Merging the choice menu and dialogue box

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Merging the choice menu and dialogue box

#1 Post by Korbiwe » Fri Mar 16, 2018 9:27 am

I'm quite new to Ren'Py, but pretty experienced in Python. What I'm trying to do is to merge dialogue box with choice menu and the history thingy. I've tried various things like trying to retrieve a current "choice" screen while being in the "say" screen, and make textbuttons out of its contents but all my attempts were unsuccessful.

I've attached an image of what I'm trying to achieve (sorry for the fact that it's in Russian).

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Re: Merging the choice menu and dialogue box

#2 Post by Ocelot » Fri Mar 16, 2018 11:29 am

Sorry, I do not have time to write and test complete code, but here are some pointers:

— Look at nvl screen and look how it displays choices.
— Notice that you can replace function used to display menu: https://www.renpy.org/doc/html/nvl_mode.html#nvl_menu
— Maybe modify say screen to display choices, when needed and make a custom menu function?
< < insert Rick Cook quote here > >

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Re: Merging the choice menu and dialogue box

#3 Post by Korbiwe » Fri Mar 16, 2018 1:23 pm

Damn! Thank you, @Ocelot. The answer was always right under my nose, but I kept overlooking it. Something like NVL screen is just what I need.

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Re: Merging the choice menu and dialogue box

#4 Post by Korbiwe » Fri Mar 16, 2018 1:25 pm

Also, the thought to

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define menu
never crossed my mind, but it's the perfect solution.

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