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March 4th 2003, 01:51 PM
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Can any one tell me how to have a diffrent song at the begginig of the start menu like where to find where to write it down thanks

Y.F. Rob Webb
March 4th 2003, 03:07 PM
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Not quite sure which start menu
you mean, but if it is the
start menu for a dmod, then add
playmidi(" title of midi here ")
in the Start.C
If you Want music to play
during loading (which is moot since
most dmod loads don't take very long)
I think you would add playmidi("")
in the Main.C script.
Don't know if thats what you were
looking for though. I'm a little
rusty so if i'm wrong please
someone correct me.
March 4th 2003, 03:24 PM
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Well yes actualy i was talkin about the midi playing in the loadup screen
March 4th 2003, 10:38 PM
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Phoenix
Peasant Male Norway steam
Back from the ashes 
That would be a line in the dink.ini which I can't remember, cause I've never done it. But this is in the development texts in the dink smallwood folder and/or development sub-folder of the dinksmallwood folder..

Jeeze, I'm getting really disappointed in some people's engagement.. heh.. every dang thing you need to know is put in .txt files all over the dink smallwood folder as you install the game, but I'm given the impression that nobody reads them. Nobody new anyway.. or maybe they do, but they don't have to ask questions here, so we don't see them?
March 5th 2003, 11:24 AM
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Sharp
Peasant Female Finland
 
You're supposed to put in

playmidi yourmidi.mid

after "//load dink" line, or that's how it's done in MI.
March 5th 2003, 01:32 PM
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Phoenix
Peasant Male Norway steam
Back from the ashes 
just put it wherever you want in the file. As long as it is there. Uhm. I'm quite convinced thou, that the earlier it is in the file, the earlier it will play...(I've not tested this, I just assume), but anyway.
March 5th 2003, 07:00 PM
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i know that i dont even care any more umm who ever said that it doesnt take to long to load up is right oooh 3 seconds of music how great