Saturday, February 18, 2006

Installing New FlightGear Scenery (Windows)


1) Open Winzip
2) "click" on the "Open" button
3) navigate to your downloaded scenery
4) select the scenery file
5) "click" "Open"








6) Answer "yes"













7) wait until you get a screen like this












8) find the "Extract" button












9) navigate to your FlightGear root Directory
10) if a "Scenery" folder doesn't exist off the FlightGear root folder, use the "New Folder" button to create it
11) Select the "[FG Root]/Scenery " folder
12) make sure the "Use Folder Names" tick box is ticked (bottom left of the dialog window)
13) ...wait...... until the green light (bottom right) comes on again.





NOTE:
DON'T GET CONFUSED BY THE DIFFERENT PATHS BETWEEN ABOVE AND BELOW. I DOWNLOAD AND WRITE MAIL ON A DIFFERENT PC TO THE ONE I RUN FG ON

14) start up FlightGear
15) "click" on the "Prev" button











16) use the "Add" button to add the "[fg-root]\Scenery" path to the FG_SCENERY window.

17) continue starting up FlightGear and enjoy