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#21 Sam.

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Posted 21 November 2017 - 06:48 PM

Sam., I just wanted to report that while editing inventory paperdoll I am using your tool to check in real time how it would look like in game, and this is incredibly amazing experience! I have even nothing to ask - the moment I thought "I wish I could see resulting paperdoll in some better details" I noticed zoom button :D

I considered attaching the zoom to a slidebar instead of a checkbox to make it more dynamic, but the scaling provided by GDI+ (which I had to use because reasons) really isn't that great.  I decided it wouldn't provide any significant amount of usefulness compared to the current static scaling factor to be worth the effort.  If you think otherwise, I can do it, tho.

 

I also considered having the GUI remember your current selections between sessions, but the only truly reliable way to do so would be to write the current values to an INI file on each and every change.  Writing to disk that way would considerably slow down the "instant" response I was going for, so I decided against it.  If the consensus is that such a feature would be significantly beneficial, I can do it and try to minimize the impact on performance as much as possible.  Just let me know (preferable sooner rather than later while the inner workings of the project are still fresh on my mind).


"Ok, I've just about had my FILL of riddle asking, quest assigning, insult throwing, pun hurling, hostage taking, iron mongering, smart-arsed fools, freaks, and felons that continually test my will, mettle, strength, intelligence, and most of all, patience! If you've got a straight answer ANYWHERE in that bent little head of yours, I want to hear it pretty damn quick or I'm going to take a large blunt object roughly the size of Elminster AND his hat, and stuff it lengthwise into a crevice of your being so seldom seen that even the denizens of the nine hells themselves wouldn't touch it with a twenty-foot rusty halberd! Have I MADE myself perfectly CLEAR?!"

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#22 Creepin

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Posted 22 November 2017 - 12:16 AM

Indeed, a slider (or simply second checkbox) to allow choosing between x1, x2 and x4 might be a cool addition, but nothing more. Any other scales will distort exact pixels of the picture so are useless. There's no need to remember selection between sessions IMO, it's nothing but one mouse click per session after all! That is if I read your post right and by remembering selection you meant selection of paperdoll zoom.

 

I'd like to ask for refresh hotkey as well, F5 will do fine :) The reason for that request is that now, when I routinely add (and save) yet another 3 pixels in Photoshop, I had to switch to some other paperdoll in PM and switch back to original one for the changes to take effect. It would be very handy to have a hotkey making PM to re-read active paperdoll from the file.

 

Also, as a totally minor request, no, mere idea even, perhaps it would be useful to someone to be able not only to export the palette, but also to import it back - right now there's no such option unless I'm missing something.


Edited by Creepin, 22 November 2017 - 12:35 AM.


#23 Sam.

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Posted 28 November 2017 - 03:24 PM

All of this should be possible.  I'm working on a new component to one of my mods, but after I finish it up I'll see what I can do with this.


"Ok, I've just about had my FILL of riddle asking, quest assigning, insult throwing, pun hurling, hostage taking, iron mongering, smart-arsed fools, freaks, and felons that continually test my will, mettle, strength, intelligence, and most of all, patience! If you've got a straight answer ANYWHERE in that bent little head of yours, I want to hear it pretty damn quick or I'm going to take a large blunt object roughly the size of Elminster AND his hat, and stuff it lengthwise into a crevice of your being so seldom seen that even the denizens of the nine hells themselves wouldn't touch it with a twenty-foot rusty halberd! Have I MADE myself perfectly CLEAR?!"

-- to Portalbendarwinden

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#24 Sam.

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Posted 09 December 2017 - 07:04 PM

PaletteGenerator V3.1.0 on GitHub
  • Attach Zoom to slider
  • F5 refresh hotkey for picture bitmap updates
  • Import palette via button or Drag&Drop
  • Export repaletted picture bitmap
PaletteGeneratorScrn2.PNG
 
Let me know if you find any bugs or have any more improvement suggestions.

"Ok, I've just about had my FILL of riddle asking, quest assigning, insult throwing, pun hurling, hostage taking, iron mongering, smart-arsed fools, freaks, and felons that continually test my will, mettle, strength, intelligence, and most of all, patience! If you've got a straight answer ANYWHERE in that bent little head of yours, I want to hear it pretty damn quick or I'm going to take a large blunt object roughly the size of Elminster AND his hat, and stuff it lengthwise into a crevice of your being so seldom seen that even the denizens of the nine hells themselves wouldn't touch it with a twenty-foot rusty halberd! Have I MADE myself perfectly CLEAR?!"

-- to Portalbendarwinden

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___________Old pen and paper modules of the 70s and 80s.___________

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