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DarkBlade2Z
12-16-2007, 05:27 PM
I've made this nice little conversation for TSL and I'd like to attach it to Mira, however I don't know how. And I can't seem to find a tutorial on how to do so.

The Dialogue Editing Tutorial by Pavlos (:thmbup1: it's good!) got me started, but I can't seem to find one to help me finish. Any help is appreciated, thank you.

Marius Fett
12-16-2007, 05:31 PM
Just open Mira's .dlg file and attatch the new conversation to it...

DarkBlade2Z
12-16-2007, 05:35 PM
Ok, now how exactly do I do that?

I'm using TK-102's dlgeditor, by the way.

Miltiades
12-16-2007, 08:10 PM
I assume you want to add some dialog to the already existing dialog for Mira that's already attached to her (the dialog file in which she talks about her life). To do that, open mira.dlg with the dlgeditor (after extracting it with Kotor Tool) and in your own dialog file, just copy the highest branch (right-click and then copy) and then in mira.dlg, past it (right-click and paste where you want the part of dialog to be placed).

darthriddick
12-16-2007, 08:16 PM
EDIT: sorry Miltiades, you must have posted at about the same time i did.


Ok, here how to get Mira's .Dlg. (as far as i understand it, and i may be wrong, so make sure to get a second opinion.)

Open KT
Open BIFs
Open dialogs.BIF
Open Dialog
Look down the list until you find Mira.dlg
Extract it into your work folder (whatever folder you are work on you mod in, or whatever folder you wish Mira's .DLG to be in)
Then using TK-102's dlgeditor, open Mira's .DLG.
Read through it a couple of times in order to find the correct place to put you new dialog, and then Create the new responses and answers as needed, pasting the material you currently have into Pre-existing Dialog.
Then save the Mira .DLG, and place into your override folder.

Hope that helped!
~DR

Miltiades
12-16-2007, 08:21 PM
You explained it so much better. :)

DarkBlade2Z
12-16-2007, 08:23 PM
Wow, I got two responses at the same time, cool!

But for whatever reason, the "pasting" part isn't working. So instead, I think I'm going to just re-create the new conversation inside of the Mira.dlg (which in retrospect is what I probably should have done to begin with...)

Thanks for trying to help though guys, I appreciate it.

Miltiades
12-16-2007, 08:29 PM
But for whatever reason, the "pasting" part isn't working. So instead, I think I'm going to just re-create the new conversation inside of the Mira.dlg (which in retrospect is what I probably should have done to begin with...)

Yep. That's what I would've done, too. :) Good luck!

darthriddick
12-16-2007, 08:30 PM
no prob, hope it works out!
~DR

DarkBlade2Z
12-16-2007, 08:53 PM
Well, I got all of it to work accept the facial animations and movement animations. So, I'm happy.

I'll work out the bugs later.

Thanks again, guys.

Marius Fett
12-17-2007, 01:45 PM
For the animations theres a box near the bottom of the window....
With a list next to it.... Just drag and drop the animations you want...

http://i223.photobucket.com/albums/dd201/ryand-2007/weee.jpg

The bit circled in red :)

Miltiades
12-17-2007, 02:16 PM
I have noticed these don't always work.

Marius Fett
12-17-2007, 02:42 PM
I have noticed these don't always work.

Worth a try though eh?

Darth Balor
12-17-2007, 07:05 PM
You have to set the Speaker of the dialog, in the Speaker filed with the tag of the person you want to have the animation.

Miltiades
12-17-2007, 07:29 PM
You have to set the Speaker of the dialog, in the Speaker filed with the tag of the person you want to have the animation.

Even that doesn't always work.

Oh yeah, also remember that certain alien models don't have all animations that are listed, but since your working with Mira, this shouldn't be the problem.