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Re: [Repost] Output sheet question

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  • merton_monk
    That s right - the DESCRIPTION token (I think we should remove support for that entirely since we don t intend to provide a way to display descriptions)
    Message 1 of 41 , Oct 31 1:01 PM
      That's right - the "DESCRIPTION" token (I think we should remove
      support for that entirely since we don't intend to provide a way to
      display descriptions) returns the spell effect.

      -Bryan

      --- In pcgen@y..., "elves_are_mortal" <elves_are_mortal@y...> wrote:
      > --- In pcgen@y..., "elves_are_mortal" <elves_are_mortal@y...> wrote:
      > > Hi.
      > >
      > > The following tags seem to be returning the same value:
      > >
      > > SPELLMEMv.x.y.z.EFFECT
      > >
      > > and
      > >
      > > SPELLMEMv.x.y.z.DESCRIPTION
      > >
      > >
      > > Both seem to be returning the value of the "EFFECTS:" tag in the
      > > spells.lst for a character's casting classes.
      > >
      > > My question is: is there a "DESCRIPTION:" tag available in
      > > spells.lst? Shouldn't /that/ value get returned with
      > > SPELLMEMv.x.y.z.DESCRIPTION ? That would make sense, IMHO. . .
      > > Plus, it would be a useful tag. . . I know there might be some
      > > perceived issues with IP, but at the very least,
      the "DESCRIPTION:"
      > > tag could be left blank, and the user (ie: me) could fill in any
      > > notes they have about the spell. That would drastically (again,
      in
      > > my opinion) increase the utility of output sheet like
      > > csheetROG_Spellbook.fo (and its derivitives, like one I'm in the
      > > process of making).
      > >
      > >
      > > Thanks,
      > > /Mortal_Elf/
    • jslicari
      Thanks a bunch! Joe ... else to ... total ... I ... sure ... anything ... details,
      Message 41 of 41 , Aug 8, 2006
        Thanks a bunch!


        Joe

        --- In pcgen@yahoogroups.com, "James Dempsey" <jdempsey@...> wrote:
        >
        > Hi Joe,
        >
        > On 08/08/06, jslicari <jslicari@...> wrote:
        > > Not sure if this is the right place to ask this question but I
        > > couldn't seem to find an answer anywhere and didn't know where
        else to
        > > ask.
        > >
        > > What I'm trying to do is get the number of pages used and the
        total
        > > number of pages in a spellbook to appear on the output sheet but
        I
        > > can't seem to figure out what those tags would be. I'm not even
        sure
        > > if those attributes are available on the output sheets.
        > >
        >
        > What you need is the SPELLBOOK token. Apparently I didn't add
        anything
        > about the new output tag to the doco, so you'll need to see
        > https://sourceforge.net/support/tracker.php?aid=1094612 for
        details,
        > but it is present in 5.10 and later versions.
        >
        > I've raised a doco request for the new tag, see
        > https://sourceforge.net/support/tracker.php?aid=1536337
        >
        > --
        > Cheers,
        > James Dempsey
        > PCGen Code SB
        >
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