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Editor GUI > Menu

File

Creation of a new file

Create a new file.


Open exist file

Open file


Saving file

Save current data into opened file. If file is created, will be asked for save file.

 

Open folder of current file

Opens a folder where current file is saved

 

Open custom data folder

Opens a custom data folder (folder with name equal to current file name and stored in the same place)


Export to image

This option will save selected fragment of level or world map into image file (will be saved in PNG format).


Export section to image

This option will save whole level section into image file (will be saved in PNG format).




Edit

History

Undo - Cancel recent action.

Redo - Repeat canceled action.


Clipboard

Copy - Selected items will be stored in special buffer. Data can be pasted in other file.

Cut - Selected itemss will be stored in special buffer and deleted from working space.

Paste - Switch editing mode to "Paste". Cursor will be changed and you must select point of working space, for paste items from buffer.


Align selected

Align each selected item to grid.


Rotate left/right

Rotate item's coordinates inside selection rectangle


Flip horizontal/vertical

Invert item's coordinates relative to selection rectangle



Level

Change current section

In this menu you can switch current section to other.


Section modifications

Clone section to... - giving able copy all items of selected sections with section settings and size into another section and into another file.

Delete section - removes all items of current section and de-initializes it.

Rotate left/right - will rotate coordinates rectangle of section with all items in them.

Flip horizontal/vertical - will invert coordinates of items in the section.


Current section options

Connect left and right sides (Level Warp) - Moved out off screen items/characters will be entered from opposite side of section.

Offscreen exit - Allows to player exit from level by go out off screen.

One-way scrolling (No turn back) - Character can move only from left to right.

Underwater - Force underwater physics to full section area.


Properties

Change level title

Here you can set the level title, what will be displayed on trying of level debug.



World

Disable world map - Enable the hub based episode mode. The world map will not be used.

Restart level after fail - Last level will be restarter after player's fail instead it will be kicked into world map or into last hub.

Properties - show/hide the world map properties toolbox.


Test

Run testing - will run testing of current level. Will be available interprocessing.

Run testing of saved file - will start testing of saved file without interprocessing.

Run test via SMBX - allows to run current level in the SMBX editor window. (This option works on Windows (also on the Wine) systems and SMBX should have pre-installed LunaLUA).

Start Engine - Starts PGE Engine in normal mode with current configuration package.

Testing options - provides ability to set preferences of testing process.

 


View

Show/Hide toolboxes

Here you can show or hide exists toolboxes


Fullscreen

Enabling displaying of main window in fullscreen mode. This feature is useful for tablets.


Snap to grid

Enable or disable the aligning of items by grid.

Animation on/off

Enable or disable item animations. This option will not be work, if on level map placed too many items.

You can disable this option for speed up.


Collisions on/off

Enable or disable collision detection on drop items. If collision was cased, moved item will return back to source position. For example: blocks can't be placed over other blocks, or NPCs can't be placed to other NPCs or over blocks, and BGO can't be palced over equal BGO, but difference BGO can be placed over.

You can disable this option for move items over each other without limits.


Configuration

 

Global configuration status

This option displaying the global configuration status window. You will see list of all loaded items and you can see all errors, what appeared in config loading process, what will help for find error in game config files.


Reloading of global configuration

This option start to completely reload of all global configuration data without restart of editor.


Change configuration

This option giving able to switch into another config pack

 

 

Tools


Refresh menus

This option will reset menubar options. This option will help, if toolbars are inactive.


Reload current file

Current file will be reloaded with his data, as custom grahics.


External tools

Contains the GUIs and links to additional tools:

LazyFix tool, GIFs2PNG, PNG2GIFs, SoX Audio Converter


Palletes and tilesets

Create and edit the global tilesets configuration for current game config.


Custom data

Clear unused data - will remove custom files which are never using with PGE and SMBX.

Import - giving able to apply pack of custom data directly into level/world directlry.

Fix wrong masks - will fix all wrongly made masks. Use it when you have problems with rendering of graphics.


Application settings

This action will open the application settings window, where you can change animation item limits, set autoplay music, etc.
Here you can define logging properties, set log file or disable logging.




Window

Here displaying all opened documents. You can switch to any, you can arrage the, or close.


Help

This menu contains the links to help information and links to special tools.


Developement Console

This is a special tool which displaying everything information which appearing while editor process is going.

Also this console allow to send special commands to the engine part while debug test is runned.


SMBX-Like GUI

This menuitem will switch editor's GUI into classic design with sub-windows mode and with tileset items box.

 

Modern GUI

This menuitem will switch editor's GUI into modern design with tab-view mode and with default filter-search items box.


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