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Old April 15th, 2009 (3:27 AM). Edited April 15th, 2009 by Pokepal17.
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Requirements:
A ROM with a corrupted footer
A Clean ROM
Advance Map
A Hex Editor (I use Hex Workshop)

Now, if you ever read Don Patch's tutorial on the Advance Map method of tile inserting, map footers can corrupt. This can also happen by making a new map and and inserting it over a map which shares a footer with another map. Basically, it's due to bad repointing from Advance Map.

Now you can tell if a map had a corrupted footer because when you click on it this will appear.



and after that, Lu-Ho's contact info will appear.
Now to fix this, go to the corrupted map and enable pro-header view (Ctrl + H).
Nex find the footer offset and copy it.



Open your ROM with the bad map and go to the offset you just copied,
You'l see some FFFF which are the badly repointed bytes of the footer.



Now open a clean ROM of the same version in your Hex Editor.
Go to the same offset and you'll see the bytes which should be there.



Now copy and paste those bytes over the FF in the other ROM.
Save and go back to a-map.
The map should be black (if not go on another map and then got back to it).



Now just redraw the tiles on the map (the events and map scripts will still be there)
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Old June 19th, 2009 (11:28 AM).
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I have a question for you, do you give me autorization to translate your tutorial in french for my forum please ? I you want, can you answer me by MP please.

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Old August 7th, 2009 (5:44 AM).
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I have a question for you, do you give me autorization to translate your tutorial in french for my forum please ? I you want, can you answer me by MP please.

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Old July 8th, 2016 (3:58 PM).
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You said, "open your ROM with the bad map and go to the offset you just copied." Open the ROM where? In Advance Map? In the hex editor? In the emulator? If you posted pics they don't show up for me so all I have are the words to go by. I'm confused. My warps work in advance map but the offset is not dividable by 4 so I get a blank screen when trying to enter Professor Oak's lab on my ROM in the emulator.
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Requirements:
Open your ROM with the bad map and go to the offset you just copied,
You'l see some FFFF which are the badly repointed bytes of the footer.

Now open a clean ROM of the same version in your Hex Editor.
Go to the same offset and you'll see the bytes which should be there.

Now copy and paste those bytes over the FF in the other ROM.
Save and go back to a-map.
The map should be black (if not go on another map and then got back to it).

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