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Instant scenery-wow! A few questions

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One of my frustrations has been that many of the airports in my area of the world are filled by birds-sometimes lots of them-they make the atis and tower call outs. I have been wanting to populate my airports with them along with some other things-somehow I skipped instant scenery-I did not realize some of the scenery you can add is animated. In 10 minutes I have my home airport that not only has birds-but my car parked by my hangar and my flying partner watching me takeoff-I am going to do a number on my airport and then upload it (it will take a while). An elegant-extremely easy program to use, reasonably priced (and I don't work for them)-I am really amazed and can't wait to customize many of my favorite airports. Who needs add on scenery?-I'll make my own!A question for those that use it-are the library objects different from the fs9 version? I downloaded some extras from the library here but they seem to be a different format.Thanks for any info-dodging the birds and looking at my car and partner as I fly by my hanger! What fun!http://www.mediafire.com/imgbnc.php/1b5baf...b9f427f694g.jpgMy blog:http://geofageofa.spaces.live.com/http://forums.avsim.net/user_files/182152.jpg

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Nice shot Geoff. I did not realize that Instant Scenery did animations, so I might have to check this out. By the way, I see plenty of autogen in your pic. How do you like flying with trees and buildings since you got your new computer?

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I turned the buildings completely off and have trees full. For me this gives very good realism as at low altitude you see the trees and airport buildings (with scenery complexity max)-then a couple hundred feet up the photo real texture buildings (especially with gex) look very real with the autogen trees.Instant scenery has a free demo-try it out-it is the animations that sold me.http://www.mediafire.com/imgbnc.php/1b5baf...b9f427f694g.jpgMy blog:http://geofageofa.spaces.live.com/

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How did you turn just the building off and leave trees only with autogen?

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Looks great Geofa. I too just started to dabble in the scenery creation at my home airfield and it's alot of fun when you've got the time. It gives you a whole different appreciation, perspective and enjoyment of FSX "the software" and for what all the freeware/payware developers go through in their creations. I have been using the FSX Object Placement tool with the deluxe version, which will do much the same thing as I.S. when you get the hang of it and have added animated birds, traffic etc and even have someone waiting for me when I arrive home! Think I'll pick up Instant Scenery because of the ease of use and versatility between FS9 and FSX. Happy holidays.Regards, Kendall#1: E6750@3.2GHZ/Coolermaster HyperTX2 Gigabyte P35-DS3L 4GB Crucial Ballistix Tracers PC6400 Seagate 250GB 7200.10 SATA2 Gigabyte X800XT -Cat 6.12's CH Yoke/Pedals/Saitek Throttle Dual Monitor: Dell 2405/1905 #2: Dell 8400 3.2 H.T. 3GB PC4200 Diamond Xtreme/Logitech X-530'shttp://forums.avsim.net/user_files/182156.jpg

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I put this under the [terrain] section:TERRAIN_MAX_AUTOGEN_TREES_PER_CELL=4500TERRAIN_MAX_AUTOGEN_BUILDINGS_PER_CELL=0000Fyi-some have reported setting the buildings to 0000 causes crashes but I haven't had a bit of trouble.Also-with the buildings full on my rig-I get no frame rate change- I did this not for performance but for looks.http://www.mediafire.com/imgbnc.php/1b5baf...b9f427f694g.jpgMy blog:http://geofageofa.spaces.live.com/

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Geofa.I am trying it out.. and its good. Except, I am having a hard time..moving from object to another to select and move them or resize them. I wish we had mouse function.I've placed my objects but now, I want to either resize them or move them around a bit. But when I go back to the scenery... It picks the object for me. and then after I move/resize that, I am unable to let go of that object and move to the next one.Any ideas?Another Q I have is.. Is there way I can reuse objects from other scenery addons that I may have. (Not for redistribution of course)Manny

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Hi AllThis has probably been asked many times and answered, but how do you get the birds included in your scenery.Tks for any comments.Have a Merry Xmas Everyone:)Kenny G.

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>Hmmm-I am going to have to see if instant scenery has a babe>like that.... :-lolNamed "russian villian" in the FSX object library, and like your Baron, much cheaper in the sim as opposed to the real world.....not as much fun either. :-lolRegards, Kendall#1: E6750@3.2GHZ/Coolermaster HyperTX2 Gigabyte P35-DS3L 4GB Crucial Ballistix Tracers PC6400 Seagate 250GB 7200.10 SATA2 Gigabyte X800XT -Cat 6.12's CH Yoke/Pedals/Saitek Throttle Dual Monitor: Dell 2405/1905 #2: Dell 8400 3.2 H.T. 3GB PC4200 Diamond Xtreme/Logitech X-530's

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>A question for those that use it-are the library objects>different from the fs9 version? I downloaded some extras from>the library here but they seem to be a different format.FSX provides objects that are useable only in FSX, there is no backward compatibility. But FS9 objects can be used in FSX. Searching about, say at the Avsim file library, you will find well over 150 available downloads of objects that can be used by IS. The Runway 12 libraries and those made for use with EZ-Scenery will work with IS. The developer of IS also made EZS.With the FS9 obejct files there isn't much chance of not finding what you're looking for. One word of caution, a couple of the FS9 object files had a bad texture in them and it can cause problems in FS9 and FSX, even without the object being placed. The designer has released some updated textures that should fix that little problem.

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Hi Geof.I tried the demo and then I bought it this morning. I am doing a little bit of work on my home airport. 52F. Its a little tedious..espcially trying to get a lot of wooded area on top of Mega DFW. BTW..what is that object that you are using for those hangers that lined up I see to the right? ThanksManny

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