I'm trying to get started on UI modding based on Helral's guide The Overide Method but i fail at the very beginning.
I don't understand how or where to get a blank SC2 layout file in which i can write stuff like in Helral's video guide.
When i download the attachments from the guide, they come out as XML files. I use notepad to be able to edit those files, but when i save it becomes an .txt file and it's not valid for importing as a custom layout file in the editor. I tried fiddling with the options of my MPQ editor but either i get to a file that i can't edit, or i get an error message saying i cannnot open x/y/z file due to invalid format.
I'm sorry for bringing forth such a basic problem, but i really don't know how and where to get started with working on sc2 layout files.
SC2layout files are xml files. which are plain text files.
So basicly after you edit them and save it, notepad sometimes appends the .txt extension. just rename the file to scrap the .txt bit, or replace it with .SC2Layout if that is needed.
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