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Animation Dev. Tool Thread

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This thread is for Animation Dev. Tool documentation, tutorial, report issue, change logs, and spoiler about future update.

Open source code from the older versions : Animation Dev Tool (Open Source)
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INTRODUCE
Since version 2.6.0, this tool comes with new looks and features.

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Explaination
1. Topbar. From left to right :
  • New Project Button : To create a new project or reset the recent project. The last progress will be deleted.
  • Save Code Button : To save the generated codes into a file that will be located on the TheoTown folder.
  • Copy Code Button : To copy the generated codes into the clipboard. From version 2.6.0, the generated codes will be separated into some parts if bigger than the limit. You can change the limit as far as your device capabilities on the menu. If the limit you set exceeds the device capabilities, the game will be crashed and the last progress will be lost.
  • Storage Menu : Unavailable.
  • Console Menu : Unavailable.
  • Info Button : To open information about this tool. Also to go to this thread from the game.
2. Tool Panel. From left to right and from top to bottom :
  • Frame Type Button : To select the frame type of your project. The Building frame can be used if your plugin has the frame and the animation frame can be used if your plugin used the partial frames that placed it on the animation tag.
  • Building Id Button : To input your building plugin id. This button will enable when the building frame type is selected.
  • Building Frame Button : To select the frame index of your building plugin frames. This button will be enabled when the building frame type is selected and the building plugin has more than one frame.
  • Animation Frame Array Button : To manage the animation frame array. This will have minimal 3 arrays for base, comp or floor, and top or roof parts of the building animation frames.
  • Animation Frame Id Button : To change the animation frame id.
  • Animation Frame X Button : To change the X-axis of the animation frame. A negative value will move the frame to the left.
  • Animation Frame Y Button : To change the Y-axis of the animation frame. A negative value will move the frame to the up.
  • Layer Button : To manage a layer of animations that you want to add to your plugin.
  • Animation Id Button : To change the id of the animation.
  • Column Button : To change the column of the animation.
  • Row Button : To change the row of the animation.
  • X-axis Button : To change the X-axis of the animation. A negative value will move the frame to the left.
  • Y-axis Button : To change the Y-axis of the animation. A negative value will move the frame to the up.
  • Diff X Button : To change the diff X of the animation. The diff X is space between columns. A negative value will move the frame to the left.
  • Diff Y Button : To change the diff Y of the animation. The diff Y is space between rows. A negative value will move the frame to the up.
  • Offset Y Button : To change the offset Y of the animation. The offset Y is the different heights of rows. A negative value will move the frame to the up.
  • Probability Button : To change the probability of the animation. This feature can make the light animations changes every night cycle. If the probability value is 1, the code will not be included.
  • Seed Button : To change the seed of the animation. By defining a seed you can ensure that multiple lights will switch at the same time if the probability is defined. If the seed value is 0, the code will not be included.
  • Color Button : To change the animation color.
  • Overlay Button : To change the preview overlay that will make the preview frames will be darker or lighter.
  • Menu Button : Some options you can set will found here. Also, the saved animation can be managed from here.
3. Preview Panel.
  • Here the preview frame and animation will be displayed. This panel can be swiped to move the preview if the frame size larger than the canvas. Also, the mouse wheel can be used to set the scale.
  • The rulers show the actual axis of the animation position. Can be helpful to define the x or y-axis. The space between the lines is 5 pixels. Also, you can hide this ruler from the menu button.
4. Zoom in / out button.

5. Preview Frame move button. This button can be hold.

6. Preview Info Bar. The actual frame size and the recent scale can be seen here.

7. Control bar.
  • This is the main control that will change depends on the tool panel button.
  • The arrow button can be used to set the frame type, building frame index, animation array index, and layer index. This button will not enable if the building frame has only one frame, and the animation array or layer only has one array.
  • The minus or plus button can be used to set the value or add a new array for the animation array or layer.
  • The indicator button can be used to open the dialog box that has different functions on each tool panel button.
This tool can be accessed on the region menu.
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Re: Animation Dev. Tool Thread

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:bd Please help me , after i made the code , how to add light on the building. Please give me tutorial to copy the code in json. Iam android user and iam a newbie thanks
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Re: Animation Dev. Tool Thread

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ajimaul wrote:
Mon Feb 15, 2021 1:59
:bd Please help me , after i made the code , how to add light on the building. Please give me tutorial to copy the code in json. Iam android user and iam a newbie thanks

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[ { "id": "yourPluginId", "type": "yourPluginType", // another tags you need. e.g. title, text, frames, price, width, height, etc. "animation": [ // copy the code from ADT into this tag. {"id": "1x1l", "x": 3, "y": -12}, {"id": "1x1l", "x": 5, "y": -10}, {"id": "1x1l", "x": 7, "y": -8}, {"id": "1x1l", "x": 7, "y": -11}, {"id": "1x1l", "x": 7, "y": -14}, {"id": "1x1l", "x": 5, "y": -13}, {"id": "1x1l", "x": 5, "y": -16}, {"id": "1x1l", "x": 3, "y": -15}, {"id": "1x1l", "x": 3, "y": -18} ] } ]
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Re: Animation Dev. Tool Thread

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:bd Ohhh thanks very much sir.. 🙏🙏
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sad there's a couple buttons blocked by the "notch" of my Android
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Re: Animation Dev. Tool Thread

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AngelPandaEarth wrote:
Fri Apr 16, 2021 15:02
sad there's a couple buttons blocked by the "notch" of my Android
The button should be after the notch but will be fixed in the next update. :bt :bc
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Hello sir... :bp
I use your old plugin, but I do not find the button to change the day and night like in the video tutorial. can you give me a plugin that has a day and night switch ?? :bd
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this is masterpiece. I didn't even know TheoTown have this much potential
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