Re: [nbos] [AS2] Looking for Astrosythesis Name Generators
Exile In Paradise
Mon Jan 22nd, 2007
On Mon, 2007-01-22 at 10:22 -0800, Ronald Hammond wrote:
> Am I to take it that the only name generator is
> the one that comes with Astro

Not really.

Each version of AS comes with a separate IPT file
for name generation.

You can also customize the default IPT, or create
your own IPT specific to your campaign.

The IPT is an Inspiration Pad Pro file. Inspiration Pad
is freely downloadable.

I hope this helps.

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> From: "Dave Loman" <dloman77-at-comcast.net>
> Subject: [nbos] [AS] Planetview question
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> Howdy all. I have been on a 3 or 4 month 'vacation' from all things
> hobbies, but now that I am back I am wondering if anyone has (dev's
> inluded)
> found away to bulk export the .PlanetView.png files. I wrote a bulk
> SurfaceMap exporter a few months back, but never found away to get
> the
> PlanetViews.... anyone?
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> -Dave Loman
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> Date: Mon, 22 Jan 2007 03:39:45 -0500
> From: NBOS Support <support2-at-nbos.com>
> Subject: Re: [nbos] [FM] New Question
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> At 11:58 AM 1/20/2007, you wrote:
> >Factual Mapper 7.0 has an Insperation pad feature built in but i
> noticed
> >that all of its files have an extention of .vbs instead of the .ipt.
> >Wondering why this is and how i could add them to my regular
> Insperation
> >Pad if at all possible.
>
> FM7 does not use the Inspiration Pad Pro engine, rather it runs
> goblinapi
> scripts to generate names. (FM8 will use the ipad pro engine)
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> Date: Mon, 22 Jan 2007 11:31:38 -0000
> From: "Mike Oliver" <mike-oliver-at-blueyonder.co.uk>
> Subject: Re: [nbos] [FM] New Question
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> I was planning to buy FM7. However, if FM8 is due, I'll hold off. Can
> you give any approximate timetable for the release (which I realise
> will
> only be an indication)? It will help me decide on how to act.
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> Thanks,
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> Mike
> www.cartography-services.co.uk
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> At 11:58 AM 1/20/2007, you wrote:
> >Factual Mapper 7.0 has an Insperation pad feature built in but i
> noticed
> >that all of its files have an extention of .vbs instead of the .ipt.
> >Wondering why this is and how i could add them to my regular
> Insperation
> >Pad if at all possible.
>
> FM7 does not use the Inspiration Pad Pro engine, rather it runs
> goblinapi
> scripts to generate names. (FM8 will use the ipad pro engine)
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> From: "Mike Oliver" <mike-oliver-at-blueyonder.co.uk>
> Subject: [nbos] System Naming
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> Is there any way I can turn off the system naming facility when
> generating a new sector? I want only stars to be generated with
> spectral
> types but no contents and no names - only positional numbers.
>
> Is this possible?
>
> Cheers,
>
> Mike
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> Date: Mon, 22 Jan 2007 08:32:59 -0800
> From: B <capt_b-at-alphacompany.net>
> Subject: Re: [nbos] System Naming
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> Yes, there is. I renamed "AstroSynthesis Standard Names.ipt" to
> "AstroSynthesis Standard Names.-ipt", which is located in the
> LangData
> directory. AS will not apply any names, only positions.
>
> B
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> Mike Oliver wrote:
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> >Is there any way I can turn off the system naming facility when
> >generating a new sector? I want only stars to be generated with
> spectral
> >types but no contents and no names - only positional numbers.
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> >Is this possible?
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> >Cheers,
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> >Mike
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