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Mudlet 3.4 - various improvements

Change font size in userwindows

itsTheFae added the ability to change the font size in userwindows - and additionally miniconsoles or the main window - with setFontSize():

getFontSize() is also available to retrieve the current font size.

Case-sensitive search

You can now enable the case-sensitive search when searching in the editor thanks to the veteran Mudlet contributor SlySven.

Clicking on a search result will now actually focus on the search result itself now, be it whenever inside a script, a trigger pattern, or - new for 3.4 - the event handler the script is for. Previously, it search would just take you to the right item but not show you where exactly it was.

Additionally, a clear button has been added to unhighlight all search results:

1-50 trigger patterns per trigger

The display has been tweaked slightly and the patterns are numbered from 1-50 instead of 0-49 as you'd normally expect when counting things:

Improved timer and variables layout

SlySven has also improved the look'n'feel of the script editor, organising the timer and variables layouts:

As well as aligning trigger/alias/script/etc's name to be consistenylu called "Name" and a plain command to send as "Command":


Fixed a crash with installModule()

If you opened and closed the modules dialog and then called installModule() from a script, Mudlet would crash - this is now fixed thanks to SlySven.

Geyser gauges improved

demonnic brought Geyser's gauges into alignment with createGauge() , text in set on a gauge will always stay centered now.

Linux AppImage fixed for Debian

We've fixed the AppImages to extract correctly on Debian OS.

Ctrl+/ to toggle commenting

You can now use the Ctrl+/ shortcut to toggle commenting in the code editor thanks to the work by gamecreature:

Normal cursor on the profiles window

When you launched Mudlet and didn't have any profiles enabled to autoconect, the profiles window came up - but the cursor was stuck in the 'loading' state. This has been fixed up by vadi2.

Multiple MSDP arrays inside an array fixed

Following a tip-off on the forums, keneanung fixed a case where Mudlet wouldn't properly multiple MSDP arrays inside another array.

Code quality improvements

Mudlet now uses the C++11 nullptr keyword all throughout the codebase and several Qt conventions are now better followed.

Compiling Mudlet on Windows

vadi2 released a video walkthrough of getting setup with developing Mudlet on Windows. Mudlet is a project made by people like you & me - and it all starts with getting the code, making Mudlet run, making a tweak and seeing what you break!

We encourage you to have a go at messing around with Mudlet - any improvements, big or small, would make this free and open project better :)

New editor

Don't forget, the previous release introduced a new editor that has 300+ skins, allows for easier indenting, and has multi-cursor selection! If you haven't updated to a newer Mudlet already, now's the time to do so.





Thanks to demonnickaekeneanungSlySven, and vadi2 for making this update!


  • @Vadi Not sure if you know, but the PKGBUILD in the Arch repos is old and no longer properly builds. Is someone still maintaining it? If not I could write a new one for 3.4 -- it compiles pretty much flawlessly.
  • I don't know what a pkgbuild is but I know that I report new versions of Mudlet against the Arch package and xabre puts out a new one within a day... he's done one for 3.4 already too.
  • Switching there any event, etc. for handling modifier keypresses (keydown/keyup)?
  • There are keybindings, would that work?
  • I was hoping I could detect while a key is depressed for the duration it's depressed.  
  • I don't think you can right now, but with a good use case we can consider adding such a thing!
  • Vadi said:
    I don't think you can right now, but with a good use case we can consider adding such a thing!
    Chanelled repeated commands would be a good use case for this.  Some muds have a thing for this (though not Imperian).  Just make a timer that tests if a key is still down every however often.
  • Setting the main window wrap is never successful until I go into settings and hit save D: The autoconfig number for my wrap shows up (it varies based on window size), but it always needs the save whenever I do a system init.
  • DimitriDimitri Somewhere cold
    I'm not sure where the culprit lies, whether its the game or mudlet itself, but when i'm in the text editor for some time (say, 5 minutes?) something messes up and i'm disconnected. I tend to write and edit long things lately and it's becoming bothersome because the editor does not save what i have written if i've taken too long.

    My fix currently is I just write what I want in notepad and then copy/paste and edit in quick bursts as I need.
    But there's gotta be a way around this.
  • @Gjarrus we'll check it out.

    @Dimitri that would be your home router thinking that since nothing is happening anymore (no data sent to/from game), it cuts the connection. Usually there's a setting to stop that 
  • @Vadi Oh, I actually found the issue (imaderp), but there was a very minor bug with the wrap field in the settings window showing the older value, not the one I set using the function.
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