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PostSamantha61 on Thu Jun 15, 2017 8:33 am

Thank you Crissi for that pick me up lol..I really needed that..

I tried those tutorials..last night..nothing worked..so will try it again this afternoon..it's 1:30 am and I'm about ready for bed..

Went in the game..to do one of the mini challenges..I can't even create a garden lol..got the patio done though hehe..

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Posttilly on Thu Jun 15, 2017 9:53 am

I used to have that problem a lot, with object workshop disappearing. If I am right, there is a reset button somewhere, perhaps in the file section?
Crissi is right, you are having to learn a whole lot of things all at once, and simpe can be tricky to learn. But you only have to learn it once, so stick with it.
My advice is the same: really look at each step, think it through and follow it exactly. It will work when you practice it.
To make walls and floors, if you use homecrafter, which is easy peasy, they already have wall and floor templates. :girlie5:




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PostTahoe on Thu Jun 15, 2017 12:03 pm

I do not know how to get back everything that happened to me once and then I uninstalled everything and started over.
I use this tutorial which I think is very simple (2 pages)
http://modthesims.info/t/95015
Unfortunately, I do not know how to add more templates want some more to choose from.


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PostCrissi on Thu Jun 15, 2017 4:59 pm



You are so welcome Sam .. I know exactly how you are feeling .. but I am sure you'll learn it. Like Lisa said it will work when you practice .. and feel free to ask us - we'll try to help you.
And Yes Sam - it had been early in the morning when we've written .. and I had to leave for my job.
Finally NOW my weekend started already .. yippieee .

Marie I don't know how to add templates since I've always worked with those IN the homecrafter. Sorry that I can't give you a helping hand with that .. hmmm


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PostSamantha61 on Thu Jun 15, 2017 11:21 pm

That you tilly, Marie and Crissi your help and support..and thank you Marie for that link I didn't have that one..and that one looks so much simpler..I will give that one a try..

I will find that reset button..I am glad it wasn't just me thank you tilly..

I'm not giving up..just so many tutorials out there and some are so much harder to follow and understand that others..so we will see lol

Thank you all again for your help and support.. :girlie5:


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PostSamantha61 on Fri Jun 16, 2017 12:38 am

Found the refresh button or it's called reset..so I have it all back up and running correctly..thank you so much girls for your help..now off to try this again lol..


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Posttilly on Fri Jun 16, 2017 1:45 am

Go girl, you can do it! It takes time to figure it all out kissing




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PostSamantha61 on Fri Jun 16, 2017 4:09 am

I did it..I don't like it but I did it.. f lol..it is in the game..or it was until I deleted them because I just didn't like the look.. bored

Now why can't tutorials be as easy as the one Marie gave me..HERE omgosh.. swear thlol

I am working on that recolor project HERE

I love all of you that take the time out of your busy schedule to do these tutorials..but omgosh..why do they have to be so complicated bored giggle


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Posttilly on Fri Jun 16, 2017 8:38 am

Yay! Well done! I often don't like what ive created in game, and start over!
Some tutorials do seem complicated, until you get used to it. Then you try and get better and better, and the tuts make more sense eventually!
Well done Sam, I'm proud of you inlove34




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PostSamantha61 on Fri Jun 16, 2017 8:41 am

Thank you so much tilly those words really mean a lot to me.. feeldaluv

As soon as I find some coffee cups then I can finish taking the pictures and post over for my entry..on that recoloring..lol

I have a post up over at WCIF section..can you read it tilly and help me out please lol..

I used the Photo Studio..so now that I have that one down just I need to learn to use the Object Workshop lol


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PostCrissi on Fri Jun 16, 2017 11:14 am

Wow .. Sam .. I knew you would rock it .. Can't wait to see the first results bravo


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PostSamantha61 on Fri Jun 16, 2017 7:41 pm

Thank you Crissi inlove34


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PostSamantha61 on Tue Jun 20, 2017 9:18 pm

Ok people..I have been working with this SimPE tutorial..

Recolouring Objects with Object Workshop (NEW tutorial)

Let's see if I can explain what I am having problems with..now everything is working fine until I try and add the new texture to it..I don't understand this part of the whole tutorial..once I get this step correct I will have this tutorial down pat lol



Opps it's the very first line that I am not understanding???


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PostCrissi on Tue Jun 20, 2017 9:32 pm



Hi Sam .. for me everything sounds clear ..(no wonder I know - since I know how to recolor..)
Sweetie can you explain more exactly what you can't understand?

"In a matter of seconds, the recolor package is created and opened for you edit" ?


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PostSamantha61 on Tue Jun 20, 2017 10:17 pm

Ok..well that is what I am having problems with..what does that mean "the recolor package is created and opened for you edit"..and just don't understand how do I do that..?????


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PostCrissi on Wed Jun 21, 2017 6:53 pm

Sam that does just mean - once you reached that step - your recolor package had been created. That means you had already opened a mesh before (I guess that you did that in the former steps) and saved it with your recolor title. THAT is the upcoming and new recolor-file.  Now you can edit that file - add textures, colors ect..and at the end of all you save your edited file and overwrite the once new created recolor package.


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PostSamantha61 on Wed Jun 21, 2017 8:45 pm

See that is just it...I get to this step



I open it up find the texture I want build it and do everything else and then go in game and nothing..just the (*) with the same texture as the origingal..?????


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PostCrissi on Wed Jun 21, 2017 9:15 pm


Sam I am not sure about the problem. You know that you have to edit the EXPORTED picture of the mesh IN an extern Photoprogramm, like paintshop, Gimp or Photoshop. Once you added YOUR pattern/color to the picture .. you save it first on your computer .. and finally IMPORT it to SimPe.
I have never used the DDS Builder .. so I have no idea about that...


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PostSamantha61 on Wed Jun 21, 2017 9:30 pm

Ok so I have to take the????? No I'm not understanding..

I take the old texture and put it in Photoshop and then add the new texture over it then save...then add it?? right

Ok how do I get the old texture..???? to Photoshop?????


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PostCrissi on Wed Jun 21, 2017 11:14 pm

Hi Sam .. yes thats nearly correct. You just need to follow the tutorial.. exactly step by step ..
I am sure you'll understand it. You've posted a part of the Tutorial 3 posts before .. and thats the
step you have to work on now. They explain it really good .. much better than I can .. with my horrible technical english.


Sam I finally found another Tutorial .. may be its easier .. since there are more pictures to take a look.
Its a step by step tutorial to recolor a rug:

http://simplicitylane2.blogspot.de/2015/10/easily-recolor-rug-in-sims-2.html


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PostSamantha61 on Thu Jun 22, 2017 12:33 am

Thank you Crissi from the bottom of my heart..you have been a god send to me..  loveflower

I am in tears and static..I did it..I made my first official recolor..I will be posting pictures of it here soon..I just wanted to let you know that I did it..it was the cotton pick'in Photoshop step that I had missed..

After you all check it out let me know if it is worthy of putting it in the download section for recolors..but you have to be honest with me lol..

Thank you all for all your help and support I am so thankful for having such dear, dear BFF's

These are just samples..





And this is what I used for the second one..



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Postszanne7000 on Thu Jun 22, 2017 7:04 am

Very cool, Sam!

You stuck with, continued to ask questions, and look what you did! :D :D :D

Like Crissi and Lisa said (with Marie's help for that reset thingie), once you have learned the steps, you don't have to learn it again...

...you just do it over and over :D

I imagine that it just gets easier as you continue to do it.

This is something that I plan on learning how to do at some point this year... your journey has definitely motivated me <3



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PostSamantha61 on Thu Jun 22, 2017 9:26 am

Thank you Suzanne..

Well with me if I don't do it often and I mean very often I will forget in a heart beat lol..

I can't wait to see what you start out with lol


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Postszanne7000 on Thu Jun 22, 2017 9:59 am

Just keep doing it, Sam :D



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PostTahoe on Thu Jun 22, 2017 2:23 pm

A great job.
It's getting easier and easier now I do not even need to read the user manual anymore.
Now I'm going to learn how to make wallpaper (which does not work well).


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