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  1. 900 objects: Depends on the objects, I...

    900 objects:

    Depends on the objects, I suppose. I build my structures as "cheaply" (polys/textures) as practical and try to be conservative with use, but even at that I have tiles that are 4...
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    MSTS vs OR: What we prefer is just that: Our...

    MSTS vs OR:

    What we prefer is just that: Our preference.

    Trainsim:

    I don't know when this forum came into being, so I can't celebrate it.

    I do know that this page has definitely changed...
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    Much to my surprise, I find that, on occasion, I...

    Much to my surprise, I find that, on occasion, I still enjoy the old sim.
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    UPDATE WITH FIX: In desperation, I closed...

    UPDATE WITH FIX:

    In desperation, I closed everything, and did a cold reboot of my XP system.

    Apparently, a hot key combo is NOT saved to the registry but apparently only resides in the system's...
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    I thought I had solved the issue, but I was...

    I thought I had solved the issue, but I was incorrect.

    If anyone knows what key or keys caused the rotation tool to rotate each selected object on its own axis instead of rotating the selected...
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    EDIT: Incorect. I have NOT found the cause.

    EDIT: Incorect.

    I have NOT found the cause.
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    RE Rotation Axis

    Hi All:

    I've inadvertently hit a key combination that has really crippled my ability to work fast in RE.

    Previously, I could hold down the Ctrl key and wire frame the objects I wanted, then...
  8. Thank you very much for this, Jerry. I've...

    Thank you very much for this, Jerry.

    I've struggled several times trying to understand and get competent with Q-GIS. I'm hoping I can grasp your system so I can be self sufficient in my route...
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    Ah, then Dale did a much better job at planning...

    Ah, then Dale did a much better job at planning ahead then I did way back when!

    :D
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    Mighty big brush, there bigjohn. Switching a...

    Mighty big brush, there bigjohn.

    Switching a route over to ScaleRails isn't just a quick point-click/done thing. Unless it's changed from when I've worked with ScaleRails, it often involves a lot...
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    A follow up pic... A very poor attempt at...

    A follow up pic...

    A very poor attempt at capturing night time railroading (long before carrying a camera on the RR was verboten).

    Terrible night: Rainy, cold... BUT... the engines had good...
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    Good morning Jerry! I'm typically a night owl....

    Good morning Jerry!

    I'm typically a night owl. Always have been. Worked great for me during my transportation dept railroading years.

    (Nothing like climbing aboard an engine on a cold-azz...
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    Steve: 7-Zip handled the rar files fine! ...

    Steve:

    7-Zip handled the rar files fine!

    eolosen:

    Yup, that's the same stuff once you get it into .tif. HUGE patches.

    Can VT Builder slice up the .tif images into smaller portions?
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    Peter: Thanks. If I can successfully use 7-Zip...

    Peter:

    Thanks. If I can successfully use 7-Zip with rar files, I will associate it for such files to use.

    Jerry:

    That would be wonderful.

    I'll PM you my email.
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    Hi Steve: Thanks for the input. I see the...

    Hi Steve:

    Thanks for the input.

    I see the state maps at Dale's site uses rar files. I do not recall any experience opening such. I have the following programs installed for compressed files, do...
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    DEM Help Needed!

    DEM NEEDED

    Punched through the newly placed rock cut at Summit last night on my route beta...

    https://www.trainsim.com/vbts/attachment.php?attachmentid=81632&d=1620228242

    ...and I passed...
  17. I must say, I look at excellent work within...

    I must say, I look at excellent work within Trainz (such as Phil's) and long for such visuals in my old dependable MSTS/Open Rails.

    However, when I start thinking about what all would have to...
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    After reading this thread this morning, sure...

    After reading this thread this morning, sure enough, I couldn't access the site.

    Checked in again just now, and after reading the above successful attempts, I tried again: Same result. Nada.
    ...
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    Like ebnertra, I use .300 per change. That...

    Like ebnertra, I use .300 per change. That results in an ever so slight movement of the train that signals the virtual engineer there's a grade change. Seeing are is no "seat of the pants" feel in...
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    Make sure the entire MSTS installation is not...

    Make sure the entire MSTS installation is not "Read Only".
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    Firsts... Long, long ago, in a universe far,...

    Firsts...

    Long, long ago, in a universe far, far, away, a little company called V Scale Creations launched a few commercial projects that were ground breaking at the time, such as:

    * First ever...
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    Sticky: Thanks for the input, all. Considering...

    Thanks for the input, all.

    Considering uploading basic MSTS Bin file to my web space and including link to same in my sales receipts for customers that purchase the Ozark Northern (which needs...
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    Sticky: Hello Ged: I don't know much about the inner...

    Hello Ged:

    I don't know much about the inner workings of MSTS Bin, it was installed in my MSTS a long time ago.

    I have downloaded the file with the name below. Question: Is this an English...
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    DEM's: Good deal. Over the years I've watched...

    DEM's:

    Good deal. Over the years I've watched some new route builders lose heart when they discover DEM's are available... and they've got umpteen hours in a billiard table (no DEM) route that...
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    Hello Cade! Any Frisco-based route is a...

    Hello Cade!

    Any Frisco-based route is a welcomed addition.

    Are you using Digital Elevation Models (DEM) on your route? If not, you will lack the prototype's terrain setting.
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