# Common questions
# 1. How to use data in Block API
There are specific requirements for data usage. It is not recommended for developers to use. Try to use other APIs which data are all encapsulated.
# 2. How to obtain ID/data for custom blocks and items(Use in setBlock/spawnItem and etc. )
There are 2 menthods to obtain: A. Use Handheld Editor - place in map, use Handheld Editor and click on target objects B. Print ID based on relavent trigger events Example:
Callback_ClickBlock = function(event_args) local blockid = event_args['blockid'] Chat:sendSystemMsg('Target block ID is'..blockid) end ScriptSupportEvent:registerEvent([=[Player.ClickBlock]=], Callback_ClickBlock)
# 3. More info is required when set up face in Block API
For most blocks, ther are 6 faces: East/south/west/north/up/down. However, some special block might have only 5.
When block have 6 face:
# 4. More info is required when set up setBlockAllForNotify/setBlockAllForUpdate in Block API
The flag and data from setBlockAllForNotify/setBlockAllForUpdate are unavailable for developers to use, relavent descriptions had been modified in wiki.
# 5. How to obtain uuid in ObjectLib API
It cannot be obtained in current version. Please stay tuned for future updates.
# 6. More info is required when set up particleId in World:playParticalEffect API
ParticleId list had been updated to wiki, contain the same effects in trigger function in game.
# 7. More info is required when set up soundId in World:playSoundEffectOnPos API
SoundId list had been updated to wiki, contain the same sound effects in trigger function in game.
# 8. How to obtain all Actor whe using World API(not World:getActorsByBox)
Due to game mechanism and efficiency, this function is unavailable to use. However the ActorID in trigger creature library is provided.
# 9. Detailed usage and explanations for parameter explanation is required for Event API
Event refers to developer events, which mean the events triggered by the corresponding player action. For example, player clicks a block, which will trigger an event(Player.ClickBlock). Developer only needs to monitor this event(Player.ClickBlock) to excute the following action.
How to monitor event: ScriptSupportEvent:registerEvent([=[Player.ClickBlock]=], function(event_args) ... end)
The developer event in the callback will return some corresponding parameters, please check Event System for detail parameters.
# 10. More info is required for name and uiname in setGBattleUI/setShapeLine/setShapeCircle for UI API
- name is the enumerated value of string in setGBattleUI, can be set up as below:
|name||value type||value describe|
|'left_title'||string||Left title(Top 1)|
|'left_desc'||string||Left description()(Winner Winner, Sweet dinner)|
|'left_little_desc'||string||Left brief description(Ranking)|
|'right_little_desc'||string||Right brief description(Defeat)|
|'battle_btn'||boolean||Score Navbar display|
|'result'||boolean||Game result display|
|'result_bkg'||boolean||Game result bottom display|
|'reopen'||boolean||One more game button|
- setShapeLine and setShapeCircle is currently unavailable to use, which will be replaced when Custom UI is developed.
# 11. ore info is required for type in UI:ShowScreenEffect
This API is used to display screen effects. The value for type means: 1 = speedline 2 = powerline 3 = fog
# 12. More info is required for path in Game:addRenderGlobalEffect
path, refers to the path when setup the global effect. Currently available path is "particles/Fog.ent". Please check scripts in Map Examples for better understanding.
# 13. More info is required for id in Game:getDefString
It is not recommended to use this API, and try to use custom string
# 14. More info is required for actionattr in Player:setActionAttrState
setActionAttrState is used to set up the status for player special attributes(eg. movable, attackable and etc.). Please refer to PLAYERATTR_ENABLE for more parameters.
# 15. More info is required for teamid in Team API
The game currently support up to six teams in map, as below:
When using Team API, use teamid -1 to represent all teams. If there are no team setup for players and creatures, the teamid is 0, which is one of status for no team