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YAML SyntaxπŸ”—

This plugin uses the YAML (.yml) format for all files. You may already know it from other plugins as most use this format. Before we can start you need to understand the fundamentals of YAML.

In theory, you can edit quests with any editor. However, using the feature-packed Visual Studio Code is highly recommended! It will highlight any syntax errors you may make with YAML.

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YAML BasicsπŸ”—

YAML is key: "value" based. This means you use a to get a certain value. Let me show you an example:

YAML Data Format
key: "value"
Jack: "Some data about Jack"
Now you can use the Jack to obtain Some data about Jack.

Keys and values can also be nested into each other. Then they must be indented with two spaces.

Nested YAML
  innerName: "innerValue"
  anotherInnerName: "BetonQuest is great!"

Tabs are not supported. Use spaces instead.

You shouldn't name anything yes, no, on, off, null, true or false as those names are reserved keywords in YAML.

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