Converting a sketchup model

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Re: Converting a sketchup model

Postby VirtualSkipper » Wed Nov 04, 2009 2:59 pm

Just be pacient or/and never touch a thing when exportin ;)
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Re: Converting a sketchup model

Postby shamuboy1 » Wed Nov 04, 2009 10:31 pm

That's what I thought you were supposed to do! But like when it says "Analyzing model" it stops at a certain number like 113, should I still not touch anything and let it be?
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Re: Converting a sketchup model

Postby shamuboy1 » Wed Nov 04, 2009 11:47 pm

When I put the model in the game all that was there was this long cross looking thing... Gah. Why is this so difficult? :[
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Re: Converting a sketchup model

Postby shamuboy1 » Thu Nov 05, 2009 11:56 pm

Okay, I did that. The model shows up in game but when it does it's completely flipped over and part of the bow is missing.
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Re: Converting a sketchup model

Postby QE2 » Sun Nov 22, 2009 1:09 pm

Hi

I have done every thing the instructions show including making a file in 'boats' and I have a boat.cfg, boat.x and a boat_1.x files in the folder. But when I try to load the ship Virtual Sailor 7 goes into a non responding state.

I use Google SketchUp 6.

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Re: Converting a sketchup model

Postby shamuboy1 » Mon Nov 23, 2009 1:56 am

Flip the faces? What do you mean?
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Re: Converting a sketchup model

Postby shamuboy1 » Sun Dec 06, 2009 2:53 am

I can't figure out how to get the model to be on the green line. How do you do that?
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Re: Converting a sketchup model

Postby shamuboy1 » Tue Dec 08, 2009 12:41 am

Okay! Thanks so much! I officially got a model into the game, I made the Carpathia but I'm still trying to outfit her with detail and stuff. Thanks again! :D
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Re: Converting a sketchup model

Postby Sailorjohn » Mon Dec 14, 2009 3:28 am

How many times does this have to be repeated?
Boat_alt = draft in feet. It's really quite simple. If you modelled your boat on the correct axes, set boat_alt to the proper draft and it will float correctly. If it doesn't, you modelled on the wrong axes; shame on you!
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Re: Converting a sketchup model

Postby Jcm2573 » Sat Apr 24, 2010 10:18 pm

When I spawn my boat it's invisible and only shows a GPS system, help?
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