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DPMapAssist: a tool adding some nice functions to DeedPlanner map editing

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We all love DeedPlanner, Warlander's fantastic house and deed planning program. It is an awesome tool - definitely the best for creating and viewing maps of your current or future settlement in Wurm Online!

 

Unfortunately, DeedPlanner is lacking a few functions that would be very nice to have. You cannot copy or move parts of a map, you cannot split maps into smaller parts or combine several maps into one. Also, you cannot store "templates" of your creations (buildings, structures, topology) as separate files. This is where DPMapAssist comes in!

 

DPMapAssist is a little software tool for editing deed map files, made with DeedPlanner. ("DP" will be used as an abbreviation for DeedPlanner.) DPMapAssist offers some edit functions that the original DeedPlanner does not provide:

·    Select an area of a DP map and copy/paste it to another location in the current map

·    Export an area to a new DP map file

·    Import a DP map file and paste its contents to any location in the current map

·    Erase a selected area of the map

·    Save the edited map to a new DP map file.

 
With these functional additions (and working together with the original DeedPlanner) it is possible to:
·    Clear large areas of a map
·    Copy or move parts of a map to another location of the map
·    Split a map into several smaller maps
·    Combine several maps into one larger map.
 
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(Please note: DPMapAssist does not replace DeedPlanner, nor does it make DeedPlanner obsolete. On the contrary - you will still need the original DeedPlanner to work with your maps! DPMapAssist only provides some additional functions you may have missed in DeedPlanner.)
 
DPMapAssist  was made for Microsoft Windows 10, but will also work with Windows 7/8. It requires the .NET Framework 4.5 (or any newer version), which already should be present on your computer if you are running Windows.
 

 

To install, just unpack the zip archive and copy the two files (DPMapAssist.exe and DPMapAssist.chm) to any folder you like. Double-click the exe file to run.

The program comes with a help file (DPMapAssist.chm) describing how it works and what can be done!

 

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Updates:

V 0.10 (19-Oct-2016):  First beta release

 

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Yaga heard you like third party utilities, so here's a third party utility to go with your third party utility!

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4 hours ago, Klaa said:

Yaga heard you like third party utilities, so here's a third party utility to go with your third party utility!

Does it make this utility a 4th party utility or 9th party (32) utility?

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19 hours ago, zigozag said:

Does it make this utility a 4th party utility or 9th party (32) utility?

 

3rd party once removed?

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sigh on newer deedplaner map files geting  file looks to old

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Try to load the map file into Deed Planner (latest version) and save it back to disk. If it still doesn't work, can you send me the map file for investigation, please?

 

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On 24.10.2016 at 9:16 PM, icbash said:

sigh on newer deedplaner map files geting  file looks to old

 

I know this is a (very) late reply, but... This is not an error message, unless something crashes this simply means that exported DP map was (most likely) NOT exported using the DeedPlanner itself... Which is not a bad thing.

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