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RE: [PCGScry] Character & Image Files

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  • Ross Carlson
    Cool. Glad it s working properly now. I added the underbar because the XML file had an underbar also. Maybe my mail program adds that automatically when
    Message 1 of 10 , Jun 6, 2002
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      Cool. Glad it's working properly now. I added the underbar because the XML
      file had an underbar also. Maybe my mail program adds that automatically
      when attachments have spaces in the names ... not sure.

      All's well that ends well!

      -Ross

      > Ross
      >
      > Sorry, I sent you the wrong graphic file. Just so that you know that I
      > am not a complete idiot, I did rename the file, and made sure that it
      > was the right size (240x250). I had thought I had saved it as an 8-bit
      > BMP, but I don't think I did. The file you sent me worked like a charm.
      >
      > I have since gone back into my photo editor (MS PhotoDraw 2) and played
      > with the settings to make sure that I am saving as an 8-bit format and
      > managed to create a couple of more graphic files of characters and
      > brought them into Scry without a hitch (except for the correct naming
      > convention).
      >
      > FYI - The file you sent me had an underbar "_" between the first and
      > last name. I fixed that and it worked great.
      >
      > Thanks for your help.
      >
      > -----
      > John A. Tomkins
      > My friends call me BJ
      >
      > Expect the unexpected.
      >
      > If you use CC2 and are looking for a way to print your maps in large
      > format, contact me and stop by my web site - home.wi.rr.com/gr8dm
      >
      >
      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: Ross Carlson [mailto:yahoogroups@...]
      > Sent: Wednesday, June 05, 2002 11:09 PM
      > To: PCGScry@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: Re: [PCGScry] Character & Image Files
      >
      >
      > Hi John, I've attached your BMP file after converting it to an 8 bit
      > bitmap and renaming it the same as the XML file. Both of these are
      > requirements before the image will load properly. The 8 bit limitation
      > is a limitation of the visual basic component that is used to display
      > images, unfortunately.
      >
      > Anyway, this image works properly for me, it should work fine for you
      > as well. Let me know if it still doesn't load.
      >
      > Thanks,
      > -Ross
      >
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      -Ross Carlson
      http://www.metacraft.com/PCGScry/
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