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by DaveWG
Fri Mar 11, 2016 8:27 pm
Forum: SimConnect Interface Questions
Topic: SimConnect_Text Dialog sizing in P3D 3.2 (Scaleform)
Replies: 9
Views: 4313

Re: SimConnect_Text Dialog sizing in P3D 3.2 (Scaleform)

The menu dailog for AICarriers displays 10 items as standard, without having to resize the window, so it must be possible.

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Annoyingly, you can't select line 10 using the keyboard though, and have to use the mouse!
by DaveWG
Thu Jan 14, 2016 7:12 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: A detailed question for everyone that's able to "manually" install aircraft
Replies: 3
Views: 2249

Re: A detailed question for everyone that's able to "manually" install aircraft

You don't need the [Trusted] section at all in P3d. LM removed the need to "trust" gauges & dll's.
As for the 767 & Shuttle, I own the 767 but haven't tried it in P3d, so can't help there.
by DaveWG
Tue Dec 22, 2015 10:05 pm
Forum: Prepar3D Installation and Installer Questions
Topic: [RESOLVED] P3D3.1 Activations
Replies: 3
Views: 1451

Re: P3D3.1 Activations

Is the activation count reset if you only uninstall the client, or do you need to uninstall the whole setup?
by DaveWG
Wed Nov 04, 2015 7:09 am
Forum: Prepar3D Client Application Questions
Topic: V3 crash when trying to save flight
Replies: 14
Views: 3701

Re: V3 crash when trying to save flight

That what I did, then added them back a batch at a time & tested. Took quite a while to narrow it down!
by DaveWG
Mon Nov 02, 2015 9:49 pm
Forum: Prepar3D Client Application Questions
Topic: V3 crash when trying to save flight
Replies: 14
Views: 3701

Re: V3 crash when trying to save flight

I had this also. It turned out to be a corrupt entry in the aircraft.cfg one of my AI aircraft. The aircraft in question wasn't even used in any flightplans, but once the entry was corrected, I could save and load flights.
by DaveWG
Mon Oct 19, 2015 5:23 pm
Forum: Prepar3D Client Application Questions
Topic: Weird startup and menu issues
Replies: 14
Views: 4597

Re: Weird startup and menu issues

I also had the same issue with the scenario load/save buttons on the startup screen. After much investigation it turned out to be a corrupt entry in the aircraft.cfg of one of my add-on AI aircraft. Quite why that would cause the problem, I have no idea, but once I rectified the entry it's been fine...
by DaveWG
Thu Sep 24, 2015 7:27 pm
Forum: Prepar3D Client Application Questions
Topic: Refresh aircraft after testing
Replies: 8
Views: 1950

Re: Refresh aircraft after testing

There is a "Reload User Object" command, but it doesn't have a key command assigned by default.
by DaveWG
Fri Mar 06, 2015 7:38 am
Forum: Prepar3D Client Application Questions
Topic: V. 2.5 - aircraft texture dullness.
Replies: 29
Views: 5890

Could be. It does make sense if the env map isn't getting loaded.

@jostytosy: you're welcome to use my images, but be aware they are using a custom envmap, not the default one.
by DaveWG
Thu Mar 05, 2015 2:09 am
Forum: Prepar3D Client Application Questions
Topic: V. 2.5 - aircraft texture dullness.
Replies: 29
Views: 5890

Thanks for the update Kevin. Looking forward to next hotfix!
by DaveWG
Wed Mar 04, 2015 2:59 pm
Forum: Prepar3D Client Application Questions
Topic: V. 2.5 - aircraft texture dullness.
Replies: 29
Views: 5890

I've been looking some more into this. I uninstalled P3d & then reinstalled a fresh copy of 2.5 (no hotfixes). The only addition was my "chrome balls" test model. Booted the sim, F22 @ Langley(?). All good. Swapped to "chrome balls". 3 balls showing reflections as they should. Went into the menu...
by DaveWG
Sat Feb 28, 2015 6:34 am
Forum: Prepar3D Client Application Questions
Topic: V. 2.5 - aircraft texture dullness.
Replies: 29
Views: 5890

I've been looking at this, after finding some aircraft that show a shiny / chrome finish in FSX but are dull in P3d I've knocked up a model with 4 spheres, all with basically the same material settings with a couple of differences. Here's how it looks in FSX & P3dv2.4: <img src="http://daveg.cbf...
by DaveWG
Sun Feb 08, 2015 10:48 am
Forum: Simulation Object Development Questions
Topic: Lights in aircraft.cfg
Replies: 0
Views: 808

Hi there, In the Aircraft Configuration Files section of the on-line SDK it lists 13 different types of light that can be defined in the aircraft.cfg. FSX had only 10, the additional ones here being 11:General, 12:Headlight, and 13:Brake. I can't find any way to control these additional lights, eith...
by DaveWG
Tue Jan 13, 2015 1:17 pm
Forum: Prepar3D Client Application Questions
Topic: Effect size change issue
Replies: 29
Views: 4984

Thanks Beau.
by DaveWG
Mon Jan 12, 2015 3:34 pm
Forum: Prepar3D Client Application Questions
Topic: Effect size change issue
Replies: 29
Views: 4984

Will the update keep the reduced sized particle effects for lights etc? I've been rescaling various 3rd party fx files as the need arises (easy enough to do, but a bit repetitive!) but if the shaders revert to the old size I'll hold off doing any more.
by DaveWG
Mon Oct 20, 2014 2:18 am
Forum: Simulation Object Development Questions
Topic: Issue with afterburner effect in P3D 2.3/2.4
Replies: 4
Views: 1746

Looks like the same issue I reported here:[url] http://www.prepar3d.com/forum-5/?mingleforumaction=viewtopic&t=8628[/url]

although it was fine in 2.3 for me, only 2.4 was affected.

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