This directory contains library extensions for various purposes contributed by members of the IF community # NewMenu.h A replacement for the default menu code in Inform, particularly for the 5/12 version of the libraries, by Mike Phillips. [file is linked to infocom/compilers/inform5/library/contributions/adhints/NewMenu.h] # adhints a subdirectory with the Adaptive Hints library by Mike Phillips # adname.h Adname Library release 1, by Andrew Clover. Provides adnames, i.e. words that refer to an object but don't imply it. # attrtest.h AttrTest release 2, by Julian Arnold. Provides a new debugging verb which allows you to list or change the attributes of any object in your game whilst you play it. # date.h An Inform 5.5 library extension to print the date. Recognises 30 and 31 day months and leap years. Written by L. Ross Raszewski. # daemons.h Priority Daemons Library by Andrew Plotkin, release 1. Support for daemons that execute in a determined order. # floating_contents.h Floating Contents Library by Julian Arnold, release 2. A new system for handling floating objects in Inform; either complements or replaces `found_in'. # follower.h Follower Library release 3, by Gareth Rees and Andrew Clover. Support for creatures that can be followed by the player. # footnote.h An Inform Library extension for Inform 5.5 or greater to produce sequentially numbered footnotes, by L. Ross Raszewski # hints.h Invisiclues-style Help menu "tool kit" for Inform 5.5 or later by L. Ross Raszewski # locktest.h An Inform library to choose default keys to open locks, by L. Ross Raszewski # mapdemo.inf A demonstration of an auto-mapping implementation for Inform 5.5, by Nathan Eady # mapdemo.z5 A compiled version of mapdemo.inf # newlock.h A replacement for Lock and Unlock to implement multiple keys and key-side definition, by L. Ross Raszewski # ordinal.h An Inform 5.5 library extension to print an ordinal number ("first", "second", etc.) Written by L. Ross Raszewski. # physics.h A complex weight/size system to replace the 'capacity' property, version 1.1, by Sam Hulick. # pluralobj.h Plural Objects Library release 2, by Andrew Clover. Changes to the library messages to make them plural-aware and use plural forms appropriately. # scenery.tar.Z Scenery non-objects to provide verbose descriptions, by Joe Mason, 9/95. Includable header in two parts, reworked from Richard Barnett's "A Scenic View" example (release 1; release 2 is now available as infocom/compilers/inform5/examples/AScenicView.inf) # senses.h An Inform library to handle sensory perception, by L. Ross Raszewski. Supports recursive senses, sense muting, invisible objects, and sense-specific opacity. # showobj.h Show Objects Library by David Wagner, version 3 (07nov95) for library 5/12. Debugging tool that reconstructs an object's definition as it would appear in the Inform source code. # smartcantgo.h Smart "Can't Go" Library by David Wagner, version 3 (08nov95). A routine that lists the exits of rooms instead of just "You can't go that way.". # timewait.h Time/Wait Library release 3, by Andrew Clover. Support for parsing times of day and "wait until three o'clock" commands. # use.h An Inform 5.5 library extension to add a handy "use" verb. Written by L. Ross Raszewski. # waittime.h An Inform library to provide understanding of English time strings, to give an enhanced "wait" command. Written by L. Ross Raszewski. # whatis.h An improvement upon "What is" commands such as the Zork-like "What is a Grue" and "Who am I", by By L. Ross Raszewski
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