create new map with different terrain

Bug #536409 reported by nobody on 2004-12-12
This bug affects 3 people
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Bug Description

It would be useful if there was a possibility in the editor
to choose the terrain a new map should be created with,
instead of the default 'steppe'-terrain. Particularly, it
would be convenient if one could create a map
consisting only of water; it might save one quite an

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Sigra (sigra) wrote :

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This would be easier with the planned selections. It should
be possible to select the whole map and set the terrain.

Changed in widelands:
importance: Undecided → Wishlist
tags: added: editor
SirVer (sirver) on 2010-03-21
Changed in widelands:
status: New → Confirmed
Frank Pieper (frank-pieper-1) wrote :

I don't know exactly what you means with planned Sections but sounds to me that Need for special Dialog-Item to specify Default-Terrain disappear and I consdier the Section-Thing to be more valuable than that asked Featur in this Topic. So I consider that Need supplied by that other coming up Feature.

SirVer (sirver) wrote :

Setting to incomplete for bug sweeping.

Changed in widelands:
status: Confirmed → Incomplete
wl-zocker (wl-zocker) wrote :

I do not know whether the "selections" mentioned some years ago are still planned to be implemented.
But I think it is quite easy to ask the map designer what should be the start terrain of a map when a new one is created (in the same dialog where he is asked for the map size). Now we only have one world, this is even more important: When I want to create a winter map, I have to change the whole terrain to something niveous first.

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

[Expired for widelands because there has been no activity for 60 days.]

Changed in widelands:
status: Incomplete → Expired
SirVer (sirver) on 2014-10-04
Changed in widelands:
status: Expired → Confirmed
GunChleoc (gunchleoc) on 2015-12-04
Changed in widelands:
assignee: nobody → GunChleoc (gunchleoc)
status: Confirmed → In Progress
milestone: none → build19-rc1
GunChleoc (gunchleoc) wrote :

Since I had to touch the code for both New Map windows, I did a redesign of the New Random Map dialog first.

GunChleoc (gunchleoc) wrote :

Screenshot of New Map

description: updated
GunChleoc (gunchleoc) wrote :

This bug was still open because we considered a better UI design in the forums. I won't be working on this for build 19 though, so I'm setting this bug to Fix Commited - the functionality itself is working.

Changed in widelands:
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
assignee: GunChleoc (gunchleoc) → nobody
GunChleoc (gunchleoc) on 2016-10-25
Changed in widelands:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
GunChleoc (gunchleoc) wrote :

Fixed in build19-rc1.

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