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25th Aug 2004, 04:45 PM
Hey, I just got finished with this cool deathmatch map I made (first one too). I'm done with everything but - How do I put a screenshot in the level description? I tried going into level summary and adding it in there, but it wont let me browse for screenshots. Please help!
25th Aug 2004, 05:01 PM
All you have to do is to have the screenshot selected in your texture browser (by left-clicking it), and then simply click USE at the Screenshot bar in the LevelSummary
also, make sure the size of it is 512x256 for best results
25th Aug 2004, 05:23 PM
Hmm. I tried opening up the shot in its .bmp format and it crashed the editor, then I tried changing the suffix to .utx and that crashed the editor too. Any suggestions?
25th Aug 2004, 06:53 PM
yo uhave to import it for it to work. I believe you also have to change the extension to a .pcx
26th Aug 2004, 08:05 AM
Take a screenshot of your map (in spectator mode, using "killall hud" in the console without quotes), then find it in your /Screenshots/ directory. Edit it using an image editor and resize it to 512x256 - it can remain a .bmp - then import it into myLevel using the texture browser. Right click and convert it to DXT5 to reduce the filesize, then use that in your map's level properties.
Simple.. right? ;)
26th Aug 2004, 09:02 PM
Thanks a ton! It worked, and now i have a cool screenshot of each of the four main rooms on the description page - now to find out how to put music in a map. :D
27th Aug 2004, 08:08 AM
That's under the level properties too. :)
Just find a music .ogg file that you like, then put the filename but not the .ogg extension in the music path if you find it.
27th Aug 2004, 01:54 PM
Oh, ok... I was trying to use the music browser lol, and wondering why every level is an .ogg. :lol: I'll check that out today.
EDIT: Ok, now if I only knew the legal crap for this because i found some cool .ogg music from other games but don't want my ass kicked by a lawsuit. :lol:
28th Aug 2004, 03:36 PM
Take a screenshot of your map (in spectator mode, using "killall hud" in the console without quotes), then find it in your /Screenshots/ directory. Edit it using an image editor and resize it to 512x256 - it can remain a .bmp -
Instead of resizing them in a image editor, press Alt+Enter to go in window mode and then typ setres 512x256 in your console before you take a screenshot. It's quicker that way, oi parser. :p
When you exit and restart UT2004, everything is back to normal, as you configured. :)
28th Aug 2004, 11:01 PM
So I have my pretty cool map, my cool music, my screenshot/level description - now how and where do I get it hosted for downloads? I cant host games online because it crashes when I do that... must've downloaded some bug. :stick:
29th Aug 2004, 04:05 AM
You can host it on your own website from your isp if that's possible and know how. Or for one, you can put it on www.ut2003hq.com
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