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Offline CamDawg

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Tool Request
« on: September 13, 2006, 06:15:50 PM »
I'd like to see a new option in the Tools section: a way to detect mis-indexed effects in spells and items. I.e. if there are 4 global effects, making sure that the first ability starts at an index of 4, that the next ability accounts for the previous ability's effects, etc., etc. If these indices are not correct, it causes hard crashes on OS X and no shortage of hair pulling for the COPY_EXISTING_REGEXP crowd. devSin's posted some WeiDU code that can catch this; I had written one as well:

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// index checker
COPY_EXISTING_REGEXP GLOB ~^.+\.spl$~ ~override~
                          ~^.+\.itm$~ ~override~
    SET "abil_length" = 0x28
    SET "abil_length" = 0x38
  READ_LONG  0x64 "abil_off" ELSE 0
  READ_SHORT 0x68 "abil_num" ELSE 0
  READ_SHORT 0x70 "fx_num"   ELSE 0
  FOR (index = 0; index < abil_num; index = index + 1) BEGIN
    READ_SHORT ("%abil_off%" + 0x20 + ("%abil_length%" * "%index%")) "abil_fx_idx"
    PATCH_IF ("%fx_num%" = "%abil_fx_idx%") BEGIN
      READ_SHORT ("%abil_off%" + 0x1e + ("%abil_length%" * "%index%")) "abil_fx_num"
      SET "fx_num" = ("%fx_num%" + "%abil_fx_num%")
      PATCH_PRINT "~%SOURCE_FILE%~ has index error on ability ~%index2%~"
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