iksni wrote:Hi Israel,
custom .ac files and textures for the hold short runway signs. Is this what you are referring to?
Is there no way to generate these signs in the XPLANE/FG sign convention? Are they multi-line or something?
No there is not.
It would be great this is added into the apt.dat specifications and can be drawn in WED, and then compiled into terrain with terragear.A second point
It is very important to see what 's going on with the taxiways per the latest X-Plane specifications
Tipically all airport features were decoded in the apt.dat.
According to D-LASER (see above thread) some major features of airport have been dropped from the apt.dat --- even including taxiways!!!
X-Plane moved those to the DSF! (!?!?)
Anyhow, FG will need immediately a way so that genapts850 (maybe rename to genapts1100?) is able to use 2 different inputs: the apt.dat and the dsf(s) and build the correct complete airport structure as specified from sources
D-LASER did create some python script that can help addressing the problem one airport at a time, but the solution at this moment has very low expandability (this is the more aiports change like this, the more challenging to build the world is going to become)
the expandability of the approach taken is critical.
Furthermore, given that there are 2 different genapts now (as you point above) maybe I'll be thankful if you can keep both versioning for a longer time (in other words include new feature for both systems)
Thanks a lot
Let me know if you've got questions, or you think I can be of any help
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