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July 7, 1987 (35)
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United Kingdom, Worcestershire
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Shane Turner
Technical and DirectX Advisor - Not affiliated with N3V

My Forum -- PevSoft Tools -- Tutorial List (inc DirectX) -- My Utilities --TrainzTutorials.com


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Announcement - New Tutorial Site

by shaneturner12 on July 17th, 2014 at 12:52 PM
In this blog post, I'd like to announce my new tutorial site. This is in addition to my current site, and will be run in parallel.

The name of the site is TrainzTutorials.com, and the address is http://www.trainztutorials.com/.

The original announcement is in the Trainz Community section on the Forums page (http://forums.auran.com/trainz/showt...ztutorials-com).



How to create a thread on the forums for technical support (and not here)

by shaneturner12 on December 16th, 2013 at 09:06 AM
Hello forum users/Trainzers,

In this entry in my Trainz Technical and Operational Tips and Tricks blog, I will cover how to create/reply to a thread on the forums.

This applies to those who are posting technical support questions here on the Blogs page, where they are unlikely to be answered.

Below is a mini-tutorial on how to create a thread and how to reply to an existing thread. Comments are welcome on both.

Creating a thread on the

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Trainz Technical FAQ - My Version

by shaneturner12 on October 30th, 2012 at 09:37 AM
Detailed here are the likely issues you may come across whilst running Trainz, and the likely solutions. If I've missed any, let me know.

Problem Symptom Solution

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Updated December 22nd, 2012 at 07:35 AM by shaneturner12


Tip/Trick: Having problems with unreadable text? Try this

by shaneturner12 on October 23rd, 2012 at 03:38 PM
If you are having trouble with fuzzy/unreadable text, it's likely that a Trainz option is to blame.

To fix it:

1.On the Launcher, click Options.
2.Click the Advanced Options tab.
3.Click in the box labelled 'Vertex Offset' to remove the tick.
4.Click OK.


Simulator Central Digital Downloads - things to watch out for, and how to solve them

by shaneturner12 on September 23rd, 2012 at 08:35 AM
This entry will detail the possible issues you may come across, and how to solve them.

Unable to install due to 'Insert Disk' message

To sort this, make sure you have downloaded all the relevant files for your version (usually, this means using all of the given download links and download into the same folder)

Unable to run part1 file (mainly applies to full version downloads, not the addon packs) due to Windows not recognising file

In this scenario,

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Updated September 23rd, 2012 at 08:39 AM by shaneturner12