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  1. Ah, okay. Thanks for the answer! Let me put in a feature request for honoring the config.yml file in /resources so users don't have to mess with the .jar (or install the JDK).
  2. Aside: It doesn't matter what kind of edits I make — comments or editing parameters — the file still gets overwritten. The file appears to get left alone if it has not been edited, i.e., once it has been reset, I don't see HD touching it anymore.
  3. I edited the config.yml file in order to experiment with the fillin_font for the PDF Export feature. I notice that each time I launch HD6.jar, the file is overwritten and set back to the defaults. I've used both BBEdit and nano (command line) to make edits, and that doesn't seem to make any difference. Just figured I'd check. Is there any way to prevent this behavior? Build 20171016 macOS 10.12.6 Java 8 Update 151
  4. Sweet! This seems to have fixed the issue. Thank you so much!
  5. I've double-checked permissions and am not seeing any issues. I've run both builds from the same directory, and the previous build works, while the current build gives me the error.
  6. "Print to PDF..." in Current File uses its own template, no? The default 6e PDF one? This seems to be the line in the trace that's showing the error: /lib/sixthedition.rb:51:in `characteristic_block': private method `gsub' called for nil:NilClass (NoMethodError) That /lib/sixthedition.rb is in the JAR package, I assume? I've also run both build 20170927 and 20170504 from the same directory, and 20170504 does not give me the error.
  7. Sorry for the delayed response... I have some templates in my old v3 directory, but I'm not really sure if any were included by default. Now that I've looked at the docs, it seems like one is not included by default. Which seems weird, but I can work with it.
  8. FYI, I have tried fresh installs and trashing my appPrefs.xml file.
  9. I'm getting the attached error when trying to print to PDF with build 20170927 on macOS 10.12.6. I have Java 8 Update 144. I do not get this error with build 20170504. This error is triggered regardless of the character I am using — i.e. I can create a brand-new, unmodified character, of various templates, and this error will occur. I can still export characters, however. Here is a fresh trace.log: HERO Designer 6 log file (build 20170927) Current system properties: java.runtime.name = Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment sun.boot.library.path = /Library/Internet Plug-Ins/JavaAppletPlugin.plugin/Contents/Home/lib java.vm.version = 25.144-b01 gopherProxySet = false java.vm.vendor = Oracle Corporation java.vendor.url = http://java.oracle.com/ path.separator = : java.vm.name = Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM file.encoding.pkg = sun.io user.country = US sun.java.launcher = SUN_STANDARD sun.os.patch.level = unknown java.vm.specification.name = Java Virtual Machine Specification user.dir = /Applications/HERODesigner java.runtime.version = 1.8.0_144-b01 java.awt.graphicsenv = sun.awt.CGraphicsEnvironment java.endorsed.dirs = /Library/Internet Plug-Ins/JavaAppletPlugin.plugin/Contents/Home/lib/endorsed os.arch = x86_64 java.io.tmpdir = /var/folders/g8/r3bg32yn2hgfrrls7cmt45vh0000gp/T/ line.separator = java.vm.specification.vendor = Oracle Corporation os.name = Mac OS X sun.jnu.encoding = UTF-8 java.library.path = /Users/markdelsing/Library/Java/Extensions:/Library/Java/Extensions:/Network/Library/Java/Extensions:/System/Library/Java/Extensions:/usr/lib/java:. sun.awt.enableExtraMouseButtons = true java.specification.name = Java Platform API Specification java.class.version = 52.0 sun.management.compiler = HotSpot 64-Bit Tiered Compilers os.version = 10.12.6 user.home = /Users/markdelsing user.timezone = java.awt.printerjob = sun.lwawt.macosx.CPrinterJob file.encoding = UTF-8 java.specification.version = 1.8 java.class.path = /Applications/HERODesigner/HD6.jar user.name = markdelsing java.vm.specification.version = 1.8 sun.java.command = /Applications/HERODesigner/HD6.jar java.home = /Library/Internet Plug-Ins/JavaAppletPlugin.plugin/Contents/Home sun.arch.data.model = 64 user.language = en java.specification.vendor = Oracle Corporation awt.toolkit = sun.lwawt.macosx.LWCToolkit java.vm.info = mixed mode swing.defaultlaf = com.sun.java.swing.plaf.nimbus.NimbusLookAndFeel java.version = 1.8.0_144 java.ext.dirs = /Users/markdelsing/Library/Java/Extensions:/Library/Internet Plug-Ins/JavaAppletPlugin.plugin/Contents/Home/lib/ext:/Library/Java/Extensions:/Network/Library/Java/Extensions:/System/Library/Java/Extensions:/usr/lib/java sun.boot.class.path = /Library/Internet Plug-Ins/JavaAppletPlugin.plugin/Contents/Home/lib/resources.jar:/Library/Internet Plug-Ins/JavaAppletPlugin.plugin/Contents/Home/lib/rt.jar:/Library/Internet Plug-Ins/JavaAppletPlugin.plugin/Contents/Home/lib/sunrsasign.jar:/Library/Internet Plug-Ins/JavaAppletPlugin.plugin/Contents/Home/lib/jsse.jar:/Library/Internet Plug-Ins/JavaAppletPlugin.plugin/Contents/Home/lib/jce.jar:/Library/Internet Plug-Ins/JavaAppletPlugin.plugin/Contents/Home/lib/charsets.jar:/Library/Internet Plug-Ins/JavaAppletPlugin.plugin/Contents/Home/lib/jfr.jar:/Library/Internet Plug-Ins/JavaAppletPlugin.plugin/Contents/Home/classes java.vendor = Oracle Corporation file.separator = / java.vendor.url.bug = http://bugreport.sun.com/bugreport/ sun.font.fontmanager = sun.font.CFontManager sun.io.unicode.encoding = UnicodeBig sun.cpu.endian = little sun.cpu.isalist = Loading new character/prefab: Fri, Oct 13 @2:28:52 PM (-0500) build 20170927 Memory Usage (0 characters, 0 prefabs): 245.50MB (total), 225.82MB (free) = 19.68MB (used) Set Template: Fri, Oct 13 @2:28:52 PM (-0500) build 20170927 Memory Usage (0 characters, 0 prefabs): 245.50MB (total), 225.82MB (free) = 19.68MB (used) Loading new character/prefab: Fri, Oct 13 @2:28:59 PM (-0500) build 20170927 Memory Usage (1 characters, 0 prefabs): 288.00MB (total), 250.23MB (free) = 37.77MB (used) Changed Characters: Fri, Oct 13 @2:28:59 PM (-0500) build 20170927 Memory Usage (1 characters, 0 prefabs): 288.00MB (total), 247.38MB (free) = 40.62MB (used) New Character: Fri, Oct 13 @2:28:59 PM (-0500) build 20170927 Memory Usage (1 characters, 0 prefabs): 288.00MB (total), 244.18MB (free) = 43.82MB (used) /lib/sixthedition.rb:51:in `characteristic_block': private method `gsub' called for nil:NilClass (NoMethodError) from /lib/sixthedition.rb:48:in `each' from /lib/sixthedition.rb:48:in `characteristic_block' from /lib/template_overlay.rb:127:in `first_page_blocks' from /lib/template_overlay.rb:117:in `generate' from lib/pdf_o_matic.rb:26:in `characterSixth' from :1 ...internal jruby stack elided... from CharacterSheetSixth.characteristic_block(/lib/sixthedition.rb:48) from Array.each(/lib/sixthedition.rb:48) from CharacterSheetSixth.characteristic_block(/lib/template_overlay.rb:127) from TemplateOverlay.first_page_blocks(/lib/template_overlay.rb:117) from TemplateOverlay.generate(lib/pdf_o_matic.rb:26) from JavaImplementation.characterSixth(:1) from (unknown).(unknown)(:1) Close Character: Fri, Oct 13 @2:29:15 PM (-0500) build 20170927 Memory Usage (0 characters, 0 prefabs): 288.00MB (total), 199.45MB (free) = 88.55MB (used) Changed Characters: Fri, Oct 13 @2:29:15 PM (-0500) build 20170927 Memory Usage (0 characters, 0 prefabs): 288.00MB (total), 199.45MB (free) = 88.55MB (used)
  10. Anyone? Bueller?
  11. In my installation, it looks like there is no default combat record export template included with HD. Is that right? And, if so, it looks like Tasha's 6eCombat Record Sheet.hcr is the only 6e one available on the site. Is that right? I feel like there was one in previous versions (v3 was the last one I was using regularly), but I'm not sure.
  12. Loading Prefab Issue

    I was seeing this same issue and tried Chris' solution — renaming the TK file to .ZIP and extracting. It worked, creating a folder as he said. I poked around some of the other files and noticed there are others (e.g., Teleport) that suffer the same problem. I think it would be helpful to remedy this issue for the pack so future buyers don't have this problem, and maybe even see about turning those .hdc files into .hdp files (which are much more useful).
  13. Re: What RPG book(s) are you reading/have you just read?
  14. Re: What RPG book(s) are you reading/have you just read? True. Thankfully, the designers are very accessible, and the system is simple enough that you can fool around pretty easily and get fun results. The most common concept I've seen is a Stunt allowing you to use one skill in place of another. E.g., Mysteries in place of Rapport, or, in an example I used in my game, Science in place of Athletics ("The World's Fastest Physicist").
  15. Re: What RPG book(s) are you reading/have you just read?
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