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atomic7732

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Why ubox file format?
« on: May 04, 2010, 08:00:59 PM »
Dan I hate it. I cannot use it. It just doesn't work for me.  :'( :'( :'(

Can you just go back to xml?
« Last Edit: May 05, 2010, 09:49:27 AM by Dan Dixon »

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Re: WHY UBOX??? WHY???
« Reply #1 on: May 04, 2010, 11:13:49 PM »
Have you tried to rename .ubox as .zip?

I thought like you at first, but ubox offers the flexibility to put several files into the zipped folder. For example, in future release Dan might include Appearance.xml as well as the standard system.xml


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Re: WHY UBOX??? WHY???
« Reply #2 on: May 04, 2010, 11:20:11 PM »
What doesn't work for you in .ubox? It probably will in the future, when more features are added to saving.

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Re: WHY UBOX??? WHY???
« Reply #3 on: May 05, 2010, 05:29:10 AM »
Dan I hate it. I cannot use it. It just doesn't work for me.  :'( :'( :'(

Can you just go back to xml?

Neutron, the US still reads the xml file directly, just descompact the ubox with winrar and use the file.


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Re: WHY UBOX??? WHY???
« Reply #4 on: May 05, 2010, 07:34:22 AM »
I can't rename it to zip. Deoxy told me to get 7-zip, and I still can't. I can put it into a folder and edit the xml. But then, when I edit the xml, I can't rezip it and rename as ubox, since 7-zip wont open!

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Re: WHY UBOX??? WHY???
« Reply #5 on: May 05, 2010, 08:05:47 AM »
Let me zip them for you and then turn them to ubox files.

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Re: WHY UBOX??? WHY???
« Reply #6 on: May 05, 2010, 09:10:17 AM »
I can't rename it to zip. Deoxy told me to get 7-zip, and I still can't. I can put it into a folder and edit the xml. But then, when I edit the xml, I can't rezip it and rename as ubox, since 7-zip wont open!

Once you have edited the xml, you don't need to rezip it and rename it again. You just have to drop the xml file in the "Systems" directory of US.

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Re: Why ubox file format?
« Reply #7 on: May 05, 2010, 04:13:04 PM »
Yeah, but people seem to like the ubox format...

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Re: Why ubox file format?
« Reply #8 on: May 05, 2010, 07:27:28 PM »
Let me zip them for you and then turn them to ubox files.
Let me zip them for you and then turn them to ubox files.
Let me zip them for you and then turn them to ubox files.

There, I typed it three times because you aren't listening.

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Re: Why ubox file format?
« Reply #9 on: May 05, 2010, 07:29:08 PM »
No, that mean I have to send it to you, then you send it back, wasting useless time.

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Re: Why ubox file format?
« Reply #10 on: May 05, 2010, 07:31:33 PM »
Deal with it.

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Re: Why ubox file format?
« Reply #11 on: May 05, 2010, 07:39:20 PM »
I will.  :)

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Re: Why ubox file format?
« Reply #12 on: May 05, 2010, 07:40:05 PM »
Deal with sending them and "wasting" time. The time needs to be wasted because it's for a good purpose.