Coloured Server Messages

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JackSparrow

FNG / Fresh Meat
Aug 24, 2006
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Yeah but the color option in ServerAdsSE doesn't really work, at least not on our server. No matter what color you select, its always the default one..
 

GS_Schimpf

FNG / Fresh Meat
Nov 21, 2005
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You have to use the Message Colorizer for UT that can be found by googling around.
It creates you a kind of colourtag to put in front of the text to be colored.
But remember: ServerAdsSE only supports a limited total number of chars for all messages! The colortag also counts therein. So more colour means less text! All text over the limit is just cut of, so you will have to find the optimal setting by trial and error (as we all did :( )
 

ANG3L

FNG / Fresh Meat
May 19, 2006
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UK
Funny I would have thought that the Engine would have natively supported different coloured txt,

either an idea for another mut, or TW Hint, nudge, wink wink. lol
 

GS_Schimpf

FNG / Fresh Meat
Nov 21, 2005
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The coloured text is supported, similar to quake engine. You just have to put the right tag in front of the coloured text. thats all and this is implemented.
 

_KaszpiR_

FNG / Fresh Meat
Sep 7, 2006
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Poland, Warsaw
nvt.prv.pl
i tried ut colorizer today
1. Console Say - well in the console colors were okay, but the emssage was not coloured as displayed as default say chat
2. webpanel console say
3. bind key press and ctrl+v

in all cases the same effect - no color in final message on the client screen :(
 

CobraDueCento

FNG / Fresh Meat
Jul 28, 2006
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Switzerland
www.Cobra200.net
Hi Ronin,

maybe you check my Message-tool, which is able, to send colored textmessages to the webadmin, which then displays these messages. The description on the homepage is in german, but the programs are in english and very simple to use.

C200_ROSCoAds is the tool you can run on your desktop PC (Windows)
C200_ROServerControl is the tool, which runs on a windows server

BUT... you must have access to the WebAdmin!
 

JackSparrow

FNG / Fresh Meat
Aug 24, 2006
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Right, am i the only one who if uses any of this two color tools, gets weird chars before text and the color choosen is completly wrong. For example, yellow turns out dark green?!?
I'm pasting generated text directly to ServerAdsSE list.

Will probably have to put them directly to config file..
 

CobraDueCento

FNG / Fresh Meat
Jul 28, 2006
19
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Switzerland
www.Cobra200.net
Jack,

I don't know, which two tools you used. But, these "weird chars before text" are the secret, how the colorized text works ;-)) Its the nonprintable char 27, followed by the separated values for red, green and blue. If you copy the text to the ServerAds, you must copy these weird chars also.

Maybe you check my tool also. On my Homepage go to "Downloads" and get the "C200_ROSCoAds.zip". The description is in German, but the program itself is in english and easy to use. And, BTW, the colorizer works well :)

Cobra200
 

JackSparrow

FNG / Fresh Meat
Aug 24, 2006
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http://www.redorchestragame.com/forum/member.php?u=7240, i know that they are the key if you want colored messages. The thing is that if i copy it from that software, the result is for example:
"(some weird char(s)) my message" <-- "my message" is in the completly wrong color. For example if i select blue, i will get brown and so on.. And yes, i do copy the whole thing.. It's weird i'm telling you..

Still haven't tried copying the colored text into config file itself.. need to try that..