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Author Topic: Help With HUD msg Icons (4 messages, Page 1 of 1)
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Posted: Jan 20, 2018 01:52 PM    Msg. 1 of 4       
I'm currently trying to figure out how to add new hud icons into my campaign mod for the battle rifle and other weapons I'm adding, but I don't understand certain parts of the instructions that came with the hud msg pack I downloaded. Most of it is pretty straight-forward, but certain words are tripping me up. Here are the instructions exactly as presented in the... well, instructions. I added underlines to the words that I'm having trouble with.

1.-copy and paste the image into the data folder of halo custom edition and then create the following path:
ui\hud\bitmaps \Combined
desupes and paste!

What is desupes?

2.-open cmd and type the command
bitmaps tool ui\hud\bitmaps\Combined
combertira to file and to put icons on a map

What is combertira?

3 .- to put the icon into a weapon you have
to open up the gun and weapon_hud_interface down mennsaje
information, sequence index to the corresponding number .............
if you do not know the number that is I leave one of the icons Minago
a Number

What the hell are mennsaje and Minago? I don't know if these are typos or something else. I think that mennsaje is a typo and is supposed to be message, but I have no idea what the other weird words are supposed to be. Can anyone help me out with this?
Edited by BioGoji1989 on Jan 20, 2018 at 01:54 PM

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Joined: Jan 22, 2016

When all mod plans fail just rip everyone elses...

Posted: Jan 22, 2018 06:57 PM    Msg. 2 of 4       
I'm still having this same issue today too... I think the words are in Latino or something?? That's the problem, if there aren't barely any tutorials as there is, they are either not in English or the wording is incomprehensible. Which tutorial are you following?

One somewhat easy though not completely successful one I followed was: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NVKJ9_tjsVM (by somewhat successful I mean I got the icons on the list but in Guerrilla the actual bitmap doesn't work for some reason despite following all instructions).

I asked a year or two ago whenever it was if a few pros who specialise in this area could make a bitmap containing the stock weapons whilst adding Halo 2, 3, ODST and Reach weapons to the list but I guess no one was interested XD

I still have the file if you want it but like myself you'd have to figure out the Tool part because it never comes out right in Guerrilla.
Edited by Halo Noob Modder117 on Jan 22, 2018 at 06:58 PM

Joined: Dec 24, 2017

Posted: Jan 22, 2018 10:43 PM    Msg. 3 of 4       
I actually did manage to figure out how to make things work. I did this by watching one of the tutorial videos posted on youtube by The Ghost. If you're curious, the tutorial video was on how to make new pickup icons. While the first part of it didn't interest me, the second half of the video had the information I needed.

I do appreciate your offer, however.
Edited by BioGoji1989 on Jan 22, 2018 at 10:44 PM

Joined: Apr 3, 2013

Posted: Jan 22, 2018 11:03 PM    Msg. 4 of 4       
If you need to know which sprites in a bitmap tag are which icon, mozzarilla allows you to view bitmaps, and has a rollout to put a box around each sprite. This way you can tell which index each hud icon is without having to guess and check.


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