A Keen 4,5,6 TileInfo [current version 3.2]

Utilities to affect Keen:Galaxy and Keen:Dreams tilesets.
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Post by Shadow Master » Thu Mar 22, 2007 3:10 pm

Excelent. Works on Linux too (using Wine).
So, there are some tile property codes that you still don't know what they do. How can I experiment? Writing directly to the tli file? Where?

EDIT:
Almost forgot. Why my SHIKADI4.TLI files crashes Keen4 as soon as it enters a level? I patched in it according to the instructions you left in the README.HTM.
(DISCLAIMER: that tli file was generated using CK456TLI 3.0 under WinXP)

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Post by XkyRauh » Tue Apr 10, 2007 12:38 am

Ooh, suggestion time! :D

Can we have a few hotkey presets for tileinfo? Maybe customizable ones? Often when I'm editing a new tileset, I lay things out very differently than the default--and changing each thing one by one is slow. It's useful when I want to toy with specifics, sure, but if I could just click on a tile, press "F6" to set up a user-defined set of properties, that'd be spectacular.

Even if it was something as basic as "Pressing Shift-F6 copies the selected tile's info to the clipboard, and pressing F6 after that will update the selected tile with the stored info" it would make things really fast. :)

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Post by levellass » Tue Apr 10, 2007 2:07 am

I agree, that would truly be awesome, or at least a 'clear tileset' button or something, so I wouldn't have to keep resetting all those annoying animation and blocking properties.

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Post by Kdash » Tue Apr 10, 2007 3:26 am

Also, a way to edit multiple tiles at once with the same values would be cool.

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Post by ckguy » Wed Apr 11, 2007 6:52 pm

Shadow Master wrote:Why my SHIKADI4.TLI files crashes Keen4 as soon as it enters a level? I patched in it according to the instructions you left in the README.HTM.
Sorry, I don't know ...

Oh, and as for a tile property copy/paste thing, that shouldn't be so hard. (I had just implemented a couple of things, and was going to release version 3.1 like tomorrow, but I'll see what I can do with this feature suggestion.)

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Post by Shadow Master » Wed Apr 11, 2007 8:09 pm

Well, good to see you again anyway (thinks about M$ Tech Support level).
Strange...

At least try to help me, please :)

Is this code right for patching the Keen4 tileinfo:

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#Write custom CK4 TileInfo:
patchfile $249C2 shikadi4.tli

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Post by ckguy » Thu Apr 12, 2007 11:25 am

Version 3.1 is ready!!

New features:

- control-drag to scroll for those of you without a mouse wheel
- specify animation tile by right clicking
- specify animation timing with scrollbar
- copy tile properties with F11
- paste tile properties with F12

As for ShadowMaster's problem - are you sure that you are using version 1.4, not 1.4GT (Goodtimes Software)? EDIT: Also, you could try using the original Keen4.tli provided with the program, and seeing what happens. If it doesn't work, try downloading Keen 4 version 1.4 from Beyond the Pogo.

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Post by Shadow Master » Thu Apr 12, 2007 5:09 pm

It's Apogee's version 1.4. Well, I'm gonna give it a try with the default tli file.
Thanks for the new version. :)

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Post by levellass » Fri Apr 13, 2007 6:41 am

Where can I get this 1.4GT?

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Post by Shadow Master » Fri Apr 13, 2007 5:07 pm

In dosclassics.com, section Downloads, Official games.

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Post by levellass » Sat Apr 14, 2007 5:01 am

You mean dosclassics.com section beyond the pogo -> downloads -> official games

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Post by Shadow Master » Mon Apr 16, 2007 5:04 pm

Whatever.

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Post by levellass » Sat Apr 28, 2007 11:35 am

It was hard to find.


Hmmmn, CKT won't let me click on tiles on the leftmost half of the tileset for some reason, any idea why?

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Post by ckguy » Mon Apr 30, 2007 3:20 pm

levellass wrote:Hmmmn, CKT won't let me click on tiles on the leftmost half of the tileset for some reason, any idea why?
Yah, bug. I'll fix that soon. I actually fixed that a while ago, but haven't bothered to make version 3.2 (lazy).

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Post by levellass » Tue May 01, 2007 9:35 am

Excellent, I was afraid it was some sort of obscure Windows setting thing that was incurable.

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