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Customizing your room


Assume that you are the proud owner of at least one room.

Declaring a home

One thing you may want to do right now is declaring one of those rooms as your ``home''. Note that you can only ``live'' in a room you own or in a room where its owner has added you to the list of potential residents.


will tell the MOO that the current room is your home, meaning that:

Describing your home

Next, you want to describe each room you own. You can do this in three ways:

  1. If you have simple MOO client (like Muddweller, Mudwin, tf, a Java applet) beginners should use the @describe command. If you are in the room, you simply would type:
       @describe here as ......
       example: @describe here as "A lovely park with thousands of pink flowers"
  2. If you have a simple client, type @notedit here or @notedit #xxxx (if you are not inside the room) and learn how to use the built-in MOO editor, e.g. type 'look here' once you are inside the MOO editor.
  3. If you have a serious MOO client like an (emacs mode or tkMOO lite) type @edit here, type in your description and ship back the result to the MOO. Read the documentation of your client and tell the MOO to use ``local editing'' by typing '@editoptions +local'. See sections 16.1.1 and 1.4 for more details on how to edit things!

Daniel K. Schneider
Thu Apr 17 12:43:52 MET DST 1997