An Ultimate Guide to Building

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An Ultimate Guide to Building

Postby TheJayCool » Sun Apr 17, 2016 5:14 pm

An Ultimate Guide to Building

This guide will explain:
-Every tool's use and how to use them
-Tips for building

The Tools

Duplicator
Function: Copy-Paste objects
Use: Select/Deselect objects using Left-Click, Paste the object(s) using Right-Click
The tool only allows for 5 objects to be copied, unless you're a tier 1 donator or higher

Nudge
Function: Move objects around
Use: Click on a object with Left-Click to push it away from you, Right-Click to pull it to you

Local Remover
Function: delete nearby objects
Use: Stand at the location of the props and use Left-Click to delete them
This is used mostly to remove lots of objects cluttered together or noclip objects like Character Models and No Physics objects. The objects must be in a 5 meter radius to be deleted. (Do not spam this tool as it can make the server lag or have your UI crash)

Precision
Function: Move objects around and rotate objects
Use: Select objects using Left-Click, Right Click to deselect, R to clear selection. Click the buttons "Up, Down, Left, Right, Forward, Backward" to move/rotate the object.

Remover
Function: Delete objects
Use: Left-Click on a object to remove it
Cannot remove Character Models or No Physics objects

Stacker
Function: Stack objects
Use: Change the values (You'll have to play around to get what you want) and then Left-Click

Info
Function: Find the object placer's ID
Use: Left-Click on a prop
Mostly useless to normal players.

Ruler
Function: Measure space between 2 points
Use: Left-Click to place point A, Left-Click again to place point B.
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Tips for Building
From WackoRelyk
For those that use keyboards/mouses with macros (Has to be linked to Microsoft Mouse And Keyboard Center):

So, this is a thing that I have done for a few months. I use MMaK to make certain macros, one of which I use for faster clicking. What I have done is made an auto clicking macro for my desktop PC. The layout is:

Left Click (10ms), Delay (10ms), Left Click (10ms).

Or

Left Click (10ms), Delay (10ms), Left Click (10ms), Delay (10ms).

I don't recommend leaving the macro on while you are moving your mouse, If you accidentally hover over the Undo button for the R menu... It will delete all your objects.

This can apply for the Angle of the object you are moving, or the path it is moving.

And before I forget, you can spawn a solid object of your choice, and use the macro for fast transit across panau with the object.


If you're building something, make sure to put your Position/Angle Offsets and Object Names in a text file.

If you have any more questions feel free to ask them here!
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Re: An Ultimate Guide to Building

Postby TheJayCool » Sun Apr 17, 2016 6:48 pm

Since i can't edit the post, i'll continue it here

How to build

Step 1: Select a area where no one else has built (usually way out in the sea)
Step 2: Press Q, this should bring up the Build Menu
Step 3: Place a object
Step 4: Use the tools to move, rotate or stack the object
Step 5: Repeat till you have what you wanted to build
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Re: An Ultimate Guide to Building

Postby Jman100 » Tue Apr 19, 2016 3:11 am

TheJayCool wrote:This is next to useless jman hory sh*t


That is 100% SK83RJOSH's code. I take zero responsibility

Otherwise, nice guide.
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Re: An Ultimate Guide to Building

Postby TheJayCool » Wed Apr 20, 2016 9:06 pm

Moving Objects

Inorder to move objects use the Nudge and Precision tools
To use the Nudge tool: simply left click to push it away from you or right click to pull it to you
To use the Precision tool: select the object(s) using left-click, deselect using right-click, open up the Context Menu using C, adjust the settings and press the buttons to move the object
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Re: An Ultimate Guide to Building

Postby TheJayCool » Wed Apr 20, 2016 9:17 pm

The Context Menu
If you've played Garry's Mod this should be pretty easy to understand
The Context menu is like the Spawn menu, without the props. You can set the settings in the Context menu for example the meters that the Nudge tool should move

To open the context menu press C
Your cursor should show up now, press the white input box and use your keyboard.
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Re: An Ultimate Guide to Building

Postby Muchabn » Tue May 24, 2016 12:27 pm

Finally got around to reading this. Thanks for the info.
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