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    Sticky: Go to Customize - Customize User Interface and...

    Go to Customize - Customize User Interface and pick the Colors tab. Click the Elements drop-down box and select Grids: you can now set the Grid colour to suit.

    If I understand aright, you're using...
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    Sticky: Customize - Preferences and on the General tab...

    Customize - Preferences and on the General tab you'll see the System Unit Scale. Set this to 1 unit = 1 metre and you'll be right.

    What you have been working with is the viewport units which can...
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    Sticky: You cannot apply the insignia to the model as you...

    You cannot apply the insignia to the model as you are attempting without mapping the relevant model parts. Mixing Gmax palette colours with graphics on the same object can't be done. At least, not in...
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    Sticky: As Milton says and his link will point you to the...

    As Milton says and his link will point you to the SDKs and patches for CFS3. I'm at work, so will answer your other post after the kids are bunked down.
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    Sticky: Do you mean linked, or Attached? That's an...

    Do you mean linked, or Attached? That's an important difference! You link objects to each other in a hierarchy; but you might build a tailfin, then select the fuselage, click Attach and click on the...
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    Sticky: It's not a workaround Matt, it's how you're...

    It's not a workaround Matt, it's how you're supposed to do it for FSX.

    In CFS3 you have:-

    CoolModel
    .....coolModel_LOD_100
    ........lots of objects for external model
    .....cockpits...
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    Sticky: Try just renaming the top node to Interior and...

    Try just renaming the top node to Interior and saving the file as modelName_interior.gmax, then export it to FSX. Cloning might not have carried over the animation tags properly. Once the interior is...
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    Sticky: Thanks Mathias!

    Always good to have these tuts available again, there are fewer places to direct the learning modeller these days. :icon29:
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    Sticky: Mine looked like a road crash, Matt. I found a...

    Mine looked like a road crash, Matt. I found a 26MB video tutorial at fsalpha.com which explained it, but in the interests of bandwidth, here's an explanatory pic.

    https://i.imgur.com/0HeW8WT.jpg...
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    Sticky: CFS3 - yes. CFS1 - no; don't know what you need...

    CFS3 - yes. CFS1 - no; don't know what you need for that, but it isn't gmax. You'll need the CFS3 SDK from microsoft and the plug-in for gmax which you'll get at the CFS3 home site


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    Sticky: ... amongst other places. Unfortunately you have...

    ... amongst other places. Unfortunately you have to register with Turbosquid to get the unlock code and although I've had no problem, they aren't always very quick to send you one. :banghead:
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    Sticky: Gmax Tutorials

    Hello Milton,

    After the server crash, if Ickie and Co. can't rebuild the post and thread databases, can we have links in sticky threads to all your tutorials? (IIRC they were off-site)

    Thanks!
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