Formula problem in skills.txt

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Wuldreg
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Formula problem in skills.txt

Post by Wuldreg » Thu Nov 14, 2019 7:16 pm

I have recently been trying to experiment with formulas for skills but I have run into an impediment. I can enter skills related formula just fine but stat formula for some reason just don't work and I end up with impossibly large positive/negative numbers. For example I tried this simple formula: 1 + Stat(‘maxmana’.accr) for the Wearbear damage bonus (Param1) and I ended up with -1990237823. I have tried different stats and formula with the same result and I tried looking around for an answer but couldn't find one. I am using patch 1.3 for reference. Any help I can get would be much appreciated and I apologize if the answer was already out there.

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Re: Formula problem in skills.txt

Post by Burn » Fri Nov 15, 2019 11:29 am

Can you make a print screen of you formulas here? Would help a lot.

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Re: Formula problem in skills.txt

Post by k0r3l1k » Fri Nov 15, 2019 5:01 pm

Param fields do not recognize formulas. Only positive or negative integers.

You can only use calcs in fields labeled calc, like aurastatcalc etc. ( with some exception like tohit, delay, etc)
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Re: Formula problem in skills.txt

Post by Wuldreg » Sun Nov 17, 2019 11:26 am

Thanks for the info on where to put the formula but unfortunately I am still having problems. I tried putting stat(‘maxmana’.accr)/2 in aurastatcalc1 for Wearbear and the damage on my character went blue but the numbers did not change. I included a screenshot as requested.

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Re: Formula problem in skills.txt

Post by k0r3l1k » Sun Nov 17, 2019 3:20 pm

What are you using to modify the files?

your formula here is technically erronious, due to the ' marks being open and close variations, which some text editors will do automatically.
see?

stat(‘maxmana’.accr)/2

try copy paste

stat('maxmana'.accr) / 2

see the difference in the ' symbols?
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Re: Formula problem in skills.txt

Post by Wuldreg » Sun Nov 17, 2019 4:40 pm

Okay that worked. So my program works fine. I think I simply made a series of errors (like entering the formula in param and not calc) that led me to be paranoid that I must have entered some minor detail in wrong. So I copied a stat formula from kb/viewarticle?a=371 and entered in maxmana just to make sure I wasn't getting something wrong. But that guide uses those open and closed variations. Which is kinda funny when you think of it.

Thanks a lot for bearing with me and helping me figure it out.

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