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Unable to convert MCX.dll.issue

gadgets

Resource contributor
With the Czech language selected, I also get the same error. It must be something buried inside the MCX .dll. I'll send a note to Arno.

Don
 

gadgets

Resource contributor
I have just heard back from Arno. He reports that the file XtoMdl.exe supplied in the FSX SDK and used by MCX to convert models to FSX format requires that the decimal separator be ".". Unfortunately, the problem doesn't show up until the MCX .dll fails to convert the model and, hence, it gets blamed.

I'm surprised that this issue has not been reported more frequently. I will put a note in the manual to the effect that conversion form one format to the other requires use of "." as the decimal separator. As well, should it be possible, future versions of SAMM will report the "real" source of the problem.

(Actually, I shouldn't be surprised. I've just checked and there's a sticky near the top of the forum highlighting the issue. I'd forgotten it was there.)

Don
 
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