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Is it Possible to Add Custom Map Markers to the Existing ones?

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Yes, but I don't know how it's done. There are some mods on Nexus which add new types of map marker icons, if you find one you can see how it's done.

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Would it be Possible to Add Another Map Marker icon to the Existing ones?

You just need a custom icon texture to override the vanilla "map_icons_all.dds" texture. The map icons are all on one combined dds file which can be found in Textures/Menus/Icons/Map. 

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I know that much, Basically your retexturing the Map icons, But I want to add a entirely new icon for Dwemer Ruins. What I mean by that is Have a New icon that you can select in the CSE when you place a Map Marker.

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OK...I get what you're shooting for. So when you open the pop up menu for Map Marker in the CSE there would be a selection for Dwemer Ruin just as there is for Elven Ruin. And there is enough space on that menu pane to add one more selection. But I don't know of any way to access what you want to do. Nor have I ever seen a mod that does it. That of course doesn't mean it can't be done. Now you've gone and made me curious. Going to dig further into the subject.

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Yes, but I don't know how it's done. There are some mods on Nexus which add new types of map marker icons, if you find one you can see how it's done.

 

 

I know that much, Basically your retexturing the Map icons, But I want to add a entirely new icon for Dwemer Ruins. What I mean by that is Have a New icon that you can select in the CSE when you place a Map Marker.

 

Like I said, there are mods which do this, just need to find them and see how they do it.

 

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For example, Map Marker Overhaul.

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OK...I get what you're shooting for. So when you open the pop up menu for Map Marker in the CSE there would be a selection for Dwemer Ruin just as there is for Elven Ruin. And there is enough space on that menu pane to add one more selection. But I don't know of any way to access what you want to do. Nor have I ever seen a mod that does it. That of course doesn't mean it can't be done. Now you've gone and made me curious. Going to dig further into the subject.

Exactly what I am talking about, I wonder the same. Who knows maybe we got a New OBSE Plugin/Mod on our hands.

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Like I said, there are mods which do this, just need to find them and see how they do it.

 

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For example, Map Marker Overhaul.

 

Yep I DLd that yesterday and have it on the examination table. There are a number of mods out there which tinker with existing map markers, but this is one of the very few which seem to truly add new markers. Now just have to figure out how it all works.

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Like I said, there are mods which do this, just need to find them and see how they do it.

 

EDIT

 

For example, Map Marker Overhaul.

 

Yep I DLd that yesterday and have it on the examination table. There are a number of mods out there which tinker with existing map markers, but this is one of the very few which seem to truly add new markers. Now just have to figure out how it all works.
Thats great to hear! Once I get back to my Computer, then im gonna take a deeper look it. Cant wait to see what you find. :)

 

Also I was thinking lets say we can fill in that empty space in the Map Markers with a Dwemer Ruins icon. That would help out alot of other mods which have Dwemer Ruins, :P

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