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  2. Ticket-Nr. 65347 Vielen Dank für die Hilfe
  3. If you have enough free space on your C-drive, then there is no need to read this post, as it is aimed at those who need/want -to free the space occupied by Flightplan Visualizers (FV) data-files on the C-drive. Most of these data-files does not take up that much harddisk-space, however the cached map-tiles can easily take 1-2 GB of space. This tip is not only for FV, but can be used for other programs as well. E.g. I had the same issue myself with DCS (Digital Combat Simulator), where I was able to release +200 GB on my C-Drive, simply by moving my entire DCS installation from my C-drive to another drive and executing a single/simple CMD-command (didn't have to change/update any path/settings afterwards). Some of you might have a computer with either a small C-drive, or a C-drive that over the years have been filed to the point where you would like to free some space by moving the data-files of Flightplan Visualizer (FV) to another harddrive. While developing FV I designed it so I could at a later point quickly change the path to utilize another drive/folder, however I never implemented a way for you to change this path in the GUI. It would be easy to implement an entry field in the settings form for specifying this folder path, however doing so I would need to implement a function to move all the data (while the program was running), and also I would need to make the installation program aware of this new path, so when updating FV it would install the new/updated flight-plans into this new folder, in stead of using the the default data folder. In stead of implementing such a feature directly in FV, we can simply use a build-in Windows feature called "Symbolic Links" (or just "symlinks"). A symlink is a link between a "virtual" folder and a "physical" folder (you can regard it as being a special kind of a "short-cut"). Once you have made this symlink, the program (in this case Flightplan Visualizer) will simply see the virtual folder as a "normal" folder that contains the same files as those contained in the physical folder. Also it does not matter if you change the files in the virutal folder, or you chance the files in the physical folder. So this allows us to put the physical folder on the another drive, and then put the virtual folder where FV expects to find its data-files. So if putting the physical files on the D-drive, these files will only take up harddisk space on the D-drive, and on the C-drive there will only be a link, hence the files don't take any space on the C-drive (saving a file to the virtual folder, it will actually be written in the physical folder). So while you can put the physical folder anywhere, the virtual folder HAVE TO be put where FV expects to find its data: "C:\Users\[UserName]\AppData\Roaming\FlightplanVisualizer", where "[UserName]" naturally have to be replaced by your own windows user-name. Here below are the steps to go through in order to setup the symlink: Step 1: Stop FV If FV is running it MUST be closed. This will both ensure that any un-saved data will be saved, and also you will not be able to do some of the steps if FV is currently accessing some of the data-files. Step 2: Backup Before proceeding setting up this symlink, I highly recommend you make a backup of your current data-folder (using the path listed above). This will ensure that you are not loosing any data if you do something wrong in the following steps. Step 3: Move current folder Next you have to MOVE (not copy) the current FlightplanVisualizer with all its sub-folders from the C-drive to a new drive/folder. Once moved you can rename this folder to whatever you want (e.g. "FlightplanVisualizerData" or simply "FV-Data"). However the rest of this description is written as if it still have the name ("FlightplanVisualizer"), and it is put in the root of the D-drive ("D:\FlightplanVisualizer"). Naturally you can also copy the folder, and then delete it afterwards on the C-drive, but then a move is more simple. The reason you have to move (or copy+delete) the "FlightplanVisualizer" folder from the C-drive is that we cannot make the virtual folder as long as there is a physical folder with the same name at the same location. Step 4: Start command-prompt Windows does not contain any GUI for setting up a symlink, so you will need to use the CMD window. To make sure you have the rights to create the symlink, you should launch the CMD with administrator rights (e.g. in windows 10 press WIN+Q, type CMD, right-click, and choose "Run as administrator"). Step 5: Setup the symlink To setup the symlink we simply have to type in a simple command called MKLINK (short for "make link"). However do to the names of the folder in use, the command is quite lengthy. If you want to, you can simply enter MKLINK (without any parameters) and press ENTER to see a description of the various parameters this command excepts. The first parameter is the Option to specify which kind of link we want to create. Here we will use /D to create a directory symbolic link. As you can see (beside the options) the Link (virtual folder) should be entered before the Target (physical folder). If a folder-name contains a space, the folder-parameter have to be entered in double-quotes. So I suggest you do so whether or not it is necessary (just to be on the safe side). So here below is the full command to enter, be sure to replace "[UserName]" with your actual windows user-name, and use the folder name you choose to use as the last parameter, if you placed it elsewhere, or renamed it to something else than "D:\FlightplanVisualizer". Simply type the command into the CMD Prompt window, make sure the folder names are correct (first the virtual folder, then the physical folder), then press ENTER: MKLINK /D "C:\Users\[UserName]\AppData\Roaming\FlightplanVisualizer" "D:\FlightplanVisualizer" Once the command have been executed, you can open a windows explore window and navigate to the folder "C:\Users\[UserName]\AppData\Roaming". Here you will see that it contains a folder called "FlightplanVisualizer". However this folder is being displayed with a special icon, as it have been identified as a link (virtual folder). At this point you can start FV, and it will start as normal. If you in FV choose the menu-item called "Open UserData-folder" (found in the "File" menu), windows will open an explore window for the folder called "C:\Users\[UserName]\AppData\Roaming\FlightplanVisualizer\UserData". This folder will appear to contain all the files it used to contain, even though these files now in stead are contained in the physical folder on a different drive (remark that the virtual folder appeared with a different icon, however the file-icons inside this folder appears with the normal file-icons). Symbolic links are cool and can be used for many things. As written in the first paragraph symlinks can be used for other programs, like I used it to move my entire DCS installation/configuration to another drive in 2 simple steps (move files/create symlink). I have also seen examples where symlinks have been used to only move a games MOD-folder to another drive, while keeping the rest of the game on the default drive (in case you have many/large mods installed). Also to make sure you have some kind of a "backup" of your data, you could locate a physical save/data-folder on DropBox, GoogleDrive or OneDrive, and then make a symlink where the folder used to be (e.g. to have a "backup" of all your FV -data, -settings and -flightplans on DropBox). Symlinks can also be used as means for qickly switching between different configurations. Once FS2020 releases I hope there will be a tool similar to Peter Dowsons MakeRunways that will be able to scan the scenery of FS2020 and extract information regarding airports (hopefully MakeRunways will be updated for FS2020). So if I will be able to import such data, FV could be used both with P3D and FS2020. In that case a symlink could be used to change a (sym)link between a virtual UserData-folder and a physical UserData-folder for each of your different simulators (e.g. for those of you who like myself uses FV to find inspiration of which flights to fly). You can then share the Data, Flightplans, Logs, MapCache, Unzip folder between P3D and FS2020, and only have a sim specific UserData-folder (and then have batch-files that delete/re-create the symlinks, allowing you to quickly switch between different user-data folders without having to move files, or change settings). To delete a symbolic link, you simply delete the virtual folder. Deleting the virtual folder will not affect the physical folder or the files it contains. However be sure not to delete the physical folder by accident in stead, as it will then be gone. To clarify: if you have made a virtual folder, and you want to remove this virtual folder it is important that you delete the folder, and not delete the individual files within these folder. When you delete a single file in the virtual folder, that single file will also be deleted in the physical folder. However if you only delete the virtual folder, the files in the physical folder will remain ... if in doubt, make a backup of your physical folder before you delete anything 🙂 In all these examples I have described symlinks for folders, but symlinks can also be created for individual files (e.g. "MKLINK c:\temp\virtual-file.txt c:\somefolder\physical-file.txt"). This could be used to quickly switch between different/individual settings-files, in stead of switching between entire data-folders. Likewise to delete the virtual file, simply delete it (the physical file will not be affected).
  4. Matthijs, as Flyboy340, I find it annoying that with the boxed version you always have to insert the DVD. I don't find this hard because my DVD-drive is permanently installed, but Microsoft should accommodate the users. With X-Plane 11, however, I also have to insert the first DVD for verification from time to time.
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  6. habe das in deinem anderen Thread schon gefragt: Wo genau ist dein X-Plane installiert? (Pfad?)
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  8. I don't use ORBX, FEX, etc. no add-ons like these. Should I rename a file from FSX\Scenery\ World or trying something else?
  9. Eine der wichtigsten Fragen sehe ich gerade auftauchen: Wo genau ist X-Plane installiert? (Pfad)
  10. JA steh gerade auf der rwy mit laufenden Triebwerken. Gerade mal wieder abgehoben mit den im fmc eingetragenen Daten und wieder sind nach dem takeoff die höhen und speeds bis zur crz alt entfernt worden. Es ware keine 3. Anbieter Plugins zu diesem Zeitpunkt installiert. geflogen wurde mit der Zibo mod mit dem aktuellstem FIX
  11. noch einen Tip zur Beschleunigung: Stell dich doch auf die Runway mit laufenden Motoren, dann gehts schneller und wir können vorige Unwägbarkeiten ausschließen.
  12. ok schmeiße da jtz mal alles raus aus dem pl ordner was da an 3. Anbiter pl drin ist.
  13. ja genau, den headshake, und ALLES was sonst noch so da drin ist. alles andere wird nur wachsweiche Spekulation, besonders aus der Ferne.
  14. Meinst du Headshake etc? Oder den internen in Xplane 11 integrierten punkt im Menü das Tragflächen bei Überbeanspruchung abreisen können? Headshake hab ich jtz mal rausgeschmissen, weil ist ja nicht umbedingt nötig. HAb jtz nur noch Better Pushback,Terrainradar,Landingrate,Flywith Lua und Avitab drin
  15. Doch Hermann das geht, man muss sich nicht anmelden sondern kann "direkt" runterladen. @sortepermand: Noch was als Idee: Nach dem Start von X-Plane schalte doch mal diesen ganzen plugin Kram auf off, der nicht unbedingt benötigt wird. Ich habe irgendwo dieses "Realitäts"-Ding gesehen. Besonders das!
  16. A Summer Miami Vibe...can't you feel that heat and humidity. Thanks for viewing, Darryl
  17. Also ich schalte die Elektrik immer an bevor ich die Triebwerke starte zusammen mit den fuel pumps. Sobal die Triebwerke gestartet wurden verschwinden die Fehler ANzeigen und für mich ist das Problem der angezeigten Sachen bei der Master Cautiondann erledigt. Da ja auch im Overheadpanel kein Fehler angezeigt wird mehr ala einer roten Leuchte etc.
  18. Würde gerne mithelfen, kann aber leider nicht, da ich das Video nicht komplett ansehen kann. Sollte mich erst bei Dropbox anmelden. Mache ich aber nicht, da ich es auf gut Deutsch schon lange satt habe, mich für jeden Pippi Kram zu registrieren. Aber ich denke ihr bekommt das schon in den Griff! Gruß Hermann
  19. Ne die Flaps fahre ich vorher immer aus direkt nach dem starten der Triebwerke. Ich habe es da nur vergessen gehabt. Und das Fahrwerk habe ich auch vergessen gehabt. Dennoch verschwinden die Daten wenn ich das Fahrwerk direkt nach dem Takeoff einfahre und die Flaps nach dem starten der Triebwerke setze. Dennoch überprüfe ich mal im Video von dir angegebene Zeit was ich da vergessen habe einzuschalten bzw auszuschalten.
  20. Doch, sogar mehrere... das Wichtigste: Bereits bei Zeitindex 06:00 leuchtet die MasterCaution mit mehreren Fehlerantworten. Das wird bis zum Rollen ignoriert, es bleibt ein Fehler bei "Elec"(tric), der dann zwar verschwindet, aber wer weiß was da im Argen geblieben ist. Dann, sarkastisch gefragt: Machst Du das immer so, die Flaps erst während des Takeoff Rolls zu setzen? Ganz übel ist aber das minutenlange Nicht-Einfahren des Fahrwerks. Gut möglich, dass hier die Hauptursache liegt. Wenn ich FMS wäre und könnte sprechen, würde ich sagen: Die ganzem Höhen kannste "vergessen" mit diesem Flieger stimmt was nicht.
  21. Hallo Margit_50, vielen Dank für Deine gestrigen Beiträge. Ich beschreibe Dir nun die Abfolge der einzelnen Fehlermeldungen, um die Du gebeten hast: nachdem ich also die Zibo gelöscht habe (allerdings nicht in meiner Sicherheitskopie) wurde die Version 3.42.full wieder in den Aircraft-Ordner installiert. Das Programm wurde erneut gestartet. Ich tippte auf "neuen Flug" und wählte die inzwischen geladene Zibo-Maschine aus. Schon nach kurzer Zeit erschien die erste Fehlermeldung (Anhang Fenster 1), auf die ich mit "abbrechen" und dann mit "trotzdem erlauben" aus Systemeinstellungen/Datenschutz reagierte. Das ging in schneller Folge so weiter von Fenster 3 - Fenster 8. Nachdem der Ladevorgang abgeschlossen war, erschien das Cockpit der ausgewählten B737-800X (Foto 9). Allerdings konnte ich keinen einzigen Knopf oder Schalter aktivieren. Also beendete ich das Programm wieder und fing von vorn an. Diesmal erschienen allerdings während des Ladevorgangs die Fenster 10 - 13, die ich alle mit "Öffnen" beantwortete. Nach Abschluß des Ladens erscheint im Bruchteil einer Sekunde wieder das Cockpit und dann bricht das Programm erneut zusammen. Das letzte Fenster Nr.13 beantworte ich stets mit "ignorieren". Mehr kann ich leider nicht beitragen - wäre schön, wenn Dir dazu noch etwas ein- oder auffällt.
  22. Hallo ich bin noch nicht lange X-Plane Flieger. Gibt es in der Plaggio Avanti einen nutzbaren normalen Autopilot, und wo finde ich diesen AP? Danke Manni
  23. Habs dann nochmal probiert zu installieren undn da ging es dann ohne Problem. Aber vielen Dank für eure Antworten.
  24. Niemand mehr eine Idee? Bin echt am Verzweifeln. Da ich XP11 erneut installiert habe mit der hoffnung das das Problem dadurch gelöst sei. Aber leider hat die Neuuinstallation keinen Erfolg gehabt. Ich denke das ist ein bedien Fehler meinerseits. Denn ich komm einfach nicht drauf was mein Bedienfehler sein könnte. Da ich die Route aktiviert und Executet habe wie auch die perf page. Meine Vorgehensweisen könnt ihr folgendem Video entnehmen. 10-59-20.mkv?dl=0
  25. BTW: at the moment i have no problems with a "black airport". Everything seems to be back to what I'm used to. Best Thomas
  26. These files are not relevant, they are automatically created by P3D. So dont care about them. But I just could recreate the error. May I kindly ask you to open a ticket at and point them to this topic.
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