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Live For Speed version 0.6T released

Live For Speed version 0.6T released

Live For Speed version 0.6T released

Live For Speed version 0.6T released

With its 15 years of age, LFS is getting old but still is gold to many of us. Fans of the sim will be pleased to hear that the small LFS development team released a new patch for Live for Speed bringing us a healthy number of fixes and improvements.


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Changes from 0.6R to 0.6T:

Multiplayer:

  • More robust method for connecting to the master server
  • More informative error report for “Unknown file transfer error”
  • FIX: Skin downloading now works with the protected website

Layout editor

  • New layout editor instructions: docs\Autocross.txt
  • New cut/copy/paste system using standard keyboard shortcuts
  • COPY (CTRL+C) toggles between real selection and copied selection
  • Place objects (O) key is equivalent to PASTE followed by COPY
  • Move objects (M) key is equivalent to CUT followed by PASTE
  • DO (CTRL+Z) and REDO (CTRL+Y) functions are now included
  • A green or yellow outline is drawn around the selected objects
  • ALT key can be used to temporarily hide selected object outlines
  • Original objects are shown with a grey outline after COPY pressed
  • Editor buttons and keys affect real or copied selection – not both
  • PGUP / PGDN can now be used to adjust Z value of selected objects
  • C key now clears selected object type as well as selected objects
  • It is now possible to set marshall circles to have zero diameter
  • Objects and marshall circles can now be selected at the same time
  • Multiple object rectangle select CTRL+drag with left mouse button
  • Start position / checkpoints / finish line now in control section
  • You can hold SHIFT to keep objects selected when exiting edit mode

Graphics:

  • A slight reduction in some excessively bright driver models
  • RAW files are no longer used and skies now use DDS textures
  • Existing RAW files are converted the first time LFS is started
  • Removed option to view the sky in 16-bit color

Interface:

  • New URL for skin uploads lfs.net/skinsText message dialog now has variable width
  • Clip mouse to screen is now CTRL+M as CTRL+C is used for copy
  • Command /axsel to copy layout editor selection text to the clipboard
  • Most translations updated. Thank you, translators!

Free view camera position text command:

  • Type /cp to copy a text camera position to the clipboard
  • The resulting text can be saved in a text file, forum, etc. or into an instance of Live for Speed to reproduce the camera position

Commands:

  • Improved processing of command line to be more flexible
  • New command /settings=X.txt – uses X.txt instead of cfg.txt
  • Command /settings must be the first on command line or in file
  • Command /mp (join localhost) can now be used on the command line

Misc:

  • Live for Speed can now recover from a graphics driver error
  • Textures are no longer reloaded when changing the weather (faster)
  • LFS starting in borderless window mode now goes to the same monitor
  • New option “Display LFS logo in-ame” (not optional in demo mode)Engl
  • ish file is no longer saved when LFS starts (can be deleted)
  • New check for corrupted 3D models to avoid possible crash on load

VR:

  • New commands to skip F8 menu /vr reset_headset and /vr use_relative

InSim:

  • New value PMO_POSITION for IS_AXM packet to report a blank position
  • New packet IS_CIM reports a connection’s interface/editor mode
  • New values PMO_SELECTION_REAL and PMO_MOVE_MODIFY for PMOFlags
  • New values TTC_SEL_START and TTC_SEL_STOP for IS_TTC
  • New value PMO_GET_Z for IS_AXM packet to report Z values
  • New value PMO_AVOID_CHECK for PMO_ADD_OBJECTS avoids validity check
  • UCID can be set in some IS_AXM packets by an external InSim program
  • to make the resulting packets appear as if sent by an editing admin
  • (PMO_ADD_OBJECTS / PMO_DEL_OBJECTS / PMO_CLEAR_ALL)
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