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whats MDL?

Discussion in 'Introductions' started by darknes1124, Dec 25, 2010.

  1. darknes1124

    darknes1124

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    So i just did a recoloring of arthas yet if i import the 2 mdx files in game they wont show up. says something about cannot read mdl file. whats with that?
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  2. AlterEgo

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    Have you tried to save/close/open map?
     
  3. The_Silent

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    Mdl is an alternative version of model files, which unlike mdx files can be opened in notepad. When the editor refers to mdl, it just refers to the model. Dosen't solve your problem though. Maybe the skin is not the right file type or somthing? :/ try to describe your error in further details ^^
     
  4. darknes1124

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    Well i exported arthas' skin .blp file, or mesh whatever its called lol. and edited it in photoshop elements. (just changed the color) but after i made a new arthas mdx file (including the portrait mdx) and imported the new bmp file (which worked in the War3editor) and saved with the new coloring on the 3d model. then imported both mdx files and tried to change the peasant file into the new model i imported, it states that War3 map editor cannot read the mdl file so it gives me a green checkered box.
     
  5. The_Silent

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    You have to reconvert it to blp to use it as a skin, although the model editor can read bmp, the world editor can't ^^