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Conandy
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Old April 7th, 2018, 10:25 AM
I am butting my head against something.

I create a topic in my overall World Almanac, let's say an Event with several scenes contained beneath. I then assign that topic to the Story Almanac/Story Topic view for a campaign. All good to this point. Everthing is now organized so I can see this content in the overall world almanac and/or the story almanac.

Fast forward: I now need to add more content under that topic. So naturally, I do so in the World Almanac, which is the "master" level. However, that new content (say some new scenes) does not automatically show up in the same container in the Story Almanac, even though when I assigned that top level topic to the Story Almanac view, I clicked 'assign contained topics'.

Apparently that assignment to the other story views is a one time deal.

So, I see two work arounds:

1. Add more content in the World Almanac, then un-assign it and re-assign it to the Story Almanac view.

2. Work from the Story Almanac level when adding content from this point on.

1. seems unnecessarily tedious. 2. just plays havoc with my engineering mind on "how things should work". Especially since that same content may need to be available in multiple story views later. I use my "story almanac views" to manage two different campaigns that take place in my master realm.

Am I missing something, or does this just not seem intuitive?
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Old April 7th, 2018, 02:30 PM
It is a pain. But it is really easy to put things into and take things out of views.

It is important to keep in mind that views are not meant to be permanent. They are, essentially, supposed to be short term searches or collections of topics.

BTW it probably isn't a great idea to run 2 campaigns from one realm. What would likely work better is to create 2 additional realms and export the realm to them where any changes specific to those campaigns could occur. Inevitably the 2 parties will get out of time sync with each other or do things to the world that clash. Separating them prevents that sort of issue.

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Old April 7th, 2018, 03:05 PM
The views are effectively just filters. You can add things and remove things quite easily but the parent views are where i modify all the content.

This might explain it better.

https://youtu.be/TQP7IEzzxC0

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