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MTS Movie Night - posted on 15th Jul 2017 at 7:21 PM
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#1 Old 17th Jul 2017 at 9:13 PM
Default desperately seeking info on Awnings
Does anyone know if there is any way to look at an awning file? SimPE has nothing like them, so that pretty much precludes them being cloneable. I was hoping to be able to look at their XMLs, like the other build mode stuff that can be used with the Scriptorium, perhaps. What I want to do is either make an invisible Recolor of an awning or at least find the functions they have that keep rain and snow from falling on the ground under them, in order to weatherproof some bay windows.
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#2 Old 17th Jul 2017 at 11:42 PM
Awnings were never added in SimPE, so you won't find them in the Object Workshop.

You can however find their resources/parts in game files in the Program Files. In theory---and this is most definitely hypothetical---you could extract the parts to then somehow piece them together to make a manual clone of an awning with its own uniquely named instance. Since it is a building resource like walls and decks, it should have a script resource.

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#3 Old 22nd Jul 2017 at 12:05 AM
Try using scenegraph search in finder to pull together all the relevant resources - you'll probably want to search for "awning" and then specify more once you know the internal name of the specific awning you're interested in.

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