Blueprint Converter

by AdeptX8

Allows you to transfer a blueprint into a request object (requester chest, buffer chest, spidertron or character request slots). Features: 1. Transferring the blueprint to the request object (after copying a blueprint or objects on the map). 2. Disposable requester chest. 3. Backup/restore character request slots (works with blueprints and request objects). 4. Merging request slots. [More details on the page!]

Tweaks
3 months ago
1.1
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Logistic network Storage Blueprints
Owner:
AdeptX8
Source:
https://github.com/AdeptSoftware/Fact...
Homepage:
N/A
License:
MIT
Created:
4 months ago
Latest Version:
0.1.9 (3 months ago)
Factorio version:
1.1
Downloaded by:
119 users

Shortcuts:

1. CTRL+SHIFT+V - Transferring the blueprint to the request object.
2. CTRL+SHIFT+S - Saving the request object to manipulate it (mouse on the request object).
3. CTRL+SHIFT+D - Disposable requester chest.
4. CTRL+SHIFT+B - Backup character request slots.
5. CTRL+SHIFT+R - Restore character request slots.
6. CTRL+SHIFT+M - Switches the request merging mode (disabled by default).

Notes:

1. Backup/restore character request slots works with blueprints and request objects.
2. Actions on a saved request object take precedence over other actions.
3. Empty requests are ignored.
4. The copied blueprint is automatically destroyed when the command is executed successfully.
5. Ability to set requests at a distance.

Guides:

Direct blueprint conversion to requester chest blueprint with request slots installed:
1. Copy a blueprint from the blueprint library (use the copy button to do this) or copying objects on the map (use CTRL+C).
2. Now use the keyboard shortcut: CTRL+SHIFT+V
3. Ready!

Convert a blueprint using a saved request object:
1. Place a request object on the ground or use an existing one.
2. Use the keyboard shortcut (mouse on the request object): CTRL+SHIFT+S
3. Copy a blueprint from the blueprint library (use the copy button to do this) or copying objects on the map (use CTRL+C).
4. Now use the keyboard shortcut: CTRL+SHIFT+V
...
Profit! You are awesome! The request object will now be able to collect everything needed for this blueprint.
If you need to replace the blueprint in the request object, then it is not necessary to repeat step 2.

How to clear request slots at a distance:
1. Save the request object (mouse on the request object): CTRL+SHIFT+S
2. Create an empty blueprint (use Alt+B).
3. Now use the keyboard shortcut: CTRL+SHIFT+V

P.S.: Doesn't work in sandbox!