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  • Rod
    Ah that sounds damn useful! I had a quick look in the files section here but could not see it. Where should I go to get the files for the syntax highlighter?
    Message 1 of 7 , Jan 3, 2010
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      Ah that sounds damn useful! I had a quick look in the files section here but could not see it. Where should I go to get the files for the syntax highlighter?

      --- In PCGenListFileHelp@yahoogroups.com, Andrew Maitland <drew0500@...> wrote:
      >
      > Hi Rod,
      >
      > We have syntax highlighter for Notepad++ if you find you like the
      > interface. Syntax Highlighter is a great tool to help you spot errors in
      > you personal coding.
      >
      >
      >
      > On 1/2/2010 2:31 PM, Rod Smith wrote:
      > > Might be a few days before I can get it looked at, but I'll take a look as
      > > soon as I can wangle some spare time - thanks John!
      > >
      > > On Sat, Jan 2, 2010 at 9:35 PM, John Kantner<jkantner@...> wrote:
      > >
      > >
      > >>
      > >> Rod:
      > >>
      > >> Ah, glad to see you took my advice and came over here!
      > >>
      > >> Let's get right to it. I wrote a very basic walk-through a few weeks ago
      > >> (it
      > >> will become part of the documentation on the PCGen site, soon, once I do
      > >> some edits to make it a bit more generic) but I still suggest you start
      > >> with
      > >> it. You'll learn a lot about how .lst files work, first and foremost. And
      > >> that's most important right now.
      > >>
      > >> Here's the link:
      > >> http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/PCGenListFileHelp/message/19038
      > >>
      > >> The walkthrough I wrote is very step-by-step and it will teach you how to
      > >> create a custom item (in the walk-through you learn how to create a special
      > >> bow).
      > >>
      > >> I know you don't want to create a bow. You want to create a feat. But
      > >> follow
      > >> the walk-through anyway. I promise it won't take long and you'll end up
      > >> knowing exactly how the .lst files work.
      > >>
      > >> Now as for your specific questions:
      > >>
      > >>
      > >>
      > >>> by this i mean, (for example) which .lst files should i be editing in
      > >>>
      > >> order
      > >> to keep my custom content safe when upgrading to new versions of pcgen in
      > >> the future?
      > >>
      > >> This is basically answered in the walkthrough. Short answer? Don't edit any
      > >> of the current RSRD stuff included with PCGen. Only edit the "my_data"
      > >> stuff
      > >> (read the walk-through and you'll understand). Referencing the RSRD files
      > >> is
      > >> sometimes a great way to figure things out (e.g. you want to create a spell
      > >> that's "like" Fireball, but with a few changes... why not look up how the
      > >> "real" Fireball is written first as a jumping off point?), but editing it
      > >> could mess things up. Using the "My_Data" files, on the other hand, makes
      > >> all your resources your own.
      > >>
      > >> After going through the walk-through I think you'll have a firmer grasp on
      > >> things. Give it a go. Tell us how it works out for you. Then you can tell
      > >> us
      > >> exactly what you want to do and trust me, Andrew or Eric or many of the
      > >> others who hang around her all the time will be able to give you the nuts
      > >> and bolts.
      > >>
      > >> The walk-through explains why cars need to have fuel in them. Once you
      > >> understand that you'll be able to ask more specific questions. Until then,
      > >> if you do have any questions, feel free to ask. Don't worry about sounding
      > >> stupid: do a search for my posts in this group and trust me, you'll find a
      > >> ton of really, really stupid questions, too!
      > >>
      > >> John
      > >>
      > >> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
      > >>
      > >>
      > >>
      > >>
      > >
      > > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > ------------------------------------
      > >
      > > Yahoo! Groups Links
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      >
      > --
      >
      > Andrew Maitland (LegacyKing)
      > Admin Silverback, PCGen Board of Directors
      > Data Chimp, Docs Tamarin
      > Unique Title "Quick-Silverback Tracker Monkey"
      >
    • Rod
      anyone know where the files for the notepad++ syntax highlighter can be found?
      Message 2 of 7 , Jan 5, 2010
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        anyone know where the files for the notepad++ syntax highlighter can be found?

        --- In PCGenListFileHelp@yahoogroups.com, "Rod" <rodjsmith@...> wrote:
        >
        > Ah that sounds damn useful! I had a quick look in the files section here but could not see it. Where should I go to get the files for the syntax highlighter?
        >
        > --- In PCGenListFileHelp@yahoogroups.com, Andrew Maitland <drew0500@> wrote:
        > >
        > > Hi Rod,
        > >
        > > We have syntax highlighter for Notepad++ if you find you like the
        > > interface. Syntax Highlighter is a great tool to help you spot errors in
        > > you personal coding.
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > > On 1/2/2010 2:31 PM, Rod Smith wrote:
        > > > Might be a few days before I can get it looked at, but I'll take a look as
        > > > soon as I can wangle some spare time - thanks John!
        > > >
        > > > On Sat, Jan 2, 2010 at 9:35 PM, John Kantner<jkantner@> wrote:
        > > >
        > > >
        > > >>
        > > >> Rod:
        > > >>
        > > >> Ah, glad to see you took my advice and came over here!
        > > >>
        > > >> Let's get right to it. I wrote a very basic walk-through a few weeks ago
        > > >> (it
        > > >> will become part of the documentation on the PCGen site, soon, once I do
        > > >> some edits to make it a bit more generic) but I still suggest you start
        > > >> with
        > > >> it. You'll learn a lot about how .lst files work, first and foremost. And
        > > >> that's most important right now.
        > > >>
        > > >> Here's the link:
        > > >> http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/PCGenListFileHelp/message/19038
        > > >>
        > > >> The walkthrough I wrote is very step-by-step and it will teach you how to
        > > >> create a custom item (in the walk-through you learn how to create a special
        > > >> bow).
        > > >>
        > > >> I know you don't want to create a bow. You want to create a feat. But
        > > >> follow
        > > >> the walk-through anyway. I promise it won't take long and you'll end up
        > > >> knowing exactly how the .lst files work.
        > > >>
        > > >> Now as for your specific questions:
        > > >>
        > > >>
        > > >>
        > > >>> by this i mean, (for example) which .lst files should i be editing in
        > > >>>
        > > >> order
        > > >> to keep my custom content safe when upgrading to new versions of pcgen in
        > > >> the future?
        > > >>
        > > >> This is basically answered in the walkthrough. Short answer? Don't edit any
        > > >> of the current RSRD stuff included with PCGen. Only edit the "my_data"
        > > >> stuff
        > > >> (read the walk-through and you'll understand). Referencing the RSRD files
        > > >> is
        > > >> sometimes a great way to figure things out (e.g. you want to create a spell
        > > >> that's "like" Fireball, but with a few changes... why not look up how the
        > > >> "real" Fireball is written first as a jumping off point?), but editing it
        > > >> could mess things up. Using the "My_Data" files, on the other hand, makes
        > > >> all your resources your own.
        > > >>
        > > >> After going through the walk-through I think you'll have a firmer grasp on
        > > >> things. Give it a go. Tell us how it works out for you. Then you can tell
        > > >> us
        > > >> exactly what you want to do and trust me, Andrew or Eric or many of the
        > > >> others who hang around her all the time will be able to give you the nuts
        > > >> and bolts.
        > > >>
        > > >> The walk-through explains why cars need to have fuel in them. Once you
        > > >> understand that you'll be able to ask more specific questions. Until then,
        > > >> if you do have any questions, feel free to ask. Don't worry about sounding
        > > >> stupid: do a search for my posts in this group and trust me, you'll find a
        > > >> ton of really, really stupid questions, too!
        > > >>
        > > >> John
        > > >>
        > > >> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
        > > >>
        > > >>
        > > >>
        > > >>
        > > >
        > > > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
        > > >
        > > >
        > > >
        > > > ------------------------------------
        > > >
        > > > Yahoo! Groups Links
        > > >
        > > >
        > > >
        > > >
        > > >
        > >
        > > --
        > >
        > > Andrew Maitland (LegacyKing)
        > > Admin Silverback, PCGen Board of Directors
        > > Data Chimp, Docs Tamarin
        > > Unique Title "Quick-Silverback Tracker Monkey"
        > >
        >
      • karianna03
        Hi there http://pcgen.svn.sourceforge.net/svnroot/pcgen/Trunk/utilities/editor syntax/Notepad++ K
        Message 3 of 7 , Jan 5, 2010
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          Hi there

          http://pcgen.svn.sourceforge.net/svnroot/pcgen/Trunk/utilities/editor syntax/Notepad++

          K

          --- In PCGenListFileHelp@yahoogroups.com, "Rod" <rodjsmith@...> wrote:
          >
          > anyone know where the files for the notepad++ syntax highlighter can be found?
          >
          > --- In PCGenListFileHelp@yahoogroups.com, "Rod" <rodjsmith@> wrote:
          > >
          > > Ah that sounds damn useful! I had a quick look in the files section here but could not see it. Where should I go to get the files for the syntax highlighter?
          > >
          > > --- In PCGenListFileHelp@yahoogroups.com, Andrew Maitland <drew0500@> wrote:
          > > >
          > > > Hi Rod,
          > > >
          > > > We have syntax highlighter for Notepad++ if you find you like the
          > > > interface. Syntax Highlighter is a great tool to help you spot errors in
          > > > you personal coding.
          > > >
          > > >
          > > >
          > > > On 1/2/2010 2:31 PM, Rod Smith wrote:
          > > > > Might be a few days before I can get it looked at, but I'll take a look as
          > > > > soon as I can wangle some spare time - thanks John!
          > > > >
          > > > > On Sat, Jan 2, 2010 at 9:35 PM, John Kantner<jkantner@> wrote:
          > > > >
          > > > >
          > > > >>
          > > > >> Rod:
          > > > >>
          > > > >> Ah, glad to see you took my advice and came over here!
          > > > >>
          > > > >> Let's get right to it. I wrote a very basic walk-through a few weeks ago
          > > > >> (it
          > > > >> will become part of the documentation on the PCGen site, soon, once I do
          > > > >> some edits to make it a bit more generic) but I still suggest you start
          > > > >> with
          > > > >> it. You'll learn a lot about how .lst files work, first and foremost. And
          > > > >> that's most important right now.
          > > > >>
          > > > >> Here's the link:
          > > > >> http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/PCGenListFileHelp/message/19038
          > > > >>
          > > > >> The walkthrough I wrote is very step-by-step and it will teach you how to
          > > > >> create a custom item (in the walk-through you learn how to create a special
          > > > >> bow).
          > > > >>
          > > > >> I know you don't want to create a bow. You want to create a feat. But
          > > > >> follow
          > > > >> the walk-through anyway. I promise it won't take long and you'll end up
          > > > >> knowing exactly how the .lst files work.
          > > > >>
          > > > >> Now as for your specific questions:
          > > > >>
          > > > >>
          > > > >>
          > > > >>> by this i mean, (for example) which .lst files should i be editing in
          > > > >>>
          > > > >> order
          > > > >> to keep my custom content safe when upgrading to new versions of pcgen in
          > > > >> the future?
          > > > >>
          > > > >> This is basically answered in the walkthrough. Short answer? Don't edit any
          > > > >> of the current RSRD stuff included with PCGen. Only edit the "my_data"
          > > > >> stuff
          > > > >> (read the walk-through and you'll understand). Referencing the RSRD files
          > > > >> is
          > > > >> sometimes a great way to figure things out (e.g. you want to create a spell
          > > > >> that's "like" Fireball, but with a few changes... why not look up how the
          > > > >> "real" Fireball is written first as a jumping off point?), but editing it
          > > > >> could mess things up. Using the "My_Data" files, on the other hand, makes
          > > > >> all your resources your own.
          > > > >>
          > > > >> After going through the walk-through I think you'll have a firmer grasp on
          > > > >> things. Give it a go. Tell us how it works out for you. Then you can tell
          > > > >> us
          > > > >> exactly what you want to do and trust me, Andrew or Eric or many of the
          > > > >> others who hang around her all the time will be able to give you the nuts
          > > > >> and bolts.
          > > > >>
          > > > >> The walk-through explains why cars need to have fuel in them. Once you
          > > > >> understand that you'll be able to ask more specific questions. Until then,
          > > > >> if you do have any questions, feel free to ask. Don't worry about sounding
          > > > >> stupid: do a search for my posts in this group and trust me, you'll find a
          > > > >> ton of really, really stupid questions, too!
          > > > >>
          > > > >> John
          > > > >>
          > > > >> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
          > > > >>
          > > > >>
          > > > >>
          > > > >>
          > > > >
          > > > > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
          > > > >
          > > > >
          > > > >
          > > > > ------------------------------------
          > > > >
          > > > > Yahoo! Groups Links
          > > > >
          > > > >
          > > > >
          > > > >
          > > > >
          > > >
          > > > --
          > > >
          > > > Andrew Maitland (LegacyKing)
          > > > Admin Silverback, PCGen Board of Directors
          > > > Data Chimp, Docs Tamarin
          > > > Unique Title "Quick-Silverback Tracker Monkey"
          > > >
          > >
          >
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