Roll20 uses cookies to improve your experience on our site. Cookies enable you to enjoy certain features, social sharing functionality, and tailor message and display ads to your interests on our site and others. They also help us understand how our site is being used. By continuing to use our site, you consent to our use of cookies. Update your cookie preferences .
Create a free account

Help creating drop down macro that posts text into chat

Hello! Long time lurker; first time poster... I recently started running a Starfinder campaign for my regular group.&nbsp; We're experienced Pathfinder players, but I've found as the game manager that players are confusing skills and actions between gaming systems.&nbsp; It's not a big deal but it slows the game down and leads to some confusion.&nbsp; A lot of these issue could be solved if the players knew the attributes of different skills and whether they're trained/untrained skills.&nbsp; I made a cheatsheet for the players to use, but I think a quick macro that just drops some general information into the chat would work best.&nbsp; I'm using this macro to create my drop down menu: {{name= ?{Skills| Acrobatics,&nbsp; | Athletics,&nbsp; | Bluff,&nbsp; | Computers,&nbsp; | Culture,&nbsp; | Diplomacy,&nbsp; | Disguise,&nbsp; | Engineering,&nbsp; | Intimidate,&nbsp; | Life Science,&nbsp; | Medicine,&nbsp; | Mysticism,&nbsp; | Perception,&nbsp; | Physical Science,&nbsp; | Piloting,&nbsp; | Profession,&nbsp; | Sense Motive,&nbsp; | Sleight of Hand,&nbsp; | Stealth,&nbsp; | Survival, }&nbsp; }} Then, if someone selects Athletics they'd get a powercard in the chat using this macro: !power {{&nbsp; &nbsp; --name|Acrobatics&nbsp; &nbsp; --Balance|Move Action; Untrained&nbsp; &nbsp; --Escape|Standard Action; Untrained &nbsp; --Fly|See Rulebook &nbsp; --Tumble|Move Action; Untrained &nbsp; --<a href="" rel="nofollow"></a> }} Which looks like this: The problem is I don't know how to link the powercard to the drop down menu. Thank's in advance for any help!

Edited 1618695033
Andreas J.
Forum Champion
Sheet Author
Instead of trying to add powercard commands to a dropdown, you could change the macro to be a Chat Menus with buttons for each option, and then you'd just press the button you want to roll form the Chat Menus. Oh and I think you could make that compendium url a hyperlink in the powercard: !power {{ --name|[Acrobatics](<a href="" rel="nofollow"></a>) --Balance|Move Action; Untrained --Escape|Standard Action; Untrained --Fly|See Rulebook --Tumble|Move Action; Untrained }} Edit: it worked (click image to play the animation)
Awesome, thank you.&nbsp; I've stacked macros like that in the past.&nbsp; Not sure why I got so stuck on the idea of a drop down menu.&nbsp; Thanks!
Check out the Roll20 Master Series on YouTube. This guy has done a lot of awesome stuff in Roll20.
Bom dia