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To install the Portal 2 Authoring Tools:
 
To install the Portal 2 Authoring Tools:
 
#Open your Steam library (or {{Steam App Install|id=629|notification=2|customnotification=click here}} to download)
 
#Open your Steam library (or {{Steam App Install|id=629|notification=2|customnotification=click here}} to download)
#Choose '''Tools''' from the and click on '''Library''' in the drop down menu.
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#In the drop-down menu that says '''Games''' by default, check '''Tools''' if it isn't already.
#Double-click on the ''Portal 2 Authoring Tools - Beta'' entry.
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#Double-click on the ''Portal 2 Authoring Tools'' entry.
 
The Portal 2 Authoring Tools will download to your computer via Steam. To open the launcher (pictured right), run it from the Steam library or a shortcut.
 
The Portal 2 Authoring Tools will download to your computer via Steam. To open the launcher (pictured right), run it from the Steam library or a shortcut.
  
 
[[Category:Portal 2 Level Design]]
 
[[Category:Portal 2 Level Design]]

Latest revision as of 22:58, 12 May 2021

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The Portal 2 Authoring Tools is a download containing files needed to make mods and Hammer-based maps for Portal 2. The Portal 2 Authoring Tools are available for free on Steam to all owners of the PC version of Portal 2. Note that most Portal 1 level design theory applies to Portal 2 as well. Newer information for Portal 2 may be found at Category:Portal 2 Level Design.

For more extended information, see the Level Design FAQ and Category:Level Design.

Downloading and Installation

To install the Portal 2 Authoring Tools:

  1. Open your Steam library (or click here to download)
  2. In the drop-down menu that says Games by default, check Tools if it isn't already.
  3. Double-click on the Portal 2 Authoring Tools entry.

The Portal 2 Authoring Tools will download to your computer via Steam. To open the launcher (pictured right), run it from the Steam library or a shortcut.