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by GaryGB
Thu Feb 22, 2018 11:18 pm
Forum: Support for Portugal Terrain
Topic: Portugal Terrain - cannot reach PTSIM & runtime error 364
Replies: 69
Views: 64586

Re: Portugal Terrain - cannot reach PTSIM & runtime error 364

Hi Luis:

Please note that I goofed on my first attempt to attach the HTML install log ZIP :oops: ; it is now included above. :)

GaryGB
by GaryGB
Thu Feb 22, 2018 10:40 pm
Forum: Support for Portugal Terrain
Topic: Portugal Terrain - cannot reach PTSIM & runtime error 364
Replies: 69
Views: 64586

Re: Portugal Terrain - cannot reach PTSIM & runtime error 364

Hi Luis: I also installed this package today using the latest FreeSetup.exe via the Download-linked ZIP file: http://www.ptsim.com/downloads/PTTerrain.zip ...on this page: http://www.ptsim.com/index.php/downloads1 This package was installed into a previously intact and fully functional FS2004. When ...
by GaryGB
Mon Oct 23, 2017 1:44 am
Forum: SBuilderX 3.14 (64-bit) for Flight Simulator X
Topic: Struggling to make the seasons?
Replies: 4
Views: 3891

Re: Struggling to make the seasons?

Hello: Hopefully Luis Feliz-Tirado will reply here soon; Luis was, of course, referring to one of his excellent "must-have" tutorials: " Make photo-real ground textures in FSX " based on this very informative original thread: http://www.ptsim.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=3435 ...and as subsequently rev...
by GaryGB
Sat Oct 14, 2017 12:18 am
Forum: SBuilder for Flight Simulator FS2004
Topic: SBuilder FS9 Problem creating Mesh
Replies: 5
Views: 4760

Re: SBuilder FS9 Problem creating Mesh

Hello:

Interested readers may wish to follow a thread for this topic also opened at FSDeveloper forum: :idea:

http://www.fsdeveloper.com/forum/posts/782909/

GaryGB
by GaryGB
Thu Jul 10, 2014 6:17 pm
Forum: SBuilderX for Flight Simulator X
Topic: Can't open SbuilderX 314 forum
Replies: 31
Views: 48185

Re: Can't open SbuilderX 314 forum

Hi again:

I posted a reply to the other thread on this topic at FSDeveloper:

http://www.fsdeveloper.com/forum/thread ... ost-676889

GaryGB
by GaryGB
Wed Jul 09, 2014 5:00 pm
Forum: SBuilderX for Flight Simulator X
Topic: Can't open SbuilderX 314 forum
Replies: 31
Views: 48185

Re: Can't open SbuilderX 314 forum

Also posted on FSDeveloper forum: I GOT IT WORKING (I think). The secret? You must place the copy and then patch install files into the Program Files folder and NOT the Program Files (x86) folder. You probably all already know that already and I missed it earlier. I should also have thought about i...
by GaryGB
Wed Jun 25, 2014 5:47 pm
Forum: SBuilderX for Flight Simulator X
Topic: Can't open SbuilderX 314 forum
Replies: 31
Views: 48185

Re: Can't open SbuilderX 314 forum

Hi Dick: I'm not a programmer, but I'm curious if dependencies on " Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.1 " in SBuilderX314 might cause incompatibilities with existing and new add-on gauges and modules created for FSX, ...in light of these reported issues: :?: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2890857/en-us ...
by GaryGB
Fri Aug 26, 2011 7:18 pm
Forum: SBuilderX for Flight Simulator X
Topic: Terrain Mesh Enhancement
Replies: 1
Views: 5054

Re: Terrain Mesh Enhancement

Certainly it can be a captivating challenge to make ones' own FS terrain mesh, but have you seen this forthcoming add-on: VFR Photographic Scenery Scotland Islands Volume 6 - Scotland South - Not yet released for FSX http://www.playhorizon.co.uk/forums/viewtopic.php?f=45&t=4580 IIRC, all these packa...
by GaryGB
Wed Aug 17, 2011 6:23 pm
Forum: SBuilderX for Flight Simulator X
Topic: Sloping / humped runways
Replies: 16
Views: 32157

Re: Sloping / humped runways

Hello: Developers may find information on suppressing the "dirt effect" on custom photoreal surfaces intended to be rendered as "hardened surfaces" without the frame-rate hit of a "platform" with FSX sceneries... via SCASM SurfaceType code or edits of the XML code for airport aprons in this thread: ...
by GaryGB
Wed Aug 17, 2011 5:45 pm
Forum: SBuilderX for Flight Simulator X
Topic: Invert polygons ?
Replies: 6
Views: 9340

Re: Invert polygons ?

Hello: I've been adding a LARGE_ADDRESS_AWARE flag to 32-bit executables of FS development tools such as SBuilderX, Sketchup, GlobalMapper etc. for use on my Windows XP Pro 32-bit 4GB RAM computer system which has the "/3GB switch" and "USERVA" of 2560 set up in my Boot.ini file as discussed here (....
by GaryGB
Sun Jul 01, 2007 5:25 pm
Forum: SBuilderX for Flight Simulator X
Topic: Tile server problems
Replies: 14
Views: 14191

Hi Dick: I posted on this topic here as well: http://www.ptsim.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=1066 Could you describe in a bit more specific detail how one might identify where and how an imagery provider might actually be trying to restrict one's downloads? [?] Thanks for your further observations on...
by GaryGB
Sun Jul 01, 2007 5:06 pm
Forum: SBuilderX for Flight Simulator X
Topic: Large Scale Photo Downloads
Replies: 3
Views: 6285

Hi Dick: I wanted to share some observations from my own initial experiences related to this issue in the anticipation that it might be of some help. [:)] When there is an apparent disruption of imagery downloading, it is important to check what is going on with one's firewall software too. In order...