The variable in the modeldef.xml for the 3D DDI_L_btn_00 button is:
I think I need to convert that to "gauge" XML for it to work in a 2D...
Well kinda rpmc.
The DDI button arms a weapon. If I can get it working in a 2D gauge, I can use it on other aircraft .... if that makes sense.
I just want a clickspot on a 2D panel to simulate the default DDI button.
Not sure its possible .....
The mouse will change to the hand when hovering over the spot, but when clicked it does nothing.
The DDI button on the 3D VC screen operates fine. I'm just looking to duplicate it in a 2D popup panel I'm trying to make for a weapons selector for Tacpack.
It has me stumped ......
I'm trying to use a mouse area on a 2D popup gauge panel that will operate the same as the default DDI button.
I've tried dozens of different "script" entries, but so far nothing works.
Can any one advise.
Can someone help to clarify. It would be very much appreciated.
If I import an MDL. and it asks me in the variable box to enter a value for BGL_ZULU_HOUR, does that mean the hour that the imported model would be visible and displayed in FSX?
Many thanks in advance
I think I'm doing it right and I follow the SDK method using Imagetool for the final conversion. I end up with regular normal maps that I add through the usual way.
I'm Windows 7 64 bit .... I wonder if thats got anything to do with it, but it certainly is a curios phenomenon...
Why does normal mapping increase the MDL size so dramatically?
When I compile my model normally without normal maps (T_Bump maps) the finished MDL is about 2mb.
BUT ... if I add normal mapping, the T_Bump maps, the finished MDL is almost 15mb !!!
There's no increase in frame rates and...
Please diregard the last.
I figured it out and for others to understand:
Set importer settings to user specified.
Then when the dialog box comes up set the gen_model setting as Arno advised above.
VC model displayed.
What an incredible tool.
Always appreciate your responding to questions.
I dont get the dialogue box you refer to.
Is it a setting in options?
I have replace user variables set to true ... is that what you're refering to?
Still not getting it
Could someone help me to figure out how I get the VC model to load into MCX from FS2004 mdl's.
I've tried different things and cant get it to load the VC model.
Any help greatly appreciated.