Re: [nbos] [AS] More on generating surface maps
Daniel Williamson
Thu Dec 7th, 2006
All I did was click on generate surface map. It worked on the Gas Giants, but not the terrestrials. I'll file the support request.

Thanks everyone!

Dan.

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From: NBOS Support <support2-at-nbos.com>
To: nbossoftware-at-nbos.com
Sent: Thursday, December 7, 2006 3:42:18 AM
Subject: Re: [nbos] [AS] More on generating surface maps


Dan,

If what Mike describes isnt it, drop an email to the support address with
more information about what exactly is happening and how you have it set up.

Ed


At 04:52 AM 12/5/2006, you wrote:
>I may have missed one of your earlier postings but, in AS, have you gone
>into the Properties menu for the planet and checked the box marked "Use
>this surface map instead of the default one" and then click <Select> to
>indicate the location of the FT file you want to use.
>
>By the way, you need to use an FT projection that will cover the globe
>showing in the AS window when the planet is selected in the System Data
>panel. Some projections seem to leave the north and south poles blank.
>
>Cheers,
>
>Mike
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: nbossoftware-bounces-at-nbos.com
>[mailto:nbossoftware-bounces-at-nbos.com] On Behalf Of Daniel Williamson
>Sent: 5 December 2006 03:11
>To: nbossoftware-at-nbos.com
>Subject: [nbos] [AS] More on generating surface maps
>
>So I looked in the program help box and checked the Program Preferences
>and I was set to use Fractal Terrains for surface map generation.
>
>To test it I went to the directory listed (on another drive) and ran
>FT.exe, it ran and there was my surface map. But it never appeared in
>Astrosynthesis. Odd.
>
>As a work around, I unchecked the option to use Fractal Terrains and its
>working fine, but I still want to know how to get Fractal Terrains
>working again.
>
>Dan.
>
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