DEdit Basics – Adding Objects into the world
Objects such as pickups, models, lights etc. will be inserted using the Location Marker and the Context Menu. For this tutorial we will insert a light and a weapon pickup into a single room.
There are 3 Editing Modes in DEdit:
You can change the modes by clicking the corresponding icons (icons 3,4,5 on the quickbar). I suggest learning the keyboard shortcuts for quick rotation between Editing Modes.
These are the most used keyboard shortcuts you will execute constantly when working with DEdit. Continue reading
Initially, I wrote this FAQ for myself so I could remember how to do things if I wouldn’t have used DEdit for a longer time. Then I decided to rewrite it a bit, so that me as well as others can understand it. I don’t write it for people that never ever mapped in their entire life before. But someone that used ID’s Radiant or LGS’s DromED before, might find some helpful information in here that helps them out to handle DEdit. Keep most your knowledge, but be surprised: In Monolith world, almost everything is not how you expect it to be.