Author Topic: Viewer for .mhd files?  (Read 4412 times)

St0n3y

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Viewer for .mhd files?
« on: August 19, 2009, 09:24:13 PM »
Anybody know what you can use to view the .mhd files in a readable format?  I tried opening them in excel but it still showed alot of unneaded characters.  I can view the Maths.mhd in notepad or even wordpad fine, but for things like AttribMod.mhd and even I12.mhd there is alot of stuff jumbled in.

For what I am trying to do, the built in database editor isn't working and being able to manually edit the actual database file may do the trick.


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Re: Viewer for .mhd files?
« Reply #1 on: August 20, 2009, 12:01:11 AM »
Sadly, there is no such thing. Mids purposefully designed the larger of the MHD files to only be readable by the MxD.

Even if you were to find a way to open them and view them in human readable format, saving it would be pointless because it's all in binary and binary ( at least these files ) seem to require size hashes to match... which would be about 12 extra steps backwards, just to make 1 step forward.

Sorry I couldn't be of more help here... (believe me, I'd love for this info to be readable on a separate app... but it just isn't.
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