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== Before You Start ==
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This guide assumes you've read the standard [[Curation Tutorial]], which is highly recommended to go through.
This tutorial will assume you've read the standard [[Curation Tutorial]], which is highly recommended to go through.
 
  
 
==Recognizing Xara Plugin==
 
==Recognizing Xara Plugin==
*Xara Plugin content files use the .web file extension. Site can also mention program called Xara Webster. It was used to create .web files, and this is why Xara Plugin has "W" as its logo.
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*Xara Plugin content files use the .web file extension. The website can also mention a program called Xara Webster, which was used to create .web files; this is why Xara Plugin has "W" as its logo.
 
*Xara Plugin MIME types are <code>application/vnd.xara</code> and <code>application/x-CorelXARA</code>.
 
*Xara Plugin MIME types are <code>application/vnd.xara</code> and <code>application/x-CorelXARA</code>.
*Developer has more products with Xara in name, like CorelXARA (graphical editor), Xara3D or Xara X. These are not related to the plugin.
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*The developer had other products with Xara in their name, such as CorelXARA (graphical editor), Xara3D and Xara X. These are not related to the plugin.
  
 
==Curation Steps==
 
==Curation Steps==
Follow the [[Curation Format]] to add metadata for your game and create its correct content folder. The Platform should be <code>Xara Plugin</code> and the Application Path should be <code>FPSoftware\startXaraPlugin.bat</code>.
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Set the Application Path to <code>FPSoftware\startXaraPlugin.bat</code>. Xara images can run directly, but the plugin will crash at resolutions higher than 1600x1600. To prevent that, you should embed your image. This is a sample for embedding Xara, where width and height must be lower than 1600:
 
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<pre><embed src="image.web" type="application/vnd.xara" width="x" height="y"></pre>
Xara images can run without embedding in <code>html</code> or <code>htm</code>, but plugin always crashing when resolution is higher than 1600x1600. To prevent that, you should embed your image.
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Save this as a <code>.html</code> file and set the Lauch Command to the HTML.
If you don’t have original <code>html/htm</code>, you can use that:
 
<pre><html>
 
<head>
 
<body>
 
<embed src="x.web" type="application/vnd.xara"
 
  width = "x" height = "x">
 
</body>
 
</head>
 
</html></pre>
 
Create new .txt file, post this code into that, change <code>x</code> to your values:
 
*<code>src=x.web</code> = original name of Xara file
 
*<code>width = x height = x </code> = resolution, can be any size smaller than 1600x1600, but maintains the aspect ratio of the original image
 
Save as <code>.html</code>.
 
  
 
==Troubleshooting==
 
==Troubleshooting==
If file downloaded from Wayback Machine shows "Incompatible plugin version", it mainly means that the image was saved incorrectly and there is nothing can be done about it
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If a file downloaded from Wayback Machine shows "Incompatible plugin version", it mainly means that the image was saved incorrectly and there is nothing can be done about it.
 
 
==Wrapping It Up==
 
When you're finished testing, export the curation and name the .7z file with the name of the app, and submit it to the #other-game-curations channel of the Flashpoint Discord. Use the Xara_Plugin emoji when submitting.
 
  
 
<noinclude>
 
<noinclude>
 
[[Category:Curation Guides]]
 
[[Category:Curation Guides]]
 
</noinclude>
 
</noinclude>

Revision as of 15:44, 28 February 2021

This guide assumes you've read the standard Curation Tutorial, which is highly recommended to go through.

Recognizing Xara Plugin

  • Xara Plugin content files use the .web file extension. The website can also mention a program called Xara Webster, which was used to create .web files; this is why Xara Plugin has "W" as its logo.
  • Xara Plugin MIME types are application/vnd.xara and application/x-CorelXARA.
  • The developer had other products with Xara in their name, such as CorelXARA (graphical editor), Xara3D and Xara X. These are not related to the plugin.

Curation Steps

Set the Application Path to FPSoftware\startXaraPlugin.bat. Xara images can run directly, but the plugin will crash at resolutions higher than 1600x1600. To prevent that, you should embed your image. This is a sample for embedding Xara, where width and height must be lower than 1600:

<embed src="image.web" type="application/vnd.xara" width="x" height="y">

Save this as a .html file and set the Lauch Command to the HTML.

Troubleshooting

If a file downloaded from Wayback Machine shows "Incompatible plugin version", it mainly means that the image was saved incorrectly and there is nothing can be done about it.