Posted by Kyle Hankinson August 17th, 2022
If you need a trigger or alias to match on a regular expression, here are some hints and tips to use.
As you type your regex, the main mud display will update to highlight matches.
For whitespace (space, tab, linebreak) use the
\s+ syntax option. While most muds will use spaces, some muds will use tabs is certain instances which may case a basic space match to fail.
Posted by Kyle Hankinson August 5th, 2022
Clears anything currently in the messages window.
Removes the main output buffer.
Displays a list of current autocomplete entries.
Clears the autocomplete entries.
Displays a list of current script variables.
Disconnects from the current session. If auto-reconnect is enabled, a countdown will be started and the connection re-attempted.
Disconnects the current connection and closes the window.
Sets the specified varaible to the specified value.
Stops any activly waiting scripts. Scripts may be in a waiting state from either a
wait or a
Posted by Kyle Hankinson August 4th, 2022
command function will process a command as if the user had typed it into the console. Any aliases in the command will be processed as well.
wait function will cause the current script to delay for
timeout seconds before continuing the script. The wait timeout can contain miliseconds by specifying decials.
log function will append the specific message to the console. This can be useful when debugging scripts.
processForAutocomplete method adds
entries to the interal autocomplete list.
entries can either be an array of strings, or a string which will be delimited by whitespace.
commandAndReadFromServer will process a command as if the user had typed it into the console, then will read from the server until the next data stream has finished.
beep function will cause your device to output a beep sound effect.
isEmpty method returns true if a variable is unset or empty. A string variable is considered empty if it has zero length or is completely whitespace. A numeric variable is never empty (zero is not considered empty). Use the
unset function to completely unset a variable.
unset function is used to completely clear a variable.
Returns the current value of the specific variable.
status function updates the status bar to show the value for
notify function will add a macOS notification with the specific message.
badge method updates the app icon badge to show the specific display. This should be limited to a short string (less than 10 characters), or it will be truncated. Current/max HP is an example of what one might display in the badge.
Posted by Kyle Hankinson August 3rd, 2022
Autocomplete is a way to quickly turn a partial letter into a full word. For example if you were to type the letter
look mer and hit tab, it might fill the completion text in as
look merchant rather than needing to fully type out merchant.
MUD Client allows autocomplete keywords to be added via the scripting engine. An example of this could be an alias to the command
inventory, or by a trigger that matches
To have words added to the autocomplete list, you must call the
processForAutocomplete method with either an array of words or a string containing one or more words to be added. For example, you could have a login script with either of the following:
A larger example based on a trigger would be as follows:
In this example a regular expression is used to match from `You see:` until > (the cursor input for this mud). Everything inbetween is added for autocomplete.