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jorty
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 28, 2018 4:51 pm    Post subject: Hopefully simple script Reply with quote

Hi everybody!

trying to make a (hopefully) simple script that will wait for a specific (4 bytes) address value to change from 0 to 1 and then force it to 4 then reset

what i have so far:
Code:
local a = readInteger(013EE448)
if a=0
repeat
until a=1
writeInteger(013EE448,4)
end


when i attempt to run it i get an error message about a malformed number near 013EE448.

Also, I don't think it will repeat, it is one run code at this point

I'm obviously doing something wrong, does anybody know what?

i have looked at the guides and stuff, but found them either lacking of examples on how to actually use the commands or full of extra stuff i don't think i need and I don't know enough to strip out the extra stuff
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 28, 2018 5:41 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

  • Hexadecimal numeric literals must be prefixed by 0x or 0X
  • That code will only be run once (i.e. it will only make the replacement once)
  • There is no end to the first if statement
  • CE would get stuck in an infinite loop because the local "a" is never updated
  • That would block CE's main thread until it terminates
  • Use proper coding conventions (especially indentation)
I don't expect beginners to know CE's Lua API, but you should learn Lua before trying to do anything in CE with it.
Code:
if t then t.destroy(); t = nil end
t = createTimer()
t.Interval = getFreezeTimer().Interval

local oldValue

t.OnTimer = function(timer)
  local newValue = readInteger(0x00230100)
  if oldValue == 0 and newValue == 1 then
    writeInteger(0x00230100, 4)
    -- I don't know what you mean by "reset," but do that here I guess
  end
  oldValue = newValue
end

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jorty
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 28, 2018 5:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thank you!

your code does exactly what I wanted to get done, and I would not have figured that out on my own without a LOT more time spent on it...

I've dabbled with Lua (mostly with the computercraft mod for Minecraft) but this was a lot more complicated then I thought it would be...
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