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Some of my combat files will work, but more do not.  Can anyone help?

 

A fatal error has occured. Please review the Hero Combat Manager FAQ. If the FAQ does not provide you with an answer, submit an bug report to Hero Combat Manager Website. Include the Combat Record File that was being used during this combat session. Also include the error log file, hcmlogging.txt, which is found in the folder where Hero Combat Manager was installed.


(( XMLParsering) Utilities.XMLParserExceptions: Utilities.XMLParserExceptions: While converting SPDEFENSES field a null (XMLParser.getNodeList) occured while converting XML element into the SPDEFENSES field.)

bilbo.XML bilbo.hdc

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2 hours ago, lolanok said:

Some of my combat files will work, but more do not.  Can anyone help?

Is it because my Hero Designer is old?  

HERO Designer v3
Build 2006051510

 

2 hours ago, lolanok said:

A fatal error has occured. Please review the Hero Combat Manager FAQ. If the FAQ does not provide you with an answer, submit an bug report to Hero Combat Manager Website. Include the Combat Record File that was being used during this combat session. Also include the error log file, hcmlogging.txt, which is found in the folder where Hero Combat Manager was installed.


(( XMLParsering) Utilities.XMLParserExceptions: Utilities.XMLParserExceptions: While converting SPDEFENSES field a null (XMLParser.getNodeList) occured while converting XML element into the SPDEFENSES field.)

bilbo.XML 4.53 kB · 0 downloads bilbo.hdc 5.71 kB · 0 downloads

 

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Hi I am the developer of HCM.  Thank you for purchasing the software.

 

So I loaded the HDC file into the most current version of Hero Designer.  I noticed the character is a 5e character (COM was the dead giveaway 😉) so I exported the character using the 5e combat record export which comes with Hero Combat Manager.  I then loaded the new XML file and it loaded up just fine.

 

Is it possible you exported the character using the 6e combat record export?  If you did then the resulting file will fail to load into HCM.

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Well I just loaded up 12 combatants for the ambush in the gulch outside of deadwood, sd and it seems to be working!  Looking forward to running it.  Thanks for your help.

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I would definitely upgrade to the current version of Hero Designer.  But that wasn't the issue.  I am 99% sure you picked the HeroCombatManager-6e-XML.hcr file instead of the HeroCombatManager-6e-XML.hcr .  I was able to reproduce your error by using the HDC file you provided, my current version of HD and use the 6e export file.

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