New program to help set up VASL scenarios

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I have added all the notes (vehicle and ordnance) and have the German, Russian, American and Japanese Chapter H completed. I am not a savvy computer programmer so how do you add your own image into the scenario? I am sure it is very simple but have not figured it out.
 

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how do you add your own image into the scenario?
There's an explanation in the help, near the bottom of the User Guide tab.

For example, create a new miscellaneous scenario note label, that looks like this:
Code:
This is my scenario image:
<img src="{{USER_FILES}}/hill-621.png">
It's just HTML, so you can include whatever you want, not just the image.
 
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I have added all the notes (vehicle and ordnance) and have the German, Russian, American and Japanese Chapter H completed.
BTW, how are you finding this feature? I've wanted something like this for a long time, but now that I've actually built it, I'm finding it a bit unwieldy in practice if there's a lot of them, because they take up so much space in VASSAL. I think the put-them-in-a-file-and-print-them-out thing will work out well, though...
 

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BTW, how are you finding this feature? I've wanted something like this for a long time, but now that I've actually built it, I'm finding it a bit unwieldy in practice if there's a lot of them, because they take up so much space in VASSAL. I think the put-them-in-a-file-and-print-them-out thing will work out well, though...
I like the function and the overall program. I did find that on my last scenario I set up the American Vehicle notes were just to many and large to put them in the VASL set up. I am actually try to set up several scenarios for an upcoming publication and I will be pitching to the owner that it would be great to include the VASL set ups for his subscribers when he sends out the publication electronically. One of the scenarios has purchase charts and I just missed the set up instructions in your user guide...DOH.
 

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I did find that on my last scenario I set up the American Vehicle notes were just to many and large to put them in the VASL set up.
Yes, I find myself adding a blank board to the right and bottom of the main boards as a matter of course now... :)

I will be pitching to the owner that it would be great to include the VASL set ups for his subscribers when he sends out the publication electronically.
Sounds cool. Including images in a scenario is always going to be problematic, but if he has a web site, he can upload them to there, and then you reference them in your <img> tags. It requires an internet connection when you open the scenario, but that's not completely unreasonable.
 
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