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Re: Papyrus Editing manual in the Wiki

Postby AlanOfTheBerg » Wed Oct 12, 2011 4:00 pm

Laakkus wrote:Added double click (to shortcuts, even if its not technically speaking a keyb-shortcut). Kill me if it's not goodlooking enough an edit ;)

You killed me. I did pretty it up a bit. :)

I also added that the Mac has dual keyboard shortcuts as Ctrl and Cmd mirror each other.

And since I'm here, I encourage everyone to refer to the manual when answering questions from users. If something isn't there which should be, add it, or let me know. I encourage the direct editing because I cannot be a bottleneck for getting proper information into the wiki.

With the recently posted cameras info from Krankyd, which is really a repost of what Nir had posted a couple (a few?) weeks ago, I am just now starting on the Cameras details page which will give more information than the Map Editor Interface and Controls page.
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Re: Papyrus Editing manual in the Wiki

Postby Laakkus » Mon Oct 10, 2011 12:05 pm

Added double click (to shortcuts, even if its not technically speaking a keyb-shortcut). Kill me if it's not goodlooking enough an edit ;)
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Re: Papyrus Editing manual in the Wiki

Postby AlanOfTheBerg » Sat Oct 01, 2011 3:28 am

jondrush wrote:Good work. I've done lots of technical editing and instruction manual writing in my job, so I applied my experience to try to simplify and clarify your words. I hope you approve.

Excellent. I write a lot too, but not very well. :)

One thing I found is that editing by section scrunches everything together, whereas I like an extra wide space between sections.
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Re: Papyrus Editing manual in the Wiki

Postby jondrush » Sat Oct 01, 2011 3:22 am

Good work. I've done lots of technical editing and instruction manual writing in my job, so I applied my experience to try to simplify and clarify your words. I hope you approve.
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Re: Papyrus Editing manual in the Wiki

Postby dmcconachie » Fri Sep 30, 2011 8:53 pm

AlanOfTheBerg wrote:
dmcconachie wrote:But I wonder if you could maybe find some way to squeeze into here that we have our own version of the guideline here?

I am sure there is. Since you're already looking ... why don't you add that in? ;)

Would do but I wasn't sure where best and didn't want to taint your hard work! ;)

Will take a look.
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Re: Papyrus Editing manual in the Wiki

Postby AlanOfTheBerg » Fri Sep 30, 2011 8:27 pm

dmcconachie wrote:You've been a busy busy man! :o

Not sure what you mean by this bit
AlanOfTheBerg wrote:I am aware that the over/layers doesn't match


'twas meant to be "Overlays/layers" are currently different on the world server.
dmcconachie wrote:But I wonder if you could maybe find some way to squeeze into here that we have our own version of the guideline here?

I am sure there is. Since you're already looking ... why don't you add that in? ;)
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Re: Papyrus Editing manual in the Wiki

Postby dmcconachie » Fri Sep 30, 2011 7:53 pm

You've been a busy busy man! :o

Not sure what you mean by this bit
AlanOfTheBerg wrote:I am aware that the over/layers doesn't match

But I wonder if you could maybe find some way to squeeze into here that we have our own version of the guideline here?
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Re: Papyrus Editing manual in the Wiki

Postby AlanOfTheBerg » Fri Sep 30, 2011 5:47 pm

I have made some edits and added more info to pages this morning.

The quick-start guide has been created, using the Editing Manual thread as the baseline. I think we can unsticky that thread now. It still needs some basic items added per gettingthere's bulleted list.

Shift key in keyboard shortcuts: I'm not sure they belong there as a keyboard shortcut is an action all to itself, whereas Shift for roundabouts and zooming is just a modifier. If y'all think it belongs, then go ahead and add it.

I tried to reword some of the m, a, s, shift-a shortcuts, but haven't spent much time on it. Not sure if they are better now or not.

If the keyboard shortcut for Linux is wrong, then someone who knows what it really is should change it.

Darren, I tried to be non-US centric, but I admit that it is easier said than done due to "just not knowing," you know? Please provide guidance or update text as appropriate. I am aware that the over/layers doesn't match, but I am hopeful we get to a common view soon.
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Re: Papyrus Editing manual in the Wiki

Postby dmcconachie » Fri Sep 30, 2011 2:25 pm

Nice work, Alan!

We do need to be careful when it comes to things like naming conventions as there are country specifics at this level of detail!
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Re: Papyrus Editing manual in the Wiki

Postby argus-cronos » Fri Sep 30, 2011 2:20 pm

In deed, good work.

I am wondering about Selecting Multiple Segments: Linux: Window-Key + Click

I use Debian based systems since years. This is written in the Wiki Pages but i never had any use for the Windows Key, with the exception of 3D desktops, since there are defined shortcuts.
It's also not a standard in Debian or Ubuntu for example.

Normally it is Ctrl + Click to select multiple segments here. And system wide as well.
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