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Moving elements between projects

I spent ages updating the gate positions, adding vehicle tracks and adding SODE jetways to LTFM for personal use. The author updated the scenery and his base AFX file. Is there a way to copy gates, vehicle links and other objects from the ADE I created into the updated one from the author. I have the pro key?
 

=rk=

Resource contributor
So long as you don't have conflicting elements, I am pretty sure you can just run both airport files.
 

scruffyduck

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As Rick says you can have more than one bgl files related to the airport active at the same time. In fact without this we would not be able to created addon airports without hacking stock files (which is generally a bad idea). The issue of conflicting elements is an important one. FS has a loading order and principle that the last file loaded can defeat earlier ones. This article explains it. https://scruffyduck.screenstepslive.com/s/help_docs/m/20268/l/199760-priority-matters There may be some changes to this in the latest P3D versions but generally it still applies
 

tgibson

Resource contributor
Certain objects allow you to copy them, switch airports, and then paste them into the new file. But many do not. Also, the positioning information is lost.
 
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