Tool: MapEd Pro

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Re: Tool: MapEd Pro

Post by nesrocks » Wed Sep 02, 2020 5:30 pm

gauauu wrote:
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[...] if I try to edit the MCF I get "Run-time error '76' Path not found" and it crashes.
Been getting this error with 0.30 too, nothing I can do will get past this problem. Even if the path is simple like E:\mapedproj it will throw the error.
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Re: Tool: MapEd Pro

Post by never-obsolete » Thu Sep 03, 2020 7:17 pm

I uploaded version 0.32.0 that should fix that problem (and a few others). The biggest change from the previous version is support for a custom mapper. The readme has a list of additions/changes/bug fixes.

There is a known issue with drawing animation frames that use signed X/Y values, but it is entirely cosmetic. I just haven't sat down and fixed it.
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Re: Tool: MapEd Pro

Post by Hamtaro126 » Thu Sep 03, 2020 7:42 pm

I get an error on win10 64bit saying that the MSCOMCTL32.OCX file included is missing or invalid, Where can I find it???

Edit: Nevermind: It's included, Just have to have administrative privlages to access the prompt and force things to work properly!!!
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Re: Tool: MapEd Pro

Post by nesrocks » Fri Sep 04, 2020 5:38 am

Amazing, thank you! Will try it right away!
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Re: Tool: MapEd Pro

Post by never-obsolete » Fri Sep 04, 2020 7:42 pm

I fixed a new bug I introduced, so I'd recommend re-downloading the file.
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Re: Tool: MapEd Pro

Post by nesrocks » Fri Sep 04, 2020 8:07 pm

Thanks, done :)
There's a minor one that I noticed: when leaving the metatile editor and going back to the map editor, the new metatiles aren't shown in the metatile picker. Only when I click the map on the maps list does it refresh. One can get used to that, but I was puzzled for a while hehe.
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Re: Tool: MapEd Pro

Post by Goose2k » Tue Sep 22, 2020 10:22 pm

First off, its insane that you guys have a thread going for 10 years, and literally 3 years between some replies HAHA :0

Second, I get this error on startup when running the v0320 exe.

Edit: I see you mention this in the readme. I guess it's something I need to find myself. Nevermind.
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Re: Tool: MapEd Pro

Post by never-obsolete » Sat Sep 26, 2020 9:35 am

nesrocks wrote:
Fri Sep 04, 2020 8:07 pm
There's a minor one that I noticed: when leaving the metatile editor and going back to the map editor, the new metatiles aren't shown in the metatile picker. Only when I click the map on the maps list does it refresh.
I'll look into this. What size of metatiles do you happen to be using?
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I get this error on startup when running the v0320 exe.
Were you able to get this resolved? The needed DLLs are included in the zip. Some people just had to have them in the same directory, others have said they needed to register them using regsvr32 (as an administrator in Win10). This program is a fork/merger of two even older programs and definitely shows its age. I have been slowly building a modern replacement, but its very low priority at the moment.
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Re: Tool: MapEd Pro

Post by nesrocks » Sat Sep 26, 2020 10:03 am

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I'll look into this. What size of metatiles do you happen to be using?
2x2. The same happens if I edit a palette, the metatiles will only be updated with that palette once I click on the map in the list of maps.
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Re: Tool: MapEd Pro

Post by Terwilf » Fri Feb 12, 2021 4:07 pm

I have been interested in this application for a long time, but without any example file, I am not able to understand how it is used, could someone who is already using it share a project made with this software, or at least collaborate with a brief explanation how should it be configured? Sorry for the inconvenience

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Re: Tool: MapEd Pro

Post by nesrocks » Fri Feb 12, 2021 6:07 pm

Terwilf wrote:
Fri Feb 12, 2021 4:07 pm
I have been interested in this application for a long time, but without any example file, I am not able to understand how it is used, could someone who is already using it share a project made with this software, or at least collaborate with a brief explanation how should it be configured? Sorry for the inconvenience
The program is very fiddly to set up. You need to create each of the blank assets one by one in order or else it crashes. Once you've done all that it gets easier.
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Re: Tool: MapEd Pro

Post by never-obsolete » Sat Feb 13, 2021 4:52 am

Creating a new project is definitely problematic at times and the workflow is not always clear. Especially with a lack of documentation.

I can post an example project when I get home later today.
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Re: Tool: MapEd Pro

Post by never-obsolete » Mon Feb 15, 2021 12:50 pm

In making this example, I fixed quite a few bugs.

There is an obvious* one in the current version when background tiles are set to use $1000. In the metatile editor, when you click on a tile to edit it, it will always draw from $0000. It does show the correct tile when building metatiles and in the tilemap editor. In the mean time, you can open the "Tiles" editor that shows the entire contents of CHR or use an external editor.

Here in the near future I'll post an update with all the fixes and other things that have been added.


*not so obvious to me, since my projects have backgrounds in $0000
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Re: Tool: MapEd Pro

Post by Terwilf » Thu Feb 18, 2021 9:19 am

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Thank you very much, I am going to review this project thoroughly, to see what I learn from it, good to know there will be a new update! :beer:

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