.DATtack -- .DAT File Editor

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.DATtack -- .DAT File Editor

Post by wingzfan99 » Fri Jan 11, 2013 5:15 am

Introducing YSUpload's new .DATtack software, a free downloadable .DAT file editor for YSFlight!

- Syntax highlighting
- Auto-complete (still a work in progress, type out the full name of the variable then hit tab and it will show what parameters are required, in most cases...)
- List of available variables (HUGE HUGE HUGE thanks to MR and everyone who contributed to the list of .DAT variables here on HQ). Double-click a variable to add to your file.
- Brief description of each variable.
- Extensibility and ability to add more variables as new YSFlight versions are created, without updating the entire application.

Coming soon:
- Better and more complete syntax highlighting and auto-complete
- On-the-fly syntax checking, as well as full-file validation
- Check for duplicate entries of variables that can only be entered once.

IMPORTANT: In the .zip you download, there is an included file called VARDEF.vdf. This is a text file that defines all of the variables. You will be asked for the location of this file when you start the program for the first time, but not again after that. You can update the file in the future (like, if more variables are added to the game) by going to the Help > Update VARDEF file feature.

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Re: .DATtack -- .DAT File Editor

Post by Midnight Rambler » Fri Jan 11, 2013 5:20 am

wingzfan99 wrote:...........
- List of available variables (HUGE HUGE HUGE thanks to MR and everyone who contributed to the list of .DAT variables here on HQ). Double-click a variable to add to your file.

One of the greatest tools for YS ever created. Way up there with the blender scripts.

Awesome stuff. :)


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Re: .DATtack -- .DAT File Editor

Post by decaff_42 » Fri Jan 11, 2013 4:16 pm

Such an awesome tool!

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Re: .DATtack -- .DAT File Editor

Post by NavyGator » Sat Jan 12, 2013 3:18 am

That's what she said… :)

That is a terrific idea there wingz…

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Re: .DATtack -- .DAT File Editor

Post by NightRaven » Sat Jan 12, 2013 7:23 am

Sounds awesome. Should try it.

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Re: .DATtack -- .DAT File Editor

Post by DD-Destroyer » Sun Jan 20, 2013 4:12 pm

I think that it'll be better that dat tack can control ist and acp things.

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Re: .DATtack -- .DAT File Editor

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Re: .DATtack -- .DAT File Editor

Post by NajmiCreative » Tue Dec 01, 2015 12:14 pm

don't worry,I have the backup...
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and I think mine were the final release version before YSUpload down
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