[Mod] Write on Paper [0.1.1] [memorandum]

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by Mossmanikin » Tue Aug 27, 2013 01:44

CraigyDavi wrote:Nice mod!

Thanks :)
CraigyDavi wrote:I hate it when I take a sign which I wrote a paragraph on and all the writing goes ;(

Yeah, hate this too.

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by Mossmanikin » Tue Aug 27, 2013 01:54

Bas080 wrote:I'm sure you are familiar with the placing issue that there is atm. Try placing the letter against a wall and it will remove the node above the node to which the player is pointing. Anyone knows how to fix this?


Actually I totally forgot about it. I'm glad you mention it. I'll have it check for air above the pointed node (and maybe I'll add the possibility to pin a letter to a wall).

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Haven't had the chance to test it in multyplayer yet, but looks nice. :)

(EDIT: grammar)
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by Mossmanikin » Tue Aug 27, 2013 02:42

Update
- fixed the bug where a letter replaced a node

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by Zeg9 » Tue Aug 27, 2013 12:12

Never mind, I didn't have the latest version. The issue I was talking about is fixed already.
So, this is a perfect mod (until I find a real bug :P)
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by Mossmanikin » Tue Aug 27, 2013 12:13

Zeg9 wrote:Never mind, I didn't have the latest version. The issue I was talking about is fixed already.
So, this is a perfect mod (until I find a real bug :P)


Allright, hope you find one, then :D

EDIT: and thanks :)
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by Mossmanikin » Tue Aug 27, 2013 12:51

Small update (0.0.5)
- you get the default paper if you rightclicked on the placed paper but didn't write anything (Zeg9 found an issue :D)

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by DaN » Thu Oct 17, 2013 22:38

This mod is great! However...
Mossmanikin wrote:all whom made Minetest, modding and this mod possible

It should be all who made Minetest. QD tip for remembering this is who goes with he (or in this case, they) and whom goes with him (or them).
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by Mossmanikin » Thu Oct 17, 2013 23:01

DaN wrote:This mod is great!

Thanks. :)

DaN wrote:However...
Mossmanikin wrote:all whom made Minetest, modding and this mod possible

It should be all who made Minetest. QD tip for remembering this is who goes with he (or in this case, they) and whom goes with him (or them).

Also thanks. Will change it.

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by Element » Fri Oct 18, 2013 02:05

there should be a way to edit what you wrote
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by Mossmanikin » Fri Oct 18, 2013 19:58

Element wrote:there should be a way to edit what you wrote


Maybe I'll add an eraser.

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by Mossmanikin » Sat Oct 19, 2013 20:06

Update (0.0.6)

Eraser added. See first post for more info.

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by Mossmanikin » Mon Oct 21, 2013 19:00

Update (0.0.8)

- Eraser works different.
- Message in a bottle.

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by DaN » Tue Oct 22, 2013 01:11

Mossmanikin wrote:Update (0.0.6)

Eraser added. See first post for more info.

Mossmanikin wrote:Update (0.0.8)

- Eraser works different.
- Message in a bottle.


OMG You are awesome :D
I tried to make them editable but failed horribly...
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by Mossmanikin » Tue Oct 22, 2013 13:48

DaN wrote:OMG You are awesome :D
I tried to make them editable but failed horribly...


Thanx :D

What exactly did you do to edit the letter and under which circumstances?
First leftclick and then rightclick, on the placed letter, while holding an eraser?
In multiplayer or singleplayer?
Was it a signed letter?
If so: did you spell the name right?

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by bentleysb » Thu Oct 31, 2013 17:24

I have encountered an error when I was getting the letter out of a bottle. I missed the block I was going to click on and instead left clicked in the air. Minetest then crashed. here is what you will want from the debug:
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10:14:55: ACTION[ServerThread]: BSB uses memorandum:message, pointing at [nothing]
10:14:56: ERROR[main]: ServerError: LuaError: error: ...est-0.4.7\minetest-0.4.7\bin\..\mods\memorandum\init.lua:239: attempt to index field 'under' (a nil value)
10:14:56: ERROR[main]: stack traceback:

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by Mossmanikin » Thu Oct 31, 2013 18:34

bentleysb wrote:I have encountered an error when I was getting the letter out of a bottle. I missed the block I was going to click on and instead left clicked in the air. Minetest then crashed. here is what you will want from the debug:
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10:14:55: ACTION[ServerThread]: BSB uses memorandum:message, pointing at [nothing]
10:14:56: ERROR[main]: ServerError: LuaError: error: ...est-0.4.7\minetest-0.4.7\bin\..\mods\memorandum\init.lua:239: attempt to index field 'under' (a nil value)
10:14:56: ERROR[main]: stack traceback:

Hope you can fix this soon


Thanks for spotting that error. Should be fixed now.

bentleysb wrote:I love this mod.


Thank you. :)

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Update (0.0.9)
- bug fixed

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by VanessaE » Thu Oct 31, 2013 21:52

What, no github repo for this one??? ;-)
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by Mossmanikin » Fri Nov 01, 2013 20:27

VanessaE wrote:What, no github repo for this one??? ;-)


Not yet. :D

(But it will follow.)

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by Bas080 » Sun Nov 10, 2013 02:25

This could work better if paper was a node and used the drawtype that ladder also uses. That way you can stick it the the wall or ceiling too.
 

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by Mossmanikin » Sat Dec 21, 2013 17:56

Bas080 wrote:This could work better if paper was a node and used the drawtype that ladder also uses. That way you can stick it the the wall or ceiling too.


Sorry for late response.
I thought about that too, maybe I'll change it.

Btw: mod's on GitHub now.

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by SegFault22 » Sat Dec 21, 2013 19:21

Awesome mod. I have a suggestion: add Wax seals, so that we can seal closed the more important/royal letters, and the letter can not be opened without breaking the seal, making it obvious that the message has been intercepted.
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by Mossmanikin » Sat Dec 21, 2013 20:10

SegFault22 wrote:Awesome mod. I have a suggestion: add Wax seals, so that we can seal closed the more important/royal letters, and the letter can not be opened without breaking the seal, making it obvious that the message has been intercepted.


Thank you. :)
Yeah, a wax seal would be a nice feature. I'm not sure how to do that yet, but I'll see what I can do.

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by Mossmanikin » Thu Dec 26, 2013 19:34

Write on Paper 0.1.0
- One can pin a letter at a wall (eye level or higher)


To place a letter at a wall there has to be a node which you could build to (e.g. air, flower) below, otherwise it will be placed on the ground.
If you place a letter too high above your head it floats in the air.
I wish I would've found a simpler and cleaner way to combine the features of facedir and wallmounted. I'm open for suggestions to improve the code.

First texture for a wax seal is there, but unused. Not sure how to implement it yet.

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by Krock » Thu Dec 26, 2013 20:31

Mossmanikin wrote:I wish I would've found a simpler and cleaner way to combine the features of facedir and wallmounted.

There should be a drawtype, "ladderlike" or however it was called... it worked fine for ladders, then why not here too?
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by Mossmanikin » Thu Dec 26, 2013 21:35

Krock wrote:There should be a drawtype, "ladderlike" or however it was called... it worked fine for ladders, then why not here too?


Yeah, it's called "signlike", used it here.
But didn't want to miss the ability to be able to rotate a letter horizontally depending on the direction the player looks when placing it on the ground. With "signlike" and "wallmounted" only this doesn't seem to be possible.
That's why I used two nodes: one with "signlike" and "wallmounted", the other one with "nodebox" and "facedir".

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