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Agamemnus
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... scripting manual/document request...

Postby Agamemnus » Sun Nov 18, 2007 4:47 pm

It would be great if TM could post its docs/manuals on the scripting engine/functions. ... :)

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Postby Kuplo » Sun Nov 18, 2007 5:03 pm

Out of curiosity, (please don't kill the cat) did they post any docs/manuals for scripting for the C4 editor? If so, where? I'd love to get ahold of them and give them a read.

Agamemnus
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Postby Agamemnus » Sun Nov 18, 2007 5:22 pm

I think they posted an incomplete function list somewhere for the game itself.. Not sure.

Hieronymous compiled all the info together here:
http://www.tiltedmill.com/forums/showthread.php?t=12787

Agamemnus
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Postby Agamemnus » Tue Nov 20, 2007 4:54 am

OK. I'm going to sound desperate here. Please, TM, release the docs. The front page of simcity.ea.com says:

SimCity Societies is the most versatile city building game.


Make us believe it! :D

Agamemnus
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Postby Agamemnus » Fri Nov 23, 2007 7:15 am

Still can't make sense of anything. Could TM could at least post the functions and arguments for "System", "TMill.SC5M", "System.Collections", and "System.Collections.Generic"?

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Postby DhevynStarr » Fri Nov 23, 2007 7:33 am

System, System.Collections and System.Collections.Generic are Visual Studio .NET framework libraries, the TM Library is SCSLIB.dll The easiest way is to open up Visual Studio, create a new project and add a reference to the SCSLIB.dll library and add all the scripts as well. Then use the object browser to view all the functions.
If you don't own Visual Studio, MS has a free version called Visual C# 2008 Express that you can download and use. Which would probably be a good idea for anyone who seriously wants to create scripts.

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Postby Morpheus121073 » Fri Nov 23, 2007 7:48 am

Yup Visual Sutio is what i use to, i have the professional version but that is because of my work. Anyways a manual would indeed be very usefull and hopefully they still release such documents in the near future.

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Postby Lilbluesmurf » Fri Nov 23, 2007 8:43 am

To a lesser extent some clarification/expansion on some of the included documentation texts would be nice. The only one I noticed for an example was a large lack for the options for road ambient placement rules. You can look through the files and find things like water, skew (or slant? I don't recall) etc. But category and slope are the ones actually listed.

The fact they are there at all is awesome, but complete documentation is always nice.


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