Interactivemap

Link to the interactive Sharune Map

  • Instructions for editing the map file:
  1. Download the following files by right clicking and selecting Save Link As…
  2. Make sure both files are in the same directory and open the Tile Map with Tiled (download from http://www.mapeditor.org/)
  3. Click on the desired room types from the tileset and draw them onto the map
  4. Save the updated file
  5. Go to File -> Save As Image…
    • Uncheck "Use current zoom level" in case your zoom is not set to 1:1
    • Change the file name to "Sharune.png" and save
    • The created image size should be 7200x6400 pixels, if not, try to identify where the size change is from
  6. Make sure you are logged into your Wikidot account, then show files on this page
    • Click the Upload a file from your computer link, then the Switch to our old uploader link
    • Upload your edited copies of "Sharune.png" and "Master - Tile Map.tmx", browse for the file, hit upload, and select overwrite for each file
    • Check that both files uploaded correctly
    • Note: "SharuneNavMap.png" does not need to be changed due to it's low resolution unless there is a drastic change to the overall map.
  7. You should now be finished with editing the map file
  8. If updating the map, but not adding new labels, follow the steps for editing the label file, skipping step 3, to change the last updated date.

  • Instructions for editing the label file:
  1. Download the following file by right clicking and selecting Save Link As…
  2. Open the Excel mapinfoeditor.xlsx file. (Download if you don't have it: mapinfoeditor.xlsx)
    • Note: You can also open the .xml file in a text or XML editor, the Excel file just helps with editing multiple entries and saves on typing.
  3. Goto the Developer tab, click Import in the XML group, browse to the current mapinfo.xml file, and import it.
    • Note: If you don't have the developer tab enabled, right click on the ribbon, select Customize the Ribbon…, click the checkbox next to Developer, then click OK to save.
  4. Add a new line in the table for each zone/mob and fill in the necessary information (See the Reference below for more details)
  5. Update the date in cell B1 to the current date using this format: Month Ordinal day, Year (Example: January 1st, 2012)
  6. Click Export in the XML group of the Developer tab, enter mapinfo.xml as the file name and export, overwriting the old copy if needed.
  7. The Excel file doesn't need to be saved with the updates as it is just a tool for editing the mapinfo.xml file
  8. Make sure you are logged into your Wikidot account, then show files on this page
    • Click the Upload a file from your computer link, then the Switch to our old uploader link
    • Upload your edited copy of "mapinfo.xml" (browse for the file, hit upload, and select overwrite)
    • Check that the file uploaded correctly
    • Open the map and verify that all tags/paths are showing up in the proper location
  9. If everything is working as intended, you're done, else correct the information/adjust locations and recheck.

If you have any questions or problems with any of the instructions on this page, let me know.
~Ceradel (moc.liamg|edeelaz#moc.liamg|edeelaz)

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