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10-17-2007, 05:41 PM
Hi all, looking for help in making a panel bitmap for my model. have looked hi and low, cannot find anything for making the bitmap .thanks.
10-17-2007, 06:57 PM
Just pull up a command window (Start > Run, type cmd and press OK) and type:
makepnlbmp.exe /b "[Output Directory]\main.bmp"
at the prompt and press "Enter". Replace [Output Directory] with the folder you want your .bmp to be created in. Easy...
10-19-2007, 02:53 PM
Jim, that was naughty! Funny, but naughty... :)
Someone might take you seriously...
To the OP:
Search the web for a photo of the panel you want (or something close).
Load it in Photoshop or Paint Shop Pro and use it as a backdrop for your own artwork.
If you have FS9, install the SDK from CD#1 and read the documents related to panel and gauge design.
If you have FSX Deluxe, install the SDK from DVD#1, then download and update to SDK SP1a. Read the documents related to panel and gauge design.
Check the forums at http://freeflightdesign.com for further information, tutorials, tips, and conversation. ;)
10-20-2007, 06:03 AM
Thanks Bill for your reply,I will look into all of your suggestions.
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