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  Topic: Opening and closing #WINDOWs with aliases/command line input
JWhitney

Replies: 3
Views: 4375

PostForum: CMUD General Discussion   Posted: Mon Apr 29, 2013 9:35 pm   Subject: Opening and closing #WINDOWs with aliases/command line input
Ha, of course it would be something so simple!

Thank you Daern!
  Topic: Opening and closing #WINDOWs with aliases/command line input
JWhitney

Replies: 3
Views: 4375

PostForum: CMUD General Discussion   Posted: Mon Apr 29, 2013 8:56 pm   Subject: Opening and closing #WINDOWs with aliases/command line input
I have a separate HUD window that contains gauges and other info. I'd like to be able to open and close via aliases, instead of having to open and close it manually. #T+/#T- enable and disable the ite ...
  Topic: Menu Buttons
JWhitney

Replies: 1
Views: 2929

PostForum: CMUD General Discussion   Posted: Mon Aug 06, 2012 6:07 am   Subject: Menu Buttons
Hiya -

I am trying to make a button that will list menu items (a menu button), but the help files for it are apparently out of date.

I have a handful of regular menu items that I use by right-cl ...
  Topic: Capitalizing All Words In A String (%proper?)
JWhitney

Replies: 6
Views: 6979

PostForum: CMUD General Discussion   Posted: Tue Jul 17, 2012 1:19 am   Subject: Capitalizing All Words In A String (%proper?)
Found a way around it, like this:

#LOCAL $titleproper

$titleproper = %1

#FORALL %word($titleproper) {#IF (%i != %proper(%i)) {$titleproper = %replace($ti ...
  Topic: Capitalizing All Words In A String (%proper?)
JWhitney

Replies: 6
Views: 6979

PostForum: CMUD General Discussion   Posted: Tue Jul 17, 2012 1:13 am   Subject: Capitalizing All Words In A String (%proper?)
Hmm I'm trying to put this in a function, so I adjusted the @var calls to %1's like this:

#LOCAL $titleproper

#FORALL %word(%1) {#IF (%i != %proper(%i)) {$title ...
  Topic: Capitalizing All Words In A String (%proper?)
JWhitney

Replies: 6
Views: 6979

PostForum: CMUD General Discussion   Posted: Mon Jul 16, 2012 8:16 pm   Subject: Capitalizing All Words In A String (%proper?)
I'm trying to create a function that will capitalize all words (separated by spaces), similar to the %proper function except I want it to capitalize EACH word, not just the first.

Input:
word1 wor ...
  Topic: Sorting A Database Record Variable by Value
JWhitney

Replies: 13
Views: 16381

PostForum: CMUD General Discussion   Posted: Sat Jun 02, 2012 9:45 am   Subject: Sorting A Database Record Variable by Value
Worked perfectly. Thank you very much for taking so much of your time to help me out here, it is immensely appreciated.
  Topic: Sorting A Database Record Variable by Value
JWhitney

Replies: 13
Views: 16381

PostForum: CMUD General Discussion   Posted: Sat Jun 02, 2012 1:14 am   Subject: Sorting A Database Record Variable by Value
This works exactly as you described! I came across a problem of my own creation though - I plan to use this sorting alias in multiple different places, and for one of them I can't really modify the 'p ...
  Topic: Sorting A Database Record Variable by Value
JWhitney

Replies: 13
Views: 16381

PostForum: CMUD General Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 01, 2012 10:15 pm   Subject: Sorting A Database Record Variable by Value
That piece sorts the record correctly and displays it exactly how I was hoping, thank you again. It still locks up CMUD if any of the values are "4." for example, but let me explain what I'm doing and ...
  Topic: Sorting A Database Record Variable by Value
JWhitney

Replies: 13
Views: 16381

PostForum: CMUD General Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 01, 2012 8:55 pm   Subject: Sorting A Database Record Variable by Value
Daern - I don't need to store the keys/values in any form of sorted order, because for my purposes, every time I need to display the information, I can just use the sorting function/alias. The piece y ...
  Topic: Sorting A Database Record Variable by Value
JWhitney

Replies: 13
Views: 16381

PostForum: CMUD General Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 01, 2012 2:55 am   Subject: Sorting A Database Record Variable by Value
Oh sorry Mr. Lofton, I had only seen Rahab's reply before my post. I had never heard of the Package Library before, so I checked the forums and just found the poll and instructions regarding it.. No d ...
  Topic: Sorting A Database Record Variable by Value
JWhitney

Replies: 13
Views: 16381

PostForum: CMUD General Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 01, 2012 2:48 am   Subject: Sorting A Database Record Variable by Value
Two different threads seemed to have done it successfully on the forum, in zMUD. Is this just no longer possible in CMUD..?

Threads:
http://forums.zuggsoft.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=19800
and
...
  Topic: Sorting A Database Record Variable by Value
JWhitney

Replies: 13
Views: 16381

PostForum: CMUD General Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 01, 2012 12:20 am   Subject: Sorting A Database Record Variable by Value
Hello -

I am trying to do as the title suggests. There were a couple of old posts (zMUD era) that regarded this topic, but unfortunately they don't seem to work in CMUD 3.34.

I have a variable ...
  Topic: Using %match without returning a number
JWhitney

Replies: 3
Views: 4577

PostForum: CMUD General Discussion   Posted: Thu Apr 26, 2012 8:49 pm   Subject: Using %match without returning a number
Thanks Rahab!
  Topic: Using %match without returning a number
JWhitney

Replies: 3
Views: 4577

PostForum: CMUD General Discussion   Posted: Thu Apr 26, 2012 7:20 pm   Subject: Using %match without returning a number
Hiya -

I have a large text file that contains a list of mobs for my MUD, along with basic information about them like their exp value, drops, area, and so on. I have aliases to search for and retur ...
  Topic: Making A Floating Button
JWhitney

Replies: 3
Views: 4024

PostForum: CMUD General Discussion   Posted: Sun Nov 27, 2011 1:34 am   Subject: Making A Floating Button
In the patch notes for CMUD 3.31, Zugg announced that buttons could now be detached and placed wherever you wish. Here's the excerpt:

New Floating Buttons were added. Simply set the Toolbar propert ...
  Topic: Coloring #SAY Messages
JWhitney

Replies: 5
Views: 6052

PostForum: CMUD General Discussion   Posted: Fri Nov 25, 2011 5:10 am   Subject: Coloring #SAY Messages
With a minor adjustment, the function option works perfectly - you sir, are a genius. Thank you for assisting me!
  Topic: Coloring #SAY Messages
JWhitney

Replies: 5
Views: 6052

PostForum: CMUD General Discussion   Posted: Fri Nov 25, 2011 1:47 am   Subject: Coloring #SAY Messages
Wow, thank you for the quick reply! Unfortunately, MXP would actually create a new problem for me - I simplified the example I posted above to make my purpose clearer, but in so doing I neglected to p ...
  Topic: Coloring #SAY Messages
JWhitney

Replies: 5
Views: 6052

PostForum: CMUD General Discussion   Posted: Fri Nov 25, 2011 12:20 am   Subject: Coloring #SAY Messages
Is there a way to color #SAY and other system (or trigger) created messages with the non-ANSI default 16 colors? I've been using %ansi(0-15) to color them forever, but just found the huge list of colo ...
  Topic: Figuring Out Future Time
JWhitney

Replies: 2
Views: 4527

PostForum: CMUD General Discussion   Posted: Mon Oct 24, 2011 6:35 am   Subject: Figuring Out Future Time
That works great, thank you!
  Topic: Figuring Out Future Time
JWhitney

Replies: 2
Views: 4527

PostForum: CMUD General Discussion   Posted: Sun Oct 23, 2011 12:31 pm   Subject: Figuring Out Future Time
I am struggling to come up with a way to figure out what date/time it will be after a varying amount of time.

Example output from MUD:

Armageddon will arrive in 1d 12h 8m 58s

I would like to ...
  Topic: Any way to use a temporary variable to point to another var's value?
JWhitney

Replies: 2
Views: 4606

PostForum: CMUD General Discussion   Posted: Sun Aug 28, 2011 1:18 am   Subject: Any way to use a temporary variable to point to another var's value?
Hello -

I'm not sure if this is really possible, but if it is, it would make my project much simpler.

What I am looking to do is have a temporary variable that contains the name of a regular var ...
  Topic: Matching text in a string
JWhitney

Replies: 4
Views: 6033

PostForum: CMUD General Discussion   Posted: Fri Aug 26, 2011 12:27 am   Subject: Matching text in a string
I found a roundabout way to doing this, here's what I did:

#IF (%pos("Sun",%2) > 0) {do commands}

If there's a better way, great, but is functional. Thanks for reading anyway!
  Topic: Matching text in a string
JWhitney

Replies: 4
Views: 6033

PostForum: CMUD General Discussion   Posted: Thu Aug 25, 2011 11:53 pm   Subject: Matching text in a string
Hello,

This is probably a simpler issue than I am making it, but I can't seem to find the answer. I am looking for a way to search a wildcard string for a specific word, and #IF it contains that, e ...
  Topic: Closed Session Window and can't get it back
JWhitney

Replies: 2
Views: 3443

PostForum: CMUD General Discussion   Posted: Mon Jul 11, 2011 4:59 pm   Subject: Closed Session Window and can't get it back
That did it, thank you very much.
 
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