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PostPosted: 21 Apr 2017 02:24 
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So the first issue im having with the editor is that when i save/save as, i go to "open" but the map that i "saved as" isnt there. It just seems like nothing is ever saving even thought while its in the process/finished saving no errors come up or anything.

Second, is there a way to get the edited map(fyi im not making a new map/adding roads etc., im only adding signs and concrete barricades/guardrails places where they are needed) to my main profile that ive been using for ATS(has like 86% map completion) and keep the completion there.

Even in general i need help knowing how to play the map and continue my deliveries/ story.

Im a noob to the whole map editor thing but get how to place items and how it works. I just need help with the issues listed above.

Thanks.


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PostPosted: 21 Apr 2017 08:05 
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You can keep your completion ratio as long as you don't add or remove any road segment or prefab with traffic.

Your saving/reload problem is due to a misunderstanding. The whole thing is about creating a map-mod. The editor is working on either the untarnished, original map as taken from the base. Or, on any later step, working on the latest version of your mod, residing in your mod-folder. So you have to put your work into your own map-mod. After every single map-editor session.

In other words, save the map, quit the editor. Copy everything from the save-directory ("usa.mbd" plus the whole "usa" folder content) into your mod, restart an editor session. Your changes should be present, now.

Save directory is "base/map", to be found in the installation directory of the game. Steam-client could tell you where that is. Go to game-settings for ATS -> LOCAL FILES tab -> BROWSE LOCAL FILES.

Mod-content got to be placed in a folder called "map", so that "usa.mbd" and the "usa" folder content could replace the same-named files of the base.


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PostPosted: 22 Apr 2017 04:06 
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Ok so I changed something in editor, saved the map (usa.mbd), exited etitor, moved "usa.mbd" and the "usa" folder located in 'steamapps/common/American Truck Sim/base/map' to 'documents/American Truck Sim/mod', started the game and went to editor, opened "usa.mbd" but no change was made to what i previously did. Did i do that right? Still no save for me.


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