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Jonbens
August 11th, 2015, 06:51
HI...I'm converting characters from hero labs to FG, I keep hearing about the Character Converter but cant find it for down load. Is there link to it?

Jonathon

kylania
August 11th, 2015, 07:17
Start -> All Programs -> FantasyGrounds -> FG Char Converter

Jonbens
August 11th, 2015, 08:02
Start -> All Programs -> FantasyGrounds -> FG Char Converter

OK,,now I'm following the tutorial and getting an error before I can convert. "Invalid Fantasy Grounds File"

kylania
August 11th, 2015, 08:07
Unfortunately I only have the demo of HL, so can't test this. Talen has done a tutorial though, which might show a missing step maybe?

NOTE:

The options have changed slightly from when the video was made. In HeroLab use File -> Save Custom Output… to save the file in the Fantasy Grounds export format. Then select “Fantasy Grounds” and press the Output button - this will create a .hlfg file. Use this as your input file to the character converter.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5sXnQpA2j6Y

ianmward
August 11th, 2015, 10:45
And it now supports Savage Worlds as well as Pathfinder/d20.

Trenloe
August 11th, 2015, 14:47
OK,,now I'm following the tutorial and getting an error before I can convert. "Invalid Fantasy Grounds File"
Please provide info on the options you're selecting in the converter. A screenshot will help.

Jonbens
August 11th, 2015, 18:52
OK, here's where I think I have the problem. when he goes to select the File type on the converter his has an option on the drop down menu called Hero Lab (.xml), but mine only has Hero Lab (.hlfg).

Trenloe
August 11th, 2015, 19:00
The options have changed slightly from when the video was made. In HeroLab use File -> Save Custom Output… to save the file in the Fantasy Grounds export format. Then select “Fantasy Grounds” and press the Output button - this will create a .hlfg file. Use this as your input file to the character converter.

Also, some info in the "Importing your PC from Hero Lab" here: http://www.fg-con.com/information/pathfinder-society-organized-play/preparing-your-pc-for-fantasy-grounds/

If this doesn't work, please provide a screenshot of your settings in the Character Converter.

StuartZaq
May 22nd, 2017, 10:34
Hello, everyone.
I'm playing on a macOS, but I need CharacterConverter, so I dropped this .exe file to my work-PC.
And it's not working. Any suggestions? How may I launch it without installing whole FG to work-PC?
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lacker
September 18th, 2017, 17:52
Hi all. Just purchased the PF Core Rule Book and RotRL on an old Lite License key (updated to v3.3.1 Player).

I am trying to import an HL (v. 8.2a latest) character .

Following the instructions from here: Preparing your PC for Fantasy Grounds
http://www.fg-con.com/information/pathfinder-society-organized-play/preparing-your-pc-for-fantasy-grounds/

When I get to step under "Using the Fantasy Grounds Character Converter" that says "...open the “utilities” folder and run the CharacterConverter application." my character converter does not open upon mouse click or quick menu "open."

- Why is the character converter not working?

- Does it have anything to do with my old Lite license?

- Is there another way to import HL characters to FG?

Can anyone help me?

Thanks

Willy_J66
September 23rd, 2017, 03:55
New user trying to find Character Converter.
Kylanias post: Start -> All Programs -> FantasyGrounds -> FG Char Converter
except my Fantasy Grounds directory doesn't have FG Char Converter
Maybe its built in now with newer version?
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Talyn
September 23rd, 2017, 04:12
FG Launcher -> click the "Open Data Directory" button in the upper right -> "utilities" folder.

Willy_J66
September 23rd, 2017, 15:12
That did it, TY