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milithien 06-30-2018 01:14 PM

Polish translate project
Hello. I intend to translate to polish zombasite, however, I have a problem with the font which does not accept Polish characters(ą ć ę ł ń ż ź) . Is it possible to do something about it?

Shadow 07-02-2018 02:36 PM

I believe you can do it. You will need to grab the modding SDK from Drox Operative and use the FontGen tool to create a new font at the various needed sizes that has the polish characters in it.

milithien 07-03-2018 06:06 AM

so, I downloaded and launched FontGen.exe. Dose window appeared for a moment and disappeared. I created the font files "arial12" I do not have the option to choose the size of the font to be created because the window itself disappears. font files assembled as described, in system.gdb I changed the standard font to arial and unfortunately nothing changed. I do not know what I'm doing wrong.

milithien 07-03-2018 06:11 AM

running FontGen.exe with cmd opens a separate window and the rest proceeds as in the case of standard startup

Shadow 07-03-2018 12:15 PM

Fontgen is a command line tool. You just need to run it from cmd and give it the correct parameters. Here's how I generate the font for the game:

fontgen name Gentium size 8 textureSize 128
fontgen name Gentium size 10 textureSize 128
fontgen name Gentium size 12
fontgen name Gentium size 16
fontgen name Gentium size 20
fontgen name Gentium size 24
fontgen name Gentium size 28 textureSize 512
fontgen name Gentium size 32 textureSize 512
fontgen name Gentium size 36 textureSize 512
fontgen name Gentium size 40 textureSize 512
fontgen name Gentium size 48 textureSize 512

milithien 07-03-2018 01:19 PM

thanks for the hints. I have yet to force the game to work :) I've put .fnt files in assets001\fonts and .tga in
assets001\textures\ fonts. in the
assets001\Database\systems.gdb file, I changed the appropriate fields to new fonts.
FontTinyDefault Arial8
FontVerySmallDefault Arial10
FontSmallDefault Arial12
FontDefault Arial16
FontLargeDefault Arial20
FontVeryLargeDefault Arial24
FontCriticalHit Arial24
FontXP Arial20
FontItem Arial12
FontVeryLargeDefault2 Arial32
FontVeryLargeDefault3 Arial40
FontVeryLargeDefault4 Arial48

in the game, strange symbols appear instead of Polish letters.
I also tried using the unicode diacritical signs (unicode) without success

tga files do not convert to ctx. Maybe this is the reason

milithien 07-03-2018 03:52 PM

in .trn files should I write Polish characters expressed by some code or normally?
sorry for so many questions and so little knowledge :)

Shadow 07-03-2018 04:17 PM

In general you don't want to modify the zip files directly. The mod sdk tries to describes how to do it so it will work well with other mods and new patches.

I believe you are going to need to use normal ascii text, not unicode. Basically the ascii index of the characters will need to match what is in the font.

milithien 07-03-2018 04:35 PM

I give up. I do not understand how it all works. will remain without any Polish letters. maybe somebody smarter will one day take them to ready-made Polish files. Thanks a lot for any help on the subject

milithien 07-05-2018 06:52 PM

I did to. unfortunately in the generated font there are not all Polish characters :(
They are: ąĄ łŁ śŚ żŻ źŹ Ć Ę lack ć ę σΣ ńŃ
will try to create them, we will see

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