Source Filmmaker

### Source Filmmaker

\ \\ \ Aug 31, 2013 @ 2:33pm
Source Film Maker Surfaceproperties.txt Error / Fail To Start
About an hour ago, source film maker was working perfectly. Then I closed it to play a game, and when I returned I was given this error:

Unable to load surface prop file 'scripts/surfaceproperties.txt' (referenced by manifest file 'scripts/surfaceproperties_manifest.txt')

This error occurs after I launch the sdk, then launch a custom mod containing dota 2 files.

If I don't launch the SDK first, I get this error:

Dota\gameinfo.txt is missing

I have fixed this error before by re-installing source film maker in its entirety, but this error reoccurred so quickly that I don't really count that as a solution.

I have been searching for an answer for a week now accross google and have found nothing. All help is appreciated, and thank you for your time!

System specs: OS: Windows 8 64-Bit (6.2 Build 9200)
Processor: Intel Core 17-3630 ~2.4 GHz
Memory: 12 gigs
GPU: Nvidia GeForce GT 750m
raptornx01 Aug 31, 2013 @ 2:48pm
have you tried just launching SFM as the default mod (usermod)?

a missing gameinfo.txt is usually fixed by launching the sdk. dunno about mods as I never use them. I do have my dota stuff in a separate folder from the usermod folder, but it's all still part of usermod. I just added an extra line in the gameinfo.txt file in the usermod folder.
\ \\ \ Aug 31, 2013 @ 4:40pm
Thank you for the fast responce!

Strange, when I first encountered this problem a week ago, I remember Usermod having the same issue, but this time it works fine. I shall try what you say about adding the extra line in the gameinfo.txt file, hopefully that works.

Again, thanks again!

Edit: So far, so good. I will reply to this post if this issue continues.
Last edited by \ \\ \; Aug 31, 2013 @ 4:44pm
전술폭격비둘기 Mk.II Jan 15, 2014 @ 6:59am
What about surfaceproperties.txt? My SFM occured same error. I must fix it. SFM is sometimes hard to use because of errors..