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Re: [PCGenListFileHelp] Re: Max stat requirement in a template

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  • Andrew Maitland
    ... We do try hard to cut down on redundancy in our files. But when docs fail, we do our best to answer here. Someone is always an email/web post away... ...
    Message 1 of 7 , Jan 19, 2008
      Mark St. Thomas wrote:
      > --- In PCGenListFileHelp@yahoogroups.com, "Barak" <barak@...> wrote:
      >
      >>> -----Original Message-----
      >>> I didn't think that would work because the docs do not say
      >>>
      > anything
      >
      >>> about non-user defined variables. Maybe the docs need to be
      >>>
      > updated.
      >
      >> They are in the docs already. They say the following (in the DEFINE
      >> section):
      >>
      >> "Variables
      >> ... PCGen uses variables and formulas for a wide variety of purposes
      >> throughout the program, some are created in LST files while others
      >>
      > are
      >
      >> pre-defined, that is they are hard coded and can be used in any
      >>
      > formula in
      >
      >> any LST file in any game mode. Pre-defined variables and a subset of
      >> User-defined variables (that have been created by PCGen Data
      >>
      > Monkeys) are
      >
      >> listed below."
      >>
      >> Note the bit about Pre-defined variables, which would include the
      >>
      > STRSCORE,
      >
      >> INTSCORE, etc that are listed below that entry.
      >>
      >> Barak
      >>
      >> BTW, if you create a new ability/stat, it will have <abb>SCORE as a
      >> pre-defined VAR (replace <abb> with the stat abbreviation you
      >>
      > define in the
      >
      >> gamemode files). :)
      >>
      >>
      >
      > Sorry about that, I was reading the wrong section of the docs again
      > (this is not the first time). I was only reading the section on
      > PREVAR which says nothing about pre-defined variables. It never
      > occured to me to read elsewhere. BTW I have Asperger's Syndrome, so
      > I am extremely literal in interpretation, so if it's not specifically
      > stated in one place, it does not occur to me to look elsewhere. So,
      > please bear with me on any of my questions.:)
      >
      >
      >
      We do try hard to cut down on redundancy in our files. But when docs
      fail, we do our best to answer here. Someone is always an email/web post
      away...


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