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module:avatars [2018/03/01 12:11]
digital man Links to util:binkit changed to module:binkit
module:avatars [2019/06/06 12:17]
digital man [modopts.ini] clarification and fixed typo
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 | ''​[[dir:​text]]/​menu/​main.asc'' ​        | Updated to include new ''/​A''​ (change avatar) main menu option | | ''​[[dir:​text]]/​menu/​main.asc'' ​        | Updated to include new ''/​A''​ (change avatar) main menu option |
 | ''​[[dir:​exec]]/​default.src'' ​          | Updated to include new ''/​A''​ (change avatar) main menu option | | ''​[[dir:​exec]]/​default.src'' ​          | Updated to include new ''/​A''​ (change avatar) main menu option |
-| ''​[[dir:​exec]]/​default.bin'' ​          | Generated by compiling ''​default.src''​ using [[binkit]] |+| ''​[[dir:​exec]]/​default.bin'' ​          | Generated by compiling ''​default.src''​ using [[util:Baja]] |
 | ''​[[dir:​exec]]/​logon.js'' ​             | Updated to display user's avatar during logon sequence | | ''​[[dir:​exec]]/​logon.js'' ​             | Updated to display user's avatar during logon sequence |
 | ''​[[dir:​exec]]/​newuser.js'' ​           | Updated to set a new user's default avatar, when configured in ''​modopts.ini''​ | | ''​[[dir:​exec]]/​newuser.js'' ​           | Updated to set a new user's default avatar, when configured in ''​modopts.ini''​ |
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-===== Installation ​=====+===== Install ​=====
  
 ==== 3.16 ==== ==== 3.16 ====
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 From a command prompt, run ''​jsexec avatars install''​ From a command prompt, run ''​jsexec avatars install''​
  
-This step will perform all the necessary [[binkit]] changes and optional ''​[[config:​modopts.ini]]''​ changes detailed later in this article.+This step will perform all the necessary [[util:SCFG]] changes and optional ''​[[config:​modopts.ini]]''​ changes detailed later in this article.
  
 ==== Step 3 ====  ==== Step 3 ==== 
 **Optional:​** **Optional:​**
  
-Update your command shells to either execute ''​avatar_chooser.js''​ directly (using Baja ''​exec_bin''​ or JS ''​bbs.exec''​ or ''​load''​ functions) **or** use Baja ''​exec_xtrn''​ or JS ''​bbs.exec_xtrn''​ to execute the module via internal code (e.g. ''​AVATCHOO''​). This [[http://​cvs.synchro.net/​cgi-bin/​viewcvs.cgi/​exec/​default.src?​r1=1.18&​r2=1.19|small change]] was already made in the "​Synchronet Classic"​ command shell: ​ ''​[[dir:​exec]]/​default.src''​. You will need to recompile ''​default.src''​ to ''​default.bin''​ using [[binkit]] (in the ''​[[dir:​exec]]''​ directory):+Update your command shells to either execute ''​avatar_chooser.js''​ directly (using Baja ''​exec_bin''​ or JS ''​bbs.exec''​ or ''​load''​ functions) **or** use Baja ''​exec_xtrn''​ or JS ''​bbs.exec_xtrn''​ to execute the module via internal code (e.g. ''​AVATCHOO''​). This [[http://​cvs.synchro.net/​cgi-bin/​viewcvs.cgi/​exec/​default.src?​r1=1.18&​r2=1.19|small change]] was already made in the "​Synchronet Classic"​ command shell: ​ ''​[[dir:​exec]]/​default.src''​. You will need to recompile ''​default.src''​ to ''​default.bin''​ using [[util:Baja]] (in the ''​[[dir:​exec]]''​ directory):
   baja default.src   baja default.src
  
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 ==== AVATCHOO ==== ==== AVATCHOO ====
  
-The //Avatar Chooser// script (by echicken) configured in [[binkit]]->​External Programs->​Online Programs->​Main:​+The //Avatar Chooser// script (by echicken) configured in [[util:SCFG]]->​External Programs->​Online Programs->​Main:​
 <​file>​ <​file>​
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 ==== AVAT-IN ====  ==== AVAT-IN ==== 
-Create a timed event to import network user avatars and shared avatar collections via [[binkit]]->​External Programs->​Timed Events:+Create a timed event to import network user avatars and shared avatar collections via [[util:SCFG]]->​External Programs->​Timed Events:
 <​file>​ <​file>​
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 ==== AVAT-OUT ====  ==== AVAT-OUT ==== 
-Create a timed event to export local users' avatars to message networks via [[binkit]]->​External Programs->​Timed Events:+Create a timed event to export local users' avatars to message networks via [[util:SCFG]]->​External Programs->​Timed Events:
 <​file>​ <​file>​
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 export_freq ​ = 7 export_freq ​ = 7
 </​file>​ </​file>​
 +
 +The ''​showmsgavatar.js''​ module uses the ''​sub_default''​ or ''//<​group-name>//​_default''​ or ''//<​sub-code>//​_default''​ values for a default avatar to show for messages from users without an avatar.
  
 ^ Option ​      ^ Description ^ ^ Option ​      ^ Description ^
 | sub          | Sub-board internal code for import and export command (default: //​auto-detected//​) | | sub          | Sub-board internal code for import and export command (default: //​auto-detected//​) |
 | export_freq ​ | Maximum export (to message-base) frequency, in days (default: ''​7''​) | | export_freq ​ | Maximum export (to message-base) frequency, in days (default: ''​7''​) |
 +| msg_default ​ | Default avatar (base64-encoded) for displaying messages from users without an avatar |
 +| //<​sub-code>//​_default | Default avatar (base64-encoded) for the specified message sub-board (internal code, lowercase) |
 +| //<​group-name>//​_default | Default avatar (base64-encoded) for the specified message group (name, lowercase)|
  
 When user avatars or shared avatar collections (''​.bin''​ files) are updated, they will be exported immediately (or when the ''​AVAT-OUT''​ event is executed). When user avatars or shared avatar collections (''​.bin''​ files) are updated, they will be exported immediately (or when the ''​AVAT-OUT''​ event is executed).
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 </​file>​ </​file>​
  
-This value can be set/changed with the ''​avatar.js''​ ''​newuser''​ command. For example, using [[binkit]]: +This value can be set/changed with the ''​avatar.js''​ ''​newuser''​ command. For example, using [[util:JSexec]]: 
-  jsexec avatars newuser=/​sbbs/​text/​avatars/​silhouettes.bin+  jsexec avatars newuser=/​sbbs/​text/​avatars/​silhouettes.bin ​-offset=0 
 +   
 +**Note:​**\\ 
 +If no ''​-offset''​ value is provided, then an avatar will be chosen from the specified avatar collection (''​.bin''​ file) at random.
   ​   ​
  
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 If the ''​avatar_offset''​ key is not set (e.g. to a 0-based record index into the ''​.bin''​ file), then an avatar will be chosen at random from the specified ''​avatar_file''​. If the ''​avatar_offset''​ key is not set (e.g. to a 0-based record index into the ''​.bin''​ file), then an avatar will be chosen at random from the specified ''​avatar_file''​.
  
 +==== Message Default Avatar ====
 +
 +A default message avatar may be imported into the ''​msg_default''​ key of the ''​[avatars]''​ section of the ''​[[dir:​ctrl]]/​[[config:​modopts.ini]]''​ file using [[util:​JSexec]]:​
 +  jsexec avatars msg-default=/​sbbs/​text/​avatars/​silhouettes.bin -offset=0
 +  ​
 +**Note:**\\
 +If no ''​-offset''​ value is provided, then an avatar will be chosen from the specified avatar collection (''​.bin''​ file) at random.
 +
 +Once imported into the ''​modopts.ini''​ file, you can rename or copy the ''​msg_default''​ key to ''//<​sub-code>//​_default''​ or ''//<​group-name>//​_default''​ as desired. The ''//<​sub-code>//''​ and ''//<​group-name>//''​ must be lower-case.
 +  ​
 ===== Specifications ===== ===== Specifications =====
  
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   - PabloDraw defaults to 80 columns width, so you may need to change the width to 10 columns manually   - PabloDraw defaults to 80 columns width, so you may need to change the width to 10 columns manually
   - PabloDraw defaults to enabling iCE colors, so you may want to disable this to be sure you don't accidentally include the BLINK attribute   - PabloDraw defaults to enabling iCE colors, so you may want to disable this to be sure you don't accidentally include the BLINK attribute
-  - PabloDraw truncates (chops-off) the last line of ''​.bin''​ files when saving them, so you'll need to add an extra line (e.g. of ''​X''​s) before saving, and repeat this step if you close and re-open the file in PabloDraw +  - PabloDraw truncates (chops-off) the last row of ''​.bin''​ files when saving them, so you'll need to add an extra line (e.g. of ''​X'''​s) before saving, and repeat this step if you close and re-open the file in PabloDraw 
-  - PabloDraw has issues creating the SAUCE comment block correctly (at last, on Windows) - instead of an array of 64 character fields, it creates a single \n-delimited field, of up to 64 characters+  - PabloDraw has issues creating the SAUCE comment block correctly (at least, on Windows) - instead of an array of 64 character fields, it creates a //single// \n-delimited field, of up to 64 characters
   - You can use ''​jsexec sauce -e <​filename>''​ to edit SAUCE records of files and work around some of these issues   - You can use ''​jsexec sauce -e <​filename>''​ to edit SAUCE records of files and work around some of these issues
  
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 If you use the ''​-share''​ command-line option along with the ''​export''​ command, then any files matching the pattern: If you use the ''​-share''​ command-line option along with the ''​export''​ command, then any files matching the pattern:
 ''​[[dir:​text]]/​avatars///<​QWK-ID>//​.*.bin''​ will be automatically exported whenever the ''​avatars.js''​ ''​export''​ command is used. ''​[[dir:​text]]/​avatars///<​QWK-ID>//​.*.bin''​ will be automatically exported whenever the ''​avatars.js''​ ''​export''​ command is used.
-Where ''//<​QWK-ID//''​ is the local system'​s QWK-ID ([[binkit]]->​Message Options->​BBS ID) value, in uppercase.+Where ''//<​QWK-ID//''​ is the local system'​s QWK-ID ([[util:SCFG]]->​Message Options->​BBS ID) value, in uppercase.
    
 :!: **Note:** :!: **Note:**
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 | disable ​           | Disable current user's avatar | | disable ​           | Disable current user's avatar |
 | disable=<​usernum> ​ | Disable specified user's avatar | | disable=<​usernum> ​ | Disable specified user's avatar |
-| newuser <​filename>​ | Import a new user default avatar from specified avatar collection file |+| newuser <​filename>​ | Import a new user default avatar from specified avatar collection file (use with ''​-offset''​) | 
 +| msg-default <​filename>​ | Import a default message avatar from specified avatar collection file (use with ''​-offset''​) ​|
 | normalize <​filenames>​ | Normalize one or more avatars | | normalize <​filenames>​ | Normalize one or more avatars |
 | normalize ​            | Normalize the current user's avatar | | normalize ​            | Normalize the current user's avatar |
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 ===== See Also ===== ===== See Also =====
   * [[:​module:​|Modules]]   * [[:​module:​|Modules]]
-  * [[binkit]]+  * [[:​util:​JSexec]]
   * [[https://​bbs.electronicchicken.com/?​page=More/​avatar-gallery.xjs|Web-based Avatar Gallery]]   * [[https://​bbs.electronicchicken.com/?​page=More/​avatar-gallery.xjs|Web-based Avatar Gallery]]
  
 {{tag>​ansi avatar}} {{tag>​ansi avatar}}
  

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