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Updated textures and elevation files for Tacview now av... - 4/28/2020 8:10:49 AM   
Dimitris


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Hi all,

You can now download updated high-resolution texture and elevation tiles for Tacview, for use with CMO.

Links and instructions here: https://www.warfaresims.com/?page_id=1876

Please don't be a bandwidth hog, take only the files you will need.

Thanks.

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RE: Updated textures and elevation files for Tacview no... - 4/28/2020 10:09:57 AM   
darkhelix


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Is it possible to download the Sentinel 2 tiles for the world so that we don't have to wait for the sim to load them in, similar to using Ortho tiles in flight simulators.
I don't own Tacview but the loadtimes for the tiles is annoying.
Thanks

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RE: Updated textures and elevation files for Tacview no... - 5/1/2020 5:36:27 PM   
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Can't use bathymetry data or textures with Steam version. Copying files in C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Tacview\Data\Terrain\Textures has no effect. Also tried ..\AppData\Roaming\Tacview\Data\Terrain\Textures.
Textures are not visible, and elevation data are not used.
Are there any special instructions for Steam?

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RE: Updated textures and elevation files for Tacview no... - 5/1/2020 5:39:39 PM   
Dimitris


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Hi,

We made a mistake in the path instructions, it has been fixed now. Please take a look: https://www.warfaresims.com/?page_id=1876

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RE: Updated textures and elevation files for Tacview no... - 5/2/2020 9:35:32 AM   
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OK, works fine after Tacview update (1.8.3). Tx

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RE: Updated textures and elevation files for Tacview no... - 10/16/2020 12:57:03 AM   
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Having an issue with the SRTM30 files. A bunch of them aren't downloading, instead showing up as a webpage full of gibberish characters in one or no language. e120s60 for example. Is this something I'm doing wrong, or what?

Edit: byassed the issue by saving the webpages to the folder. Still annoying. Also, .zip file for the satellite images perhaps? I'm happy to tolerate a slow download if it means less clicking.

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RE: Updated textures and elevation files for Tacview no... - 10/16/2020 1:14:15 AM   
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If you are grabbing them from here: http://warfaresims.slitherine.com/Tacview_SRTM30/
Are you right clicking and saving as (or otherwise doing a save link as action in whatever browser).. vs clicking on the file, which may try and just display it in the browser.

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RE: Updated textures and elevation files for Tacview no... - 11/29/2020 6:35:20 PM   
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I also had issues with pulling files from this site. Using chrome here. right-click on one of the srtm files and I only see open link or save link. I pick open link in a new window and it instantly downloads for me. Good, but on some files, not sure how many, you only see the un-readable file content.
Example: e020n40.Bathymetry.strm downloads -fine, but the next one, e020n90.Bathymetry.strm, you get the gibberish.

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