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thomasareed

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Editor doesn't work
« on: October 12, 2004, 12:33:05 PM »
I've downloaded the Mac OS X version of the editor, and have fixed the problem with the executable file not actually being executable.  I can start up the editor, but then I just get a mostly-black screen with some white and gray rectangles on it (which look almost like lines of text that have been blocked over), and a large white square for a cursor.  Pressing F1 does absolutely nothing, but clicking on some of these rectangles causes things to happen -- like making the editor quit, or causing different screens full of rectangles to appear.

Anybody else seeing this?

Mac OS X 10.3.5
PowerBook G4, 1 GHz, 1 GB RAM, ~38 GB free disk space
screen resolution: 1440x900

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« Reply #1 on: October 12, 2004, 01:10:20 PM »
I think you should put up a screenshot somewhere, because this is an unknown (Josiah, do you know anything?) problem.

Some screenshots of how it should look:
New level option
Loading the editor after pressing F1
Editor loaded (do you see rectangles at text boxes/labels etc?)
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« Reply #2 on: October 12, 2004, 02:28:34 PM »

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« Reply #3 on: October 12, 2004, 02:42:42 PM »
Looks like some dialog. Buttons in the corners, a text box with label at the top, a message explaining something and the cursor. The alpha channel seems to be ignored.

Edit: The dialog may have to do with registration?
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« Reply #4 on: October 13, 2004, 11:21:52 AM »
I figured out what was wrong.  I didn't put the editor in the Gish folder.  Of course, these instructions *should* have been duplicated in the documentation included with the downloaded package, not just present on the forum.

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« Reply #5 on: October 13, 2004, 11:38:42 AM »
Ah, so it asked for registration because it couldn't find the registration file, but couldn't display it right because it couldn't find the textures. ':laugh:'

This is just the beta stage, so I would expect it to be a bit sloppy. And the only place where you can find the link is on the page with the instructions, so I don't care about them not being included (but a good point for the next version).
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