108689Re: [pcgen] Re: regarding Class Features / Special Abilities listing within pcgen
- Sep 1, 2012Hi,
The tags used for Ability and Feat are:
DESC: Short Description
BENEFIT: Matches the Benefit Section.
Pathfinder - currently we use both. It'd be nice to output both, but the code only takes one or the
other. Which is used is set in a UI Preference.
On 9/1/2012 10:25 AM, Andrew Wilson wrote:
> There are two ways to add that data to an ability. The description tag
> and the benefit tag. I think that for sneak attack one of these has the
> amount of damage and the other doesn't.
> I think you're outputting the wrong one. This is easily done because
> the pathfinder game mode has been entered incorectly. The
> descriptionis supposed to be the detail and the benefiit should be the
> brief summary. In Pathfinder the Description has the mostly useless
> brief summary.
> I complained bitterly about the lack of information showing up.
> I assumed that the detail hadn't been entered, even though we have
> very generous permission from Paizo. Then someone pointed out
> that our pathfinder set is doing it "wrong" and I changed the option
> I was using. I Now see the better level of detail.
> Unfortunately because pathfinder is "wrong", if you want to change
> back and forth, you'll have to remember to change this setting when
> you change gamemode.
> On 31 August 2012 21:47, tripleduck <tulsagrown@...> wrote:
>> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Andrew <drew0500@...> wrote:
>>> Doesn't exist. Though, I suppose we could easily add that feature.
>>> [...] If you'd like something similar, open a JIRA requesting it.
>> It seems like a nice thing to have. Especially since there are generally
>> aspects of the Class Features that improve with levels, like the sneak
>> attack bonus of the rogue. Having a place to check that would help not
>> only for seeing what abilities the character has, but for troubleshooting
>> when things aren't working like they should.
>>> It's low on my list of priorities, but not something that would
>>> take long to set up for me.
>>> Trobleshooting is just that, is the ability there. Though, if the
>>> ability is completely filled out, you should be able to look at the
>>> STANDARD sheet on the character Tab.
>> Using the sneak attack as an example, the character sheet doesn't
>> display the current sneak attack level/ability. It simply states that the
>> character has the ability, as does the troubleshooting too. At least, I
>> don't see it.
>> IMHO, this would be nice to have. So, I'll take your advice and add a
>> Jira :)
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