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P3D v5 Blender2P3D/FSX

Vitus

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It's the texture format for MSFS. For P3D you need a different set, and you'll still need to do the red-in-alpha copy of the normal map, which can't be done within the SP export preset - at least to my knowledge.
 
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Hi,
Exporting to P3DV5 seems to not set the "metallic" flag for metallic materials. Is it a problem?
JMC
 
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Has anyone managed to export animation with bones and vertex groups. I follow the doc method and it does not work while under Blender everything is perfect. Attached my blender file for test.
JMC
 

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Has anyone managed to export animation with bones and vertex groups. I follow the doc method and it does not work while under Blender everything is perfect. Attached my blender file for test.
JMC
Hi,
Before exporting your model, it is necessary to select at least the armature(s)...! The easiest way is to select the whole model with the "a" key... Then the export can be done, with the animation of the armature(s)...
 
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Hi Otmar (@Vitus),
I can see that an object modified with bones from an armature works well in P3Dv5. But, if this same object is, in addition, related to the movement of a empty (parent), the movement caused by the empty works, but no more the modification of the bones...
Is there any way to do something...?
 
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Hi Otmar (@Vitus),
I can see that an object modified with bones from an armature works well in P3Dv5. But, if this same object is, in addition, related to the movement of a empty (parent), the movement caused by the empty works, but no more the modification of the bones...
Is there any way to do something...?
This is a problem that I have encountered for a long time, in particular to animate a broomstick with associated flexible pipes such as we encountered on French devices of the 1940s (hydraulic brake and firing pipes). This is a problem that has never been dealt with and that will probably never be seen as the work has mainly focused on materials (PBR, etc.) and now the current developer is focusing on MSFS ...the solution seems to be 3DSmax alas!
JMC
 
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Blender2P3DFSX.li_export.ExportError: EXPORT ERROR! THe material is not Fsx or PBR. getting this kind of error not sure why. even tho i want non pbr model and disabled option is selected in protperties. any fix?
 

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Blender2P3DFSX.li_export.ExportError: EXPORT ERROR! THe material is not Fsx or PBR. getting this kind of error not sure why. even tho i want non pbr model and disabled option is selected in protperties. any fix?
The only way this can be fixed is by adding it into the tool to address non-PBR for P3D or using MCX.
 
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ok so i figured out by editing the python file. but now model opens up perfectly in MCX after exporting from Blender. but now i got no textures exported why is that?
 

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If the textures are not exported with the model then I can only assume that you haven't figured out how to edit the python file correctly.
 
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If the textures are not exported with the model then I can only assume that you haven't figured out how to edit the python file correctly.
XD yea ig so, i just replaced the word PBR with Disabled as in Blender it shows 3 options PBR Disabled and Specular
 
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basically im converting a xplane Freeware scenery to P3D. when i open the xplane scenery in MCX the textures seems to be broken. then i figurred out to open Xplane objs in Blender using their plugin. The object loads perfectly in its finest form. but then when i try to eexport from blender using Collada or Obj format the textures again seems to be broken. then i thought why not export directly to MDL or BGL format from blender. found this amazing tool but now stuck with pbr option. i dont wanna go into that texturing stuff etc just want a non pbr
 

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The problem is: the options that are shown: Disabled, PBR, and Specular are going to a specific sub-routine based on those options. Disabled will not work at all for any of the SDK. PBR, of course, would, but not in your case because you don't want to use it. Specular will not because it specifically will only go through FSX & FSX: Steam SDK.
 
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The problem is: the options that are shown: Disabled, PBR, and Specular are going to a specific sub-routine based on those options. Disabled will not work at all for any of the SDK. PBR, of course, would, but not in your case because you don't want to use it. Specular will not because it specifically will only go through FSX & FSX: Steam SDK.
Hmm, i may then use 3Dmax cause it uses p3d plugins which will be helpful as it exports directly into MDL format from 3dmax so ig thats the last option i could try. Anyways thanks for the help
 
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