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Old 06-08-2018, 06:16 AM   #1
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Hi, gentlemen. Let me introduce small feature in ME. Open file (using Notepad++ for example)

%DCS World%\MissionEditor\MissionEditor.lua

and uncomment line:

test_topdown_view_models = true

Now you will see 2D top view of all units on Mission Editor map. There are several bugs but feature already works and we hope will be useful when you create missions with tight units arrangement. In the next one-two updates we'll improve it (special on/off button in ME, bug fix etc).

PS Sorry, forgot to add - it works since version 2.5.2.18307 (Open Beta)
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Old 06-08-2018, 06:40 AM   #2
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Oh nice find!
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Old 06-08-2018, 06:44 AM   #3
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Oh nice find!
What do you mean find?
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Old 06-08-2018, 06:53 AM   #4
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What do you mean find?
Didn't realize he was ED. I've been looking for how to enable that.
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Old 06-08-2018, 06:58 AM   #5
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If I uncomment it DCS won't load. It starts, I get the splash page then it just stays on a black screen. I have to run a repair to get it loading again.
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Use correct editor for LUA scripts. We recommend to use Notepad++ (symbols coding UTF-8 without BOM)
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Old 06-08-2018, 07:18 AM   #7
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Great to see this finally coming to DCS!
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Great !
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Great work! You know what would be even better? Editing in world in realtime
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Old 06-08-2018, 07:55 AM   #10
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What? You can? How? Can you save the mission layout?
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