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Re: [PCGenListFileHelp] Re: Double ability listing

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  • Andrew
    Yeah, it does, eventually, when I have the time.
    Message 1 of 9 , Jun 13, 2013
      Yeah, it does, eventually, when I have the time.

      On 6/13/2013 2:38 AM, zorden@... wrote:
      > Hi,
      >
      > Andrew! Does this mean that all ABILITY:Class Ability|AUTOMATIC| will be changed back to ABILITY:Special Ability|AUTOMATIC| in 35e RSRD?
      >
      > Thanks!
      >
      > --- In PCGenListFileHelp@yahoogroups.com, Andrew <drew0500@...> wrote:
      >>
      >> 1 ABILITY:Class Ability|AUTOMATIC|Steal Spell
      >> 2 ABILITY:Class Ability|AUTOMATIC|Trapfinding
      >> 3 ABILITY:Class Ability|AUTOMATIC|Sneak Attack
      >>
      >> vs
      >>
      >> 1 ABILITY:Special Ability|AUTOMATIC|Steal Spell
      >> 2 ABILITY:Special Ability|AUTOMATIC|Trapfinding
      >> 3 ABILITY:Special Ability|AUTOMATIC|Sneak Attack
      >>
      >> Since the rsrd set is using the Class Ability, and you're adding it using the Special Ability, it
      >> sees the ability as two different objects. However, the count in the htm/pdf is thrown off because
      >> of it, and displays double the abilities, but stops at the remaining ones in the list.
      >>
      >> Changing yours to match will fix the issue. However, I'd be aware that I plan on altering the Class
      >> Ability to actual special pools, and shared abilities will get their own 'Export' ability.
      >>
      >> In the meantime, I plan on correcting the issue by changing the Class Ability to Special Ability -
      >> as the feature request that is facilitating is killing our performance and slowing the program down.
      >>
      >> On 6/12/2013 2:03 PM, herzogaldilkassach wrote:
      >>> Reduced the dataset to a bare minimum.
      >>>
      >>> Sending it to you.
      >>> Hope you can make something out of it.
      >>>
      >>>
      >>> --- In PCGenListFileHelp@yahoogroups.com, "herzogaldilkassach" <herzogaldilkassach@> wrote:
      >>>>
      >>>> HI,
      >>>>
      >>>> While preparing a reduced dataset to send to you, the double entry went away.
      >>>> I'm currently working on why. I'll let you know what caused it.
      >>>>
      >>>>
      >>>>
      >>>> --- In PCGenListFileHelp@yahoogroups.com, Andrew <drew0500@> wrote:
      >>>>>
      >>>>> You get to be third in my debug line - send the file(s) and character to help@ I'll see if
      >>>>> I can grok the issue after I wake up.
      >>>>>
      >>>>> Cheers,
      >>>>>
      >>>>> On 6/12/2013 3:27 AM, herzogaldilkassach wrote:
      >>>>>> Yep.
      >>>>>>
      >>>>>> Rogue Sneak Attack and Spellthief Sneak Attack are both internal abilities (with DISPLAY:NO) so that these names don't show up seems correct.
      >>>>>>
      >>>>>> However, since I'm actually referencing the SAME ability TWICE, I would expect the ability to be added only once.
      >>>>>>
      >>>>>> Note that if I have 1 lvl of Rogue and 1 lvl of Spellthief, I have 2 entries for Sneak Attack in my outputsheet AND pdf, both listing 2d6 sneak attack damage....
      >>>>>>
      >>>>>>
      >>>>>> --- In PCGenListFileHelp@yahoogroups.com, Andrew <drew0500@> wrote:
      >>>>>>>
      >>>>>>> You're telling PCGen to have both, ergo you'll get both.
      >>>>>>>
      >>>>>>> Now, are you actually seeing
      >>>>>>>
      >>>>>>> Sneak Attack
      >>>>>>>
      >>>>>>> Sneak Attack
      >>>>>>>
      >>>>>>> on the PDF or HTM or preview sheet???
      >>>>>>>
      >>>>>>> If so, then that shouldn't be happening.
      >>>>>>>
      >>>>>>> I've been mulling over a method to display shared abilities on the OS, and only the class features
      >>>>>>> versions in the UI.
      >>>>>>>
      >>>>>>> Looking forward to your clarification.
      >>>>>>>
      >>>>>>> On 6/12/2013 1:14 AM, herzogaldilkassach wrote:
      >>>>>>>> PCGen 6001
      >>>>>>>>
      >>>>>>>> I have a problem with two classes having the same ability.
      >>>>>>>>
      >>>>>>>> I'm building a character that has both a Spellthief level and a Rogue level.
      >>>>>>>>
      >>>>>>>> I've duplicated the way Rogue Sneak Attack is handled by creating a Spellthief Sneak Attack ability, (with it's own SpellThiefSneakAttackLVL variable) and giving both the Spellthief Sneak Attack and Sneak Attack ability to the Spellthief:
      >>>>>>>>
      >>>>>>>> abilityfile:
      >>>>>>>> Spellthief Sneak Attack<TAB>SOURCEPAGE:p.x<TAB>CATEGORY:Special Ability TYPE:Internal.ClassAbility<TAB>VISIBLE:NO<TAB>DEFINE:SpellthiefSneakAttackLVL|0<TAB>BONUS:VAR|SneakAttackDice|(SpellthiefSneakAttackLVL+3)/4
      >>>>>>>> classfile:
      >>>>>>>> 1<TAB>BONUS:VAR|SpellthiefSneakAttackLVL|CL<TAB>ABILITY:Special Ability|AUTOMATIC|Spellthief Sneak Attack<TAB>ABILITY:Special Ability|AUTOMATIC|Sneak Attack|Trapfinding
      >>>>>>>>
      >>>>>>>> As a result, it's listing abilities shared by both classes (like Sneak Attack and Trapfinding) twice on the output sheets (and pdf export)
      >>>>>>>>
      >>>>>>>> Is there a way to avoid this?
      >>>>>>>>
      >>>>>>>>
      >>>>>>>>
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