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    You have to start MSTS to get to the tools. If...

    You have to start MSTS to get to the tools. If the ref file for a route is faulty when the route is opened in the MSTSRE, then yes, you eventually get tossed out to the desktop. This does not happen...
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    Just for information, neither MSTS or Open rails...

    Just for information, neither MSTS or Open rails need the ref file to run trains and the AE is happy without it. even the RE will open without it being present, but will give errors if shapes in a...
  3. It is a branch that will eventually replace the...

    It is a branch that will eventually replace the main trunk.
  4. In both games, it is all about train handling....

    In both games, it is all about train handling. MSTS has a distance/curve math problem that manifests itself as something known as the Cutbank syndrome. At a certain distance couplers will part when...
  5. copy paste the msts folder to make alternate...

    copy paste the msts folder to make alternate versions into which to install things is the way to go in MSTS. There will only be one set of registry entries that point to the original installation,...
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    Autopilot in OR is a user option where you allow...

    Autopilot in OR is a user option where you allow the train to run automatically without touching the controls. This will run the train at or very close to track speed at all times. Not a pretty thing...
  7. Parent points indicator not found message in MSTS...

    Parent points indicator not found message in MSTS is an indicator that you have too much of something, usually consists. This is because MSTS reads everything in an installation and allocates a...
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    Speed control is part of the TCS ( Train Control...

    Speed control is part of the TCS ( Train Control System ) , but this has not yet been fully programmed. Follow the various references to TCS in the manual.
  9. OR has some brilliant physics, but you do need to...

    OR has some brilliant physics, but you do need to read the manual to understand how it all fits together. There are a number of tick boxes spread through the various tabs in the Options part of the...
  10. Any stock will run on any route, regardless of...

    Any stock will run on any route, regardless of age.
  11. Adding things like DBtracks should not stop...

    Adding things like DBtracks should not stop MSTS/Protrains from working. Track addons are only activated when a route requires files from such addons, and if not present in the correct location will...
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    The current state of platform/siding markers is...

    The current state of platform/siding markers is the result of a decision taken quite a while ago to reduce the veritable forest of markers that occur in some locations.
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    IN Archibald the last 0 is on the below the...

    IN Archibald the last 0 is on the below the Flags line, and the tex_idxs lines read top to bottom. The first thing you need to do is locate the correct prim_stste line by cross checking the numbers...
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    I do not have the 8059 in my set of Danny Beck...

    I do not have the 8059 in my set of Danny Beck files. but I do have it in the original Streamlines UP engine set. That s file opens in Archibald with no problems.
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    impossible to read anything in that picture....

    impossible to read anything in that picture. However, once Archibald has read the file and reached the point you show, you need to expand the file tree in the usual Windows manner. Click the box with...
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    Missing ground textures are caused by terrain...

    Missing ground textures are caused by terrain tiles larger than 2x2 in OR. There has been a patch issued to fix this route called indrailv2_or_tiles_patch.zip and is available in the file library...
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    The route installer needs to be changed to...

    The route installer needs to be changed to reflect the changed conditions of today where people may well not have MSTS installed. The only person who can change that is Marcel who made the route.
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    Have you contacted Marcel who built the route?...

    Have you contacted Marcel who built the route? His site is still running.
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    Tallahassee 2 is a single zip file. The...

    Tallahassee 2 is a single zip file. The install.bat file is a standard offering copying files from the original MSTS.
    The route includes paths and three sample activities. These activities require...
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    I cannot comment on MSTS as I no longer use it,...

    I cannot comment on MSTS as I no longer use it, but Tallahassee 2 does run in Win 10 using Open Rails.
  21. The Trainsimulations installer does in fact warn...

    The Trainsimulations installer does in fact warn that it is an Open Rails only install, and if left to install without making changes will place the full install into a mini route setup. Not a bad...
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    You cannot modify an existing s file, that has to...

    You cannot modify an existing s file, that has to be built by you using a modelling program such as Blender. That will require you to learn how to use it before starting your main project which is...
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    Articulated steam engines that use two sections...

    Articulated steam engines that use two sections have two eng files. The second one in the NALW sets have the exhaust turned upside down and this gives the effect of driving along in a fog bank when...
  24. Thread: Common Cab

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    Just a thought here Jdark43. Every time you refer...

    Just a thought here Jdark43. Every time you refer to it, you call it common cab, that is two words with a space between them. If that is what you have called your folder in the trainsets folder, it...
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    While I agree that projected speed is not really...

    While I agree that projected speed is not really required, I feel that the gradient info should remain in the track monitor. A real world engineer would have spent a long time building up route...
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