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Encyclopedia: menu_offset [Elite-A, Parasite]

Name: menu_offset [Show more] Type: Variable Category: Encyclopedia Summary: Table containing token numbers for the first item in each menu Deep dive: The Encyclopedia Galactica
Context: See this variable in context in the source code References: This variable is used as follows: * menu calls menu_offset

Text tokens for the menu system can be found in the msg_3 table. The menus are as follows: 0 = Encyclopedia Galactica 1 = Ships A-G 2 = Ships I-W 3 = Controls 4 = Equipment
.menu_offset EQUB 2 \ Menu 0: First item is text token 2: \ \ "SHIPS {all caps}A-G{sentence case}" EQUB 7 \ Menu 1: First item is text token 7: \ \ "ADDER" EQUB 21 \ Menu 2: First item is text token 21: \ \ "KRAIT" EQUB 91 \ Menu 3: First item is text token 91: \ \ "FLIGHT" EQUB 95 \ Menu 4: First item is text token 95: \ \ "{standard tokens, sentence case} \ MISSILE{extended tokens}"