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2018 MTS Calendar Contest - posted on 12th Nov 2017 at 8:48 PM
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just a girl
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#1 Old 16th Oct 2017 at 4:46 PM
Default Is there a way to customize dialog texts for resurrection or blind date payment dialogs?
I want to utilize resurrection or blind date dialog for choosing amounts of money, but can't figure out a way to change text strings. I start to suspect they're somewhat hardcoded, but I really hope someone knows a way.

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#2 Old 18th Oct 2017 at 1:01 AM
You've found the right type of dialog for that ? Which one did you choose ? Is it "Dating Services" (1F) ? If I knew, I could try to help you.
Anyway, the string of a dialog is number 12D (but you seem to know already)

Edit :
Don't forget to tick the right STR# : private ? semi-global ? global ? (I would have chose private).

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just a girl
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#3 Old 18th Oct 2017 at 9:31 AM
Yes, I tried Dating Services and Resurrectonomitron (1B). They don't seem to look at pointed strings at all (I use the wizard).
I also tried the one for ordering food, but that one didn't show amount of money, so above two seem more convenient so far.

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Testers wellcome on Electrical box & Fertile land
Functional sofa bed is ready to be tested as well
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#4 Old 18th Oct 2017 at 9:38 PM
Quote:
Originally Posted by Lamare
Yes, I tried Dating Services and Resurrectonomitron (1B). They don't seem to look at pointed strings at all (I use the wizard).
I also tried the one for ordering food, but that one didn't show amount of money, so above two seem more convenient so far.


I've had the same problem with a project of mine. The dialogs seem to use the sim string (My object). So I used the Run Tree by name, so that the references could be different (My object and perhaps stack object). It works for some, not for all. Once, I just opened then resaved it, and it worked. I think the wizard don't work sometimes, you have to change the operands themselves.
It's just suggestions, you'll have to test a few times.
I'll try on my own if I have time.

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just a girl
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#5 Old 18th Oct 2017 at 9:55 PM
Let me clarify about that RTBN trick. Are you saying that you were able to change texts for one of these dialogs (Dating Services or Resurrectonomitron) or some other dialogs?

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#6 Old 18th Oct 2017 at 10:21 PM Last edited by ankoyume : 20th Oct 2017 at 6:42 PM.
Quote:
Originally Posted by Lamare
Let me clarify about that RTBN trick. Are you saying that you were able to change texts for one of these dialogs (Dating Services or Resurrectonomitron) or some other dialogs?


No ! It would have been THE solution. Unfortunately, it was another one, but I was thinking that it might the same "referencing" problem.

Edit : I've tried dates service by curiosity. My solution doesn't apply at all. The texts doesn't change at all. I've tried to find the string and couldn't. After some research and testing, in my opinion, it can't be changed. The solution might be in the LUA, and it is hard to change. I know only of Chris Hatch to be able to change LUAs (I think I remember him saying it, but I could have made a mistake)

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#7 Old 5th Nov 2017 at 4:00 AM
why dont you use the refrigerator dialog like insimenator does instead?
just a girl
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#8 Old 6th Nov 2017 at 5:55 AM
@gdayars, the one that appears when you buy groceries? It doesn't show correct amount in numbers for some reason. When I drag a bar, numbers go from 1 to 2. In other words, I failed to make this dialog usable and I'm not sure why.

Assorted mods: Moving out and job options
Apartment rent agreement mod - fresh update
Testers wellcome on Electrical box & Fertile land
Functional sofa bed is ready to be tested as well
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