Re: [nbos] Display colours & other quirks
"Bob Meyer"
Wed Jan 31st, 2007
There maybe a work around. Look at the list from 2-3 weeks ago. Support
provided a little script for me/us to mass edit all the systems in the
sector.



Here is the message we got on 1/18/07



Bob,



I uploaded a plugin that will cycle through all the systems and set the
label distance to 100 ly. Place in the plugins directory and restart Astro.
To change the label distance value to something else, change the
'o.LabelDistance = 100' line as appropriate.



http://www.nbos.com/nox/index.php?action=1001
<http://www.nbos.com/nox/index.php?action=1001&id=101> &id=101



Regarding searching, one way around the 5000 limit is to show/hide
subsectors progressively to reach all the systems.



Ed



At 01:21 PM 1/17/2007, you wrote:

>Is there a way to expand your search results past 5000 items found?

>

>In the 200 ly cvs there is just under 11000 systems, I would like to

>mass edit them all at once.

>

>I have tried searching, deleting, editing, reimporting, searching ,

>then editing. But I end up with either multiple systems or replacing my
changes.

>

>Bob



_____

From: Mike Oliver [mailto:mike-oliver-at-blueyonder.co.uk]
Sent: Wednesday, January 31, 2007 8:07 AM
To: nbossoftware-at-nbos.com
Subject: Re: [nbos] Display colours & other quirks



I wasn't aware that was the case, Bob. I'm not sure how many systems there
are in my map but the method seemed to cover everything I have. It's
certainly worth knowing. I wonder if there's a work-around?



Cheers,



Mike

www.cartography-services.co.uk

-----Original Message-----
From: nbossoftware-bounces-at-nbos.com [mailto:nbossoftware-bounces-at-nbos.com]
On Behalf Of Bob Meyer
Sent: 31 January 2007 15:22
To: nbossoftware-at-nbos.com
Subject: Re: [nbos] Display colours & other quirks



That will work great for the first 5000 systems. That's the limit on how
many systems search will select.

Bob






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