Post by andrew on Jan 28, 2015 22:44:03 GMT -5
A menu option that allows you to un-merge package files. For more information, see the tutorial HERE
Also new is the Color Palette tool. This tool will allow you to save the colors and color tags from a package as a shareable, re-usable color palette. For more information about this feature, see the tutorial HERE. If you have comments about the new feature, please post them HERE.
Sims 4 Studio updates with the first version in a beta series that will add some of the requested features from our member Wish List thread
New in Wishes:
- Drag & Drop Swatch Reordering - this feature works on the Studio tab and when using the My CC feature
- Screenshot Manager
- Color Palette Manager
- Model viewer settings that allow you to change the background color and toggle the grid on and off
- Support for all DLC packs up to the My First Pet SP
- New batch fix options
- Package un-merging
- Object mesh geometry state support
Thank you to simtress and juliej for getting us the resource needed to enable Studio for the Fitness Stuff Pack and testing to make sure it works.
Thank you to Renorasims for getting us the resource needed to enable Studio for the Toddler Stuff Pack and testing to make sure it works.
Thanks to all who have reported Pets-patch-related issues, especially Kaizoku-Gal for drilling down on the problem with CC hair. Thanks also to tuco for pointing out the need for a Screenshot Manager.
Remember that Studio forums provides a Custom Content Upload Section and we'd love to see the things that you create with Sims 4 Studio posted there. If you're looking for excellent CC for your game, stop in and take a look
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+ Added support for the Island Living expansion pack.
+ Blender 2.79 can now be used with Studio.
+ Updated tags to the latest patch.
+ Fixed a bug with the last version that made tuning extraction to a folder crash.
+ Added support for StrangerVille Game Pack
+ Added support for custom tags with 32 bit values.
+ Added a way to edit an unknown value in the Cutout Info Table resource.
+ Object swatches with duplicate variant ids will be skipped when creating a recolor.
+ Umbrella overrides will not include extra tuning to be included as a custom umbrella.
+ Fixed an issue that occurred when editing a mesh that caused the normal map to stop working.
+ Floor thumbnails are auto generated from the diffuse texture.
+ Roof thumbnails are auto generated from the diffuse texture.
+ Wall thumbnails are generated from the short wall diffuse only.
+ Wall textures imported as DDS with the auto-resize option off will not go through any image format conversion.
+ Added the updo tag.
+ Added support for Rabbit Hole, Headline, Career Gig and Narrative tuning types.
+ Fixed an issue when using the "Restore tuning comments" tools option when there were custom tuning references.
+ The selected item will stay in view after sorting.
+ Fixed an issue where selecting to batch export to .package caused Studio to continue using .package even if you tell it not to.
+ Fixed an error when saving the Region Description resource.
+ Updated tag list with the latest patch.
+ Updated shader list with the latest patch.
+ S4S should now be large address aware (is able to use more memory before getting an out of memory error).
+ Added keyboard shortcut Ctrl+Shift+S to save as.
+ Added support for Get Famous
+ Added 24 bit hashes to the hash generator
+ Fixed many issues with geostates (toybox, microwaves, clothesline, washboard, science table)
+ Fixed an issue with objects using the AnimatedTree shader that caused them to be invisible in the game.
+ Update shader list for Seasons.
+ Studio is now Large Address Aware (Can use more memory before crashing with an out of memory error).
+ Fixed a bug from changes made in 18.104.22.168 that makes most SimData resources not save.
+ Non-override clone options will exclude Uniform tags.
+ Added support for the S4S Accessories mod to umbrella packages.
+ Fixed a bug that could occur when adding a swatch on some items.
+ Added support for the new tuning types added with Seasons.
+ Fixed a bug where the "u" value in the root of a SimData xml would not get saved.
+ Added a Brazilian Portuguese language option (Not yet translated, just a copy of the Spain one).
+ Updated most of the "World" resources that were previously supported for seasons. World Object Data is still broken.
+ Added basic support for the Terrain Mesh resource.
+ Fixed a bug with the swatch order of the first swatch after applying a palette to a package.
+ Added support for The Sims 4: Seasons
+ Added a batch fix to add the Hot/Cold tags to clothes for seasons.
+ Batch fixes now include a text file by the backup folder with a list of things that were changed.
+ Updated blender plugins for the 6/19/2018 patch
+ Updated for the 6/19/2018 patch.
+ Added the Cooler, Heater, Can be struck by lightning, and Never receives snow tags.
+ Updated the Object Catalog resource for the patch.
+ Updated mesh resource for the patch.
+ Updated the Terrain Paint and Roof Pattern resources for the patch.
+ Added the Hot & Cold weather tags.
+ Full tag list updated for the patch.
+ Tuning extraction should no longer give an error related to object changes in the patch.
+ Fixed a bug from 22.214.171.124 that caused an error or a squished mesh to be imported when the new mesh is significantly larger than the original.
+ Added support for geostate meshes
+ Fixed a bug where applying a color palette caused the last swatch to show as the default instead of the first.
+ Added a warning instead of a crash when attempting to save a color palette with an invalid file name.
+ Added a more informative error message when saving a package with Sim Data resources that have syntax errors.
+ Added an option to enable the pack icon on all swatches (checkbox to the right of the catalog thumbnail on the Studio tab).
+ Moved package merging, screenshot management and batch fixes from the "Tools" menu to a new "Content Management" menu.
+ Added a menu option to un-merge package files.
+ Speed and memory optimizations to the Color Palette tool.
+ Added a color palette tool.
+ Added support for The Sims 4 My First Pet Stuff Pack
+ Added Czech translation corrections by Sonia
+ Added Spanish translation corrections by Flertzia
+ Added Russian translation corrections by 13whitemice
+ Updated tag list for the latest patch.
+ Fixed an issue that caused an error when a creator with special characters in their creator name imports a pose using Blender 2.70
+ Fixed a crash when opening a build item that has referenced textures.
+ Removed the bikini bottom tag from the Studio tab (not used by EA)
+ Added the hair color tag to the Studio tab for eyebrows and facial hair.
+ Fixed a bug that caused additional swatches of items cloned with 32 bit instance numbers to not have 32 bit instance numbers.
+ Fixed a bug that caused imported shadow LODs of windows to not show the correct shadow in the game.
+ Fixed a bug that could sometimes cause Studio to crash after closing an object .package.
+ Added protocol buffer resources to the Warehouse
+ Added the Jungle Adventure Game Pack
+ Fixed some German text issues where chairs were labelled as tables.
+ Added the Laundry Day Stuff Pack
+ Added an option to select a different folder if your screenshots are not in the default folder.
+ Fixed a crash and slowness when there are a ton of screenshots (tested with 4GB)
+ Updated the "Fix Objects for Cats & Dogs Patch" batch fix to include objects that were broken with the December 12, 2017 patch.
+ Added a batch fix that fixes alpha hairs that were broken in the Cats & Dogs patch.
+ Updated the Cats & Dogs object batch fix to include toilets.
+ Added a new option: Screenshot Manager. This allows you to view and edit in-game screenshots.
+ Updated shader field list.
+ Added several new resource types and updated some to the latest patch version.
+ Fixed an issue with the world color timeline resource.
+ Added pet textures to the cats and dogs in the model viewer (thanks to Feyona for providing the textures)
+ Fixed a gap that appears with new meshes for Cats & Dogs
+ Cats & Dogs object batch fix now fixes benches, sofa overrides, and 6-seat round dining tables.
+ Cats & Dogs CAS batch fix now fixes mesh distortions that were introduced with changes in this patch.
+ Added support for World Color Timeline & Sky Box Texture resources.
+ Added support for the Cats and Dogs Expansion Pack
+ Added a batch fix for pre-pets patch CAS CC to fix the arm problem
+ Added a batch fix for pre-pets patch sofas and loveseats
+ Updated for the pets patch.
+ Fixed an issue that caused non-adult blank blends to be exported stretched to adult size.
+ Updated for the pets patch.
+ Added a batch fix to update beds for the pets patch
+ The disallow for random batch fix now also removes uniform and style tags that caused them to show up on random sims anyway.
+ Updated Sim Data to work with the pets patch.
+ Added support for the Sickness,Breed, CAS Menu, CAS Menu Item, Relationship Lock and Household Milestone tuning resource types.
+ Fixed some issues that could cause Studio to crash while switching swatches.
+ Added a right-click option to turn off swatch re-ordering.
+ Fixed an issue that caused the "Help>Windows Event Logs".
+ Added an option to the Tools>Modding menu to add DLC pack requirements.
+ Fixed a bug in the German translations that caused CAS tops and bottoms to be switched.
+ Added the option to change the background color of the model viewer.
+ Added the option to disable the grid in the model viewer.
+ Added Toddler Stuff Pack
+ Added Fitness Stuff Pack
+ Drag & Drop swatch reordering for all content in the Studio tab and in My CC