Steam Messaging in Hammer

Discussion in 'Mapping Questions & Discussion' started by BigBros, Dec 15, 2014.

  1. BigBros

    BigBros L3: Member

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    Does anyone have a way that allows Steam messages to display over the top of Hammer.exe? As I have it open from steam, it attempts to open the steam overlay, but does it badly, meaning I don't ever see any Steam Messages, or hear them. Is there something I can do to allow the Steam Messages to display over?

    Thanks, BigBros

    Also, after seeing the rating system for threads, just an FYI, to me the medals on the white pane that comes up look sort of like drumsticks. #whathasbeenseencannotbeunseen
     
  2. Freyja

    aa Freyja ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

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    Don't open it through steam. Then the toasts will pop up in the lower corner over the top like any other application.
     
  3. Lampenpam

    aa Lampenpam

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    If you still want to show off in Steam, that you are mapping, open another programm with Steam and call that one Hammer :p
     
  4. Fr0Z3nR

    aa Fr0Z3nR Creator of blackholes & memes. Destroyer of forums

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    It'll then have all the pop ups through that window though, not the hammer window, afaik.
     
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  5. Moonfixer

    Moonfixer L5: Dapper Member

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    A notification that you are in hammer would be a neat idea IMO. That way I won't look so silly popping in and out of tf2 to test out changes to my map.
     
  6. Crash

    aa Crash func_nerd

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    I personally just still open the Source SDK launcher like we used to load Hammer through and then open hammer separately through the usual 'new' method. I still get all my pop ups over Hammer itself, it lets people know when I'm mapping, and I even got to keep tracking my time in-hammer via the SDK.
     
  7. wareya

    wareya L7: Fancy Member

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    Disable overlay?