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Request: Foldable groups (as well as standard list) of variables by type...

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This is a request to do with getting rid of clutter and organising when developing.  Currently, there are variables listed by type for Hero Objects AND Hero Properties.  

For both Hero Object and Hero Property variables, if you could sort and filter variables by groups too, that would make development FAR easier when handling tonnes of bools and other variables in one place... ?

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@Ant,

Yeah - maybe by filtering / hiding/ showing by part of the name of the variable (well description of variable), Hero Property and so forth if not in groups?  Or maybe just having tags for everything?  Will be interested to see what you come up with there...

I suppose the potential issue that needs addressing is being unable to see the wood for the trees because of simply far too many Hero Properties and then also Variables and Globals of whatever nature.    You don't want to know how many Hero Properties I had planned for 'item' Hero Objects....

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Not yet. 2D has taken all of my time. The good news is that I've finished the 2D stuff, but I have a lot of documentation to update this week. 

Can you show me a screen cap of variable issues you are having?  

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@Ant,

Could probably screenie it for you if needed (let me know if you still need a screenie after the explanation that follows...).  However, it's fairly easy to explain in RPG terms.  Imagine if you had 'Statistics' HeroProperties (I say HeroProperties because within each you'd need things for min, current, max, critical, added on, etc etc) but those 'Statistics' could be divided in to subtypes like Attributes, Points, Modifiers, Resistances, Bonuses, Perceptions etc etc.  Imagine if you had upwards of 150 of those 'Statistic' HeroProperties (in simple terms it could be Variables or Globals also) - but no way to filter or sort them by their types or subtypes when creating more.  Result = mess.  Perhaps even if you could have a *.* string filter (ie. list only Variables, Globals or HeroProperties whose name contains ***) that would help enormously?  Hope that makes sense?

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