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How to change colors in Chat window

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enemyCapture.JPG.32ffc2ebdc44b60482e5d7ce45ae06db.JPGFor some users of the game it might be useful to change the standard white color with other colors within the chat window as shown in the examples below. 

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To do so, you must change the language file of your choice. in this example the English location file.

1.) go to "C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Naval Action\Languages"

2.) rename the "_English.csv" file to (for instance) - "English_color.csv". it's important not use the underscore in front of the file. this file is also then selected in game.

3.) open the renamed file with a text editor like notepad++ or similar.

edit now the text messages you want to change

for group invite it would be then:

"ChatControl/ContactContextMenu/GroupInvite",<color=green>"Group Invite"</color>

for the combat news:

"OW/CombatChat/PlayerSankPlayer","<color=red>{0}</color> sank <color=green>{1}.</color>"
"OW/CombatChat/PlayerBoardedPlayer","<color=red>{0}</color> boarded <color=green>{1}.</color>"
"OW/CombatChat/PlayerSankPlayerNearPort","<color=red>{0}</color> sank <color=green>{1}</color> near <color=yellow>{2}.</color>"
"OW/CombatChat/PlayerBoardedPlayerNearPort","<color=red>{0}</color> boarded <color=green>{1}</color> near <color=yellow>{2}.</color>"

or:

"OW/CollisionPanel/ShallowsWarning",<color=red>"Shallows!"</color>

Sail Status information:

"OW/SailState/Stop",<color=red>"Stop"</color>
"OW/SailState/DeadSlow",<color=red>"Dead
Slow"</color>
"OW/SailState/BattleSails",<color=yellow>"Battle
Sails"</color>
"OW/SailState/Slow",<color=yellow>"Slow"</color>
"OW/SailState/Half",<color=yellow>"Half"</color>
"OW/SailState/Full",<color=green>"Full"</color>

4.) save the file

5.) select the file in the language file options in game.

this is just an example what you can do and have fun when being creative.

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Posted (edited)

+1 This should be by default in game settings, but...

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Posted (edited)

You can even set one color per nation to make it more visual.

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1 hour ago, Sento de Benimaclet said:

Thank you for your contribution. Could you tell us how to put in red the message enemy player in open world? Thanks in advance.

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1 hour ago, Dave Hadley said:

You can even set one color per nation to make it more visual.

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Can you give you setting for that , looks pretty good

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Posted (edited)
Amateurs see it in battle

 
 
 
 
 
 

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5 hours ago, Lt Sekiro said:

Can you give you setting for that , looks pretty good

Eh yea, the problem is I have it mixed with few spanish things that maybe you do not like xD

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On 5/9/2020 at 2:12 AM, Dave Hadley said:

Eh yea, the problem is I have it mixed with few spanish things that maybe you do not like xD

Haha yea no spanish pls :D , just the color setting , i can do it but i'm too lazy for that :D

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