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Forum: How do I...? 11-26-2010, 08:04 PM
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Posted By dragnet
Browser playback?

Been a while since I've been on.

I'm starting to work on a central repository of a2w worlds that I would like users to be able to view within a browser. Has there been a viewer created that will...
Forum: How do I...? 06-23-2010, 11:36 AM
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Views: 1,331
Posted By dragnet
Add custom models to Mac gallery

I'm a rook with Macs, done all my Alice devel on Windows or Linux.

On the afore mentioned OS setups, adding models to the gallery is as simple as adding a folder in the 'gallery' folder of Alice....
Forum: How do I...? 04-28-2010, 05:48 PM
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Views: 1,927
Posted By dragnet
If you are wanting to import your own 3d models...

If you are wanting to import your own 3d models you need to use the 'import' option found in the 'file' menu. Simply select import and then find the model you want to import on your machine. Make...
Forum: How do I...? 04-18-2010, 12:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,842
Posted By dragnet
Figured it out. My problem was I was...

Figured it out. My problem was I was inadvertently (forgetting) that I need to import the models as ASE files.

I also found the mapping coordinates option in the save feature of 3sa Max when...
Forum: How do I...? 04-18-2010, 12:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,842
Posted By dragnet
Sorry to bring back an older thread. I'm working...

Sorry to bring back an older thread. I'm working with some custom models I had built. The models imprt fine into Alice, but the texture maps don't seem to work with the models. Any idea why a...
Forum: How do I...? 03-30-2010, 10:42 PM
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Views: 2,795
Posted By dragnet
A user defined function or method is one you have...

A user defined function or method is one you have created from scratch. In other words if you clicked on the 'create new method' or 'create new function' button in the details pane of the world or...
Forum: How do I...? 03-27-2010, 12:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,234
Posted By dragnet
I'm running 2.2 and the random function works...

I'm running 2.2 and the random function works fine for casting to an int (no .0 at the end)

You can do it this way as well.

Create a world function called castInt.

Have it accept a parameter...
Forum: How do I...? 03-27-2010, 12:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,364
Posted By dragnet
Awesome stuff, this is great information! I was...

Awesome stuff, this is great information! I was looking for such an option. This is going to make Alice much more functional for me.

Any other backdoors we should know about?

Thanks.
Forum: How do I...? 03-26-2010, 01:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,700
Posted By dragnet
Strange opacity behavior...

Have an interesting delimma. I have a character that at some point becomes invisible, moves to a different place, and then reappears. It's all done with opacity settings done over durations. For...
Forum: How do I...? 03-26-2010, 12:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,386
Posted By dragnet
Trust me, from my experience (Which admittedly is...

Trust me, from my experience (Which admittedly is not a ton), it's the easiest stuff that scares me. Complex issues are usually easier to see/find, at least for myself.
Forum: How do I...? 03-26-2010, 12:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,386
Posted By dragnet
Not sure I follow exactly what it is you are...

Not sure I follow exactly what it is you are trying to accomplish, but the trim function is a built in function of the String class. You call it by using string_name.trim(). So from your example...
Forum: How do I...? 03-24-2010, 06:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,078
Posted By dragnet
Have you tried placing a dummy object where your...

Have you tried placing a dummy object where your sword start position is? You could then have the sword move and orient itself to the dummy object over a specified period of time, after a sword...
Forum: How do I...? 03-23-2010, 03:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,078
Posted By dragnet
The easiest way I've found is to use poses. ...

The easiest way I've found is to use poses.

Move your sword to the hand of the character you want to swing it. Position the sword exactly where you want it and then set it's 'vehicle' to the hand...
Forum: Bugs and Troubleshooting 03-22-2010, 11:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 14,116
Posted By dragnet
To those who care...and I do because I use modulo...

To those who care...and I do because I use modulo quite often. It seems that I had teh same problem as Dick. The IEEERemainder function does not seem to work the way I would expect with some...
Forum: How do I...? 03-22-2010, 10:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,612
Posted By dragnet
Actually, thanks it did end up working. Not sure...

Actually, thanks it did end up working. Not sure why it did not work when I tried earlier, but if you randomize the global with a min and max set to the globals current value it does work.

Thanks...
Forum: How do I...? 03-22-2010, 10:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,612
Posted By dragnet
That was the first techique I tried using when...

That was the first techique I tried using when you showed me your 'integer only' fix earlier. I tried setting a global to the rounded number and then using it as min and max in the random function. ...
Forum: How do I...? 03-22-2010, 08:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,659
Posted By dragnet
I would be interested in knowing what kits can be...

I would be interested in knowing what kits can be programmed using Alice as well.

Thanks.
Forum: How do I...? 03-22-2010, 05:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,612
Posted By dragnet
Are the built in functions found in the...

Are the built in functions found in the Required/jython-2.1/Lib folder? If so how do I place a function into the /Lib folder and have it included into the Alice world?
Forum: How do I...? 03-22-2010, 04:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,612
Posted By dragnet
I'm relatively new to Alice, but know Java,...

I'm relatively new to Alice, but know Java, PLSQL, PHP, C#, C etc pretty well as well as some Python. How do you define a Python function and call it within Alice?
Forum: How do I...? 03-22-2010, 04:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,612
Posted By dragnet
It works with the random function, but not with...

It works with the random function, but not with the round function.

Oh well!
Forum: How do I...? 03-22-2010, 03:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,612
Posted By dragnet
Lose the zero?

Is there anyway to lose the zero at the end of a number when it is being displayed as a string. I assume it is due to the fact that Alice seems to use doubles for everything. I know you can not...
Forum: How do I...? 03-19-2010, 02:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,840
Posted By dragnet
Thanks for the reply. After reading some...

Thanks for the reply.

After reading some other posts (Which I should of done first) I came to the same conclusion. It can't be done. Would be great if Alice 3 incorporates casting as well as...
Forum: How do I...? 03-19-2010, 01:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,531
Posted By dragnet
Thanks for this 'bug' report. Helped me stop my...

Thanks for this 'bug' report. Helped me stop my crashing woes. I can confirm this fix stops Alice from crashing.
Forum: How do I...? 03-19-2010, 11:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,840
Posted By dragnet
I've played some more. Pretty sure it can't be...

I've played some more. Pretty sure it can't be done. You can kind of wiggle a similar effect using the 'part named' function, but not exactly what I want.

Would be really nice if you could set...
Forum: How do I...? 03-18-2010, 01:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,840
Posted By dragnet
Call custom method from objects in list

I've looked though examples and also through the text books. Can't seem to find a way to call custom methods whe iterating through an object list. For example I want to call a swim method for each...
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