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prepar3d v5

  1. blaunarwal

    P3D v5 Memory leak with MCX converted buildings

    Since many years I got buildings from 3DWarehouse and used the convert and place object wizard. Since some time, 3DWarehouse only offers skp files for different editions of Sketchup. I use Sketchup 2019 and export a building into .kmz files, which I can load into MCX in the above mentioned...
  2. W

    P3D v5 How to use data to drive an airplane's animation?

    Hello, I am new to aircraft design. I would like to know how to drive the animation of the plane with data. Specifically, I need to control the speed of many propellers, I added new prop_slow in Modeldef.xml file, These animations work just fine in ModelConverterX. I edited the Modeldef.xml in...
  3. Bert Laverman

    Can't seem to find many airports in default scenery

    I've been using the BGL File Format documentation to read scenery files, so I can build a list of airports and parkings. I'll use this data for a small app to test CsSimConnect, by creating an AI aircraft at user-provided parking locations. So far all is progressing nicely, and I appear to be...
  4. W

    P3D v5 How to use SimConnect to create custom variables in Prepar3D v5?

    Hello, I am making a conceptual airplane model, which uses a lot of animation. I want to use custom variables to control them. Can it be achieved through SimConnect API?
  5. W

    P3D v5 Can anyone tell me which HTML engine is used in Prepar3D v5?

    Hello, I am using HTML gauge to develop a passenger entertainment system in the cockpit of Prepar3D v5, I want to be able to embed media in HTML, So I used the <video> and <audio> tags. My HTML code behaves very well in Google Chrome, However, both <video> and <audio> are not available in...
  6. W

    P3D v5 I can't set value to PROP ROTATION ANGLE variable...

    Hello, I am adding a propeller rotation animation to a self-made helicopter model. I have linked the animation frame to the PROP ROTATION ANGLE variable. I want to control the propeller animation through the variable value of PROP ROTATION ANGLE. I use the SimConnect_SetDataOnSimObject function...
  7. carlosgomez

    PBR Clouds Issue

    Hi. I have an issue with some PBR glass. It has the metallic texture and a normal map. The material seems perfectly ok but clouds/sky happen to draw last and look over the material. It doesnt matter if EA is active or not. I also tried removing metallic and normal map from the material and to...
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