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Basic GEM Editor hot keys

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  • F1 - Game interface
  • F2 - Map interface
  • F3 - Mission interface
  • F6 - Environment
  • F9 (in F3 mode) - Mission Properties


1-0
- Go to submenu in F2/F3 modes
1-0 (Numpad) - Choose side (colors Red, Blue, etc...)


  • F2 Map Menu

1. Entities
2. Terrain
3. Camera (Global)
4. Edifice (to be able to see through buildings)

  • F3 Mission Menu

1. View
2. Entities
3. Squads
4. Waypoints
5. Zones
6. Triggers
7. Camera (Cinematic)
8. Covers


CTRL +
Q - Camera Lock
T - Add new Tags
I - Inventory modification
O - Open
S - Save
F - Find entitiy and zoom in
0 - Center on the Map
M - Map

ALT +
W - Polygon view of terrain and objects
R - Call Functions (Or select animation when a unit is selected in F3 mode)
T - Show Tags
I - Show MIDs
G - DO NOT PRESS - CRASHES THE EDITOR
S - Show XYZ Orientation of entities
H - Show Heightmap
V - Show entity polygons
X - Shut down editor
B - Show entity collision space?
A - Switching obstacles on and off
P - Switching ai chosen waypoints on and off
Z - Undo, redo window
F - Fog of war on and off

SHIFT +
T - Bring up Textures
F - First Person View (editor only)


  • Single letters

W - brings up menu of IK Parameters, Bone Colors, Function call, Tags and Inventory.

IK Parameters - Inverse Kinematics (for animation purposes)
Bone Colors - No idea what that is
Function call - Call functions you create in mission properties
Tags - Same as Ctrl-T
Inventory - Same as CTRL-I

T - parse map properties and replace
C/Z/X - Rotate a selected entity
A - Change Altitude of an entity
S - Change Scale of an entity


  • Misc-Commands

CTRL-ALT-LSHIFT-D - Hide all of the UI in the game/editor.
CTRL-ALT-D - Hide the UI in the game/editor except the Map and player side.
Hold Space + Drag - Move the map with the left mouse pointer
Shift+ Drag - Smooth terrain
Numlock +/- - Increases/Decreases brush size.

ALT+A - Switching obstacles on and off
ALT+P - Switching ai chosen waypoints on and off

ALT+Z - Undo, redo window
ALT+F - Fog of war on and of


  • To delete the camera angle lines in gem editor you have to ways:

- Reinstall the game
- Open the profile you are using for modding and delete "editor_desktop.set" file

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Legohood1478
Legohood1478

this is very useful

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wvb
wvb

Thank you, can be very useful

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Sidbinder5126
Sidbinder5126

can u tell me how to put the mission titles on, how to make it an actual mission in single player?

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agrenas
agrenas

wow thx it relly helped

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Guest
Guest

how do you delete stuff

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KyloRen
KyloRen

Press the delete key on your keyboard.

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zakupea
zakupea

tank you

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SNIPEZ10
SNIPEZ10

HOW DO YOU CHANGE THE SCALE ON STAMP ROADS IS THAT EVEN POSIBLE?

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[killz] Creator
[killz]

no

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harrye
harrye

put them next to each other, side by side, or use the stamp boarders, and use the road texture to fill inside the road. Remember increasing the polygons decreases the triangle size FYI.

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Guest
Guest

where is the editor in men of war??? onde fica o editor do men of war ????

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[killz] Creator
[killz]

In main folder of the game

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Guest
Guest

Hi

Does anyone know of a place where I could find definitions for the commands for triggers? I have been trying to figure them out, but most of which i can't get to work

Harry

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[killz] Creator
[killz]

You can't modify the triggers.

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harrye
harrye

I mean, on the triggers tab on F3 mod, (maybe number 7 tab) you get a bunch of commands like entity, event, etc.. then you get triggers that work with when the chosen commands are on, like actor to waypoint etc, does anyone know where there is a place that i can get a definiton, or an example of all the triggers and what they do?

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[killz] Creator
[killz]

Oh, okay. I will try to make a tut during the week

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harrye
harrye

wooo :D I would make videos as well if i knew how to do it :D, there is so many things I have figured out that is just not on the internet. That is one thing i plan to do soon enough :D

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HellThunder
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how to increase the amount of an rifle cartridge to 25?

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LGPG
LGPG

how do you use this commands in a HP G62 Win8 lap? cause each time i press F3 the screen gets brighter and when i get F2 it gets darker

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unknown69
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Hello my editor is stuck in the fast forward setting and when i hit the backspace key and try and modify the time it wont change and will stay on fast motion any help would be appreciated
thank you

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harrye
harrye

As of now Single letter W does not bring up that little menu, it is now U

FYI

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MaLegend101
MaLegend101

Hi, I've got these lines in my editor that wont go away. They go around the map with different colored lines. I've looked at all the shortcuts and I cant find anything, how do I remove them?

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MOWAS2PLAYR
MOWAS2PLAYR

Is it possible to rotate your camera?
If it is, I can't figure it out.

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danielholmar
danielholmar

Nice very useful thank you

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__TROYTHESHARK__
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how do i find that profile thing or the "editor_desktop.set" file please tell me.

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