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  Topic: Gag produces empty line
Slysven

Replies: 8
Views: 405

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Apr 05, 2017 8:40 am   Subject: Gag produces empty line
You are also loosing leading spaces after the \x0a (LF, Line-Feed) characters as well BTW...
  Topic: Map format -> displaygrid_build
Slysven

Replies: 4
Views: 505

PostForum: Development   Posted: Sun Feb 19, 2017 12:45 pm   Subject: Map format -> displaygrid_build
Yeah, TinTin++ is unusual amongst MUD clients in that it has a "dynamic" on-screen map representation - the position of neighbouring rooms is entirely dependent on the "starting" or "centre" room and ...
  Topic: showing map at the right side
Slysven

Replies: 4
Views: 392

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Feb 19, 2017 12:26 pm   Subject: showing map at the right side
The way it is coded relies (I think) on being able to confine the scrolling area to only part of the range of lines that make up the screen - which is something that most terminal emulators (if they a ...
  Topic: #pipe
Slysven

Replies: 3
Views: 320

PostForum: Feature Requests   Posted: Mon Feb 06, 2017 1:28 am   Subject: #pipe
The trouble that I see is knowing that the output from the Server is the response from your command and not something unrelated that it just happens to send at the right, err... wrong, time.

Rememb ...
  Topic: Changes in \e[0m line terminations, linux, in 2.01.2
Slysven

Replies: 6
Views: 493

PostForum: Bug Reports   Posted: Tue Jan 31, 2017 3:36 pm   Subject: Changes in \e[0m line terminations, linux, in 2.01.2
For the uninitiated the sequence "\e[0m" where '\e' is the ACSII Escape character is the SGR (Set Graphics Rendition) code to reset the text to default colours and features (turn off bold/dim/underlin ...
  Topic: Direction blocking
Slysven

Replies: 5
Views: 479

PostForum: Script Help   Posted: Tue Jan 17, 2017 2:45 pm   Subject: Direction blocking
And if the trap gets removed and you want to use that exit again, you will want to restore the direction command in starting room with:

#map exit {n} {command} {n}

Clearing the command entirely ...
  Topic: Missing \e[0m on OSX Terminal and iTerm
Slysven

Replies: 7
Views: 769

PostForum: Bug Reports   Posted: Wed Sep 14, 2016 10:21 am   Subject: Missing \e[0m on OSX Terminal and iTerm
Maybe it's a historical oddity but wasn't Apple the people who decided to end their lines of text with just a '\r' - ah ha [url=http://superuser.com/questions/439440/did-mac-os-lion-switch-to-using-li ...
  Topic: @center function
Slysven

Replies: 5
Views: 820

PostForum: Finished Scripts   Posted: Mon Sep 12, 2016 8:41 pm   Subject: @center function
...Though tintin assumes all UTF-8 characters are one character wide.Yeah, and there is not an easy way around that that I can see,,, Nope
  Topic: How to set the log file location?
Slysven

Replies: 3
Views: 382

PostForum: Bug Reports   Posted: Mon Sep 12, 2016 8:08 pm   Subject: How to set the log file location?
I encountered issues with tilde expansion in a different project and I was told that the use of '~' to indicate the user's home directory (or ~otheruser for a different user's home directory) may be a ...
  Topic: text doesn't displayed correctly when actions are triggered
Slysven

Replies: 16
Views: 2688

PostForum: Bug Reports   Posted: Mon Sep 12, 2016 6:36 pm   Subject: text doesn't displayed correctly when actions are triggered
Strange, I'm getting <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1"> Is that correct - shouldn't the server be giving out "charset=utf-8"?

EDIT: A ...
  Topic: Newlines in #map file
Slysven

Replies: 2
Views: 333

PostForum: Bug Reports   Posted: Mon Sep 12, 2016 6:22 pm   Subject: Newlines in #map file
I remember having fun in the past with multi-line descriptions - I think I had to double the leading '\' in '\n' as well - but IIRC it made the #map info for a room not display the same for that field ...
  Topic: dynamic macros
Slysven

Replies: 3
Views: 492

PostForum: Script Help   Posted: Mon Sep 12, 2016 6:11 pm   Subject: dynamic macros
I had a system that I used to use on multiple platforms (Cygwin & Linux) and the codes for many keys (Function, Arrows Keypad. etc.) were different. I used a series of well named #ALIASs to hold ...
  Topic: @center function
Slysven

Replies: 5
Views: 820

PostForum: Finished Scripts   Posted: Mon Sep 12, 2016 5:45 pm   Subject: @center function
At least it does for ASCII text - may not be so good on Utf-8 text streams, IMHO.
  Topic: #FORMAT %w? Word wrap clarification
Slysven

Replies: 7
Views: 743

PostForum: Script Help   Posted: Thu Sep 01, 2016 9:47 pm   Subject: #FORMAT %w? Word wrap clarification
All I can say is - BEWARE OF Unicode (Utf-8) - counting bytes/characters is not going to work if you are not confined to pure ASCII characters. Just because you are using a monospaced font it does not ...
  Topic: User Data store for areas and for whole map?
Slysven

Replies: 3
Views: 911

PostForum: Feature Requests   Posted: Thu Sep 01, 2016 8:50 pm   Subject: User Data store for areas and for whole map?
Welcome back, Scandum! Ecstatic

TinTin++ has no areas however. So I'd have to add the ability to create, delete, and update areas.

Would be easier for a user to create a variable for this kind of in ...
  Topic: Backscroll One Line At A Time
Slysven

Replies: 4
Views: 883

PostForum: Feature Requests   Posted: Thu Sep 01, 2016 8:48 pm   Subject: Backscroll One Line At A Time
Is a three part #SPLIT the maximum that can be done with {is it termcaps?}

if a four part split can be maintained, the upper part of the middle could be the scroll-able back buffer of historical ou ...
  Topic: #map at and #map exit clarifications, please
Slysven

Replies: 2
Views: 2018

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Jul 05, 2016 8:30 pm   Subject: #map at and #map exit clarifications, please
#map exit <exit> flags is a bit map to modify the exit in that direction - as far as I can remember two bits are defined in the normal code:
"1" means hide exit (or at least the stuff beyond it ...
  Topic: #split dissapears
Slysven

Replies: 14
Views: 2186

PostForum: Bug Reports   Posted: Mon Apr 25, 2016 2:39 pm   Subject: #split dissapears
Of course some MUDs do worry about being spammed/flooded and disconnect a user if they get lots of input in a short time...! Confused
  Topic: Automatically echo room note if present
Slysven

Replies: 6
Views: 897

PostForum: Script Help   Posted: Mon Apr 25, 2016 2:34 pm   Subject: Automatically echo room note if present
Am I missing something - its been ages seen I did any scripting (or anything with TinTin++) but that #if $mapping in the middle does not have '{'...'}' around its test condition - I can't reca ...
  Topic: Changes to ^d ^z handling
Slysven

Replies: 7
Views: 1022

PostForum: Bug Reports   Posted: Mon Apr 18, 2016 9:39 am   Subject: Changes to ^d ^z handling
Would not "stty -ixoff" work, just to stop the job-control ^z characters - BTW perhaps then you will want "stty ixany" to recover if you get a SIGTTOU or SIGTTIN instead of SIGTSTP ALL of which should ...
  Topic: Combine Multiple Lines of Identical Output
Slysven

Replies: 4
Views: 824

PostForum: Script Help   Posted: Sun Apr 03, 2016 4:53 pm   Subject: Combine Multiple Lines of Identical Output
That sort of output is often found in DikuMuds and their derivatives - and there is often a user command to merge those lines together (as you remarked) as a setting - look for help from the MUD serve ...
  Topic: MSDP Blank Line Issues
Slysven

Replies: 6
Views: 1221

PostForum: Script Help   Posted: Mon Jan 18, 2016 12:59 am   Subject: MSDP Blank Line Issues
#event {IAC SB MSDP} { #var {MSDP_%0}{%1}; }
You do not need the ';' at the position there - it is a command separator and there is no command after it to sepa ...
  Topic: function in msdp event causes carrriage return.
Slysven

Replies: 2
Views: 852

PostForum: Script Help   Posted: Mon Jan 18, 2016 12:48 am   Subject: function in msdp event causes carrriage return.
I'm not sure but a function is expected to return something - and it has the special ${result} variable for that (which is not obvious) - which might have been getting a value (an empty string perhaps ...
  Topic: #session / scrolling up issues?
Slysven

Replies: 4
Views: 1005

PostForum: Bug Reports   Posted: Fri Jan 08, 2016 8:27 pm   Subject: #session / scrolling up issues?
For cygwin you will need to build it yourself from a source tarball. You will need some development packages and a C compilier, try the posts [url=http://tintin.sourceforge.net/board/viewtopic.php?t= ...
  Topic: #path - not working
Slysven

Replies: 4
Views: 1116

PostForum: Bug Reports   Posted: Fri Jan 08, 2016 8:12 pm   Subject: #path - not working
Don't forget the Z-axis (for up and down; 'u' & 'd' aren't they?) Don't recall the numeric codes... Embarassed
  Topic: Highlighting certain expressions crashes tintin++
Slysven

Replies: 17
Views: 2043

PostForum: Bug Reports   Posted: Sat Dec 05, 2015 4:42 am   Subject: Highlighting certain expressions crashes tintin++
I think there is a problem with the calls in tintin_printf(...) and tintin_printf2(...) in utils.c they both use calls to vasprintf(&buffer, format, args) which is like vsprintf(...) but it alloca ...
  Topic: cause another session to run a function
Slysven

Replies: 2
Views: 841

PostForum: Script Help   Posted: Sat Dec 05, 2015 4:01 am   Subject: cause another session to run a function
For the record, gts is the default session, it always exists and other sessions run from it. It does have some special characteristics, amongst which is IIRC that #timers don't run in it...
  Topic: the use of ;
Slysven

Replies: 4
Views: 1249

PostForum: Script Help   Posted: Mon Nov 23, 2015 2:53 am   Subject: the use of ;
Within a block of code (delimited by '{' and '}') you need a ';' BETWEEN commands, so that means the LAST one, before the '}' doesn't need one. The need for a ';' between commands does include the #N ...
  Topic: Highlighting certain expressions crashes tintin++
Slysven

Replies: 17
Views: 2043

PostForum: Bug Reports   Posted: Tue Nov 17, 2015 8:26 pm   Subject: Highlighting certain expressions crashes tintin++
Compile it with the GCC -g flag (create debug symbols) and -O0 (turn off all optimisations - makes it easier to) run it through gdb, the GNU debugger and that will find the exact line where it crashes ...
  Topic: User Data store for areas and for whole map?
Slysven

Replies: 3
Views: 911

PostForum: Feature Requests   Posted: Sat Oct 31, 2015 10:53 pm   Subject: User Data store for areas and for whole map?
Whilst coding another MUD client I came to the conclusion that there is merit in having the ability to store data items for both: each area (once there is some significance to them) and for the map as ...
 
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