TheoAllen's Command Help Popup

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TheoAllen's Command Help Popup
Version: 1.0
Author: TheoAllen
Translator: AbsoluteIce
Date: August, 5th, 2015

Version History


  • <Version 1.0> 03.03.2014 - Public release by TheoAllen in Indonesian.
  • <Version 1.0> 05.08.2015 - Script translated to english by AbsoluteIce.

Planned Future Versions

  • For now, none, unless TheoAllen updates this script.

Description


This script lets you create a help popup for the window commands such as
in the main menu, battle, or the menu in the titlescreen.

Features

  • Adds a help menu for window commands.

Screenshots




Instructions

Put this script under materials, and above main.
Edit the configuration for the script to work.

Script


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# =============================================================================
# TheoAllen - Command Help Popup
# Version : 1.0
# Contact : www.rpgmakerid.com (or) http://theolized.blogspot.com
# (This script is translated into english by AbsoluteIce)
# =============================================================================
($imported ||= {})[:Theo_CommandHelp] = true
# =============================================================================
# Change Logs:
# -----------------------------------------------------------------------------
# 2014.03.12 - Finished Script
# =============================================================================
=begin

  Introduction :
  This script lets you create a help popup for the window commands such as
  in the main menu, battle, or the menu in the titlescreen.
 
  How to use :
  Put this script under materials, and above main.
  Edit the configuration for the script to work.
 
  Terms of use :
  Credit TheoAllen, the creator of this script. If you're able
  to edit the script on your own, go ahead as long as you don't claim
  it as your own. If you're going to use this script for a commercial
  project, don't forget to give me a free copy of the game! ~TheoAllen

=end
# =============================================================================
# Configuration :
# =============================================================================
module Theo
  module CmnHelp
   
    # ------------------------------------------------------------------------
    # The help definition is here, and the format is like this.
    # "command" => "help"
    #
    # The command name has to be the same in terms of caps and small letters.
    # ------------------------------------------------------------------------
    List = {
      "Skills" => "Lookup your character's skills",
      "Continue" => "Continue the last saved game",
    }
   
    Button   = :ALT   # The button pressed to execute the help window.
    ShowTime = 120    # How long it takes for the help window to be shown. (60 = 1 second)
   
  end
end
# =============================================================================
# End of configuration :
# =============================================================================
class Window_Command < Window_Selectable
 
  alias theo_cmhelp_init initialize
  def initialize(*args)
    theo_cmhelp_init(*args)
    @cmn_help = Window_CommandHelp.new(viewport)
  end
 
  alias theo_cmhelp_update update
  def update
    theo_cmhelp_update
    @cmn_help.update
  end
 
  alias theo_cmhelp_dispose dispose
  def dispose
    theo_cmhelp_dispose
    @cmn_help.dispose
  end
 
  alias theo_cmhelp_process_handling process_handling
  def process_handling
    theo_cmhelp_process_handling
    return unless open? && active
    return show_help if help_avalaible? && Input.trigger?(Theo::CmnHelp::Button)
  end
 
  def show_help
    @cmn_help.show(Theo::CmnHelp::List[command_name(index)])
  end
 
  def help_avalaible?
    Theo::CmnHelp::List.include?(command_name(index))
  end
 
end

class Window_CommandHelp < Window_Base
 
  def initialize(viewport)
    super(0,0,1,fitting_height(1))
    self.viewport = viewport
    self.openness = 0
    self.z = 999
    @text = ""
    @show_time = 0
  end
 
  def show(help)
    @text = help
    resize_window
    update_position
    draw_text_ex(0,0,@text)
    self.openness = 0
    @show_time = Theo::CmnHelp::ShowTime
  end
 
  def resize_window
    size = text_size(@text)
    new_w = size.width + (standard_padding * 2) + 2
    new_h = size.height + standard_padding * 2
    self.width = new_w
    self.height = new_h
    create_contents
  end
 
  def update_position
    self.x = (Graphics.width - width)/2
    self.y = (Graphics.height - height)/2
  end
 
  def update
    super
    update_showtime
  end
 
  def update_showtime
    if @show_time > 0
      open
    else
      close
    end
    @show_time -= 1
  end
 
end
    Credits


    • <TheoAllen>

    Thanks

    • I'd like to thank TheoAllen for giving me permission to translate this script. I'll be sure to translate more if I have the time. :)

    Support


    Contact him either through either http://rmid.forumotion.net/
    or his personal blog at http://www.theolized.com

    Known Compatibility Issues

    None that I know of as of now.

    Demo


    None

    Author's Notes


    Again, i'd like to thank TheoAllen for giving me the permission to translate this script. I'll be sure to translate more of his scripts if I have the time :)

    Questions

    None



    Terms of Use


    Credit the creator, TheoAllen. You're free to edit by your own as long as you don't claim it's yours.
    If you want to use for a commercial project, share the profit with him. And don't forget to give him a free copy of the game.[/list]
    « Last Edit: August 17, 2015, 01:16:07 PM by AbsoluteIce »
    なんでやねん

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    I can't test this at the moment, but will this work with commands that are created by other scripts? (Quest Journal, etc.) I would assume it will judging from your screenshot.

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    I can't test this at the moment, but will this work with commands that are created by other scripts? (Quest Journal, etc.) I would assume it will judging from your screenshot.
    Personally, i'm not so sure since i'm just a translator but you're free to try  :yuyu:
    なんでやねん

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    Looks pretty cool. Thanks for translating!