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All Settings Not Saving (Desktop)?

Discussion in 'UO Resources' started by unified, Oct 1, 2010.

  1. unified

    unified Guest

    Perhaps a minor problem, but nonetheless frustrating ...

    Everything displayed on my user interface saves when I log off, except that I'd like for my character's backpack to remain open and the radar being displayed when I log back in. Sometimes the radar will be displayed, but the backpack will be closed; sometimes the backpack will be open, but the radar will be hidden. Even if I set these properties in the character's settings file, they will not function when I log in.

    For example, if I set this:

    <MapState mode="radar" />

    The radar will be "hidden" when I log in. When I log out after opening the radar and check my character's settings file, this is what I see:

    <MapState mode="hidden" />

    Another character on my account has the setting correctly updating and the radar is always present.

    What should I do?

    P.S. I am using the Enhanced Client under Windows Vista Home Premium, and as Administrator.
     
  2. Shamus Turlough

    Shamus Turlough Lore Master
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    There was a bug awhile back that if you logged in with your map open it would crash you. I think the developers made it where the map is always closed when you log in. As for the backpack, not sure...
     
  3. Harlequin

    Harlequin Babbling Loonie
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    Rather than troubleshooting,
    1) Rename the profile of this char with bugged radar (add a .bak extention or something)
    2) Then make a copy of the working char's profile and rename it to match the name of the char in 1 (ie, without the .bak)

    If you have different macros, you might need to re-setup these macros.



    The profiles for EC are stored here:

    C:\Documents and Settings\Your windows login\My Documents\EA Games\Ultima Online Stygian Abyss\User Data\Your UO account\Your shard\
    There will be a file there for each character name. These files do not have a 3 letter file extension.



    To keep the backpack open, you need to download and install a mod. Can't remember if all the mods has this, but I know the Copper mod (maintained and compiled by Dermott) has this function for sure.

    Check the EC client forum at UO Enhanced Client beta discussion - Stratics Forums for help on downloading and installing the mods.
     
  4. unified

    unified Guest

    Thanks, Harlequin. I have the Copper_Enhanced mod already installed. I copied the working profile and renamed, etc. as you suggested. After updating the macros in the new file, all seems to be working well. :)
     
  5. unified

    unified Guest

    Thanks, Shamus.

    I remember hearing about that bug. I thought it was fixed. Anyways, I never have the map open when I log off since then. I just have the radar displaying.