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How can i use time based options with XML

Hi to all,

is it possible to use a libary object like a small sailboat together with a time variable? I'd like to use some sailboats just to be shown at the time from april to october. If it is possible, where do i have to place the code in the following example??

<!-- Scenery Object 92-Boot mit Segel -->
lat = "53.561312982496"
lon = "10.010408086781"
alt = "0.0"
altitudeIsAgl = "TRUE"
pitch = "0.0"
bank = "0.0"
heading = "70.0"
imageComplexity = "SPARSE">
name = "2bf74ea24a067df84f077b9a4090907d"
scale = "1.0"/>

Thanks an regards

I think, you have to use attach tool from fs2004 gamepack...
Read attach tool manual :)
Hi Dirk.

You cannot make time-based displays from XML... this applies only to effects.

If you are using the default FS9 objects, you can't alter the ASM code, so they must be placed using older code ( SCASM API code would be fine ).

If the boats are your Gmax design for FS9, then you can alter the ASM code so they display only in the time frames you want.

Hi again,

thanks for your quick answer....

Dick, sorry, but what is the asm code? Is it from Gmax...? And could you give me an example, how a time-based code could look...??

Thanks a lot,

Hi Dirk.

Did you make these sailboats with Gmax and the FS9 makemdl?

Arno has a Tools section in these forums, and in there you'll find MDL Tweaker... which will alter the MDL code to allow things like seasonal display.

There is also a BGLC Editing forum devoted to exploring ASM code ( which is the source code compiled by BGLC ).