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    Couple To "Delivered" Consist?

    I have a consist delivered to a siding from a major railroad. The consist originated from a portal.
    The delivering engine disconnects and returns to the portal.

    Then I want a different engine...
  2. The above is one of the best. PBR is like a...

    The above is one of the best. PBR is like a haunting "honey pot" of material that is quite nice BUT incursions are a plague. A soon as I saw this info I began to test it and indeed I could not get...
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    I do not believe the specific route is my...

    I do not believe the specific route is my problem. It is a fairly simple where a train appears from a portal and delivers 2 boxcars onto a siding. It then returns to the portal and disappears.
    As I...
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    Aha! another important item - UDS. The...

    Aha! another important item - UDS. The descriptions above, of using the feature, aligns well with much of my confusion. Maybe that is the root cause that shows in various ways.

    If I avoid...
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    Hmmm.. That sounds logical. The Locked route,...

    Hmmm.. That sounds logical. The Locked route, causing saves to not write into the route layer, may be the guarantee as to which layer I am always in. The lack of clarity for where the changes are...
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    Greg, sometimes people have a mental blockage...

    Greg, sometimes people have a mental blockage relative to a particular logic construct. They interpret it automatically in a manner other than was intended. Perhaps That is my reaction to Sessions....
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    Every route can have 0, 1, 2 or more sessions....

    Every route can have 0, 1, 2 or more sessions.
    Every session has only one route that it is associated with.

    When you edit a session, the associated route is opened and the session has the focus....
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    Problem Identifying a Session Save?

    The Layers menu says I am in Session mode. Or, I am in a Session Layer and actually in Route mode?

    Still in a Session layer - when I select Save I get a Route save panel. I really wanted a Session...
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    Perfection - eye of the beholder. Most users have...

    Perfection - eye of the beholder. Most users have one or more areas where they would "strongly like" more attention. Tony, is very far down the path of "almost" all-things-for-all-people. If he had...
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  11. Soon the discussions will turn to the need for a...

    Soon the discussions will turn to the need for a connection to the N3V servers to load the program. If N3V locks the doors do all customers also go dark?

    N3V follows Buckminster Fuller's dictum...
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    Portals in 111951

    For two days I had portals working. I was fiddling with incoming trains distributing their consist in the yard. Yeah, I know the local switcher should breakdown the consist. The portal (Basic Short)...
  13. It SEEMS to be very conditionally based. Between...

    It SEEMS to be very conditionally based. Between sets of customers there are multiple differences in their software. The extreme flexibility of Trainz carries a penalty of errors due to the "mixture...
  14. Thread: Gamma

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    Does this mean that the GAMMA value is not...

    Does this mean that the GAMMA value is not transportable with a route, or asset, placed on the Download Station? If so, the developer gets the presentation of their work to their liking, but it is...
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    All we have to do is squeeze through the...

    All we have to do is squeeze through the narrowing door of opportunity and come out the other side as another society, thriving on a revitalized planet. Railroad transport is central to this effort. ...
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    Right-ON... With no long term solutions we have...

    Right-ON... With no long term solutions we have simply denied this reality. Denial is a new art-form. Climate change is not real and is a plot to _________________. Fill in the blank and emotionally...
  17. Thread: Shadow Density

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    Two years ago - lost in the fogs. Anyhow that...

    Two years ago - lost in the fogs. Anyhow that shift-key hint was the biggie for me. It made setting three interactive variables much less frustrating. I now have shadows, and other visuals where I...
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    It is odd that we have not seen a public Thank...

    It is odd that we have not seen a public Thank You from N3V management. To some degree John helped to put food on their tables. I do not believe that N3V could long survive if the core "experts"...
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    I would "mess-up" the logs a bit. They look too...

    I would "mess-up" the logs a bit. They look too much like plastic replicas. Very slight application of appropriate shades/colors. Maybe an imperfection or two where branches were sawed off. Wood by...
  20. Thread: Image quality

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    THANKS for that TIP! Improved my view of the...

    THANKS for that TIP! Improved my view of the railroad and the stuff that is trackside. Sometimes graphics functions, suitable for shoot-em-up programs, do not look as good in simulators as blood in...
  21. Thread: Shadow Density

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    Shadow Density

    Off & On I have tried to adjust shadows to be less total (black) with no luck. Finally I saw the problem to the very black shadows. Its is PBR grass 8. I replaced some of it with Ultra (old style)...
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    Yep, another volunteer discouraged, with maybe...

    Yep, another volunteer discouraged, with maybe more waiting in the wings. Some of them may take the MacArthur approach and just fade away.

    Can Trainz continue without experts, like John acting in...
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    Dependency on customers to help debug problems...

    Dependency on customers to help debug problems for which they have no responsibility, except for their own entertainment. It has a downside as we see in the messages.

    You DO NOT fix several dozen...
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    It is still available in the Trainz Content page...

    It is still available in the Trainz Content page - depending on your Trainz version, it might be a free item for you. If the $$$ version is on your PC it will say uninstall. If it is a free item as...
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    I had the route a year ago with no problems. I...

    I had the route a year ago with no problems. I understand from what I have read that it went through a major update. You may be fighting a battle between the "old version" and a recent download. Your...
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