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Conversion on MCX

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Hello, Im using P3DV4.5 i have SDK instaled on my computer i want to put 3d models directly via MCX sadly is not working
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the problem i can't see the model on p3dv4.5. I create file scenery & texture ;)
Please guys help me to fix this problem
 

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Hi,

Are the bgl and textures files made in the folder you have indicated? And is that folder also active in the scenery library?
 
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yes sure i add the files on scenery library on my p3dv4.5. But i think is not working because is generated for P3DV4.4 not v4.5 maybe .
 

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Files made with the v4.4 sdk do work fine in v4.5, so that should not be the problem.
 

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Hi,

If you want to place existing models then using SimDirector or any other object placement tool should do.
 
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Hello to all.
I am trying to fix a flickering apron of a scenery in FSX sim. I import a P3dv4 BGL file with MCX and I export the file as FSX. At the end in FSX shows flickering tarmac apron. Tried again with MCX and the file in issue I open the Material Editor and even removing all items and leaving only the Tarmac. The tarmac apron still flicking in FSX.
Am I missing something with MCX version 140? Any help I appreciate.
Patricio
 

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Hi,

In FSX you can't use mdl files for ground polygons, as the material has no zbias property.

So you would have to use the FS2002 style ground polygons as the GPW makes.
 
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Hi,

In FSX you can't use mdl files for ground polygons, as the material has no zbias property.

So you would have to use the FS2002 style ground polygons as the GPW makes.
Do you mean via MCX to export the file as FS2002 instead of FSX? Or, I should use a different program instead of MCX?
Thanks for your help.
Patricio
 

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The ground polygon wizard (GPW) inside MCX can export that type of bgl file.
 
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The ground polygon wizard (GPW) inside MCX can export that type of bgl file.
Great! ground bgl file worked as a gem. But, I have another bgl file which is giving a message: MCX Warning: Index Buffer Exceeds Maximum Size. So, It doesn't convert it to FSX. I tried to convert it to FS2002 and didn't save neither. What can I try?
Patricio

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Also, I have issues with the conversion p3dv4 to fsx via MCX and this video shows how lights posts disappears. I know there are 2 files related with that lights posts problem but MCX doesn't convert them properly.

 
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