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  1. Allow position of entries to be defined

    At the moment, entries are sorted alphanumerically. I think it would be useful to allow the data file author to define exactly the order in which entries are listed. If no order is defined, then it can default back to the alphanumeric order.

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      Initially I thought this would be a problem to implement – should a data file author dictate to a user what order the entries appear?

      Thinking more about it however, I think the solution here is to let the user decide. Instead of the data file author rearranging the entries in the data files, I think it would be better to allow the user to rearrange the selections in their list.

    • Bug in Data Editor: Condition

      Conditions no longer work as they did before within the data file I am editing. I was using:

      <Selection Entry A>
      set Hidden to true
      If Equal to 1 Selections in Roster of <Selection Entry B>

      I am no longer able to find the entry B in the drop-down list. Pasting the unique id shows the entry but clicking away reverts to <NO CHILD>. This also happens to entries which were previously working.
      It works with the Primary Category, instead of Roster, but this is not practical for the structure of the data file or game.

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      • Honor Windows DisplayScaling

        Windows display scaling does not seem to work properly for battlescribe - text is too small, too large, or badly kerned - sometimes all at the same time. An issue can be seen at https://imgur.com/srTyViB along with my display settings.

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          This appears to be an issue with Java that I don’t have control over. This may change with a future Java update (I’ll keep an eye out).

          Otherwise I’ll have to explore other user interface options, although changing to a different UI system is a massive job!

          I’ll be reviewing options.

        • chaos space marines data wont load

          I have downloaded the latest version ov BS. And i have made sure all updates are current. I am running an android if tbat is important.

          I have several lists for chaos space marines, however none of the data will load. I have closed and reopened the app several times, and i have also tried to create new lists. I am able to open ALL other factions and create lists for ALL other factions. Anytime i try and do anything with CSM, the app just tells me that it is loading and spins. I waited over an hour for a…

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          • can't load database bytescribe platform

            Details:

            BattleScribe failed to download and import one or more data files from the repository.

            1) net.battlescribe.model.dataindex.DataIndexEntry@3ac40f70: connect timed out

            2) net.battlescribe.model.dataindex.DataIndexEntry@3e96932f: connect timed out

            3) net.battlescribe.model.dataindex.DataIndexEntry@32beda7c: connect timed out

            4) net.battlescribe.model.dataindex.DataIndexEntry@3b6b0ba6: connect timed out

            5) net.battlescribe.model.dataindex.DataIndexEntry@21ce2c34: connect timed out

            6) net.battlescribe.model.dataindex.DataIndexEntry@2bcbdcc9: connect timed out

            7) net.battlescribe.model.dataindex.DataIndexEntry@6fe29ef6: connect timed out

            8) net.battlescribe.model.dataindex.DataIndexEntry@c378e97: connect timed out
            at net.battlescribe.a.a.c(BattleScribe:1626)
            at net.battlescribe.a.a.a(BattleScribe:1364)
            at net.battlescribe.a.a.a(BattleScribe:1342)
            at net.battlescribe.desktop.a.b$7.a(BattleScribe:426)
            at net.battlescribe.desktop.a.b$7.doInBackground(BattleScribe:421)
            at javax.swing.SwingWorker$1.call(Unknown Source)
            at java.util.concurrent.FutureTask.run(Unknown Source)
            at javax.swing.SwingWorker.run(Unknown Source)
            at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor.runWorker(Unknown Source)
            at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor$Worker.run(Unknown Source)
            at java.lang.Thread.run(Unknown Source)

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              Seems like BattleScribe could not connect to the data website.

              It might have been an issue with the website – try again and see if things are any better.

              Otherwise, do you have a firewall or something else that might prevent BattleScribe from connecting to the Internet?

            • latest version of battlescribe from today, paid version 6/26.

              on the page with your army lists, the orange, "+" icon in a circle is almost totally obscured by the rectangle at the bottom of the page that used to contain ads. very difficult to create new army lists now.

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              • Not loading rosters

                Whenever I try to load a new roster for editing, I select the army composition and move to click OK and it just sits there. No response whatsoever. Can you help?

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                • BUG REPORT:

                  Jon,

                  I recently bought a Windows 10, 64 bit machine. I reinstalled Battlescribe and attempted to transfer my account (mgac21z@gmail.com). It should be good until September of this year. Do you know what may be causing this?

                  I received the following error.

                  Details:

                  java.io.IOException: java.util.concurrent.TimeoutException
                  at net.battlescribe.desktop.d.d.a(BattleScribe:320)
                  at net.battlescribe.desktop.a.b$1.a(BattleScribe:194)
                  at net.battlescribe.desktop.a.b$1.doInBackground(BattleScribe:189)
                  at javax.swing.SwingWorker$1.call(Unknown Source)
                  at java.util.concurrent.FutureTask.run(Unknown Source)
                  at javax.swing.SwingWorker.run(Unknown Source)
                  at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor.runWorker(Unknown Source)
                  at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor$Worker.run(Unknown Source)
                  at java.lang.Thread.run(Unknown Source)

                  -------------------- Caused By --------------------

                  java.util.concurrent.TimeoutException
                  at java.util.concurrent.FutureTask.get(Unknown Source)
                  at net.battlescribe.desktop.d.d.a(BattleScribe:314)
                  at net.battlescribe.desktop.a.b$1.a(BattleScribe:194)
                  at net.battlescribe.desktop.a.b$1.doInBackground(BattleScribe:189)
                  at javax.swing.SwingWorker$1.call(Unknown Source)
                  at java.util.concurrent.FutureTask.run(Unknown Source)
                  at javax.swing.SwingWorker.run(Unknown Source)
                  at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor.runWorker(Unknown Source)
                  at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor$Worker.run(Unknown Source) …

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                    1 comment  ·  Admin →

                    Apologies for the delay.

                    This looks like a timeout while BattleScribe waits for your browser to respond after logging in.

                    Do you have a firewall or something that might be restricting BattleScribe from receiving connections from the internet?

                    Feel free to email me: jon dot taylor at battlescribe dot net

                  • BattleScribe on PC should recognize your default browser and use that, instead of forcing internet explorer.

                    Trying to sign in with my google account to verify my license, Battlescribe insists on opening internet explorer, and current gets caught in some kind of redirect loop that never ends, so I am stuck. Either prompt for browser or let me log into google from battlescribe.

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                      BattleScribe should already use your default browser. Are you sure IE is not your default?

                      BattleScribe defers to your operating system to choose a browser, which should be whatever your default is.

                      You can email me at jon dot taylor at battlescribe dot net

                    • Allow the community to curate the best sources

                      ... so that links to them can be embedded in the app.

                      This might help keep the benefits of community sourced content, whilst improving the user experience for people like me who just want to get started with a few taps of the screen.

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                        Improving data management will continue to be a focus in the near term. That said, in version 2.01.01, the Manage Data screen has been much improved and you can add data right inside the app.

                      • Unable to view roster in plain text

                        When trying to view the roster in the editor it will change to plain text from the drop down, but when viewing its in html and on going back into the settings it has defaulted back to html.

                        Version 2.1.05 android viewing Heresy 30k roster

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                        • Bug: Multiple forces: adding units goes to wrong force

                          1. If I start a new roster with multiple forces, or add a force to a working roster
                          2. after adding a new unit, the new unit will not necessarily go to the force I'm adding it to. i.e. Click a unit to force 1 HQ, select unit. Unit shows up in force 2 HQ instead. Vice-versa the same issue.

                          Where:
                          BattleScribe v2.01.02.89 under W10

                          8 votes
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                          • 41 votes
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                              Java does not correctly handle high DPI/resolution screens on Windows. Unfortunately it’s not something I can change. I believe future versions of Java should fix this.

                              One option for now is to change your screen resolution in the Windows settings to be 50% of your screen’s natural resolution. I realise this is not ideal, but it does work.

                            • Data Error, System.TimeZoneNotFoundException

                              Using an IPhone 4s, iOS 9.3.5, Battlescribe 2.00.14.

                              Can't seem to import data, I've deleted and reinstalled numerous times.

                              I open battlescribe, go to "find data", scroll to Warhammer 40,000. Try to add the index. Error message pops up of "System.TimeZoneNotFoundException" everytime, I have attempted to type the link in manually a few times also, but nothing seems to work.

                              Please help. Thanks.

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                                1 comment  ·  Admin →

                                Please make sure you install version 2.00.21 and let me know if it helps.

                                If not, can you tell me what time zone you live in?

                                Does the error message say anything else? The complete text exactly as shown.

                              • Bug report

                                Running iOS 10.3.2 and BattleScribe 2.01.03

                                40k 8th Ed repository from the BattleScribe website

                                Create new list for Imperial Space Wolves v2

                                Add Air Wing detachment.

                                When I try to push the + to add a unit to the detachment, BattleScribe crashes to the iOS springboard. No error message and any data pertaining to the list is lost.

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                                • 2 votes
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                                    Make sure you sign into the app with the Google account you purchased with (heart icon) and hit the refresh button to make sure your pass is synced.

                                    If you’re still having trouble, please email me: Jon dot taylor at battlescribe dot net

                                  • I am Having a problem with Version 2.00.17

                                    Version 2.00.17
                                    Windows 10 Desktop App

                                    The error i am receiving is two fold

                                    1. I attempt to open an existing roster. Battlescribe will attempt to open the roster and open a blank screen that loads when you open just the application. No error Messages were given.

                                    2. When I click on the open roster button, press Ctrl O or go to file and open roster. Battlescribe will close to desktop without an error message. This means I have no way of viewing or editing existing Rosters.

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                                    • Chaos Daemons Supreme Command Detachment crashes when trying to add HQs

                                      Chaos Daemons Supreme Command Detachment crashes when trying to add HQs. Just create a new roster with it and hit the + on HQ. Crash.

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                                      • Crash- adding Fortification or Lord of war

                                        Android 7.0 on a Samsung S7
                                        App version 2.01.02
                                        Using Warhammer 40,000 8th edition info v1.08 (updated today) taken directly from inside the app, which pulled from https://github.com/BSData/wh40k
                                        Error message: Battlescribe has stopped.

                                        When trying to add a Fortification or Lord of War under the Fortification Network or Super Heavy Auxiliary detachment respectively, the app will crash when they are from the Tau empire. I am able to add others without issue so far (from other armies) so not entirely sure if it is a data issue or app issue.

                                        To reproduce: create a Tau list, add Fortification Network and/or…

                                        6 votes
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                                        • Fix the chaos warband option

                                          I have many lists and anytime I try to add a chaos warband as my core it gets stuck in an infinite loop. I can choose other core options just not that one.

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                                            Make sure you go though the general troubleshooting: https://battlescribe.net/?faq=troubleshooting


                                            If you’re still having trouble, please tell me:

                                            1) What version of the app you are using
                                            2) What device you are using
                                            3) What version of iOS/Android/Windows/macOS you are using
                                            4) If you see an error message, what exactly does it say?
                                            5) What game/army you are having a problem with
                                            6) What exact steps I need to go through to make the problem happen.

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