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    It's intended to be a sidescroller, the player...

    It's intended to be a sidescroller, the player would directly control the flight of the bee.

    The bee needs to be able to land and take off and twist and turn as a bee would. This is where my...
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    Best way to create a bee movement

    I hope the title makes sense.

    I'm trying to think of the best way of creating the most natural looking movement system for a player controlled bee. Race Car looks like it could be good but this is...
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    HTML5 App and Picture from selector

    Hi Guys

    I'm trying to create a HTML5 web app that loads an image from the selector when a button is clicked. I would like this to work on all devices (iOS and Android as well as PC) but I just...
  4. Your battle system could be based on the one that...

    Your battle system could be based on the one that Mu uses.

    Basically you character is free walking (WASD) and until you click on an enemy it does not attack. You have a damage range assigned to...
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    Try looking at the Active picture object. This...

    Try looking at the Active picture object. This allows you to load pictures at runtime
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    I have managed to do it with dascribes...

    I have managed to do it with dascribes suggestion, it automatically calculates the heights and widths of the bars based on the data available and the area of the "grid"

    I have also got it working...
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    Just as a side note, don't use "is button...

    Just as a side note, don't use "is button enabled" to check if it has been selected, you need to use the "Compare two General Values" in the Special Actions menu (2 Gears). You then compare the value...
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    Unfortunately the OR event doesn't work like...

    Unfortunately the OR event doesn't work like that.

    If you imagine the event editor as a script CF2.5 will read EVERY line in the script beffore updating the screen. This means that If one of the...
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    Marv, the file is here: ...

    Marv, the file is here:

    http://mfa.aquadasoft.com/view/1410104924-testing

    You might need the chart.mfx file. If so it is at this link:
    ...
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    Creating graphs in CF2.5

    I have used the Named Variable Object (NVO) to store some values, what I need to do now is use these values to create a bar chart to graphically display them. I tried the chart.mfx extension but it...
  11. The issue you are experiencing is related to your...

    The issue you are experiencing is related to your current topping display event.

    You are creating a new instance of the topping EVERY time the event is true. this results in multiple copies of one...
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    Extension Manager and Proxy Servers

    At work we use an Authenticated Proxy server for internet access, CF2.5 will not download any extensions or even update the extension list because of this. Is there a way to pass proxy details to the...
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    The 2 cannot be compared. Ubuntu is an OS whereas...

    The 2 cannot be compared. Ubuntu is an OS whereas CF 2.5 is just an Application. If CF 2.5 was to constantly check for updates to the extensions you would spend a lot of time waiting for it to load....
  14. Thread: ini file

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    This is very odd indeed as I can jump between...

    This is very odd indeed as I can jump between various ini files during runtime (at least I could in MMF 2 not tried in CF 2.5). As long as you specify the correct path and filename you should be able...
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    I have just built my WinPE 32bit environment and...

    I have just built my WinPE 32bit environment and been able to run the application I have been developing within it. I needed to provide 3 DLL files to allow it to work:

    ddraw.dll
    ddrawex.dll...
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    If the environment of WinPE was 32bit I could run...

    If the environment of WinPE was 32bit I could run the application. Don't forget, CF2.5 just creates exe files which can run in any Windows environment from Vista up. I am going to have to recreate my...
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    Glad to see I've started a debate but without...

    Glad to see I've started a debate but without meaning to sound rude no-one has actually posted an answer to my question.
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    64bit Applications

    I am trying to create an application that I would like to run in a 64Bit WinPE 3 environment. WinPE 3 64bit does not have support for 32bit applications so at present the application I have does not...
  19. The Surface Pro is capable of running ANY Windows...

    The Surface Pro is capable of running ANY Windows applications that will run on a desktop. The only caveat is the system spec.
    The Surface RT will only run Applications that have been released on...
  20. From what i can tell your bullet object (none of...

    From what i can tell your bullet object (none of your objects are named and there are no comments) needs "Inactivate if too far from frame" setting to Yes
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    One way to do it would be to be use a counter to...

    One way to do it would be to be use a counter to use as your "move timer" and an edit box to be your "move name"

    You could then have a list of moves designated by a certain combination of...
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    Firstly, could we have a bit of context as to...

    Firstly, could we have a bit of context as to what you are trying to achieve? I have opened your mfa and apart from a couple of missing pics that you have used from your my docs folder it opens. I...
  23. That seems to have fixed it. Thanks Yves

    That seems to have fixed it.

    Thanks Yves
  24. Strange issue with Combo box and list box

    I am experiencing an odd issue with the Combo Box and List object.

    In my frame I have a Combo Box and 3 list objects. The combo box is linked to one of the list objects, you choose something in...
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    string to hex

    I am trying to work out the easiest way of converting ascii to hex on the fly.

    I am writing an app which takes a string and converts it to hex before saving it in an xml file. One way I have of...
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    ah ok, thanks for that. Never look that far down...

    ah ok, thanks for that. Never look that far down :)
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    Quick question that no one else has asked. How...

    Quick question that no one else has asked. How are you on Build 257??
  28. I know what you mean and you could possibly...

    I know what you mean and you could possibly achieve it through the use of a pseudo camera object.

    Set your window size to your chosen app dimensions. eg. 800*600
    Now set your frame size to your...
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    I'd ask him to update to .net framework 4 first...

    I'd ask him to update to .net framework 4 first and then try again and also check which version of direct x he is using. some of those extensions might rely on updated frameworks.
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    Hovering over the folders displays the folder...

    Hovering over the folders displays the folder name. I know it's not ideal but at least you no longer have to guess.
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    Which build are you using of MMF? Did you check...

    Which build are you using of MMF? Did you check that the Ultimate Full Screen object extension is in both the Runtime folder and the Data folder?
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    The counter (as you can probably tell) expands to...

    The counter (as you can probably tell) expands to the left of it's position all the time. One way round this would be to use a String Object which is centered and then set the string to display to...
  33. Perfect! I had to tweak the buttons to get this...

    Perfect! I had to tweak the buttons to get this to work but it does. Thanks again Sketchy. I have seen your other post, on my other question, but i have not had time to look at it yet.
  34. Get Alt Vals and Strings from other Alt Vals and Strings

    This might sound confusing from the title but it isn't, bear with me.

    I have a couple of buttons in a group (neutral) and these buttons will be question buttons.

    Each button has the following...
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    Open up your exts.ini inside the MMF2 program...

    Open up your exts.ini inside the MMF2 program files folder and look for kcqt.mfx (i think it's called that). Change the category from Video to none. save and close and then reload mmf. this should...
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    You can just include the relevant dlls in the...

    You can just include the relevant dlls in the program folder too. I know it's not ideal but you don't have to get your users to copy/install anything this way.
  37. The simplest way to do it would be to include a...

    The simplest way to do it would be to include a +Cursor = "Visible" event to all your code however this might be a big job as you would have to put it on every line where you can click something.
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    Online Turn based gaming

    I am in the process of creating what is eventually going to become an online multiplayer game. It won't be an online arcade game like Call of Duty but it will be turn based like chess.

    What I am...
  39. Ok, i've had a VERY quick look at the code and...

    Ok, i've had a VERY quick look at the code and can't see anything obvious however, in my test the wheel do rotate but you have an issue with your platforms. If you move the wheels up to the top of...
  40. I have just started dabbling in in Box2D and...

    I have just started dabbling in in Box2D and don't mind looking into this if you want. It would be best if you uploaded a test mfa for me to look at though.
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    Ah i see, apologies. I misunderstood your request...

    Ah i see, apologies. I misunderstood your request

    I have just checked and i have it installed but it's not visible for me either. I wonder if it is something to do with the version of windows we...
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    The extensions are the property of the individual...

    The extensions are the property of the individual developer. As such it is their responsibility to make sure it is available. Not clickteam's.

    Have you tried to contact Cocodrilo as he advises you...
  43. Button clicked set Object Alt Val A to 70 Alt...

    Button clicked set Object Alt Val A to 70

    Alt Val A Greater than 0 rotate Object 1 degree, subtract 1 from Alt Val A.

    Does that make sense?
  44. You are not going to get anywhere with this if...

    You are not going to get anywhere with this if you don't have some patience. You need to look for 360 Degree Shooting examples and listen to the advice you are being given. Your current setup is not...
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    If i understand what you are saying you basically...

    If i understand what you are saying you basically need an authentication system.

    Password protect your server and have the app pass the password as part of the connection. This way the password is...
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    You have already gone above and beyond my...

    You have already gone above and beyond my expectations with this. I originally posted for tips on how to accomplish this but you have outdone yourself, you really have. I cannot thank you enough.
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    Fantastic, Thank You again. That has done it.

    Fantastic, Thank You again. That has done it.
  48. Didn't think he could but wasn't sure exactly...

    Didn't think he could but wasn't sure exactly what the limitations were. Thanks for clearing that up Marv!
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    Thank you, Thank you, Thank you!!! I think i...

    Thank you, Thank you, Thank you!!!

    I think i may have fed you false info though. For some reason my array opens up half way down the grid and has the info vertical instead of horizontal. Not sure...
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    Perfect and again it looks far better than...

    Perfect and again it looks far better than anything i could have done. Thanks very much for all your help.

    Just one more quick question. Would it be possible to revert back to the original layout...
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    Yeah, that's right. I actually attached it and...

    Yeah, that's right. I actually attached it and then realised that it contained some people's data. :(

    Don't rush with this. If you need to do something else then that's fine.

    Thanks again for...
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    Dates are DD/MM/YYYY with chronological sorting...

    Dates are DD/MM/YYYY with chronological sorting yes.

    Addresses should be sorted numerical.

    I had attached a copy of an older database however considering the data inside it, it probably isn't a...
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    you have given me so much already i am blown...

    you have given me so much already i am blown away.

    Ideally, this would be what I want, if you feel inclined to do it:

    Ability to import a text array with the following fields:

    Forename,...
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    Wow, just Wow! That is far better than anything i...

    Wow, just Wow! That is far better than anything i could have coded. Honestly MuddyMole/Sketchy that is awesome. Thanks very much.
  55. If you can use extensions in the demo version...

    If you can use extensions in the demo version (not sure if you can or not) there is an extension called String Tokenizer which is very powerful in this situation.

    You would construct your ini...
  56. It takes a lot more work as the base engine isn't...

    It takes a lot more work as the base engine isn't there. you have to create it, but in theory MMF can do more and it's more customizable.
  57. you can't rename it on the group. it has to be...

    you can't rename it on the group. it has to be Alt String A.
  58. this is VERY simple but what about this. It uses...

    this is VERY simple but what about this. It uses the system i tried to explain above:

    http://mfa.aquadasoft.com/view/1355267239-overlapping
  59. can't see why not but an admin may be able to...

    can't see why not but an admin may be able to tell you more
  60. Can you make a quick mfa with the basis of your...

    Can you make a quick mfa with the basis of your engine in and include any needed files?
  61. The easiest way to do this is to store the name...

    The easiest way to do this is to store the name of the object as an Alterable String for the object. You can then pull this out at Runtime.

    For example

    Set Dialog to:

    "Hello "+Alt. String...
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    Cheers, looks wicked but for some reason when I...

    Cheers, looks wicked but for some reason when I try to scroll the workspace in the frame editor MMF crashes out. Not sure why. Sorry about the late replies, can't get access to these forums from work...
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    2D Array, 0 based, Text. I have managed to...

    2D Array, 0 based, Text.

    I have managed to create a pseudo grid display so far using 2 loops and an edit box.

    Here is what i have so far:

    Start of frame:
    Load Array
    Start Loop "List" Y...
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    It's not about reinventing the wheel so much as...

    It's not about reinventing the wheel so much as providing an editor for a database for an application i have written. Mistakes are often made, we are after all only human, and i need a way to rectify...
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    Creating an Array Editor

    Hi all,

    I'm trying to create an Array editor in MMF2 Standard that has the following features:

    Grid Layout
    Sorting on any column
    Searching
    Exporting to Excel

    I have managed to create a...
  66. Feature request Proxy support please. I...

    Feature request

    Proxy support please.

    I have the same issue with Gwerdy chat, i cannot access the server when at work as i have to go through an authenticated proxy server.

    Would it be...
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    Here you are: ...

    Here you are:

    http://www.dynamicarcade.co.uk/mirror/syntesis/OnuSetup112.zip
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    Re: Move Safely 2 Extension

    Yup,

    Here it is: http://mfa.aquadasoft.com/view/1310067135-WTF
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    Re: Adding a value into a string?

    Set Global String A to "Hello "+Str$(Counter1)

    That should do it for you. It will change the string based on the value of the counter.
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    Move Safely 2 Extension

    Ok, something VERY weird has happend to the move safely extension.

    I was quite happily building and testing my new engine when all of a sudden the Move Safely 2 Extension died!

    I am using it to...
  71. Thread: Windows 7

    by lembi2001
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    Re: Windows 7

    Provide some more detail? What do you mean by not running? Are they compiled apps, is it running them from within MMF2 that you are having problems, do you get any error messages?
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    Re: Ref: Installation.

    Worf,

    Install Virtual pc and install a copy of your windows 7 os on it. Download some software syuch as thinapp or cameyo and get it to analyse your drive before you install MMF2. Install MMF2 and...
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    Re: Ref: Installation.

    This could have a really useful purpose. For instance he might want to have MMF2 ready on his machine when he reinstalls his OS. This would serve two purposes.

    1. Quick access to his Favourite...
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    Re: Call webservice

    Sorry for the delayed response. Completely forgot about this thread.

    If you haven't soved it already, this is how i did it.

    Copy wscript.exe (usually C:\windows\system32) to your apps folder...
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    Re: Call webservice

    I can do that no problem but I have a few different ones. Each one performs a different operation dependant on what the desired result is. That is the reason I was asking for the variables you pass...
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    Re: Call webservice

    in that case the vbscript option is probably the better
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    Re: Call webservice

    Using the get object you should be able to achieve the result you want.

    You can pass a url to the get object and display the results in rich edit box or edit box. whichever you prefer,

    You...
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    Re: Help! making a notes journal.

    the easiest way for this would be to have a text file that you append the name to when you meet them. You then have your journal on another frame and load the text file at the start of the frame into...
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    Re: Database to array

    it's a standard MS Access Database. it's in an older file format but i can convert it to 97-2003 format.

    I'm not sure how to use ODBC so i can't get anywhere with this at the minute.
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    Re: Big bug in the "Keyboard Object" extension

    Do you still have the serial number?? if so you should be able to request a new CD from clickteam.
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    Database to array

    Hi All

    I am wondering if it is possible to extract fields from a database table into an mmf array. I have had a look at ODBC but i have zero clue on how to use it.

    The database itself is...
  82. Re: Get object and authenticated proxy servers

    I had to come up with this solution as the app is being used behind a corporate firewall which has different access profiles for each user. For me the get object was fine but for other users it was...
  83. Re: Get object and authenticated proxy servers

    Wow, not one answer. That's cool. Managed to resolve this myself if anyone is interested.

    Had to drop the Get object completely and use vbscripts to achieve the desired results. The scripts are...
  84. Get object and authenticated proxy servers

    Hi all

    I am having a problem with the get object. where i work a proxy server is used that uses authentication to access the internet. I have created a web browser activex control which works fine...
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    Re: remove duplicates in list objects

    It's pretty slick i have to say. I think i may have broken it though as some of the values aren't deleted!! :crazy:

    I'm gonna look at it again though!!! :)

    Cheers

    EDIT - Fixed it!!!!
    ...
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    Re: remove duplicates in list objects

    I might just get rid of the tokenizer as all the items in list 1 are 13 characters long anyways.
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    Re: remove duplicates in list objects

    cheers. i'll give it a go!
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    Re: Picture based on availalibility

    It doesn't restrict but it still works. each individual picture is displayed correctly it's just the NA picture that isn't.
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    remove duplicates in list objects

    Hi all, I am trying to achieve the following but can't write it down in any form of sense!!

    List1

    hello
    open
    close
    toy
    dog
    cat
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    Re: Picture based on availalibility

    I'll have to type the code out so bear with me:

    Bit of background - the picture objects are displayed on an 9x 4 grid

    start of frame: Start loop displayy 4 times

    on loop displayy start loop...
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    Picture based on availalibility

    Hi all

    how can i change which picture is displayed based on the contents of a folder?

    I have numerous jpg images in a folder each one is refrenced using a 13 digit number. there is also a file...
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    Re: Extention download problem

    You just need to insert your CD to install the extension packs. no way around it.
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    Re: Easy way to negate values in editor?

    you could subtract twice the amount of the resultant value??
  94. Re: Can multiple users write to the same ini file?

    you could do what i used to do and do all your ini save stuff in one event.

    for example

    Button Save Clicked:

    set ini file
    set group
    set item value/string
    set item value/string
  95. Re: why always integer value when you set global val.?

    ahh my bad, sorry!
  96. Re: why always integer value when you set global val.?

    but doesn't the HWA version allow floating point alt. vals?
  97. Re: why always integer value when you set global val.?

    the standard version of mmf does this but i think the HWA version doesn't. anyway to get around it just use the expression editor and add 0.00 to it.
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    Re: Button Object Bug

    obviously when you are disbabling the button you are inadvertantly causing ALT to become active. try this to test my theory:

    make sure your toolbars are visible in your app and then run it....
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    bouncing boxes not required

    Hello all

    http://mfa.aquadasoft.com/view/1278496817-new_idea

    the above file is something i am working on. the boxes are controlled using PMO and i am having a problem with them when they...
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    Re: Specify settings when loading MMF2?

    as far as i can tell mmf2 uses registry keys to setup the workspace and toolbars. so using a bit of jiggery pokery you could export the relevant keys at logoff into a reg file and then import those...
  101. Re: Placing objects based on a predefined shape

    Cheers Stephen

    You have the right idea but the problem is when you have more pictures in the list than the predefined shape can take. I want a way to script the shape co-ordinates based on the...
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    Re: Playing video in .ogg format

    Above taken from the wikipedia link posted.

    as far as i am aware there is no extension capable of playing ogv files within mmf2 or am i mistaken?
  103. Re: Placing objects based on a predefined shape

    Sorry for the delayed response

    I will try and explain it a little better now.

    The user chooses a number of pictures from their computer, the chosen picturees are added to a list object. Once...
  104. Re: Placing objects based on a predefined shape

    I was going to do that initially but the problem i have is that the number of objects varies and then i will need a way to work out the co-ordinates of where the objects should be placed
  105. Placing objects based on a predefined shape

    Hi all

    I am making an application in which you can select a predefined shape such as a circle and then the app will place a number of objects in this shape.

    The number of objects to be placed...
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    Re: Wiimote object example, please?

    there should be an example with it in the examples folder of your MMF2 installation directory
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    Re: YASO/Console object + command line stuff

    no problem madmac

    DJFuego - what happens when you run it? Start another thread and i'll try and help you.
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    Re: YASO/Console object + command line stuff

    see my post above for fix
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    Re: YASO/Console object + command line stuff

    It looks as though it is to do with the way this command is executed. it is not run from directly within the cmd window. if you watch what happens when you run it briefly calls another app/exe to...
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    Enemy Platform Code Problem

    Hello All

    I have created an enemy platform movement AI engine which works really well for one enemy. the problem comes when there is more than one of them on screen. The code is in the main frame...
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    Enemy Platform Code Problem

    I have created an enemy platform movement AI engine which works really well for one enemy. the problem comes when there is more than one of them on screen. The code is in the main frame in a...
  112. Re: The top of my head is sticking to the ceiling

    What LB is saying is to create another active object the same size as you robot but it must be a box. Make this the object that is controlled and set your robots X and Y co-ordinates to that.

    Hope...
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    Re: Embed into a website?

    What i was pointing out is that there is this in the working game page:

    <script type="text/javascript" src="Game.htm"></script>

    wheras the non working page doesn't have it at all.
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    Re: Problem with collisions

    http://sites.google.com/site/lembi2001/Flipull.zip?attredirects=0&d=1

    the mfa is in the attached zip file along with an ini file used to display level data.
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    Re: Embed into a website?

    extract of working game page:

    <applet code=Application/CApplet.class archive="Game.jar" width=640 height=480></applet>
    <body class="twoColLiqLt">
    <script type="text/javascript"...
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    Re: Problem with collisions

    Movement Value is alt. value a of PB
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    Problem with collisions

    Collisions are happening where they shouldn't...

    Bit of background first.

    I am using an alterable value in one of my objects to control its movement states. the explanations are here:

    ...
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    Re: Follow a line

    Okay i managed to get it to follow a line and it works pretty well thanks nivram. how can i make the car turn smoother without having multiple nodes through each corner???

    The other thing is do i...
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    Re: OnuEdit.dll Error

    reinstall onu. it's missing the onu dll.

    http://www.syntesis.org/files/OnuSetup116.zip
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    Re: Quickiest way to import sprite sheets

    Use Fusion Spritesheet Exporter if all your sprites are of the same sizes.

    http://complex.ovh.org/?p=products

    Works a treat!!
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    Re: Follow a line

    Cheers, i'll look into it now!!
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    Re: Follow a line

    Sorry for being stupid i didn't word it quite correctly.

    Imagine a Square with rounded corners. i want to have an object (think a car) follow the lines of the square and turn according to the...
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    Re: Follow a line

    I can't work out how to get it to even follow a single line to start with.
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    Follow a line

    I am trying to code an engine whereby an object follows a series of lines. the lines branch at random points and the object must also choose which line to follow.

    any ideas how i can achieve this??
  125. Re: blocks merging into one another when moving by x

    LOL

    You've enjoyed this one haven't you??? can you perhaps comment the code so that i can edit it a little more to make it play a bit closer to the actual arcade game???

    Thanks for all you have...
  126. Re: blocks merging into one another when moving by x

    cheers, thats got it
  127. Re: blocks merging into one another when moving by x

    if it helps i'm trying to recreate the stacker arcade game. the blocks must be built up into a tower. as the blocks go from side to side they scroll off to only one block left on screen at the edges.
  128. Re: See values from Properties in Event editor?

    I think i know what you are asking for DJ_Wild. You want to be able to see the properties window when you have the event editor open??

    At present i don't think this is possible but it is a very...
  129. Re: blocks merging into one another when moving by x

    ok... it works but i have no freaking clue how. lol

    It needs to gon one more block to the left and right. which vals do i need to edit.

    EDIT... doesn't work quite how i thought it did. i need...
  130. blocks merging into one another when moving by x

    that title makes ZERO sense when i read it back but it's the only way i can think of to describe the problem.

    I have three squares on the right hand side of the backdrop which move left by 33...
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    Re: Game Maker convert here....

    tsk tsk tsk, naughty boy. lol

    best thing i did was purchasing MMF2, it might sound like a lot but it is definitely worht it. just saving up now to but developer edition.
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    Strange array problem

    Hi all

    I have an array in my app that is set to xyz all as 0.

    here is the code i am using (albeit a bit watered down)

    Note that this is the first run

    Start of Frame
    Load array (doesn't...
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    Re: Define Keys and other questions.

    If you want to provide a control Config screen you can use ControlX for that.
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    Re: Pinging IP threw LAN?

    When i run lacewing's ping it hangs and crashes my app.
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    Re: Pinging IP threw LAN?

    I have the basic ping command done and commented

    you just need to tweak it to tretreive your results ffrom the Rich Edit Object using the Find actions.
    ...
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    Re: Pinging IP threw LAN?

    can you upload your mfa???

    EDIT: All pipe does is allows you to retreive the output of a cmd window and display it within mmf. what IP's have you got in your list?
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    Re: Pinging IP threw LAN?

    failing that i use a combination of pipe and rtf to achieve the same outcome. It's cumbersome but works. If you need an example i can sort one out.
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    Re: Pinging IP threw LAN?

    Lacewing looks like it has this function Network Tools > ICMP Ping > Ping host
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    Re: Pallette is screwing up

    no 248, i wasn't sure if 249 had been officially released yet?
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    Re: Pallette is screwing up

    16 million colours. It seems like its a memory issue but it happens on both my home pc and works laptop
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    Pallette is screwing up

    Every so often my pallette is completely knackered when i add a new frame. it is fine in the existing frames. i have to restart my machine for the pallete to fix itself. anyone else come across this??
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    Re: Edit box with transparent background

    just turn off borders and 3d look to make it a plain box then create your own borders. you can change the background colour within the properties of the edit box.

    if you want to make it...
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    Re: Search RTF Bolded Words

    I can confrim what Hernan is saying to be true. I have just quickly tested it and found that you can perform a search using this method.

    I did it by using the following method

    Button "Search"...
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    Re: Search RTF Bolded Words

    I'm not sure if this is at all possible. Are you creating the text within the rtf object at runtime?? if so you could use some sort of variable system to record the caret position when you bold a...
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    Re: Sending Emails from within MMF2

    Ok

    I have found a working VBS script which sends an email with an attachment using the default Outlook Profile:


    Dim ToAddress
    Dim MessageSubject
    Dim MessageBody
    Dim MessageAttachment
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    Re: Sending Emails from within MMF2

    I have looked at the example that Corentin posted but it won't work as i need to do it through my works exchange server.

    I also need to include an attachment, or find a way to send html within the...
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    Re: Sending Emails from within MMF2

    Thanks Corentin, do you know where the example is as i have just done a search and retreived hundreds of results?

    EDIT - found it.
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    Sending Emails from within MMF2

    I know this is possible using the Developer Edition using an extension but i was wondering if anyone knew of anyway to do it using the standard version.
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    Re: How to crash mmf2 volume. 2

    i accept it's an example but it's an EXTREME one!!
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    Re: Rotating the level?

    there was supposed to be a new version of the Viewport object that allowed you to do this. not sure what happened to it though.
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    Re: Retrieve MMF2 Serial

    figured as much. have to wait till mondya to submit my proposal then!!! lol
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    Re: presenting a series of images

    Save this file in the directory where your pics are and run it. The picture is displayed for about 4 seconds and then you need to make your choice. events are commented.
    ...
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    Re: How to crash mmf2 volume. 2

    Sorry, but i don't see how this is a bug?? Why in the name of all that is holy would you have a group rammed full of Always events like that??
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    Retrieve MMF2 Serial

    Quick Question

    I am putting together a business case for my boss to talk him into buying MMF2 Dev for me. I already have Standard but wanted to know exactly how much I would have to pay using the...
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    Re: Capturing the screen

    Fantastic!!! thanks very much!!
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    Capturing the screen

    Hello All

    I am creating an application that captures the screen behind it. To do this I have set the application to minimize and then take the screenshot and then restore.

    PROBLEM - the...
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    Re: Loading Image Files In Fastloops

    try this then:

    http://lembi2001.googlepages.com/loaderexample.zip

    the events are commented
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    Re: Loading Image Files In Fastloops

    whoops!!! thanks for that correction jamie!!!
  159. Re: Is it possible to reduce the Array object size?

    yeah thats one way of doing it. the dynamic array objct works perfectly for this
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    Re: Loading Image Files In Fastloops

    Try this:

    create your images in the folder and name them as 1.png 2.png etc..
    start your fastloop (for this example i will call it pic) with the relevant number of repetitions.
    on loop("pic")...
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    Re: Help reading screen contents

    I work in various schools and one of the ones i work in use a piece of software called screenshield (www.guardware.com) and this software is a process on the machine which reads the contents of the...
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    Help reading screen contents

    Is there a way that i can get the contents of the screen (in any application) and check it for keywords using the current extensions in mmf2 standard??

    I'm wanting to make a program to be used as...
  163. Re: Is it possible to reduce the Array object size?

    why not use the file object to delete the array before saving it??
  164. Re: Simple problem, BIG headache. (Example Included)

    how did you come with the direction values??? what do they refer to?? -1, 0, 1, 2, 3.

    I think i know what you are trying to do. you are trying to make automated border crawlers. am i right??
    ...
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    Re: Game requiring CD in drive

    i just saw this in the YASO object. as long as the label of the CD is the same you can get the correct CD Rom Drive letter.. How freaky?!???
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    Tree Control problem

    I have a Tree Control object in my application which reads the contents of the C Drive and saves the output in a file. the problem is only the top two levels are read.

    By that i mean i can see the...
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    Re: Reading files from a Package file?

    could you not use the zip object?

    zip the file using winzip or similar and rename the file to whatever you want for example files.pak
    start of frame unzip the file
    read your files
    end of frame...
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    Re: Common dialouge prob

    I think Spahx's File-folder Object can copy a folder and all sub-folders fot you.

    Trya that instaed of file
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    Re: Restart of frame based on values

    I had forgotten to reset an alt val back to 0 thats all
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    Restart of frame based on values

    I am working on my Mini Game Compo entry for the TDC and i have all but get the level mechanics finished. I am having one problem though. I have got an event which restarts the current frame if a...
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    Re: Tree Control Object + File Question

    you could try using *.mp3|*.wav|*.wma

    See if that works. not 100% but give it a shot
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    Re: Tree Control Object + File Question

    use the same system windows uses and specify the extension.

    for example for mp3s use *.mp3
    for jpeg *.jpg

    The ID3 tag object will retrieve the information you are after for the file
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    Re: Sonic Styled Ring Loss

    use pinball movement for the ring loss. this way you can set it to the following

    has ring stopped - subtract 1 from alt val a (give the ring a value of about 20)
    alt val a of ring = 0
    destroy...
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    Re: cursor movement

    dont use the mouse cursor object. instead create your crosshair with the action point and hot spot in the center and Always position the crosshair at XMouse and YMouse.

    At start of frame hide...
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    Re: Clickteam web/database server

    I think if Clickteam were to implement somethin lke this it would be a subscription based service. Meaning you would have to pay for MMF or TGF and then pay a further fee to be able to use the Server...
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    Re: Clicking the left mouse btton

    can you not make a bitmap button with the images how you want them?? you could use the standard button style but in a bitmap button.
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    Re: Screen resolution question

    Pretty irrelevant post dont you think??
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    Re: Left/Right handed mouse switching

    Look in the released extensions and you will find Kiosk Helper. this works perfectly
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    Re: Left/Right handed mouse switching

    sorry. wasn't very clear. my bad. I wanted it tochange for the OS. it is for a small app for a nursery to save them messing about in the control panel

    EDIT: solved. I have found Kiosk helper which...
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    Re: Loading Screen?

    the white box you have is the debugger i think. Do you have any objects adding themselves to it at the start of the frame?
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    Left/Right handed mouse switching

    Is there a way to create a program which allows the user to switch between left and right handed mouse operations. user clicks on a button and it turns a left handed mouse into a right handed mouse....
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    Re: Changing the animation speed

    bouncin ball is a computer controlled movement not a player controlled movement. you would have to use some fancy pats equation to work out your speed whn using a custom movemnt engine.
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    Re: Changing the animation speed

    always>change>animation speed to speed of object
  184. Thread: Command Line

    by lembi2001
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    Re: Command Line

    in this instance i think you are are talking about command line parameters?

    command line parameters or switches can be added onto the end of an instruction in dos to provide greater flexibility.
    ...
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    Re: Request for next build

    Come on Yves, please add this feature.
  186. Thread: Command Line

    by lembi2001
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    Re: Command Line

    what are you asking exactly??
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    Re: Installer gives Invalid Data error 11FD

    did a quick search on google for the error and a few people refer to the problem clearing up after installing more recent graphics drivers.
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    Request for next build

    I have mentioned this before but it would be very useful to have this feature

    I want to be able to add things into qualifier groups at runtime. It would make things much easier when creating...
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    Re: record video of game play footage?

    use camstudio. It is free and has its own lossless codec.
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    Re: Problems Selecting With Mouse

    I think i know what the problem is.

    you are misunderstanding the use of the window shap control object.

    The black area you have in the image is ignored. The red border is not a border but the...
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    Re: Problems Selecting With Mouse

    Sorry

    can't open this as it uses the dev version and i only have standard.
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    Re: Problems Selecting With Mouse

    Can you upload the file and i can have a look??
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    Re: Problems Selecting With Mouse

    try this, think it might work:

    http://lembi2001.googlepages.com/Application.mfa
  194. Re: Detecting when an object is 'destroyed' problem...

    I think you may hve a problem with your code in the fact that you are destroying an object and then toggling flags.

    Try placing your destroy event at the end of the event list. Not sure if this...
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    Re: Something is odd in this widget?!

    Widget code is usually in the behaviour of the widget. you can find this in the events properties of the widget.

    Files can only be uploaded in the file archive.
  196. Re: Relation of CPU speed to amount of conditions

    This link is for an article on TDC detailing hw to write good code in click products and will help you to tidy up your code.

    http://www.create-games.com/article.asp?id=1937
  197. Re: how to make a window pop up for a game puzzle?

    The best way to do this would be to put all your normal events in one group and your puzzle events in antoher.

    when you want to display your puzzle disable yournormal events, remembering to stop...
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    Re: Numeric Up Down Control Object

    oh well. is there any chance of it being included at some point as i am trying to save times to an ini file. i have two of these counters one for the hours the other for minutes.
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    Re: Numeric Up Down Control Object

    eh??

    I need a single digit to be displayed as a double digit in the new Numeric Up-Down Control object (part of Bonus Pack 1)

    for example 8 needs to be 08
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    Numeric Up Down Control Object

    I need the single digits to be displayed as two digits. the reason being i am using it for times. is this possible?
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