File Menu

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File menu of Serious Editor 3.5 and 4.0

New

Purpose: Create a new document. Opens the following dropdown menu:

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Document...
Opens the Select type of document to create Dialog.
Document.[...]
Creates a blank document of the chosen type in the editor.


Open

Purpose: Open a document. Opens the following dropdown menu:

Menu File Open SE35.png


Document...
Opens a File List Dialog titled 'Open files...'.
Document.[...]
Opens a File List Dialog titled 'Open files...' and restricts the display of files in that dialog to the chosen document type.


Close

Purpose: Close currently active document.
If the active document contains unsaved changes a Safeguard Dialog titled 'Save Changes To Following Files?' will appear before closing the active document.

Save

Purpose: Save currently active document with current name.
If the document is not yet named a Safeguard Dialog titled 'Following Files Must Be Resolved Before Continuing Dialog' will appear before saving.

Save as...

Purpose: Save currently active document with new name.
Opens a File List Dialog titled 'Choose file name'.

Save all

Purpose: Save all opened documents.
If at least one of the documents is not yet named a Safeguard Dialog titled 'Following Files Must Be Resolved Before Continuing Dialog' will appear before saving.

Resave from list...

SEd4.0 only
Purpose: To do: Add purpose.
Opens a File List Dialog titled 'Resave document'.

Recreate

Purpose: To do: Add purpose.
Opens a File List Dialog titled 'Recreate document'.

Recreate model configs

SEd3.5 or higher
Purpose: To do: Add purpose.
Opens a File List Dialog titled 'Finalize files from list'. [This appears to be a bug?!]

Create .gro file

Purpose: Create .gro file for publishing in Steam workshop or other sharing.
Assembles the currently active file with all required custom files in the right folder structure and displays them in a dialog. Clicking Accept creates the .gro file. Info 16x16.png Note: For this to work in Serious Editor 3.0 Info-Zip (http://www.info.zip.org) must be installed.

Bug.jpg Bug: There are several reports of this feature not working properly. It is confirmed that it does not work for .wld files because the required .nfo file is not being packed (.nfo file can easily be integrated into created .gro file though). Furthermore, this feature is not capable of creating a single .gro files for campaigns with more than one .wld file.

Upload content to Steam

Purpose: Upload content to Steam workshop.
Opens the Upload content to Steam workshop Dialog.

Copy document path

Purpose: Copy path of currently active document in CString format to clipboard.
Info 16x16.png Note: The copied path is the absolute system path of the document, ie not relative to the root folder of the game files.

Finalize for

Purpose: Finalize currently active document for chosen platform by stripping edit data off content files. For more information see Finalization.
Opens one of the following dropdown menus:

Menu FinalizeFor SE35.png
Menu FinalizeFor SE4.png SEd4.0 only


Finalize from list for

Purpose: Finalize documents for chosen platform by stripping edit data off content files. For more information see Finalization.
Opens a File List Dialog titled 'Finalize files from list' for the chosen platform.

Preferences

Purpose: Set user preferences of editor.
Opens the Preferences Dialog.

Recent files

Purpose: Quick access to recently used documents.
Opens a dropdown menu with a list of recently opened documents in chronological order. Info 16x16.png Note: The amount of displayed documents can be adjusted in the Preferences Dialog.

Exit

Purpose: Shut down editor.
If at least one opened document contains unsaved changes a Safeguard Dialog titled 'Save Changes To Following Files' will appear before shut down.


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