Author Topic: Adding Color to Tdesc  (Read 243 times)

shadeoux

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Adding Color to Tdesc
« on: July 15, 2017, 04:48:52 PM »
I've had time to utilize TDesc over the last couple months, and I can for certain say, that very RARELY anyone takes note
or notices it.

Is there a way to add color specifically to the Tdesc portion of a desc, so it pops out and other players can see it
without having to read the entire desc. Or move the change to the Tdesc to the top of the char's desc. (though I don't
think this would work as well.)

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nauta

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Re: Adding Color to Tdesc
« Reply #1 on: July 15, 2017, 04:51:25 PM »
One thing I've seen and done is to add a blank line at the beginning of the tdesc to separate it off from the mdesc.

I also usually have to emote attention to the tdesc.
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Riev

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Re: Adding Color to Tdesc
« Reply #2 on: July 15, 2017, 06:08:06 PM »
One thing I've seen and done is to add a blank line at the beginning of the tdesc to separate it off from the mdesc.

I also usually have to emote attention to the tdesc.

Emoting attention helps, as does CERTAINLY adding a blank line at the beginning, so it doesn't look to be just part of your mdesc.

Honestly, for most characters, I read their MDESC once to get an idea of who they are, and then go by what they're wearing. Seeing Steve in red leather, as opposed to his normal plate armor FREAKS ME OUT.

However, with look being an hemote now, I definitely look more often, to see tdescs. Put a blank line at the beginning and I'll definitely notice it.
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valeria

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Re: Adding Color to Tdesc
« Reply #3 on: July 16, 2017, 07:23:25 AM »
I have gotten into the habit of indenting (with .i) both my main desc and my tdesc so that they stand out from each other.  On those occasions when I forget to indent my main desc on character creation, I usually go ahead and indent my tdesc anyway.

But I wouldn't mind having a color option to color other characters' tdescs either.