Re: [nbos] [AS] System Data Fields
"Antony Farrell"
Mon Feb 5th, 2007
Well I hope someone can sort it out. This combined with the programs refusal
to include the Notes and GM Notes in the Sector HTML reports is reducing the
programs utility for my games.

Antony

> -----Original Message-----
> From: nbossoftware-bounces-at-nbos.com
> [mailto:nbossoftware-bounces-at-nbos.com] On Behalf Of Mike Oliver
> Sent: Monday, 5 February 2007 8:28 PM
> To: nbossoftware-at-nbos.com
> Subject: Re: [nbos] [AS] System Data Fields
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>
> Antony:
>
> I tried to do this and also got a nil result. If you right
> click on the asteroid belt in the System Data window, then
> select "Properties", the Edit Properties dialogue opens. The
> Systems Data Fields tab is the only place I can see where you
> might be able to enter population details.
>
> Over on the lift is a large text box listing the fields that
> should be included. "Population" is among them. By clicking
> on "Population", the "Display Text" text box and "Data
> Source" drop-down both show the entry "population", but the
> "Field Source" text box is empty. I unchecked the "Hide if
> zero or empty" checkbox and left the "If checked, use these
> settings....etc." checkbox (top left) checked.
>
> However, on clicking <OK>, nothing had changed in the System
> Data display.
>
> If this is not a bug, I don't know how to make it work. There are two
> uncertainties: does the "Field Source" text box need to be
> completed and, if so, with what, and does AS allow asteroid
> belts to have populations (if not, why is there a
> "Population" option in the listed fields?
>
> None of this helps you, I know but, maybe, it gives others a
> clear picture of what we're experiencing. I hope I've
> illustrated your experience as well as mine.
>
> Cheers,
>
> Mike
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: nbossoftware-bounces-at-nbos.com
> [mailto:nbossoftware-bounces-at-nbos.com] On Behalf Of Antony Farrell
> Sent: 5 February 2007 08:11
> To: nbossoftware-at-nbos.com
> Subject: [nbos] [AS] System Data Fields
>
> Hi all,
>
> I have an asteroid belt with a population, but try as I might
> I cannot get a population to display. I have tried following
> the instructions in the help file to get this field to
> display using both the Sector Display and the individual
> bodies data fields. Neither seems to work. I have probably
> missed some essential step. Perhaps someone can list the
> steps in point form?
>
> Antony
>
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