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Organization-Based Highlighting

MereisMereis Member Posts: 229 ✭✭✭
I've been trying to make a script in Mudlet that highlights names based on their city/council affiliation. So far I have something rudimentary using tables. I was wondering if anyone else has made a similar highlighter, and if so, how did you do it?
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  • IniarIniar AustraliaMember Posts: 3,213 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited March 2014
    Mine works something like this:

    function make_player( arg )
    - adds 'arg' as a key to table 'players' such that players.arg.afflictions / players.arg.vars / players.arg.circle / players.arg.profession are valid arguments.
    - circle is assigned manually on creation of the argument, and can be switched with a different function

    function make_colors()
    - called on startup
    - iterates through 'players' and for each key (that is, each player), assign a collection of tempTrigger()s in the following format:
    - eden.eadb.highlights[arg][i] = tempTrigger( arg..suffixes[i], [[selectString(']]..arg..[[', 1) fg(']]..color..[[') resetFormat()]] )
    - the argument 'color' is selected from a table of circle = color, ie. "D" = "maroon"

    function target( arg )
    - kills the associated color triggers for the argument, and reassigns new ones based on assigned target color (red)

    Sample:
    17:33:28.205 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    17:33:28.210 Aevynne, Aislygn, Aliandor, Annabeth, Bellentine, Chartreuse, Cheryl, Doshar, Favrielle, Ferriter, Ithera, Ivi, Kailynn,
    17:33:28.210 Kallin, Karyn, Katalina, Khizan, Kyar, Leranad, Lyneah, Maha, Narithia, Panta, Raini, Sapp, Seraphyne, Shalsen, Shou,
    17:33:28.210 Skasha, Skifleure, Tek, Tinkles, Tryon, Tryon, and Vyir.
    17:33:28.218 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------
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    Mereis
  • FyraineFyraine Member Posts: 23
    http://forums.mudlet.org/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=1235&hilit=highlighter

    I use that one there. It is easy enough to customise for orgs as well
    Make a table linking orgs to colour names
    Then do something like:

    if fgc == "Antioch" then fgc = theColourTable[fgc] end

    Then instead of supplying the function with specific colour names, you can feed it an org name instead.
    IniarMereis
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