View Full Version : Mani admin and the HUD kid

6th June 2006, 11:27
Something is bugging me about the mani admin plugin for Hidden: Source, and thats that admin messages and adverts are displayed under the timer HUD in the top left hand corner of the screen.

I have experimented with the BAT plugin, but on-screen votes etc fail to show, and it tends to crash the game after a command has been executed.

So, anyone got a way of moving the display area? or had any success with an alternative admin plugin?

6th June 2006, 22:06
I noticed that to i would like to see it display in the middle of the screen, or some where close to it.

7th June 2006, 14:58
This is the only place I know of to set advert display area's - the best option is to disable the top left message.

// Allow adverts in chat area of screen
mani_adverts_chat_area 1

// Allow adverts in top left corner of screen (these can be coloured)
mani_adverts_top_left 0

And - atleast with the latest beta - they don't seem to disable under hidden - so I just deleted all the text in adverts.txt and set the advert time to 0.

To replace it I modified an event script that changed your server host name to display messages instead.

If you do use it - you'll want to extract the zip in hidden/addons/eventscripts/ it'll creat a new folder ti_adverts, and you can edit the file to display what ever messages you like. Further instruction is in the txt file.
ti_adverts (http://files.filefront.com/ti_advertszip/;5124052;;/fileinfo.html)

This requires Mattie Eventscripts (http://www.mattie.info/cs/forums) and optionally, but recommended, Mani-admin (http://www.mani-admin-plugin.com).

Links for downloads
EventScripts v1.0 Beta (http://www.mattie.info/downloads/mattie_eventscripts_100beta015.zip)
Mani v1.2 beta N (http://www.mani-admin-plugin.com/mani_admin_plugin/v1_2_beta_n/mani_admin_plugin_v1_2_beta_n_hl2mp.zip)

For both of these you need to edit the vdf files in the addon folder to have
instead of hl2dm or cstrike

12th June 2006, 22:52
Im having a bit of trouble with Mani at the moment, Im pretty sure its the source of the server crashing so often. Gonna have to fix my server settings for mani (IE: Freeze tk option causes server crash)