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radmutant69
radmutant69


Known Hero
posted January 13, 2019 12:34 AM
Edited by radmutant69 at 00:43, 13 Jan 2019.

I think he means mainly this problem with the ResHelper:



It always names the first frame as 'frame 001' even if it shouldn't, if you import the image as a 'layer' file. This is why I used to importing everything as animations some time ago because I also had issues with it.

Also there are some files like the Might caravan layer file:



This (for example) can't be exported by the ResHelper, thanks to the duplicated 'Castle' layer. This is something like that error what Nimo talked about before his last fight against Ilive... I guess. The same thing happens when one tries to import an image with eg. a 'frame 001' and a 'frame 001 #1' layers though.

These are the bugs or errors I can recall about Namerutan's tool. I am not sure the layer renaming would be necessary in the Resource Editor since it probably won't containing the same problems, but if it isn't too difficult to code, hmm... why not?

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Karmakeld
Karmakeld


Famous Hero
posted January 13, 2019 05:48 PM

That was some nice visual examples.
I recall I had the same export issue with one of the artifact layers, wondering why, but I get the same error message.
Can you use the ResEdit2 to export the layers? (this program never really worked for me though)..

I agree if it isn't much work, it would be neat if the ResourceEditor could also export layers.
Also I just encountered some oddities. It can open/view most adventure objects, but a few animals (crocodile and salmons) and others it won't open for viewing.
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radmutant69
radmutant69


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posted January 14, 2019 03:16 PM

Karmakeld said:
Can you use the ResEdit2 to export the layers? (this program never really worked for me though)..


Well yes but only frame by frame as individual BMP images so I don't recommend it because then you have to rebuild the whole layer file from scratch. A much easier way is extracting the layer, rename the doubled frame or delete it by hex editing and then the ResHelper can export it easily.

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iliveinabox05
iliveinabox05


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posted January 14, 2019 11:57 PM

Ah gotcha. Yeah, that would probably be a pretty simple feature to add. I'll include it in the OP.

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NecroSandro
NecroSandro


Hired Hero
posted February 13, 2019 09:50 PM

I guys i see your work, and just keep going, thank for that. Curious to see your first release! /cheer

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Karmakeld
Karmakeld


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posted February 13, 2019 10:25 PM

NecroSandro said:
I guys i see your work, and just keep going, thank for that. Curious to see your first release! /cheer


First release of the tool or a release of what what it can help edit?
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NecroSandro
NecroSandro


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posted February 13, 2019 10:35 PM

Karmakeld said:
NecroSandro said:
I guys i see your work, and just keep going, thank for that. Curious to see your first release! /cheer


First release of the tool or a release of what what it can help edit?


for all

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Karmakeld
Karmakeld


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posted February 13, 2019 11:06 PM

NecroSandro said:
Karmakeld said:
NecroSandro said:
I guys i see your work, and just keep going, thank for that. Curious to see your first release! /cheer


First release of the tool or a release of what what it can help edit?


for all


Well new objects have been released. See the New Objects Package tread for those. As for this tool, I guess you still gotta wait just a bit longer..
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iliveinabox05
iliveinabox05


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posted February 15, 2019 10:00 PM
Edited by iliveinabox05 at 00:43, 16 Feb 2019.

I guess it's at a point where I can release this for everyone, so I might as well

I've updated the original post with a google drive link where the H4 Resource Editor can be downloaded.

It does require Java, so I'll also add a link which contains instructions for that as well.

Edit. Apparently I can no longer edit the original post because it is more than a year old. It says to "ask a moderator", but we don't currently have one (I have tried pming our mod for about 6 months now and my message has never been opened).

It would be nice if a mod from another forum could mark this as a project so that I can continue to update the original post with pertinent information.

In the meantime:
The H4 Resource Editor can be downloaded here

You will need to install Java if you want to use this tool, so take a look at the instructions at the bottom of the page (instruction #2 of "How to Setup") here

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Karmakeld
Karmakeld


Famous Hero
posted February 15, 2019 11:59 PM

I suggest asking the mod Galaad.. perhaps he can be of assistance..
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Roman2211
Roman2211


Adventuring Hero
posted February 16, 2019 05:51 PM

Very long wait for open file Heroes4.h4r?

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kkfkkkfk
kkfkkkfk


Adventuring Hero
Nothing is impossible
posted February 17, 2019 01:58 PM
Edited by kkfkkkfk at 14:05, 17 Feb 2019.

I've downloaded it. It seems that it can only view buildings in H4D format.
And Some of the words were covered up.


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Galaad
Galaad

Hero of Order
Li mort as morz, li vif as vis
posted February 17, 2019 02:14 PM

Thread rated as project per OP's request.
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Karmakeld
Karmakeld


Famous Hero
posted February 17, 2019 02:18 PM

kkfkkkfk said:
I've downloaded it. It seems that it can only view buildings in H4D format.
And Some of the words were covered up.




I have requested that obj format should be included and I believe that he plans to add that option
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iliveinabox05
iliveinabox05


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posted February 18, 2019 05:21 PM

Thanks Galaad!

kkfkkkfk - Thanks for the feed back. I'll get that annoyance taken care of, and as Karmakeld said, I do plan to give you the option to export as .obj or whatever other file extension the game uses.

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