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« on: 12 Jun 2008, 05:55:17 »

I'm kinda stuck in one of Allie's tutorials and was wondering if there was a posting done already that discusses some problems that might have occurred with people trying to work out the instructions on how to properly set it up. any help plz.      Don't Know
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« Reply #1 on: 13 Jun 2008, 21:01:28 »

hmmm  is there a problem here that no one can answer this simple question, is there something i missed     Dry
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« Reply #2 on: 14 Jun 2008, 03:59:08 »

I guess I dont understand the question ...... whats the problem?
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« Reply #3 on: 14 Jun 2008, 05:25:47 »

One of the tutorials on this web site made by Allie, im stuck in one of his procedures for getting visitor3 set up and running. I did a search to see if any questions may have been asked in another post if not i would greatly appreciated if someone could guide me then plz.   
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« Reply #4 on: 14 Jun 2008, 13:54:24 »

Well we would only be guessing where to start now wouldn't we.
We have no idea which bit of this tutorial you are stuck on, you really need to elaborate a little more.

We will help if we can, but we need to know what the exact problem is.  Good


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« Reply #5 on: 14 Jun 2008, 14:25:19 »

Hey thats no problem i was willing to do the research but ill go with ur offer instead   Clapping, too explain it better i can take a screen shot of the problem but how do i post a screen shot in here.
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« Reply #6 on: 15 Jun 2008, 05:13:19 »

heres a picture of where im at, for some reason theres no PNG file which is marked in grey. Its just not in the file types.     


http://s303.photobucket.com/albums/nn121/darkside_six/?action=view&current=untitled.jpg
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« Reply #7 on: 15 Jun 2008, 10:54:02 »

That link didnt work, but I managed to sniff out the correct picture.

http://i303.photobucket.com/albums/nn121/darkside_six/untitled.jpg

I guess you are trying to associate PNG files with PNG2PAA.BAT and PNG is not already in your list.
If it doesnt appear in your list then select NEW, and add it.

Not sure why Allie is doing that ...... where is this Tutorial located ?
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« Reply #8 on: 15 Jun 2008, 16:44:12 »

here the tutorial its at the bottom of the page, its called

VisitorRC3Tutorial Part 2 - Setting up Visitor 3     Allie     Visitor 3 tutorial on setting up the application.



http://www.ofpec.com/ed_depot/index.php?action=list&game=ArmA&type=tu&cat=xyz
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« Reply #9 on: 17 Jun 2008, 05:14:04 »

OK, I see.
Yes, as I said, if it doesnt appear in your list then select NEW, and add it.
Then continue on.
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« Reply #10 on: 18 Jun 2008, 03:26:35 »

OK came across another problem, for some reason in my  Data folder i cant convert 12 PNG files too PAA. Instructions are im to highlite 12 png files right click and the option to convert to paa does not appear there.  Any ideas why these wont convert.   Confused
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« Reply #11 on: 18 Jun 2008, 06:57:00 »

hmmmmm .... probably because his instructions for the PNG2PAA.BAT file location and execution seem to be mixed up, 2 different methods there.

If you have done the "ascociate PNG with PAL2PAC.EXE" bit, then I suggest when you Right-Click, it should work when you select OPEN at the top of the menu.

Alternative:
- Take a copy of the png2paa.bat
- Place the copy in directory;
   C:\Documents and Settings\USERNAME\SendTo

If you can't see that "SendTo" directory you need to un-hide files.
See here also; http://support.microsoft.com/kb/310270

Now when you Right-Click the 12 files, move to SENDTO and then select the PNG2PAA.BAT
Should do the same as Allie intended.

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« Reply #12 on: 18 Jun 2008, 08:41:57 »

OK something didnt work, Im almost sure i did what u mentioned but just in case ill post image. The batch file is in the SENDTO folder and the small window is whats inside the batch file which is exactly what Allie posted which i hope is correct but some how i have a feeling thats not so.    Scratch Chin


http://i303.photobucket.com/albums/nn121/darkside_six/problem2.jpg
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« Reply #13 on: 18 Jun 2008, 11:42:45 »

Go to the menu item "SendTo" which you can see half way down the menu in your picture (right side)


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« Reply #14 on: 18 Jun 2008, 15:16:19 »

^&*%$ im blind, i was looking for it at the top of the list cause allies SEND TO was second from the top.     BangHead
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« Reply #15 on: 18 Jun 2008, 17:10:36 »

OK ran into another problem, seems like this batch file of allies doesnt work.      link below

http://i303.photobucket.com/albums/nn121/darkside_six/PROBLEM3.jpg




sOOOOO  i was curious to see if the other Pal2PacE in the  SEND TO  option would do the converting and so it did, only that i had to convert them one at a time. Do u think this way is safe to say this will produce the same results.
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http://i303.photobucket.com/albums/nn121/darkside_six/possiblesolution.jpg
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« Reply #16 on: 19 Jun 2008, 04:16:59 »

Yes, 1 by 1 manual will give you the same result.
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« Reply #17 on: 31 Jul 2008, 22:49:34 »

Hey there!  Cheesy
             I am stuck to, but at the "last part" where I need to import the satelite and the mask into the island, and I am stuck, because the program (Visitor 3 -"Send - Dont send" b!$%@&*t) crashes when the importing begins, and I was wondering that am I the only one who has this problem? And how can I solve it?  Don't Know

Oh and by the way: I am not using the island he uses, but rewrote everything so the configs should be allright.  Tongue
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« Reply #18 on: 01 Aug 2008, 12:00:08 »

Not enough detail to work out whats wrong.
What sizes are your textures, whats your rvmat changes, what format is your png etc etc for a suggested start.
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« Reply #19 on: 01 Aug 2008, 17:43:12 »

The stuff are the same as Allie's tutorial requested, with all the changes, I took it step-by-step, take a look at it, and you will see  Wink
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« Reply #20 on: 02 Aug 2008, 05:15:51 »

Oh and by the way: I am not using the island he uses, but rewrote everything so the configs should be allright.  Tongue

Well obviously its NOT alright.
With details we can help.
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