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CryENGINE 3 Cookbook by Dan Tracy, Sean Tracy

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Saving your level

On the surface, saving your level seems like a simple process; however, there are a few important functionalities that you should be aware of when saving your level. This recipe will show you how to do a basic saving, copying/moving your level (do not use Save As), and auto backups.

Getting ready

Have any level open inside Sandbox.

Open Windows Explorer to the following location: ...\CryENGINE_Build\Game\Levels.

How to do it...

To save a level, go to File | Save.

Note

Ctrl + S does not work by default. You will need to set up a shortcut key yourself for that.

When copying/moving levels:

  1. Initially, save your level to its default location.
  2. Go to the level's location in Windows Explorer (...\Game\Levels).
  3. Using Windows commands copy/cut ...

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