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Re: PCGen Export Problems?

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  • spacy12003
    I know that I ve used it as well in 5.5.4 and 5.5.5 with no problems. They might have changed around the CDATA names again. I ll try and grab the new version
    Message 1 of 3 , Jan 27, 2004
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      I know that I've used it as well in 5.5.4 and 5.5.5 with no
      problems. They might have changed around the CDATA names again.
      I'll try and grab the new version and see what I get in 5.5.8.

      I'll keep you posted.

      Murray H. Smith


      --- In PCGScry@yahoogroups.com, "Tom Simpson" <tsimpson@t...> wrote:
      > I would bet that it is pcgen. I have used the template with 5.5.7.
      I have
      > seen Pcgen get released more than M$ releases IE patches!
      >
      > Thanks,
      > Tom Simpson
      > tsimpson@t...
      >
      > "The significant problems we are facing today, cannot be solved by
      the
      > same level of thinking that created them." -- Albert Einstein
      >
      >
      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: adwignall [mailto:adwignall@b...]
      > Sent: Monday, January 26, 2004 10:03 PM
      > To: PCGScry@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: [PCGScry] PCGen Export Problems?
      >
      >
      > Hey all, I'm new to here.  Actually, I'm new to D&D in general, and
      wanted
      > to get a robust program for a character sheet editor/viewer on my
      Pocket PC,
      > and this is the closest I can find. Anyways, I've run into some
      problems.  I
      > created a character from scratch on PCGen 5.5.8 for use with
      the .vb I found
      > on here, and then went to export it with csheet_pcgscry500b.xml. 
      When I had
      > a character with just a name, it worked, no problem.  So I decided
      to go and
      > add all of my information, and after an hour, I exported again to
      find the
      > sheet that was exported to be unusable.  So I waited a day and
      night 'til I
      > was mentally fit enough to try it again to see if I messed
      something up.
      > Finally, I decided to edit the XML manually.  Trying to trim it
      down until I
      > had something usable, I noticed something.  Rather than upload the
      21k file,
      > here's what it comes down to: In the file, all appears well and
      good.  Then,
      > there comes a line, which is partially here: <spell><name><![CDATA
      [Create
      > Water]]></name><school><![CDATA[Conjuration))></sc
      > hool><effect><!(CDATA(Creates
      > 4 gallons of pure water.))></effect><range><!(CDATA(Close
      > (30')))></range>
      > Notice that it coes from ![CDATA[thing]] to !(CDATA(thing)). 
      Anyone who
      > knows XML will tell you that that's bad juju, and won't work. After
      doing a
      > find/replace to fix it (upwards of 114 of such egregious things
      were in my
      > document, the 21 kilobyte file worked fine on my PDA. Now, my
      question is,
      > is this a known problem with PCGen, or is there a workaround in
      PCGScry?  If
      > there's some known way to fix this, such as using a different
      version, I'd
      > be a much happier person, so that I won't have to edit a file each
      time I
      > make a change to my character. Or is this something I should take
      up with
      > PCGen? Well, thanks for your time.  Hope I either enlightened some
      folks as
      > to how to fix their sheet problems, or said nothing new at all.
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