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Re: Skill.FORGET help?

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  • garouwithnoname
    Ah. Thanks, guys. I m getting some weird results trying to update a character created in an older version, and possibly with different source files, so that s
    Message 1 of 4 , Feb 26, 2010
      Ah. Thanks, guys. I'm getting some weird results trying to update a character created in an older version, and possibly with different source files, so that's probably why I was still seeing the skills in the list. I assumed that since I still got these messages, I would still see the skills.

      --- In PCGenListFileHelp@yahoogroups.com, Eddy Anthony <eddyba@...> wrote:
      >
      > garouwithnoname scribed:
      >
      > > I'm trimming down the skill list for my 3.5 game (houseruling a little
      > > Pathfinder in under the radar). After eliminating all the other house rule
      > > skill info, I have this in my homegrown campaign file:
      > >
      > > Hide.FORGET
      > > Move Silently.FORGET
      > > Listen.FORGET
      > > Spot.FORGET
      > > Open Lock.FORGET
      > >
      > > I get this in the console window:
      > > SEVERE Unconstructed Reference: Skill Hide
      > > SEVERE Unconstructed Reference: Skill Listen
      > > SEVERE Unconstructed Reference: Skill Move Silently
      > > SEVERE Unconstructed Reference: Skill Open Lock
      > > SEVERE Unconstructed Reference: Skill Spot
      > > All Done
      > >
      > > Checked my syntax in the help file. Quote:
      > > Computer Use.FORGET
      > >
      > > The skill named "Computer Use" is to be forgotten.
      > >
      > > So.... what am I doing wrong?
      >
      > Nothing at all, but the error messages are the expected result. You have
      > used FORGET to remove objects at load time, PCGen then can't find them when
      > it encounters references to them in the data it's loading, thus the error.
      >
      > Since the message results from an intentional change instead of an
      > unintended error you may want to suppress the message. You can do that with
      > the PCC tag FORWARDREF. See:
      >
      > http://www.pcgen-test.org/autobuilds/pcgen-docs/listfilepages/datafilestagpa
      > ges/datafilespcc.html#FORWARDREF
      >
      > Specifically you can add this to a .pcc file and those messages will be
      > suppressed:
      >
      > FORWARDREF:SKILL| Hide,Listen,Move Silently,Open Lock,Spot
      > --
      > ~ Eddy Anthony (MoSaT)
      > ~ PCGen Data, Docs & Tracker Chimp
      > ~ Outputsheet Tamarin & Mac build guru
      >
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