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  1. calypso

    FSX Shoreline Problem on Island

    After spending 10 or so hours in front of the screen, I finaly managed to make some Islands. Problem was, I had one big Island an some smaller ones arround, all overlapping the SQMID11 Grid. Some of them are already there but needed new shorelines, also the big one, others are beeing created...
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    FS2004 Innsbruck Kranebitten (LOWI) as Freeware

    I just built another little scenery of Innsbruck Airport (LOWI) in Austria. It's available for download at www.fs-scenery.com Enjoy!:) Uploaded with ImageShack.us
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    FS2004 Why my textures are not showing on a Planar

    Hi, I always had the problem that my textures on a planar are not showing in FS9. They showing in gmax, but not in FS, only a big gray area. In the past I went arround this problem by creating a big flat box and colapsing the corners. So I got a planar and the textures are showing. I would...
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    GMAX Models for download anywhere?

    I know that there are a lot of scenery objects for download but they are already in .mdl format an come with ready made textures. However, mostly these textures do not match the coloures you need but the model. So I would like to know if anybody knows a website where there are some raw...
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    FS2004 Remove Shaddow & Crash

    Making a ground poly in Gmax, I am using an option script in the makemdl.txt to remove the crash box (crash=0). Then I run the mdl through mdlTweaker to remove the shaddow. After this, the Library Creator fails to make the the lib.bgl with the following report: Parsing document...
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    FSX Breitscheid Airport EDGB, Germany

    Finaly, with the help of the people here in the forum, I have a release candidate of my Breitscheid EDGB Scenery for FSX. Nothing special, just a nice litte airport in the heart of Germany. For Download available at www.fs-scenery.com Thanks once again for your help.
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    FSX Grass textured Taxi not showing correctly

    Almost finished my first airport with ADE for FSX but still have ths taxiway problem: Summer texture is showing in winter and v v. If you fly a little around the airport, it might change back to normal eventually. Is there a solution to this? If not I might have to change the taxi to apron and...
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    FSX Tower Windows Tranperency once again

    Hi all, I am just in the work of converting some of my scenery into FSX. Got over the night maps problem already and read most of the threads about transparency in this forum already but nobody realy provides an answer or a step by step guide on how to make semi transparent windows for a tower...
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    Where does the GUID come from in FSX

    When creating an object for FSX with GMAX, the LOD_NameTool gives it a GUID. After Exporting and adding it into a library with Lib_Creator, does it get another (new) GUID for the Library or does Lib Creator uses the GUID that might already be included in the .mdl file?:confused: Or am I...
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    How to overcome the transparency and drawing order problem in FS9

    I would like to share this method, on how I finaly managed to overcome this transparency and drawing order problem with gmax and FS9. If you think this is a stupid way of doing it or if it had been mentioned here before, just delete this thread and never think about it again. How ever, I could...
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    FS2004 SBuilder Shorelines & Poly for FS9

    I posted a similar question a while ago but never got an answer to the my second question. I made some new shorelines for an island with sbuilder. From the shorelines I made a LWM landmask poly to produce the land between the default scenery and the new shorelines. This poly however, covers the...
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    Limitation on Autogen Trees

    I made a huge area with photo textures and used the auto tree programmto place trees all over the plac, which worked great. Now, near my airport is a huge forest, where I want to put some very dense trees. But there seems to be some limitations with the annotator. When I place too may...
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    High resolution Terrain

    I have finaly managed to make some photo real terrain with "photoscenery maker" and it looks great. I also did the alpha channel for lakes and used the annotator for houses and trees. That all works.:) What I can see so far is, that Photo Scenery Maker produces all 256x256 textures from the...
  14. calypso

    Changing default flaten or airport polygon

    Hi all, is there any way of changing the default flaten or should I say default airport polygon in fs9? I have an airport, where the default airport area is twice as long as the runway and I would like to cut off both ends of thet polygon at least as it doesn't fit with a nearby road and some...
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    SBuilder Shorelines for FS9

    After a long day trying, I finaly managed to make a lake and some new shorelines of an Island. Shorelies show up as intended but how do I get rid of the water behind the shorelines and how to get rid of the old shorelines where they peeking out? I tried the area fill but it didn't work. I...
  16. calypso

    Default Ground textures on Gmax objects

    I made a big flowerbox and a huge foundation for a building. The top of the flowerbox I wanted to texture with a dafault grass texture from FS2004 and the top of the foundation with the asphalt texture. Textures show correctly in gmax, however they do not show up in FS, why not? I converted all...
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    It works, but...

    Hi, first of all, great idea and great tool. There are so many nice apis out there which could now easily beeing turned into libraries. I just tried it with an api set of tropical trees which I found on AVSIM: The trees of the original apis are supposed to turn to aircraft but they don't...
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    How to make MDLs from Gmax for Library

    Hi all! I am back to scenery design after about a 3 years break. I had forgotten some of the stuff but I managed to design a rather complex scenery again. Everything works fine. Now I wanted to make me some library with your "Library creator" and tried to export some of my gmax objects as MDL...
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    Confused

    Ok guys, I haven't been in scenery design for a while and just restarted. I downloaded the latest sdks from MS and just now your compile helper. Now the questions: What is the difference between BGLC, BGLC_9 and BGLComp? (The last is the one I have) Which of them do we need and which not...
  20. calypso

    Transparency for Tower

    Iam trying to build a tower glas box with transparent windows. Everything is fine, except that some(!) of the inside windows are not visible from outside. Some others are visible however. Also the floor and the ceiling are not visible but transparent from outside. If you go inside the tower all...
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