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Chris0382
09-11-2011, 04:50 AM
Is there anyway maybe through the console to get the Icon to display only the type of plane instead of the numbers also.

I'm not concerned with the distance of the plane as that is judged through the size of the plane. What I like though is to know what type of plane I'm up agains or is approaching or in the distance.

Tully__
09-11-2011, 05:02 AM
Yes, as per http://www.mission4today.com/i...=print&kid=76&page=1 (http://www.mission4today.com/index.php?name=Knowledge_Base&file=print&kid=76&page=1) (all text)
OR;
with screenshots: http://www.il2-fullmissionbuil...om/custom-icons.html (http://www.il2-fullmissionbuilder.com/custom-icons.html)

But only if it's single player or when you're host in multiplayer. If you're playing on someone else's server you have to go with a combination of the host's choice and what the "Toggle Icons" keyboard control gives you.

thefruitbat
09-11-2011, 05:03 AM
yes, use the mp_dotange command.

see here for use,

http://www.mission4today.com/i...Base&op=show&kid=521 (http://www.mission4today.com/index.php?name=Knowledge_Base&op=show&kid=521)

but essentially, if you typed

mp_dotrange COLOR 0.001 DOT 15 RANGE 0.001 TYPE 2.0 ID 0.001 NAME 0.001

that would give you plane type at 2 km.

there is also a way of using your rcu file, so these settings take every time you play, which is what i do for hosting, so you don't have to go into the console every time.

Chris0382
09-11-2011, 04:41 PM
Thanks, thats a big help.

I already set up a command in the RCU file and see that a set up where the plane type can be set to be seen far away and the other parameters only if real close may be the way to go.

Thanks for those suggestions.

Tully__
09-11-2011, 05:20 PM
The minimum distance in the current game version is 0.001 (10m). This is close enough that you wont see icon elements with that distance specified unless you're parked next to them on the runway (close enough to touch) or you've collided with them.

Chris0382
09-12-2011, 04:17 AM
Originally posted by Tully__:
The minimum distance in the current game version is 0.001 (10m). This is close enough that you wont see icon elements with that distance specified unless you're parked next to them on the runway (close enough to touch) or you've collided with them.

Exactly whats needed Tully.

Thanks