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Re: [PCGenListFileHelp] [TM] [Trackered] Re: Question on Choose

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  • Eddy Anthony
    [ 2630795 ] CHOOSE:RACE arguments may not contain , error https://sourceforge.net/tracker/index.php?func=detail&aid=2630795&group_id=25576&atid=384719 ... -- ~
    Message 1 of 8 , Feb 23, 2009
      [ 2630795 ] CHOOSE:RACE arguments may not contain , error

      Tom Parker wrote:
      > SIZE isn't supported in the CHOOSE docs for RACE, so I believe that is
      > why it is a FREQ.
      > However, you have highlighted a bug, so can a TM open a new bug for
      > the SEVERE error message Rax included below.
      > Thanks
      > TP.
      > --- In PCGenListFileHelp@yahoogroups.com, "raxthegrey"
      > <raxthegrey@...> wrote:
      >> --- In PCGenListFileHelp@yahoogroups.com, "joefrazierjr"
      >> <jfrazierjr@> wrote:
      >>> I have two abilities I am working on that allow the user to choose an
      >>> animal.
      >>> The first allows the character to choose any normal animal of size
      >>> small, I'll call this "Talk to the animals":
      >>> The list IS filtering for RACETYPE=Animal, but is not filtering for
      >>> size. This will then feed in to a SA:Talk to the animals, %CHOICE
      >>> So, this works except it does not filter the size. Each time the
      >>> ability is taken, a different animal is allowed.
      >>> --------
      >>> The second is a bit more complex and has a lesser and a greater form I
      >>> will call "Animal Shape (lesser)" and Animal Shape (Greater).
      >>> The first is fairly easy. Each time the ability is taken, you can
      >>> choose a specific animal, of size D,T, or S, and with a CR <= 1/2.
      >>> Each time, you choose a different animal of the same "stats".
      >>> The greater version is specific large animal type of CR 2 or less, and
      >>> each time you choose it, you pick a different animal with a higher CR
      >>> rating where the increments are +2 CR each time the ability is picked.
      >>> Mainly what I am trying to get at right now is getting the chooser to
      >>> filter how I need it to.
      >> I found the tracker for this, but I noticed that it's entered as a
      >> freq. Per the 5.14.1 docs this is the proper syntax, so shouldn't
      >> this be a bug? Unless the tracker is specifically for the SIZE tag,
      >> in which case we need a separate bug entered because the syntax given
      >> in the docs doesn't work. I'm working on a tweaked version of the
      >> Encyclopaedia Arcane - Demonology, specifically the Permanent Control
      >> feat and have the following which throws an error.
      >> Here's the error:
      >> SEVERE plugin.lsttokens.choose.RaceToken CHOOSE:RACE arguments may not
      >> contain , : [RACETYPE=Outsider,RACESUBTYPE=Evil,RACESUBTYPE=Extraplanar]
      >> LSTWARN pcgen.persistence.lst.ChooseLoader Error parsing CHOOSE:
      >> RACE|[RACETYPE=Outsider,RACESUBTYPE=Evil,RACESUBTYPE=Extraplanar] in
      >> Permanent Control of
      > file:/H:/Roleplay/Proggies/pcgen/data/my_dataset/MyStuff/mongoosepublishing/encyclopaediaarcane/demonology/demonology_feats.lst
      >> LSTWARN plugin.lsttokens.ChooseLst CHOOSE: syntax you are using is
      >> deprecated:
      >> RACE|[RACETYPE=Outsider,RACESUBTYPE=Evil,RACESUBTYPE=Extraplanar]
      >> LSTWARN plugin.lsttokens.ChooseLst Please use CHOOSE:SUBKEY|choices
      >> LSTWARN plugin.lsttokens.ChooseLst ... see the PCGen docs
      ~ Eddy Anthony (MoSaT)
      ~ PCGen Board of Directors
      ~ Content Silverback, Chair Second
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