Garry's Mod

Garry's Mod

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Persistent tool
 
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Type: Map, Tool, Addon
Tags: Build
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0.002 MB
Mar 2, 2013 @ 11:58am
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Description
This tool is just a more simple and faster version to persistent props (save entities to map).
Before you had to hold C, right click a prop and press "Make persistent" but now you can take the tool and fire on all the props you want persistented!
The sbox_persist console varible needs to be set to 1 for this to work.

It also got a custom tool screen that displays the state of the prop you are looking at with a icon:
Tick = Prop is persisted
Cross = Prop is not persisted
Questionmark = You are not looking at prop

How to use:
Primary: Start persisting
Secondary: Stop persisting
Reload: Toggle persisting

WARNING: When you take out the tool for the first time you start or join a game you will get an error, this error is meant to happen, it is needed to fix a rendering bug, if I did not have this error the icons would not be displayed.

If you dont want everybody to be able to use it, you should get a admin mod that allows disabling of tools.
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80 Comments
Ludwig The Spectre Oct 2, 2017 @ 5:59am 
Bug report: When I change the tool to this, it gives me an error on top-left but somehow there is no error at all.
Do you think you can remove the error message? This tool looks ok.
TUXEDON® May 28, 2017 @ 4:18pm 
As for the guys asking, making a prop or ragdoll persistent is making them unmovable to the physgun. It's useful for not unfreezing and moving props by accident.
TUXEDON® May 28, 2017 @ 4:10pm 
This made keeping set pieces stable while posing ragdolls a lot faster. Also, the tool showing if an entity is non-persistent, persistent, or a map brush/displacement is a very nice and helpful touch.
Orangeguy Mar 9, 2017 @ 6:18pm 
what does making something persistent even do?
ΛΞЯΘ Feb 18, 2017 @ 1:48am 
nice this is working but im restart game and open save but i need restart persistent
Noobly Nov 20, 2016 @ 9:35pm 
Doesn't persist entities anymore. Please help.
Gold Experience Oct 15, 2016 @ 10:37pm 
todays does not do perma prop anymore what is going on? did they like change it
Sharks Oct 14, 2016 @ 5:38pm 
The new G-Mod update sucks cock.
Zaku II (laggy addon collector) Oct 10, 2016 @ 1:59pm 
I hope this thing helps with this new gmod update. Because I hate it.
[MV] Reede Sep 9, 2016 @ 4:19am 
[Persistent tool] lua/weapons/gmod_tool/stools/persistent.lua:76: This error was meant to happen, it fixes a rendering bug.
1. error - [C]:-1
2. DrawToolScreen - lua/weapons/gmod_tool/stools/persistent.lua:76
3. unknown - gamemodes/sandbox/entities/weapons/gmod_tool/cl_viewscreen.lua:69