lost my map - FIXED

Discussion in 'Mapping Questions & Discussion' started by Kobolite, Apr 21, 2017.

  1. Kobolite

    Kobolite L7: Fancy Member

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    when you go to file on the bottem there are always 4 maps that you were recently on.
    but my map isn't in there. i clicked on open and found my map but it wouldn't load. (it was stuck at 5%)
    does it matter if the map file has a vmf file in the name because the file that i found of my map have vmf behind it.
     
  2. Faux Rhinoceros

    aa Faux Rhinoceros Also known as Dr. Element

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    If you haven't already, you should enable the automatic backup system in hammer.

    As for your map, perhaps its corrupted?
    A VMF's is just a text file, so if you could somehow find out what is breaking it, you can delete it with notepad.
     
  3. ics

    aa ics http://ics-base.net

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    Always, always keep a copy of your map with another filename. It's preferable to backup your map progress into different files so you can always go back to previous version, and keep a backup of those too.
     
  4. Kobolite

    Kobolite L7: Fancy Member

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  5. Kobolite

    Kobolite L7: Fancy Member

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    i think my map has some kind of loading issue because every map will load fine except the map i need.
     
  6. Yabayabayaba

    Yabayabayaba L5: Dapper Member

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    I don't have hammer open, but I think it is tools tab, bottom option, look through menu
     
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  7. Kobolite

    Kobolite L7: Fancy Member

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    i finally found my map.
    all i had to do was. start up the portal 2 hammer editor and open my map. then close it and start up the tf2 hammer
     
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