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Can Library Creator insert model names from Ez Scenery Txt file

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Can Library Creator insert model names from Ez Scenery Txt file into old .mdl models that are now FSX files but still have the same standard model name. Each has an accompanying EZ Scenery type text file with GUID and unique model name. Ultimate destination is MSFS.

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Hi,

No, Library Creator XML does not modify the models it puts in the library. So they will keep the names that are defined in the MDL file.

But with MCX you maybe can. I would have to check if MCX does read the names from the TXT file, but then on exporting the scenery to BGL again they should stick in the BGL/MDL file.
 
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Hi Arno,

Thanks for the response. I have a lot of object libraries that are setup with the object name as the same and then use the object name/GUID text file to show the object real name when they used to be placed with Instant Scenery. I tried importing a .bgl file into MCX with the same named .txt file in the same folder with it but MCX did not pick up the unique object names. Upon further inspection, it looks like the GUID numbers in the text list are reorganzied in some formulaic way and don't directly match the GUID numbers in the model though the first 8 characters of the GUID in each case match. Apparently Instant Scenery unscrambled the GUIDs to match them up when doing object placement so one could see the unique name of the GUID.

Sounds like it may be impossible to do anything with MCX but will wait to hear from you.

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Sounds like these are FS2004 objects. They don't store the name in the mdl and use a different guid notation (although internally they are equal).
 
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