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==Overview==
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The rules of this Wiki are to compound the rules that have already been laid out in the [http://forums.nexusmods.com/index.php?app=forums&module=extras&section=boardrules Nexus terms of service].
This tutorial shows how to convert a finished OMOD back into an archive which preserves all OMOD settings. This may sound strange at first but it is primarily for use by modders to upload mods that do not require OBMM but have already been prepared for conversion to OMOD which allows the player to QUICKLY create an OMOD with all the particularities of the install already handled.
 
  
==Required Tools==
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The Nexus Wiki has the same rules as most other Wikis, including Wikipedia. Any time that people work together it is important to make rules that they should agree to follow. Most of the rules written here must be followed by everyone, and some of the rules are still being decided.
* [http://www.tesdb.com/files/file.php?id=2097 Oblivion Mod Manager]
 
  
==Assumptions==
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Most of the time if a rule has not been made here, or if something that happens is not covered by the rules that are here, we will look at the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Policies_and_guidelines rules on the main English Wikipedia or other Wikimedia projects]. We should also use common sense.
My assumptions about your scenario (adjust as necessary):
 
  
* You have Oblivion Mod Manager (OBMM) installed.
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==Copyright issues==
* You have Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 installed (a requirement of OBMM).
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When someone makes a creation (like a book, movie, picture, song or website), they can say how this creation should be used. This is called copyright and there are laws that protect it. For someone else to use the creation they need to get permission from the creator or pay a fee.
* You have OMOD files in the OMOD folder and want to convert them into archive files.
 
  
==Conversion to OMOD-Ready==
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Laws about copyright were created so that people who write books or songs or make web pages or movies could get money for their work.
# Start Oblivion Mod Manager
 
# Find your OMOD file in the right-hand side window and right-click on it. Then choose '''Convert to archive''' and pick the folder, filename, and filetype you prefer and click '''Save'''
 
# If asked, answer '''Yes''' to create omod conversion information
 
# Conversion successful - Click '''OK'''
 
# The archive is now complete. If you open the archive, it will contain an '''omod conversion data''' folder which holds OMOD-related configuration files such as '''script.txt, info.txt, config''' and '''screenshot'''.
 
  
==References==
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Someone writes a book and wants to sell it. People who want to read the book have to pay the author to get copies of it. He would not want someone else to sell a stolen version of the book and get money for the work he had done. The author also wants people to know that he was the first person who could write a book like that one; if the book is good, it means the author is good at writing; people who know the author is good at writing may hire the author to write things for them.
Source: [http://lhammonds.game-host.org/obmm/tutorial_convert_to_archive.asp LHammonds Web Site]
 
  
[[Category:Tutorials]]
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The rule of all the Wikipedias, including this one, is that nothing in the Wikipedia can be copyrighted by someone else. The exception is if Wikipedia editors (including named and unnamed editors) have permission to use it. This means that we are only allowed to copy things from books or from other web pages into the Wikipedia if the writer has said that anyone can copy these things and make changes to them.
[[Category:Oblivion]]
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[[Category:Tools]]
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The text contained in Wikipedia is copyrighted (automatically, under the Berne Convention) by Wikipedia contributors and licensed to the public under the GNU Free Documentation License (GFDL). The full text of this license is at [http://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Text_of_the_GNU_Free_Documentation_License Wikipedia:Text of the GNU Free Documentation License].
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[http://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Copyrights Wikipedia copyright page]
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==Vandalism==
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Vandalism is about making changes to the Wiki's content so that it becomes incorrect or does not make sense. This also includes removing content for no reason. Vandalism is a very bad problem. Simply put every action you do on the Wiki is logged and you will be banned very quickly if you are found to be deliberately vandalising pages. Getting banned on the Wiki means you're banned on the Wiki, all the Nexus sites and the forums for good.
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[[Category:Rules_and_regulations]]

Latest revision as of 19:46, 25 February 2015

The rules of this Wiki are to compound the rules that have already been laid out in the Nexus terms of service.

The Nexus Wiki has the same rules as most other Wikis, including Wikipedia. Any time that people work together it is important to make rules that they should agree to follow. Most of the rules written here must be followed by everyone, and some of the rules are still being decided.

Most of the time if a rule has not been made here, or if something that happens is not covered by the rules that are here, we will look at the rules on the main English Wikipedia or other Wikimedia projects. We should also use common sense.

Copyright issues

When someone makes a creation (like a book, movie, picture, song or website), they can say how this creation should be used. This is called copyright and there are laws that protect it. For someone else to use the creation they need to get permission from the creator or pay a fee.

Laws about copyright were created so that people who write books or songs or make web pages or movies could get money for their work.

Someone writes a book and wants to sell it. People who want to read the book have to pay the author to get copies of it. He would not want someone else to sell a stolen version of the book and get money for the work he had done. The author also wants people to know that he was the first person who could write a book like that one; if the book is good, it means the author is good at writing; people who know the author is good at writing may hire the author to write things for them.

The rule of all the Wikipedias, including this one, is that nothing in the Wikipedia can be copyrighted by someone else. The exception is if Wikipedia editors (including named and unnamed editors) have permission to use it. This means that we are only allowed to copy things from books or from other web pages into the Wikipedia if the writer has said that anyone can copy these things and make changes to them.

The text contained in Wikipedia is copyrighted (automatically, under the Berne Convention) by Wikipedia contributors and licensed to the public under the GNU Free Documentation License (GFDL). The full text of this license is at Wikipedia:Text of the GNU Free Documentation License.

Wikipedia copyright page

Vandalism

Vandalism is about making changes to the Wiki's content so that it becomes incorrect or does not make sense. This also includes removing content for no reason. Vandalism is a very bad problem. Simply put every action you do on the Wiki is logged and you will be banned very quickly if you are found to be deliberately vandalising pages. Getting banned on the Wiki means you're banned on the Wiki, all the Nexus sites and the forums for good.