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Massive Heroes tools update

Postby GrayFace » Apr 27 2015, 7:04

This thread is about an old update. Here's the latest tools update: https://www.celestialheavens.com/forum/10/16773

Here are new versions of my tools, now all with source code. Go to https://sites.google.com/site/sergroj/w ... chive-v1.1 for download links.

MMArchive v1.1
Fully-featured M&M and Heroes 3 archives editor. Supports all archive types except ".hwl".
What's new:
[+] Full files Drag&Drop and Copy&Paste support
[+] "Merge With..." menu item
[+] "Extract For DefTool..." menu item
[+] When importing 24 bit bitmaps into icons.lod an adequate palette is generated
[+] Drag&dropping an archive gets it opened. You can still add an archive as a file using "Add" menu item.
[+] *.pac files association
[+] Def frame shown under trackbar when seeking manually
[+] Text format for Favorites list ("Store Favorites As Text" menu item)
[+] Favorites can be sorted manually
[+] Shift+Delete removes the file without creating a backup
[+] Rename
[+] Custom lods support
[+] RLE bitmaps support (including those saved by PhotoShop)
[-] Palette numbers weren't displayed for bitmaps.lod files in MM
[-] Critical bug in adding files to VID archives
[-] Adding files to games.lod wasn't handled properly
[-] File backups were only created for LOD archives
[-] Files added to MM SND archives weren't being compressed
[-] Crash when quickly browsing through SND archives
[-] Big Favorites list was causing a delay on close
[-] Favorites list wasn't saved in some usage scenarios
[-] Drag&drop issues of Favorites list
[-] Sometimes MMArchive wasn't able to select the file chosen in Favorites
[*] Better handling of corrupt files in SND archives
[*] Proper delays for adventure map defs


LodCompare v1.3
Lets you compare two lod/vid/snd archives and see which files have changed. Lets you create a new archive containing only those files. Thus you can minimize size of a mod by distributing only this archive and merging it to user's archive using LodMerge.
What's new:
[+] Now similar files that were compressed differently are be considered the same (but not in MM lods)
[+] Shows number of different files.
[+] Allows adding files to an existing archive.
[-] Fixed progress bar behavior.
[-] Correct handling of .vid archives.


LodMerge v1.1
Lets you merge two lod/vid/snd archives together.
What's new:
[+] /bf modifier makes the program create backups for individual files.
[+] /r modifier makes the program rebuild the archive.
[-] Critical bug in adding files to VID archives
[-] Adding files to games.lod wasn't handled properly


SimpleLod v1.3
A simple way to add files into .lod archives of Heroes 3.
What's new:
[+] RLE bitmaps support (including those saved by PhotoShop)
[-] Critical bug with adding files fixed
[-] BackupFile ignores extraction errors now
[*] New MapEdPatch oriented ModHomm import


Def Tool v3.3.2
Lets you create .def files. It can also help with editing interface pictures.
What's new:
[+] RLE bitmaps support (including those saved by PhotoShop)
[-] Attempt to open H3DefTool.exe as .hdl on start
[-] The check for all frames having the same palette was buggy
[-] "Standard Special Colors" check had no effect if all frames have the same palette


Txt Edit v1.2
Txt tables editor for Heroes 3 and M&M.
What's new:
[+] Find&Replace dialogs
[+] Select Row, Select Column
[+] "Add to context menu for *.txt" option
[+] Immediate language switching


Heroes 1 & 2 tools
The tools have been updated to support RLE bitmaps. See https://sites.google.com/site/sergroj/heroes
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My patches: MM6 MM7 MM8. MMExtension. Tools. Also, I love Knytt Stories and Knytt Underground. I'm also known as sergroj.

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Postby GrayFace » May 8 2015, 16:10

Follow-up update

MMArchive v1.1.1
[-] Crash on some computers

Txt Edit v1.2.1
[+] Drag&drop files onto TxtEdit
[-] Crash on some computers
[-] Find/Replace didn't select text in multiline cells properly

Def Tool v3.4
[+] Drag&drop frames in tree
[+] Group option in Reposition tab
[-] Possability of crash on some computers
[*] Now Reposition works like this: if frame is moved, shadow is also moved. If shadow is selected, it's moved on its own
My patches: MM6 MM7 MM8. MMExtension. Tools. Also, I love Knytt Stories and Knytt Underground. I'm also known as sergroj.

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Postby Salamandre » May 8 2015, 16:27

Thanks, already using them. B-)

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Postby GrayFace » May 13 2015, 20:20

Turns out I uploaded TxtEdit with a wrong name. Please redownload it.
My patches: MM6 MM7 MM8. MMExtension. Tools. Also, I love Knytt Stories and Knytt Underground. I'm also known as sergroj.


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