Re: [nbos] AstroSynthesis 3 Search facility, etc.Dan Williamson Tue Apr 10th, 2012
If you are entering:
You will get an error, if you enter
It will find it if it's there. Checking root bodies only makes it go much faster.
On Apr 10, 2012, at 10:09, "Mike Oliver" <m.oliver121-at-btinternet.com> wrote:
> It will usually be something like HIP 386542 or HD 219323. Occasionally I¡¯ll enter something like a name (Apheratz) that will get a response (for example, Sol did) but it appears the search engine doesn¡¯t like catalogue numbers.
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> Can you provide an example of exactly what you are entering in the search box?
> Dan Williamson
> On Apr 10, 2012, at 5:59, "Mike Oliver" <m.oliver121-at-btinternet.com> wrote:
>> I've just resurrected an earlier project to produce an AS3 map of the real universe to 50 light years out from Sol for Traveller 2300AD (T2300). I am using the Kepner_50lyr_stars CSV files provided very kindly by a member of these lists as the sector file and endeavouring to identify the star systems from the Near Star List provided with the T2300 game.
>> I have two problems for which I am seeking help:
>> 1. The Game uses the old Gliese Star Catalogue to identify the systems but the Kepner file uses Hipparcos, Henry Draper and other catalogues. I can¡¯t find a means of marrying the various catalogue references.
>> 2. When I try to use the Search facility in AS3 to locate systems by the catalogue number, it returns an error message: ¡®Unknown search term near ¡° hd¡± ¡® (for the Henry Draper catalogue numbers).
>> Can anyone please offer some suggestions as to how I can resolve these issues? If I can get the project finished, I¡¯ll put it up for other members to download (which I had promised to do when I first embarked on the project 4 or 5 years ago. I think Doug Jesse and Roland Volz had expressed an interest at that time.
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