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-The **Map Properties** panel displays various information pertaining to the map that's currently active in the Map Editor. Most of these values can be edited and are explained below.+The **Map Properties** panel displays various information pertaining to the [[map]] that's currently active in the [[Map Editor]]. Most of these values can be edited and are explained below.
  
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-|{{:​wiki:​script.png?​nolink|}}|On Load Script|The ​"​on ​load" ​script will be triggered immediately after the map is loaded. This is useful for kicking off events like dialogue or cutscenes at the start of a map.| +|{{:​wiki:​script.png?​nolink|}}|Pre-Load Script|The ​pre-load [[script]] will be triggered immediately after the [[map]] has loaded ​and while the loading screen is still visible. This is useful for making changes to the [[map]] that should not be seen by the player while they are taking place.| 
-|{{:wiki:music.png?​nolink|}}|Background Music|The selected song file will be looped as background music when the current ​map is loaded ​in-gameThe option box will display any OGG files located within your project'​s "​music"​ folder.| +|{{:wiki:script.png?​nolink|}}|Post-Load Script|The post-load [[script]] ​will be triggered once the [[map]] has loaded ​and the fade-in from the loading screen has completedThis is useful for kicking off events like [[dialogue]],​ cutscenes, or [[animation|animations]] at the start of an area.| 
-|{{:​wiki:​color_swatch.png?​nolink|}}{{:​wiki:​image.png?​nolink|}}{{:​wiki:​weather_clouds.png?​nolink|}}|Background Type|Sets the type of background to use for the map. "​Color"​ fills the background with a solid color, "​Image"​ displays a static texture in the background, ​and "Skybox" ​will create ​skybox around ​the map from six images.| +|{{:​wiki:​color_swatch.png?​nolink|}}|Background Type|Sets the type of background to use for the [[map]]. "​Color"​ fills the background with a solid color and "Procedural Sky" ​allows you to generate ​sky procedurally from a set of configurable values. See [[Procedural Sky]] for more information.| 
-|{{:​wiki:​camera.png?​nolink|}}|Camera Override|Sets the [[camera_types|camera type]] to use for this map (Standard, First-Person,​ etc.). If "​None"​ is selected, then the default camera type defined in your game's configuration will be used.| +|{{:​wiki:​music.png?​nolink|}}|Background Music|The selected song file will be looped as background [[music]] when the current [[map]] is loaded in-game. The option box will display any OGG files located within your project'​s "​music"​ folder.| 
-|{{:wiki:user.png?​nolink|}}|Player Override|Sets the player character to use for this map. If "​None"​ is selected, then the default player character defined in your game's configuration will be used.| +|{{:​wiki:​camera.png?​nolink|}}|Camera Override|Sets the [[camera_types|camera type]] to use for this [[map]] (Standard, First-Person,​ etc.). If "​None"​ is selected, then the default ​[[camera_types|camera type]] defined in your [[game_configuration|game's configuration]] will be used.| 
-|{{:wiki:shape_group.png?​nolink|}}|Groups|This ​item can be expanded to show all currently defined ​[[groups]] for the current map. For each group, there are 3 action buttons available. "​Select" ​will select all resources ​in this group, "Hide/Show" will hide or show all resources ​in this group and "Ungroup" will remove the definition for this group so the resources are no longer grouped.| +|{{:wiki:character.png?​nolink|}}|Player Override|Sets the [[player character]] to use for this [[map]]. If "​None"​ is selected, then the default ​[[player character]] defined in your [[game_configuration|game's configuration]] will be used.| 
-|{{:​wiki:​camera.png?​nolink|}}|Camera Positions|This ​item can be expanded to show all currently defined ​[[camera positions]] for the current map. For each camera position there are 2 action buttons available. The "​eye" ​button will switch the Map Editor into Free Camera mode and move the camera to that position. The red "​X"​ will remove the camera position.| +|{{:wiki:camera_free.png?​nolink|}}|Camera Orientation|Determines which direction the camera will be facing when the [[map]] is loaded. The default value, "No Change",​ will keep the camera'​s current rotation.| 
-|{{:​wiki:​weather_sun.png?​nolink|}}|Ambient Light|The map's ambient light casts light evenly across everything. This light'​s color can be adjusted and it can be turned on or off. See [[Ambient Light]] for more information.| +|{{:​wiki:​group.png?​nolink|}}|Groups|This ​list contains ​all of the [[groups]] ​defined ​for the current ​[[map]]The arrow button to the right of the list will switch the [[Map Editor]] into Edit mode and select all entities ​in the [[groups|group]]the "eye" ​buttons ​will hide or show all entities ​in the selected [[groups|group]], and the red "X" ​button ​will remove the [[groups|group]] from the list.| 
-|{{:​wiki:​weather_sun.png?​nolink|}}|Directional Light|The map's directional light simulates sunlight and is cast downward at an angle. This light'​s color can be adjusted and it can be turned on or off. See [[Directional ​Light]] for more information.| +|{{:​wiki:​camera.png?​nolink|}}|Camera Positions|This ​list contains ​all of the [[camera positions]] ​defined ​for the current ​[[map]]. The camera ​button ​to the right of the list will switch the [[Map Editor]] into Free Camera mode and move the camera to the selected ​position. The red "​X" ​button ​will remove the selected [[camera_positions|camera position]].| 
-|{{:​wiki:​lightbulb.png?​nolink|}}|Positional Light|Any positional lights added to the map will be listed underneath the directional light. Several attributes can be adjusted, including color, intensity, and diameter. The arrow buttons can be used to modify the position of the light. Clicking on one of the positional lights in the Properties panel will move the camera to the light'​s position, and clicking the red "​X"​ will remove the light. See [[Positional ​Light]] for more information.|+|{{:​wiki:​weather_fog.png?​nolink|}}|Fog|Enables/​disables fog effects for the current [[map]]. See [[Fog]] for more information.| 
 +|{{:​wiki:​weather_sun.png?​nolink|}}|Ambient Light|The ​[[map|map's]] ambient light casts light evenly across everything. This light'​s color can be adjusted and it can be turned on or off. See [[Ambient Light]] for more information.| 
 +|{{:​wiki:​weather_sun.png?​nolink|}}|Directional Light|The ​[[map|map's]] directional light simulates sunlight and is cast downward at an angle. This light'​s color can be adjusted and it can be turned on or off. See [[Directional Light]] for more information.|
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