Tetrobot and Co.

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Tetrobot and Co. Level Editor - Icons & Shortcuts
By Captain Will and 1 collaborators
Learn more about the Tetrobot and Co. Level Editor interface, basic tools and keyboard shortcuts
 
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1 - ICONS

HELP
- Display shortcuts and useful info to create levels



THUMBNAIL
- Take a screenshot of the current screen that will be use as a thumbnail for your level



MAP
- Display the map of the level. Navigate with arrows keys or keypad numbers 2/4/6/8



SCREEN BACKGROUND
- Change the current screen background (6 to 9 items for each environment)



BLOCK PICKER
- Toggle ON then click a block to copy it



SET BLOCK PARAMETERS
- Toggle ON then click a block to open its tweakable parameters



LEVEL PARAMETERS
- Display a window to edit the level name, description, type,(...) save and exit



PLAY MODE
- Go to PLAY mode to launch the level from the Start position



TEST MODE
- Go to TEST mode to quick test the level in the current screen



EDIT MODE
- While in PLAY/TEST mode, go back to EDIT mode
2 - EDIT MODE (commands & shortcuts)
Add / Delete blocks
- Left Mouse Button: select a block in the inventory, add the selected block in the level
- Right Mouse Button: remove the block under the cursor

Change blocks orientation
- When adding a block, hold Left Mouse Button: if arrows appear aroud the block, it means the block can be oriented quickly by moving the cursor around.
- Note that you can also change the blocks orientation in the blocks parameters.

Change blocks parameters
- Left Ctrl + Left Mouse Button: tweak the parameters of the block under the cursor
- Left Alt + Left Mouse Button: copy the parameters of the block under the cursor (the block will replace the original block in the inventory)

Copy / Paste / Delete a whole screen
- Left Ctrl + C (or Left Shift + C): copy the current screen
- Left Ctrl + V (or Left Shift + V): paste the content of a copied screen in the current screen
- Delete: clear the current screen from any blocks

Create paths of Pipes
- When adding a pipe block, hold Left Mouse Button and move your cursor to quickly create a path of connected pipes.

Connect screens with Pipes
- To connect screens with pipes, simply add a pipe block in the screen border area.
- If you hold Left or Right Mouse Button, the whole interface will disappear to help you add pipes in the border screen area.

Go to PLAY/TEST mode
- Tab or F5: toggle between EDIT and TEST mode
- F6: toggle between EDIT and PLAY mode

Navigate between screens
- Keyboard Arrows (or numpads 4/6/8/2): navigate between the screens in edit mode/play mode
- Right Ctrl: toggle the minimap
3 - PLAY/TEST MODE (commands & shortcuts)
Teleport Psychobot
- Left Ctrl + Left Mouse Button: teleport the Psychobot under the cursor (need an empty space)

Grab / Place blocks instantly
- Left Ctrl + Left Shift + Left Mouse Button: instant grab a block and add it to your inventory
- Left Ctrl + Left Shift + Right Mouse Button: instant place the selected inventory block in the level (need an empty space)

Go back to EDIT mode
- Tab or F5: toggle between EDIT and TEST mode
- F6: toggle between EDIT and PLAY mode

Navigate between screens
- Keyboard Arrows (or numpads 4/6/8/2): navigate between the screens in edit mode/play mode
- Right Control: toggle the minimap