figured it out!!! It was something so simple I am both happy and kicking myself for having not realized it sooner. ...
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    I use active objects for repetitive tiles, but...

    I use active objects for repetitive tiles, but for maps that require a more detailed look, I use the backdrop objects...in my opinion it's better to use backdrop objects because of the sheer size of...
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    What I did with my levels, since they are huge as...

    What I did with my levels, since they are huge as well, was create one large image using photoshop, then I broke it into smaller, equal parts, and pasted them into the level as backdrop objects.
    ...
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    Menu cursors for an RPG

    I'm trying to make a final fantasy-style classic menu.

    Press "D" to select, and "C" to cancel. The issue is self-explanatory (I hope)...since I am not exactly sure how to explain it in simple...
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    Sub application object problem

    Hi. I am not sure if this is a bug or not...but I have an application I made in MMF2 that was riddled with sub application objects and had no trouble opening the mfa in Fusion 2.5--i.e. the...
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    I created an example using mode7ex and viewpoint...

    I created an example using mode7ex and viewpoint to give the illusion of mode7ex using higher resolution with minimal noticeable frame loss.
    ...
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    I think you all should look at this post I made...

    I think you all should look at this post I made in the tutorial section.

    It uses the Mode7ex object paired with the viewpoint object (tried with the lens object with poor results) to give the...
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    this link is broken.

    this link is broken.
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    Fading Transparency

    I'm making a mountain level with fading cliffs. The original concept I had was to split the object to be faded into several parts and set each part to a different semi-transparency, giving the...
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    **SOLVED** Okay I think I figured out a...

    **SOLVED**

    Okay I think I figured out a solution :) It seems to be working out alright. Thanks everyone for the prompt feedback ^^
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    Enable/Disable Certain Keys

    I'm trying to make an isometric platformer engine and will use a lot of ladders and jumping, etc.

    I have the basic movements set up (not using Isometric Grid object btw...the movements do not use...
  74. Can I do that without blackness? I want to create...

    Can I do that without blackness? I want to create an invisible elipse over the player that, when overlapping walls, creates a circlular shape around the player, essentially like Zelda's Lens of Truth
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    I am creating a level that uses nothing but...

    I am creating a level that uses nothing but backdrops for the maps...however there are aspects of the map I want that give the level depth. Here's what I'm doing:

    I have at least 12 unique...
  76. Thread: Beta: Tile Map

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    I'd love to make a map editor using this...

    I'd love to make a map editor using this object....I just have to learn how lol
  77. Thread: Export Layers?

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    I can try and mess around with some of the...

    I can try and mess around with some of the features of the screen capture object. Once upon a time I was able to capture the entire frame but I cannot remember how I did it.
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    The application I use relies a lot on the INI...

    The application I use relies a lot on the INI object. You don't even have to name the files "ini" either.

    For example: I set flags and global values to a dropdown list. When the global value...
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    That worked perfectly. Thank you :) It was...

    That worked perfectly. Thank you :)

    It was less complicated than I made it out to be >.<
  80. Thread: Export Layers?

    by ffomega
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    nivram, do you know if there is a way to use the...

    nivram, do you know if there is a way to use the screen capture object to save an entire frame to bmp/png if the frame is larger than the window?

    for instance..I have a window that's 800 x...
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    Rounding to the nearest 10th, 100th

    Okay, I might sound like a noob here but I need help in figuring out something (I am not a math wiz by far).

    I am using the randomizer object to generate a value between 1100 and 4500 (to be...
  82. It should be noted that you have a limit to the...

    It should be noted that you have a limit to the number of times you may install MMF2.

    After a certain number of installs (using the provided CD Key) it will not work anymore...I believe this is to...
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    I created a tiny application to demonstrate the...

    I created a tiny application to demonstrate the problem I am running into. If my application was not relying on exact color matching, I would not be asking for any help and the majority of this...
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    Replacing color in active picture object

    I'm using active picture object, which appears to be the quickest way to render images in my application. However I don't want to create too many images for the application so I was wondering if...
  85. Collision with only certain backdrops, not all

    I have a large frame - 6400 x 3200 (because I am using large-tile maps) for an isometric engine I am making. I want to use all background objects for the scenery and obstacles, while using active...
  86. I don't mean to double post, but I think I have...

    I don't mean to double post, but I think I have solved most of my problem now. Thanks Marv for replying, and I have started working on an isometric movement engine inspired by you and one other...
  87. I altered the code a bit so now I have the...

    I altered the code a bit so now I have the movement I want. Now, the sensors do not stop the active object once they overlap a backdrop object

    [edit] I will be using the simple isometric movement...
  88. The active object does move if I press and hold...

    The active object does move if I press and hold an arrow key, but if I release the arrow key he continues to move until his sensors collide with the backdrop. The active object's 4 internal flags...
  89. This was the one I downloaded and I love it :) ...

    This was the one I downloaded and I love it :)

    But I can't get the movement behavior to change so that, instead of having to press the arrow keys to move, and then again to stop, the movement...
  90. I found an example I wanted to use for isometric...

    I found an example I wanted to use for isometric movement. It was the one that you had to press a key to move and then press the same key to stop.

    I'd love to use this example, except that I want...
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    I am having a similar problem. I am using...

    I am having a similar problem.

    I am using INI++ on my PC along with Common Dialogue Object. It saves a decimal just fine, but when I try to load the decimal back into a global value it only...
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    I am currently writing an application that uses...

    I am currently writing an application that uses several buttons, each of which have multiple actions. One way is to use flags, the other way is to create a global value or use a counter. Once the...
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    Thanks a lot! This worked out perfectly *__*

    Thanks a lot! This worked out perfectly *__*
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    I want to use the MT random object but when I try...

    I want to use the MT random object but when I try to select a float range, I alway get a syntax error. Can anyone tell me the proper syntax for this object? I want to set a global value from a range...
  95. final fantasy 9 style speech balloon questions

    Hi. I've been messing around with the speech balloon object and have some questions I hope someone can help me with :) I can use a string object to display the text as I like and I have no problems...
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    This is one reason *my* application cannot use...

    This is one reason *my* application cannot use RGB Coefficients

    Every element in my application starts out, by default, in one certain color (values range from 0 to 9, starting at 5 with each...
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    Duplicate Object with different events

    Hi, is it possible to duplicate an object as opposed to cloning, in which the duplicate has completely (or similar) events, conditions, and actions than its original?

    For example:

    Let's say I...
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    Thank you :) I never knew about that...

    Thank you :) I never knew about that condition/event :3
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    Sorry for the double post, but this tiny...

    Sorry for the double post, but this tiny application explains my problem.

    http://wlo-koori.comoj.com/APO.zip
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    I found a bug in the Active Picture Object: I...

    I found a bug in the Active Picture Object:

    I inserted an image into APO like a tileset, then in the event editor I set 4 events to call different parts of the image using "Create Backdrop...
  101. Thread: Text Blitter

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    Text Blitter

    Hi. I would like to try using text blitter to make animations. However a single animation I need consists of 284 frame, and the blitter seems to only support 223 character (even though it states it...
  102. Thread: FPS-problems

    by ffomega
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    Re: FPS-problems

    I know my application would run more smoothly if I could use HWA the way I'd like. I can't use Direct3D 8 or 9 in 16-bit color display mode. I also cannot use the RGB Coefficients the way I'd like,...
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    Re: MMF2 Build 252 - Beta

    There is a severe lag when using direct3D, in which all object interaction lags.
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    Re: MMF2 Build 252 - Beta

    If the archive object can access a file (or files) from within an archived file into memory (which means does not extract the file onto the hard drive) I might be able to use it...my application uses...
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    Re: MMF2 Build 252 - Beta

    I was curious about something:

    I was wondering if there were any future plans on using "packaging objects"? I'll explain:

    I know there is an archive object (zip object) but the actions in the...
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    Re: MMF2 Build 252 - Beta

    I have noticed something about the varying display options:

    I have uploaded a picture of 2 pairs of active objects, each of them are exactly alike. An 'orange square and a gray square (r 100 g...
  107. Go Beyond 16 million and D3D9 in 16-Bit display

    I just discovered a few things:

    First of all, this one I might be able to figure out. I noticed that RBG coefficients cannot exceed 16,777,215. Is there a work-around for that? If I try adding...
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    Re: MMF2 Build 252 - Beta

    Okay that totally made me look like a noob :P XD!!! Thanks for the tip
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    Re: 8/16 Bit Effect in MMF2

    in olden days, from an old Legend of Zelda engine a guy named Benito once created, he made different sized rooms all in one frame. He created camera 'borders', which were nothing more than red...
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    Re: MMF2 Build 252 - Beta

    {edit]: Sorry to double post, but I figured out the problem I was having:

    The bug in the effect editor is due to the version of MMF I am using. When B252 Beta was upgraded to utilize HWA, it...
  111. Thread: HWA Language

    by ffomega
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    Re: HWA Language

    Thank you :)

    My next question:

    I edited Looki's Color Mixer effect, creating 15 colors total:

    5 shades of red
    5 shades of green, and
    5 shades of blue
  112. Thread: HWA Language

    by ffomega
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    HWA Language

    Can someone tell me what the language is that's being used in the effects editor? I'd like to learn it.

    Thanks! :)
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    Re: MMF2 Build 252 - Beta

    I guess it's alright to post bugs here?

    In the HWA, in the display properties diaglog box for all objects you are unable to make direct changes to any of the colors added to the effect list, it...
  114. Thread: 96 Objects

    by ffomega
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    Re: 96 Objects

    What operating system are you trying this on? I am running this on a Windows XP Service Pack 2...but I also have a laptop with Windows 7 Home and will see if the same problem exists. By the way none...
  115. Thread: 96 Objects

    by ffomega
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    Re: 96 Objects

    I saw all of that. However when I tried clicking on one of the colors, it would not let me set a new color. And in the event editor set parameter is grayed out and is not selectable:
    ...
  116. Thread: 96 Objects

    by ffomega
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    Re: 96 Objects

    I have figured out how to add colors (I have a lot to add as a matter of fact) However, I do not know how to actually replace them using the event editor. I see the option to "set effect parameter"...
  117. Thread: 96 Objects

    by ffomega
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    Re: 96 Objects

    Thank you :) could this shader be upgraded to accomodate several dozen different color replacements?

    Here is what I am trying to accomplish:
    I created a tiny program showing you what my intended...
  118. Thread: 96 Objects

    by ffomega
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    96 Objects

    Ok, this is probably not a new question--in fact I'm sure of it.

    I have used counters, SubApps, Background System and Active System Boxes, the Text Blitter and List Boxes to name some of what my...
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    Replace Color for Animation Object

    Hi.

    I was wondering if there will ever be a feature added to the animation object for 'replace color' like there is for the active object and active picture object. I think it might actually come...
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    Re: Array Object and an .xls file

    I meant that I had build 2.52beta with the built in HWA :( sorry for the confusion, but I got the program to work by downloading that dll file.

    If anyone needs a copy please PM me and I'll send...
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    Re: Array Object and an .xls file

    alright I'd love to use this program...except that I cannot get it to work. no matter what i do I still cannot get it to recognize the extensions. I have b253b...should I downgrade to b252? What...
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    Re: Array Object and an .xls file

    I was hoping to avoid another ini file...as I use those as save/load files.
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    Array Object and an .xls file

    I want to streamline an application that relies heavily on global values and global strings, and I want all of my data to be stored with a single spreadsheet.

    The spreadsheet will have 6 sheets...
  124. Thread: Easyxml

    by ffomega
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    Re: Easyxml

    same here, and if I rename the "Release" Folder to "Extensions" it still does not load the example file nor wil it launch any programs made with it.
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    Re: Proper syntax for INI++ conditions

    Thank you :) I got it to work *__*
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    Re: Proper syntax for INI++ conditions

    okay thank you :) But if I use it like that, regardless of what the value is in the ini file, or what the string is....the string will always come back as "" and the value will always come back 0
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    Proper syntax for INI++ conditions

    Alright. I have (hopefully) learned how to successfully save data using the INI++ object. I am trying to figure out how to load the data from the INI file into the global strings/values in my...
  128. Re: Windows 7 - Newly Installed program won't launch

    I tested this application on my desktop PC (wunning Windows 7 Ultimate) and it works just fine for me. I think he ias a PC or Win7 issue....but he seems to be blaming the app....as he is certain...
  129. Windows 7 - Newly Installed program won't launch

    Hi. a user downloaded an install program to an application i just made. He is able to install the application (after changing the compatibility mode of the program to WinXP SP2) just fine.....but...
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    Re: INI++v1.5: A few queries.....

    I need to know how to set a counter to the value of an item in a group of an ini file. This number is variable, and is not a fixed value

    GetItemValue( "Ini++", > Enter string here <, > Enter...
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    Re: INI++ Erasing Data

    That would be great :)

    In the meantime, is there an alternative I can use? I am unfamiliar with how to use Save Game Object and Level Save Object
  132. Replies
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    Re: INI++ Erasing Data

    I am having a problem with INI++ myself. I can create a dialog box for debugging, which can save and load all my global values/strings into memory. But when I try to export all the data into a...
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    A Little confused with the file onkect

    I got a bit of help with a previous question I had with the file object awhile ago. I wanted the file object to be used in conjunction with the active picture object. I wanted the user to be able...
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    Re: Active Picture & Root Folder

    I'm sorry, but there really should be some kind of syntax guide to reference to when using the expression editor. I can't seem to find where it could be (the manual perhaps? I tried doing a search...
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    Re: Active Picture & Root Folder

    I tried that, and it didn't seem to work. I am thinking the File Object doesn't work, because none of its actions seem to.
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    Re: Active Picture & Root Folder

    That is the thing...I don't know how to have it look in certain folders
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    Active Picture & Root Folder

    Okay, my application has a feature to dress a character in any type of equipment, but also you can change the color of the equipped items.

    I have an active picture object that allows me to select...
  138. Thread: Process Name

    by ffomega
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    Re: Process Name

    OH >.< How stupid of me :P

    Thank you
  139. Thread: Process Name

    by ffomega
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    Process Name

    Can someone tell me if there is a way to change the name of the process that shows in task manager from 'edrt.exe' to something more recognizable? Anyone who wants to make a professional program...
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    Re: MMF2 Build 250 (Pre-release)

    I have a suggestion:

    In the next build release, could it be possible to arrange the behaviors of objects? Players who rely on behaviors such as myself could drag the behaviors like paragraphs can...
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    Default Folder Help

    I have an active picture that, when user click on it with left mouse button, is supposed to open file selector. But I have a global value I'd like to use which changes the default folder to load...
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    Re: MMF2 Build 250 (Pre-release)

    My application is being built with MMF 2 Standard on a Windows XP SP2 laptop with an integrated video card, using a 1.6 GHz processor. The screen capture object seems to capture the entire frame...
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    Re: MMF2 Build 250 (Pre-release)

    I think the screen capture object might need to be looked at. Currently when selecting area dimensions which are wider than the window frame, the screen capture object will only capture the content...
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    Re: Complex Shader and how to use it

    Okay then could the animation object be added to HWA? I'd hate to change all my code and objects just to use the HWA. I am trying to avoid making anymore object in the application, which would slow...
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    Re: Downloadable version of MMF2?

    He's right. I bought a copy on Dec. 1st (early) and received it on the 6th (4 business days). If you buy a copy on Monday, you should receive it by the end of the week (at least it was that fast...
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    Complex Shader and how to use it

    Can someone tell me how to use the complex shaders? I installed them and there doesn't appear to be any changes to the program (objects, etc).

    I am hoping it will allow me to do some color tricks...
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    Re: Anaglyph Shader

    I am visually impaired and have double vision, so seeing in 3D is impossible for me :(
  148. Re: A little Avira story, Build 250 is false positive

    If you're willing to risk it....just disable Avira from the taskbar momentarily until you install 250B4, then after the program finishes installing re-enable Avira. That's what I did and I had no...
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    Re: Advice for my application

    There is a 'play' button, stop button, forward one and backward one frame buttons. This was the reason for the counters. I tried to use the animation object but it did not allow me to replace...
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    Re: Advice for my application

    It's not really that big a secret. Alright I'll level with you:

    I am trying to recreate this program:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UGmASy1LlIw&NR=1&feature=fvwp
    ...
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    Re: Advice for my application

    that would require me to rewrite the entire application XD...which would be its fourth rewrite. Maybe this will help:

    almost every object has its own set of behaviors
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    Advice for my application

    I know I may be asking a lot of questions (but I am getting the hang of the program for the most part). I have solved a number of my problems with trial and error, and have received a lot of help...
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    Re: Negative Numbers bug

    If I set initial value to a negative number it does
  154. Re: Is it possible to flip the Active Object image?

    If you use active picture you can flip the image at runtime....in my current project this is how most of the sprites are loaded
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    Negative Numbers bug

    I have a stats calculator in my program. It uses 4 counters per stat. The counters are named (depending on stat):
    current
    add
    subtract
    total

    The current counter receives its value from an...
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    Re: associative Array

    Thanks!! This answer owns all other answers I received!!

    This is exactly what I wanted to accomplish AND without using an INI.

    Just one more question and it actually concerns the File Object,...
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    Re: associative Array

    Okay, but I don't know how to use that object....I have an idea how it works but what I am trying to do is this:

    the sub-app contains counters and these counters affect ink effects of certain...
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    associative Array

    I cannot figure out how to get sub-applications to interact with the main application, so I found the Associative Array Object, but I'm not sure how to use it properly just yet.

    I am using...
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    Re: Text Blitter - this might be useful to you

    I don't get what this is for....Ican move around but nothing has any behaviors in it
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    Re: Sub-application Object help

    I'm afraid I'm not all too familiar with MDIs....sorry >.<
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    Re: Help me load from the apps directory please

    well, the path name is:

    Game\AF\skin-c\

    this above folder is just one of many subdirectories I have in the application.

    I originally renamed all the image files so no one could edit or even...
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    Sub-application Object help

    Alright, I have decided to make a bunch of changes to the interface of my application.

    I will have one main interface (the program everyone will actually open), and within the main interface there...
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    Re: Help me load from the apps directory please

    Okay, here is a problem I am having:

    I am using Active Picture to load an image based on a counter's value...which almost constantly changes. The application is supposed to locate a file within a...
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    Re: Active Picture & Relative Path

    Nevermind about the question I had :) When I made an install program for the application and tested it out, it worked so I ended up solving my own problem.

    Thanks for the fast replies anyway ^^
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    Re: making a password

    I wouldn't mind knowing how to generate a random password for my application which, once generated, keeps a record of everything that happened in the frame...and, once entered back in, restores the...
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    Re: Active Picture & Relative Path

    Ok then.....

    Let's say my image is stored in the directory "x:\game\pics\image.ext". What would be the action I'd use to call it relatively, in case the end-user wants to change the name of the...
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    Active Picture & Relative Path

    Hi.

    I have decided to stray from active objects and use the active picture - which is great! :) But I have a few questions regarding it.

    1. I am using several images which are called based on...
  168. Re: Retrieving Image Information From the Clipboard

    I downloaded the surface object but it does not show up in the object picker, and the examples all say it cannot be found.
  169. Retrieving Image Information From the Clipboard

    Hi.

    I'm using the screen capture object and an image object in my application, and I am having a bit of trouble.

    Upon selection of a menu option, I want the screen capture object to copy what...
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