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Re: Greetings, & some questions...

On Wed, 10 Jan 1996, PILOSOF AVI wrote:
> Firstly: Descriptions.
> Currently, to describe a room, I write the description in a WP, then type
> @desc here as <then copy and paste from the WP>.
> This works, but doesn't allow me to easily change things from within the
> MOO.
> Is there a better way - an online way to edit the descriptions?

If you are using the LambdaCore, use @edit <room>   This will default to 
editting the room's description.

> Secondly: Exits.
> When one does a "look"/"l", the exits are not listed. I have been listing
> them as part of my descriptions. This is annoying, since every time I
> change something, I have to redo the description of the room (which leaves
> room for error). Can one get the exits listed automagically?

@exits will list them on the fly.  Log into some MOOs and you can see how 
others have programmed exit lists.

> That's about it for now. You all seem to be on a higher plane of existence,
> so I'm tipping you can answer these...

You should prolly explore some MOOs before bringing one up.

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