merwok [Lexaloffle Blog Feed]https://www.lexaloffle.com/bbs/?uid=41031 Feature: save P8 cart as PNG from command-line <p>To ease the workflow of developing with p8 file, then saving as PNG for sharing, it would be really useful to have a command-line switch to save as PNG (combined with the positional parameter that loads a cart), for example: pico8 game.p8 -save game.png</p> <p>This would behave like 'SAVE game.png' in the console, adding the .p8 string in the middle, but not prompting for overwrite confirmation (goal is headless/automatic conversion, like -export &mdash; of course errors are possible if the cart doesn&rsquo;t respect limits).</p> <p>Rationale: I find myself working with both P8 and PNG carts for the same game/project, using the P8 file as authoritative version (limits don&rsquo;t prevent saving + compatible with all text tools) and also saving as PNG to see what the label looks like and share it when desired. It is cumbersome to work with the P8, save, save as png, confirm overwrite, then have to remember to load the P8 to avoid that the next save saves PNG then have to overwrite the P8. I would prefer to consider the PNG form a compiled form that I don&rsquo;t edit, and avoid human mistakes by saving it using a command line or makefile.</p> <p>Another use case from Sam Hocevar on discord: he wanted to convert P8 to PNG to study the compression algo, and had to resort to export to JS, extract cart data, serialise it, save in blank cart, which is quite convoluted.</p> https://www.lexaloffle.com/bbs/?tid=38271 https://www.lexaloffle.com/bbs/?tid=38271 Wed, 03 Jun 2020 17:55:09 UTC Splore feature request: save cart locally <p>Hi! It would be convenient to have an option in the cart submenu to save a file from BSS to local carts, for systems that are not always connected.</p> <p>For the carts that only have numerical IDs or generated names, it would be great to have a new RENAME command in the console :)</p> https://www.lexaloffle.com/bbs/?tid=38182 https://www.lexaloffle.com/bbs/?tid=38182 Thu, 28 May 2020 23:25:28 UTC Editor tab title preview skips line if all-caps <p>In the code editor, add a new tab with the first line being a comment line containing only puny caps and spaces, then add a second comment line with regular text. Hover over the tab, the title preview shows the second comment instead of the first. Bug doesn&rsquo;t happen if the title mixes cases (&quot;--UI helpers&quot; is ok).</p> https://www.lexaloffle.com/bbs/?tid=38114 https://www.lexaloffle.com/bbs/?tid=38114 Mon, 25 May 2020 03:13:02 UTC Website should have one canonical domain <p>I wondered why I was not logged in when opening some links, but I was logged in in other tabs.<br /> Found out that the website answers to both lexaloffle.com and www.lexaloffe.com, but logged in status is not shared.</p> <p>Possible solutions:</p> <ul> <li>change cookies to be valid for both variants</li> <li>pick one variant as canonical and redirect transparently</li> </ul> <p>Thanks!</p> https://www.lexaloffle.com/bbs/?tid=37926 https://www.lexaloffle.com/bbs/?tid=37926 Wed, 13 May 2020 15:20:10 UTC Featured carts on top of carts category are not real links <p>Hello! On the Carts category page <a href="https://www.lexaloffle.com/bbs/?cat=7&amp;sub=2">https://www.lexaloffle.com/bbs/?cat=7&amp;sub=2</a> , the three featured carts at the top are not real links (a elements), but divs with a custom JavaScript handler. This does not work with all the tools that know about links: ctrl+click to open in a new tab, middle click, long press on mobile, bookmark link, contextual menu, search links in page, etc. Please consider changing this!</p> https://www.lexaloffle.com/bbs/?tid=36056 https://www.lexaloffle.com/bbs/?tid=36056 Fri, 29 Nov 2019 19:17:26 UTC