Re: Skill.FORGET help?
- 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:
> Specifically you can add this to a .pcc file and those messages will be
> FORWARDREF:SKILL| Hide,Listen,Move Silently,Open Lock,Spot
> ~ Eddy Anthony (MoSaT)
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