Ok well I was following Westworlds big book of modding on how to change the odf files and I accidently made the file a wordpad file and I didnt back up the folder before doing this. Is there a way I could turn it back into an odf file and try again?
Nvm I think I fixed it. but still just in case I didnt leave a reply if you know or have advise or tips to help me work better in odfs.
Resynchronizing with RealitySorry, You're Not a Winner
18th April 2006
First off, always back up your ODF file's somewhere safe. You will at one point make a mistake which could leave you having to reinstall.
Yeah I just learned that I also figured out why I couldnt save my edited odf files they wernt turn to word pad files after all just the read only was checked and I succesfully modded my first ship as my first step into modding hurra!
Learning by your mistakes is the best way, when I started modding the original Armada back when it first came out about 8 years ago there were no tutorials so I learnt by my mistakes. I have always believed that its the best way to learn.
Here is an odf tool if you need one it can make new odfs I think I might have mentioned this on your other thread well here it is http://armada2.filefront.com/file/ODF_Editor;6753
Odf tools are ok, but you'll find that learning to do it in notepad (which is better for odfs than wordpad) is better in the long run for more complicated modding involved in large projects.