Re: [nbos] AstroSynthesis 3 Search facility, etc.
Dan Williamson
Tue Apr 10th, 2012
If you are entering:

Hip 12345

You will get an error, if you enter

"hip 12345"

It will find it if it's there. Checking root bodies only makes it go much faster.

Dan Williamson


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.
>
> Cheers,
>
> Mike
> www.warmodelling.co.uk
> -----Original Message-----
> From: nbossoftware-bounces-at-nbos.com [mailto:nbossoftware-bounces-at-nbos.com] On Behalf Of Dan Williamson
> Sent: 10 April 2012 16:48
> To: nbossoftware-at-nbos.com
> Subject: Re: [nbos] AstroSynthesis 3 Search facility, etc.
>
> Mike,
>
> 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.
>>
>> Cheers,
>>
>> Mike
>> www.warmodelling.co.uk
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