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Post  7thGalaxy on Tue Feb 10, 2015 8:06 pm

Hi

I can't figure out what the command map is for - can anyone enlighten me? (the one you get by pressing n)

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Post  Uncle Billy on Tue Feb 10, 2015 8:21 pm

Before you press the 'N' key, select the unit you want to move. Then press the 'N' key and click on the spot on the map you want the unit to move to. It will then march off to that destination. Note, you can select a route by holding down the Ctrl key and clicking various spots along the route you want the unit to take. Lift up on the Ctrl key when selecting the final destination.

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Post  7thGalaxy on Tue Feb 10, 2015 8:38 pm

Thanks

Can you do it to yourself?

OR if given to a brigade in your command, will it form a formation at that point?

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Post  Uncle Billy on Tue Feb 10, 2015 8:41 pm

Yes to both.

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Post  7thGalaxy on Tue Feb 10, 2015 8:50 pm

I can't seem to get this to work - nothing happens once I close the map.

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Post  Uncle Billy on Tue Feb 10, 2015 9:01 pm

It will close automatically as soon as you click on it. Are you pressing the 'N' key to open it?

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Post  7thGalaxy on Tue Feb 10, 2015 9:04 pm

Yup - I press n, the map opens, I press n and click.. nothing happens.

Is there a keyboard config file I'm missing? I put the one from this forum in.

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Post  Mr. Digby on Tue Feb 10, 2015 9:06 pm

OR if given to a brigade in your command, will it form a formation at that point?
As Kevin says, yes you can but you need to select a formation from the toolbar after the command map has closed. You can make the unit go there using only roads as well if you hit the 'use roads' button last of all.

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Post  7thGalaxy on Tue Feb 10, 2015 9:30 pm

So It's definitely not working as described - I can't see any difference to the 'm' map. When I press n and click it just moves the eye on the map (and obviously doesn't do anything else, as it's HITS it can't move the perspective)

I've probably not installed something/changed a setting - any ideas?

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Post  Uncle Billy on Tue Feb 10, 2015 9:43 pm

If the map doesn't close instantly when you click on it, the wrong command is tied tot he N key. Open keyboard.csv, it's in the Work folder. Find the line that starts with Map Move. Column C should contain the command, AMmoveto.

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Post  7thGalaxy on Tue Feb 10, 2015 10:10 pm

The relevant line says:

Map Move,N,AMmoveto,,,,,
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Post  7thGalaxy on Tue Feb 10, 2015 10:15 pm

I found the problem! There was a defaultkeys file too, which was being read first.

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Post  Mr. Digby on Tue Feb 10, 2015 11:05 pm

On a related note, any thoughts, Kevin (or anyone) on why the Manassas mod command map doesn't work for almost everyone?

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Post  Uncle Billy on Tue Feb 10, 2015 11:29 pm

I have no idea why it doesn't work.  Actually it's inconceivable.  Here is a link to a nappy version of the map.  Place the two files in the KS Napoleon mod \Maps folder and give it a try. Nappy Manassas

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Post  Mr. Digby on Wed Feb 11, 2015 12:25 am

Fantastic. Thanks. So now we don't need to activate the Manassas mod?

EDIT: I had to copy over the .bmp, .ini and .lsl files and do some name edits in the .ini but it works great.

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Post  Uncle Billy on Wed Feb 11, 2015 12:57 am

No you don't need to copy any other files. Those are in the latest version of the supplemental maps mod.

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Post  Mr. Digby on Wed Feb 11, 2015 11:20 am

The map wasn't visible in the maps list of the sandbox selection screen until I did, probably because they are called "Manassas" in the Supplemental Maps Mod and "Manassas_France" in the KS Mod maps folder.

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Post  Uncle Billy on Wed Feb 11, 2015 2:14 pm

Doh! I forgot to send you the ini file. On the way.

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Post  Mr. Digby on Wed Feb 11, 2015 2:16 pm

That would explain it! Thanks.

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