Rebel Squadrons

Uniforms update

By FA Joshua Hawkins
Unit: The Rebel Squadrons
General Announcement, Jun 03, 2010
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Yes I know, some of you have heard me complaining about the uniforms forever and a year, but I gots it working finally!

We haz Ribbonz! kinda. They still need to be aligned and some medals still need ribbons made, but at least it's a start. Don't panic! I'll be making a medals case eventually as well. This way we can see all the danglies in their glory.

Now if you want to help, and you're graphically inclined, I only need a handful of things made. If you can make them, please let me know. They need to be in PNG format (else our system will choke and I don't want to recode anymore)

Thank you TJ for the graphics!!

UPDATE: 11 June 2010 - I made changes to the medal system. Not all RSWide medals will show up! Fleet medals will definitely not show up, because there's just no room. Also, any medal deemed "retired" will not show up on the uniform. So some of you will notice more, while most of us will notice less medals. Some will notice a whole new set of ribbons. Don't panic! Just remember to have your towel handy and all will be right.


VA Gavin Cantorph Kravis - Thu Jun 03 2010, 11:56am
Mad props to Josh and his crew. These look awesome! Like you said, there are still some finer points to work out, like alignment, but nothing huge. Something I thought of while looking at a few uniforms is that it would be neat to have "roll over" text (maybe with a link to the medal itself?) when you're looking at an individual's uniform medals - particularly since the medals may not be immediately recognizable to people. Just a thought :)
FA Joshua Hawkins - Thu Jun 03 2010, 12:10pm
Given the code, having rollover test might be next to impossible. I'll have to get the Fox to look at it to be sure though. The alignment will be done once I'm sure all the medals that would ever go on the uniform have ribbons, and I sit with the Fox to figure out the code.
MGN Adam Mieter - Thu Jun 03 2010, 2:55pm
They are NICE!!! Awesome work!

A question though: why are they so distant from each other?
FA Joshua Hawkins - Thu Jun 03 2010, 5:01pm
Cause you didn't read the part where it says they still need to be aligned ;)
FA Joshua Hawkins - Thu Jun 03 2010, 11:45pm
ribbons aligned finally. The last row might be a bit off centered, there's not much I can do to fix that I'm afraid. Anyway, should be set now. I think.. I hope...
FA Joshua Hawkins - Thu Jun 10 2010, 12:50am
Thanks to Licah, the ribbons are now clickable and have hover text. Try it and see! it's pretty!! :)
MGN Adam Mieter - Thu Jun 10 2010, 3:44am
Yaaay! Great work!!! Thank you!
MAJ Arhkman Galicon - Fri Jun 11 2010, 8:33am
Hey, why don't the BP ribbons show up? They're RS-Wide medals.
FA Joshua Hawkins - Fri Jun 11 2010, 11:15am
Only certain medals will show up on the uniform, not all RSWide medals will. Some just aren't important enough. The BP Master/honors/best one possible will show up, the other two will not. Also, any retired medal, for us old timers, will no longer show up either. Some changes were made, so don't panic. :)