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Graphics Task

In VR V4.1 development version ,is possible to create new Graphic Symbol?? In order to associate the new graphics to entitie's missions? Thanks...
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3d architectural rendering

Hello everybody, Could you recommend me some 3d architectural rendering design service with low prices? ...
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#include

friends help. I is working with vrforces 4.0.4. for development. in the  exampleChannelPluginInit.h class. I Not found  #include . please where is this class in the path? ...
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Control entity movement by joystick

Hi,    I am using VR Forces  (4.3.1). I am trying to control an entity through a joystick but for some reason it doesn't work. When I chose "enable joystick" to an aircraft it works, but when I chose "enable joystick" for human or ...
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MAK RTI compliance to Visual Studio versions

I am using MAK RTI 4.2 VC++ 10. I have a simulation application only built with VC++ 9. I have both VC++9 and VC++10 in my computer. Will this combination work, or do I need MAK RTI 4.2 VC++ 9 for the simulation application? I am asking because I see...
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Linux and Windows federates in the same federation

I am trying to run a federation with two federates (one Linux-Ubuntu 14.04 and one Windows 8 federate), the federation is running in the Windows machine. The Linux federate is able to connect to the federation but then the communication betw...
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What's the maximum number of entities that VR-Exchange can handle?

What's the maximum number of entities that VR-Exchange can handle? I'm using VR-Exchange to translate over ten thouands of entities. The DIS broker works well and reflecting the correct quantity of entities. However, the HLA Broker can just publis...
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Ubuntu 14.04 rtiAssistant GUI is not shown

I have a problem while running MäK in a Ubuntu 14.04 environment, everything is working, the rtiexe, the rtiForwarder and the rtiAssistant. My problem is that I am not able to see the Assistant GUI, does anyone know how to solve this problem...
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ObjectHandle returned by RegisterObjectInstance call

The actual value of the an ObjectHandle in HLA13 is internally calculated by the RTI's implementation, however, in MAK RTI 4.4.1 the implementation is based on the rid.mtl setting RTI_maxObjectsPerFederate. Changing its default will change the fir...
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I just got a copy of your latest release, but when I try to use it, I get a unlicensed product error. What's wrong?

It's possible that your maintenance agreement has expired. When you purchase a maintenance agreement, you are entitled to all updates for one year. After that, you must update the maintenance agreement to continue receiving product updates....
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Health of a Life Form from a DtEntityStateRepository

Hi, I am struggling with how to get the DtLifeformHealth (e.g. DtLifeformInjuryModerate) from a DtEntityStateRepository for a reflected life form. Can anyone help. Thanks Jo...
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getting the geo position of mouse move

I'm expanding a DIS compliant c++ source code from the SDK. I'm using vrf 4.4b, vrlink5.2.1 and rti4.4.1. Is there any function or callback event to read the geo position with my mouse move around the map? ​...
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Serializing rti1516e::ObjectInstanceHandle question

With RTI 1.3, ObjectHandles were defined as typedef ULong Handle. Now that is replaced with a complex data type for HLA Evolved. I am porting my C++ hla federate software from rti1.3 to HLA Evolved. I would like to be able to pass a rti1516e::Obje...
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Neutral entities not displaying

Whe I try to create a neutral entity with VR-Forces 4.2, the symbol shows following the mouse, but when I click to place it, it disappears, it doesn't appear in the object list, but does appear in the echelon list. When I run the scenario it show ...
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Slave a gun to a gimbaled visual sensor

Firstly hello to everybody. I am running VR Forces 4.4, love the new features. I am trying to set my system up as follows - create apache helecopter and have him fly a pre-planned route (easy), right click on the entity and create a sensor f...
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Configuring rtiforwarder

Hello, I want to configure a network with this configuration: - 3 LAN connected by a WAN; - in each lan an rtiforwarder that can connect to other rtiforwarder in TCP though the WAN - in each LAN data distribution in UDP mul...
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VR Exchange 2.2/2.1 RTI 4.0.3 HLA evolved Broker crash

Hello, I am trying to run the HLA evolved Broker on VR Exchange 2.1/2.2under the RTI Version 4.0.3. Both are the msvc++10 and 64 bit versions.My system is Windows 7 SP 1 64 bit with admin privileges. When starting the HLA evolved Broke...
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How to set entity to be invisible?

Hello. I'd like to set visibility of some entity (human) to invisible (dynamic change). How to do it? Thanks a lot ......
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Warping VR-Vantage on a partial 180 degrees dome

Hi community, I need your help! Does anyone projecting the VR-Vantage on a 180 degrees partial dome screen throughthree projectors and by utilizing a software like Pixelwarp (from Pixelwix) or Warplizer(from UniVisual)? I'm using...
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Vr Vantage Stealth - Several Scene & Import Image (static view)

Hello MAK Community, I got some issues about doing some work with Vr Vantage Stealth. I didn't find any information about what I want to do with the software so you are my last solution. Indeed, I would like to know: - It is po...
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VR Link memory leak with DtReflectedEntityList?

DIS version 6. MSVC 10. VR Link 5.0. VR Forces 4.2. I have a VR Forces scenario that produces 26 entities. They are constructively doing various behaviours. Memory usage goes up every second approximately by 24K. Leave it running and it runs...
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Setup CIGI communication

Dear friends I was looking at setting up a communication between a simulation tool with VR-V using CIGI communication. Let me know what are the aspects i have to map between the two application to ensure a communication using CIGI prot...
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MAK FOM Editor

Default VTMAK xml FOM “VR-Link20017-1_evolved.xml” has been considered (See attached file) to create a new project. Afterward below steps has been followed to generate package: Drag VR-Link20017-1_evolved.xml file on editor; Select “Objects” f...
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Ownership handling

Hi, I am working with vrlink 5.1.2, Vrforces 4.3 and rti 4.4. I have a situation where in vrforces I have a plugin. This plugin checks periodically if an entity with a certain name is available. If it is, it performs a negotiated divest on the ...
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Smoothing time unit

Hello. How can I append to entity destroyed event? Thanks...
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Show/Hide Flaming Effect

It is in seconds. I will make sure to make that clear in the documentation for future releases....
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MAK RTI Error- Invalid RTI Enumeration

Hi, During publication of an entity to RTI, I got the error below. The version of MAK RTI : 2.4.2 & OS:Windows 7\r\nWhen I do not set (setqb RTI_dataDistMgmt 1) parameter, no error occurs but also no publishment. So do you have an opinion ...
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DIS PDU broadcast frequency

Hi, Is it possible to slow down the rate at which DIS PDU's are broadcast ? Thanks Jo...
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How to get entity resource value

Hello. How to get other entity resource amount from back-end? DtVrfObject* entity = simManager()->vrfObjectManager()->lookupVrfObjectByName( _psr->GetWaterSourceEchelonIdString() ); const DtSimResource* hisResource = entity->vrfS...
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Profile Information

When I view 'My Profile' in the community forum I see that the email address I entered when I registered has been set as my username and as such is exposed for all the internet to see! I appreciate that you want users to enter a valid email a...
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Correct usage of the DtOverlaySegmentedLineModelAgent

I'm creating a GUI plugin for VR Forces and am attempting to draw a custom overlay associated with the currently selected entity. I've created a scene object agent and numerous DtOverlayEllipseArcModelAgent along with an DtAttachableUpdaterWithLevel...
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How to set entity resource value

Hello. Is it possible to set other entity resource amount from back-end (somke controller). (How to 'repump' f.e. fuel from one entity to other entity?) Thanks...
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6-DOF Controller

Is there a simple method to enable usage of a 6-DOF device that I am missing? I am running VR Forces on a laptop with a USB Logitech mouse and a 3DConnection 6-DOF. Thank you! --Phillip...
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Set property dialog - current property value

Hello. I have created new entity with some new parameter. How to obtain property current value inside gui plugin code for DIS? Thank you for reply...
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Tactical Graphics

I have created a Route in VR-Forces and Publish Object is ticked. What type of PDU is it published as? (I need to access it from VR-Link). Sorry if I have posted on the wrong forum. Thanks Jo...
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VT MÄK Announces the Release of VR-Forces 4.3

VT MÄK is pleased to announce the release of VR-Forces 4.3, a major feature release that adds many exciting features to MÄK€™s leading CGF. Some of these new features include: [ul] [li]Awesome 3D graphics: VR-Forces leverages VR-Vantage 2.0 tec...
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Global controller

Hello. I'd like to create global controller with ProcessStateRepository. (One controller for simulation, entities independent.) How to create it? Thank you very much ......
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Encoding / Decoding information between customed federate and VR-Forces

I am trying to interoperate between VR-Forces and my aircraft federate with MAK RTI 4.2 and RPR-FOM 1.0. My problem is that I don't have idea to convert location data in the RPR-FOM to costomized data. I must use RPR-FOM. For exmaple, an airc...
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VR-Link Code Generator compatibity

The VR-Link 4.0.9 Code Generator generates a more complete code for us than the VR-Link 5.1.2 Code Generator. Is there a problem building & executing code - generated with the VR-Link 4.0.9 Code Generator - under VR-Link 5.1.2 ?...
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MAK RTI with Java

Hi there, I am trying to create a java federate (in netbeans or eclipse), I referenced the hla lib and I wrote only one line of code: hla.rti1516e.RtiFactoryFactory.getAvailableRtiFactories(); but it gives my an error: java.lang.Unsa...
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Simulation Engine (Fatal) Warning

I'm using a Lua task script for automatizate some behaviors of artillery entities. The script works fine in many terrains like Makland. However, in some user terrains the Back-End (Simulation Engine) display the following warning: W...
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Get eyepoint

I want to get the eye(camera) position of View. Something good way, is there?...
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Get OSG Node

I want to Get the OSG Node. I want to assign a GLSL Shade to Entity. For Example. // Create the entity myEntityDisplayName = 'Entity From Facade'; DtElementID elementId = myAgentManager.createNewUniqueId(); myEntityFacade = new DtEnt...
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Creating custom textures for character in DI-Guy

Hello, Our company recently purchased a licence and we need to c.reate variant of the construction worker texture. I can export dds files, but know nothing about LZ4. Any help would be appreciated. JaSoN MacZka 3D Models Tech Lead CM Labs Sim...
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sendTask() in Lua Script

Hello! I have a weird issue implementing 'ffe-on-location' task in a Lua script (I'm working in VR Forces 4.1.1): vrf:sendTask(taskParameters.artilleryUnit, 'ffe-on-location', {number_of_rounds = 1,location = Location3D(...)}) The sendtask(...
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C# Support for VR-Link

I read a blog entry indicating VR-Link now could support C#; where could I find examples and documentation?...
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Seems sth is wrong with my Qt lib.

Hi everyone! I´m in the unhappy Position to bridge between our legcy DIS-Systems and an HLA1516 federation. So far nothing unusual, but in the next experiment the 1516 federation is based on a quite old Pitch RTI (3.2.3). Until ...
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Transmit State always On but not transmitting

I have an issue using the following command in a Lua Script Task: vrf:executeSetData('set-formation-type', {formation_name = 'column'}) In the debugger comes the error: 'exceuteSetData: Set type ...
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VRExchange: RPR_FOM extension / DIS translation

Hi, I try to register an object instance with a unicode name in Federate A . Federate B discovers the instance but the object instance name is garbage. Is it possible to use unicode string in registering objects ? Best regards, std::ws...
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no terrain

I need to be able to launch a missile from a SA-15 at a specific moment in a simulation scenario. I cannot get the radar to consistently track a target. I need a radar that will always be tracking this particular entity so that when it is time to fir...
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Is it logical time problem ?

If you are experiencing some random crashes in VR-Forces GUI or VR-Vantage, we often advise customers to update to the newest graphics drivers available for their video cards. In general, this is correct, however, we have recently discovered a situat...
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Task menu initialization Debug error (Release running)

When using vrfRemoteController we have many functions for assigning tasks to entities such as moveToLocation, waypoint etc. These functions take entity name as a parameter which we assign marking text we get from entities' state repository. A...
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Loaded terrain name

I'm still new to the VRLink product. I have the task of creating my own FOM, and I'm having trouble finding documentation on it. Is there MAK-specific stuff involved, or should I just go to the IEEE standard? Also, how exact...
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VR-Forces & VR-Vantage crashes with some newer NVidia drivers -- Resolution

Hello, Since I'm on the verge of getting a brand new hardware for my simulation lab, I decided to 'merge' my four computers into one, by getting a pretty high-end GPU. But surprisingly enough there is only very little ref...
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VR-Forces as a wargame

Does anyone ever mapped entities from simbox. The show up differently in my sim...they do appear and behave as expected but are not the entity they are supposed to be. Any hints....
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MOVED: rtiSimple1516e receiveInteraction

Hallo, We use vrforces 3.12. In same sysdef file there is a code maximum disaggregation distance. I have search the editor and the manuel but cannot find what this parameter does. Thank you again for helping...
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Relationship between FOM files and VR-Link objects

Hello, I have a problem loading a custom plugin to the FE. I created the xml with the correct fields using the GUI, restarted the program but the plugin won't load (no error or warning, just ignoring the plugin). Is it a known bug? H...
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RTI 4.2 HLA enableTimeConstrained exception

Hello. How to obtain terrain file name (loaded scenario terrain) from backend plugin code? Thanks...
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visual sensor

Hello. There is some way to add/create graph from plugin code? There is somewhere described it? Thanks...
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coordinate system mgrs

It woudl be helpful to get a readout of the offending federate: all I have is somewhere some federate is in unlicensed or the wrong mode. How do I find it? I think that the two federates I'm trying to launch are configured correctly. Doe...
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Making a new terrain for vrf

hi all, I need to make some script in c + + or lua to conduct a retreat behavior when identifying the enemy or who is under attack I used Vr forces 4.1 Thanks,...
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Use scenario information from db

hi, i am creating a plugin that allow users to control the movement of the entity using the keyboard W,A,S,D. 1)how can i create an entity before vrforce startup? 2)how should i go about doing the keyboard control? thanks!...
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MOVED: behavior

VRF 3.12 ADOS We have Fixed Wing entities flying a combat air patrol using the task 'Patrol between waypoints' (same for Air to Air Refueling, Airborne early Warning, Marine Air Patrol etc etc). At a certain time this should end when other plane...
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transfer-resources-controller

I am using a licence which allows only 2 federates ( demo licence i think.) One of my computer is client, and the other one is the server computer..rtiexec runs on the server computer.. 1- At client side , opening and connecting to rtiexec is ...
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Specifying a Sensor Signature

I tried to use the intersect function, but it didn't return me the correct result. (I'm using vrf3.7 and my terrain database is a geodetic one, but it's transformed to geocentric automatically when initializing.)   Dt...
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fed file 'Fedex failed to process FOM'

During debug mode in our application, client-server packet exchange is going well, but whenever we try it in release mode, we lose packets ! before starting to digging everything, is there any idea where to start from ?...
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Loosing some packets

How do I get VR-Forces to connect to the public VR-TheWorld Terrain Server when you are behind a proxy server. Is there a configuration setting or file I need to change....
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VR-Forces Connecting to (VR-TheWorld Server)

My vrf engine is in quite a big system and this system has a unified time keeper which is not from vrf engine but an external time keeper. So my vrf engine must exactly follow the time keeper, not faster and also not slower. So, maybe the first ...
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How to create neutral/opposing entity menu item

Hi, I am converting our Synthetic Environment from DIS to HLA. We have a VR-Link DIS Interface that uses a DtSignalPdu. The equivalent class in HLA would seem to be DtISignalInteraction. However, this class does not contain an entityId. How do I...
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License checkout failed

Hi, I'm trying to run a model using the implementation Mak1516, but this is presenting problems. Please see the code snippet below, it passes through line 1 and line 2, when it reaches the line 3 (createRTIambassador service) it pre...
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How to associate task and entity

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VR Audio

How to detect any fire and/or detonation event? My entity/aggregate controller have to react to such events ... Thanks for reply...
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Reset Simulation Time to Zero

Hello, I wonder if the Mak-RTI has some documentation that shows performance tests? - Throughput Tests - Latency Tests[/b] Performance Tests Thanks,...
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Collision detection of HLA entities in VR-Forces

Hi to all, I'm new in this forum and I need your help! I have 4.1.1 Mak Rti installed, I'm using Netbeans and Java 1.6. I am able to launch rtisimple1516e example and all is working fine. The problem is in my source cod...
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Getting dismounted infantry to fire at air units

Hi to all, I'm new in this forum and I need your help! I have 4.1.1 Mak Rti installed, I'm using Netbeans and Java 1.6. I am able to launch rtisimple1516e example and all is working fine. The problem is in my source cod...
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Multiple NICs

This is an example of an ambulance dispatcher. The dispatcher looks for human entities which are damaged and assigns an ambulance to pick them up and bring them to the hospital. You can demonstrate this behavior by running the scenario and sett...
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Setting RTI_tcpForwarderAddr

aMAZEing scripted task This scripted task will generate a maze based upon parameters entered by the user during task assignement. The parameters are 1) Number of walls in the X direction (range of 3 - 19) 2) Number of walls in the Y direc...
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No response from rtiexec

Skywrite scripted task. This scripted task will work with a new Skywrite entity to write a phase in the air. The script will work with any capital letter A - Z as well as space. Punctuation is currently not supported. The skywrite task h...
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MOVED: Custom Dead Reckoner for Entity Publisher

In this Riot Scenario, there are numerous Lua tasks used to control the entities interacting with each other and doing complex behaviors. This scenario shows how to use Lua tasks to spread the task to other entities, how to subtask the entity, how ...
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How to build VR-forces examples under Qt Creator?

I created this scenario with a custom lua script task to demonstrate one of the many ways to use lua in VR-Forces. The task takes a ground aggregate where it has a any combination of entities and embarks the human entities onto the vehicle entitie...
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DtSimulationAddress from DtDe

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Artillery Munitions and sensors

I'm using vrforce 3.7. I just created some new entities by simply copy and paste from existed ope files and modify some nessecary properties in the file(I don't regist any new classes to the engine, because I don't think ...
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How to create new line type entity

Hello, I have to pass string data from main thread to driver (network) thread in a safe way.Developer manual speaks about DtGuiThreadVrfRemoteController. and some other classes to exchange data between the two threads without specifying about these...
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MOVED: Need Example for ActionRequest Pdu

Hello, I have written a vrforce plugin and now I am creating an installer based on NSIS install system. I'd like to check if plugin build version is compatible with MAK version installed on target machine (and show a warning if different). Any sug...
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MOVED: How to deallocate memory returned by getParameterName

I'm running logger 4.1 and it's giving me an error related to the lgrConfig.xml file. I have permissions to read and write to the file, as well as my XML editor says the file is valid. Does anyone have a suggestion where to star debugging this proble...
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MOVED: Using RTI_RID_FILE Programmatically

Hi all, I'm starting to use the MAK RTI, then this rising some doubts to install. I'm reading the documentation, but i have some doubts. 'm installing the MAK RTI on Windows and i read that I n...
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Question about having multiple license servers on the same network.

I'm using vr-forces 3.7(sry but that's the only version available for me), and I'm trying to run the example €œsimpleScenarioPlayer€. The process of compling and linking is quite successful, but when I try to run the simple...
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Is the web browser a candidate platform for use in your simulation architecture?

Hello, I'm trying to use VR Forces (3.12) to generate DIS radio communications PDUs. In particular, correct Transmitter PDUs describing simple radio traffic. I have succeeded in generating transmitter PDUs by setting 'publish-transmitter' to t...
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How do I build the rtisimple1516e example?

Hi everyone! We encountered problems after upgrading from VR-Exchange 2.0 to 2.1. We are using MÄK RTI 4.0.4 on all of our machines. Everytime we start a 1516- or 1516e-broker in VR-Exchange 2.1 this broker crashes immeadetly after connecting...
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MOVED: Marine Missile Defense bonus cannot run correctly

First off, we already have one installation of RTI and VR-Forces running on one machine on our network. Would there be any sort of conflict with licensing or any kind for that matter with running another version from a separate machine? I'm using a v...
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There are some problems when I added some new entities to vrforce engine.

I am using 1 server for the License Manager and I have 2 different licenses for 2 different products. I need to be able to run the LM as an installed service so the service can be set to Automatic if the server is restarted it will start the service ...
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Invalid FDD File

The web browser, as a platform, seems to offer benefits to both users and app developers: users get access to applications from any computer/device that has a web browser installed; and developers can provide updates to all users from a single instal...
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Importing Shapefile Feature data into VRForces

Hello. How can i obtain front-end application number, ... (DtSimulationAddress) from DtDe? Thanks...
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How can vrforce simulate such battle scene?

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Installing the MÄK RTI on Windows

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Detect Vrforce version

Marine Missile Defense plugin cannot work correctly in vrf 3.12.0.1 The DDG-51-Arleigh-Burke_1_1_3_225_4_1_1_0.ope file doesnot specify the controller and actuator. I change the controller and actuators and the problem still there....
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Logger cofiguration file error

I need to create a sensor that can detect incoming artillery rounds. I've noticed in the OPD editor that I can give sensor signatures for different munition types, but I didn't see the artillery rounds in the munition tree (such as th...
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Neat 'Squad Movement' lua script

Just upgraded to RTI ver 4.1.1 but get the following error: 'Run-Time Check Failure #3 - The variable 'status' is being used without being initialized.' The message comes from librti1516d.dll. Using Vis...
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Main thread Driver thread communication messages

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Very Simple 'Crowd Suppression' Lua Script

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Automatically fire missiles at valid targets

Method getParameterName in MAK\makrti\include\rtiambservices.hh returns a null-terminated C-string. Example usage: char * sz = conn->rtiAmb()->getParameterName(...); I'd like to confirm that the proper way to deallocate th...
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Ambulance Dispatch

hi there, i am using vr forces 3.12. i use aircrafts in my simulation and after i run the logger (ver. 4.3) i want to get the height coordination. i see a locatin brackets and there are 3 slots in it. i see 2 slots representing the axis x and...
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Drive a tank through a maze

hi there, i am using vr forces 3.12. i use aircrafts in my simulation and after i run the logger (ver. 4.3) i want to get the height coordination. i see a locatin brackets and there are 3 slots in it. i see 2 slots representing the axis x and...
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introducing noise into missile flight paths

Just testing something with the forum mechanism....
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how edit entity sensor contact list?

I am working with the Logger API. We have written some code that is a simple command-line program that will playback a lgr file, generating DIS from it. I am now trying to write code in which I can modify the outgoing DIS packets before they are sent...
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Question about VR-Link DIS versions support

menuManipulation sample contains sample to create friendly entity. (makVrf:tCreateMenu::instance(de).addItemToCreate(...,...)) I'd like add menu item to create neutral or/and opposing entity. (CreateMenu->Special->SpecialEntity) Hel...
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Exception error when starting 1516e federation

Does having Sink and Spawn points in a scenario affect repeatability? I am trying to get a scenario to produce the same output every time. I read the requirements for repeatability in the VR-Forces manual and made all of the necessary changes, howeve...
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How I Configure RID file for UDP Multicast Transmit or Receive

I have develop new entity and new task. Please, how to associate my new task with my new entity? F.e. how to say to task 'retreat' (mak example) to be 'desabled' for cultural feature entities; or to be enabled for gr...
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MAK RTI 4.1.1 1516e crash using FOM Modules with full path

How to obtain 'current simulation time' by front-end code (from DtDe). VR-Forces 4.0.2a. Thanks....
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windows batch file to use combined mode even when starting FE & BE separately

VR-Forces is compatible with the Pitch RTI as well. However the FOM file we ship for HLA1516e doesn't quite work. It's only a little off and here is the fixed version. You may also need the latest version of VR-Forces if you are specifically ...
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How to detonate a missile immediately?

Hey, This is an opportunity for you to be the VR-Vantage Product Manager! Post your feature requests here and Ill see what I can do to get them into the next version of VR-Vantage! Thanks, Brett Wiesner VT MÄK, Director, Visualizati...
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MOVED: In vr forces how do you accomplish dialog interaction

Its hard figuring out what to put in the next release. If you are a Vr-Forces user out there lurking, let us know an easy thing we can add to the product for the next release. Suggestions anyone? Keep it simple, and it will probably make it in to...
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MAK RTI with Presagis STAGE

Hi, I am currently connecting VR-Forces via HLA to another federate. The federate has some entities that is simulates, that appear in the VR-Forces scenario. I observe that sometimes, the VR-Forces entities walk through the other federates ent...
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How does the remote example application populate the Variable Datum fields

I'm trying to add HLA support to a development platform called Quest3D by creating a plugin for it. Right now I've got a simple test plugin that creates an RTIambassador instance and calls its connect method when invoked: RTIamba...
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How can I get the local position from world position?

I have to change my RTI_tcpForwarderAddr from the default of '127.0.0.1' to the machine's actual IP address in order to connect a federate and utilize reliable transport, even though the rtiexec and rtiforwarder processes are running on the same mach...
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Problem to run the model

When attempting to create the federation execution programatically through the rti ambassador createFederationExecution, I get the following error 'Could not create federation RAS Federation: no response from rtiexec'. Even though the rtiexec process...
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MOVED: How does the remote example application populate the Variable Datum fields

Hello, When specifiying a path to the rti config file utilizing RTI_RID_FILE as an input to the call createFederationExecution, if there exists a space in the path such as C:\Test Directory\rti.mtl, it throws an exception stating that it cannot ...
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How to add detonation to entity

How would I go about converting a Google Sketchup object and adding it to the VR-Forces as an object? What limitations would exist? :huh: Thanks! Fuz###...
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Modify Outgoing DIS Packets from Logger

hi, i am using vr vantage ig and i was wondering if i can give the pilot an extra window so he can view the terrain from above' similar to the view of the vr forces? i know vr vantage xr has this abbility and i was wondering if i can do t...
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How do I enable/disable tasks for entities or multiple entities?

How do I install and use vrAudio. I have downloaded and run the installer which created a file structure but where do I add the audio to Forces or Vantage. Is there a read-me or help link?...
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Why are my buttons disable for play/pause/rewind? Why can€™t I create a new scenario or load a new scenario?

I have been trying to get infantrymen to shoot at air units in VR-Forces 3.12.0.1. The only infantry that do so are those equipped with anti-air weapons, such as RPGs. So here is a description of what I ended up doing to get infantrymen armed with AK...
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how to get my altitude in vr forces logger??

Usually this means the front-end and the back-end are not talking to each other. This could be the result of a number of things ranging from your own network, to a firewall problem. If you've eliminated all possibilities of your com...
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ALTITUDE IN VR FORCES LOGGER

You add an entity range for that entity type. (entity-range (entity-type 1 1 -1 -1 -1 -1 -1) (range-determinant (range-list (range 10.000000 (probability 1.00000) ) (range 4000.000000 (probability 0.7000) ) ) ) ) Replace t...
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Why does my VR-Link application crashes when using another library that uses FLEXlm?

Aggregates behave differently than entities in that the entities under the aggregate (subordinates) are typically expected to perform the task that is tasked to the top level aggregate even if the subordinate is an aggregate itself....
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Forum test

There are two functions defined in the remote controller API to create aggregates: void createAggregate (const DtEntityType &type, const DtVector &geocentricPosition, DtForceType force, DtReal heading, DtList *entityNames=0, const DtSimulat...
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New Website

Well, what do you think of MÄK's new website?...
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Convoy behaviors in VR-Forces 4.0 with B-HAVE 1.5

Has anyone created convoys in VR-Forces 4.0 with B-HAVE 1.5? We are trying to simulate a 4 vehicle convoy following a pre-defined route, and we can either do a convoy or a move-along-route behavior, but not both together. What we would like to be abl...
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Emitter beams not published when using HLA 1516?

Hi. A colleague has developped a self-defence system (SDS) for one of our simulators. The SDS reacts to Radar and Laser emissions. When run over DIS, the SDS picks up the emissions and reacts appropriately. However when run over HLA with RPR FOM 2.00...
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How can I run the Logger without displaying a GUI?

You can hide the GUI by editing lgrConfig.xml as follows: Around line 125 of the default lgrConfig.xml is the following:   To disable the GUI, either comment out or remove those three lines, for example: This will r...
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Do you have any B-HAVE tutorials?

Creating PathData in B-HAVE 2.0 is so much easier than in 1.x that we have dropped the tutorial from the documentation. However, we know some customers are still using B-HAVE 1.x. B-HAVE Users Guide for B-HAVE 1.x has a tutorial for generating PathDa...
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I installed the B-HAVE Module 1.0.1, but the B-HAVE menu does not show up in VR-Forces. What is wrong?

If you installed the MS VC++ 8.0 version, you must install the Visual Studio 5 SP 1 redistributable file. You can get it at ftp://http://ftp.mak.com/out/vcredist_x86.zip....
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I have an if-then-else condition in a plan, but VR-Forces does not respond to the condition, even though I know it is true. Why not??

Sometimes when an if condition does not seem to work, it is because it is used to test a condition that would be better tested with a when condition. An if condition gets executed at the moment it is reached in the plan. If you are testing for a tran...
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Do you have any VR-Forces tutorials?

Appendix A in VR-Forces Scenario Management Guide has two tutorials that show how to create scenarios. VR-Forces 4.1 and later include video tutorials that demonstrate the tutorials in the Scenario Management Guide and Configuration Guide. You can ru...
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Can I load my own point features in the 3D Front End and display them? Do you have any more documentation about the display of point features?

There are several ways to map point features to models for display in the 3D Front End. Please read pointfeatures.pdf. [Note From Moderator: This post contains an error -- for more up to date information please read the rest of this thread]...
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How do I display the 3D Model group box in the Entity Editor?

Section 5.4.7 in VR-Forces Configuration Guide, which describes the 3D Model group box, was included in the documentation in error. There is no such feature in the Entity Editor. We are sorry for any confusion this may have caused. To map a 3D Model ...
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I am building the examples and having trouble running them. What should I do?

Set the working directory to the location of the executable for each example before you debug it. For example, for simpleCGF5, the working directory should be something like c:\mak\vrf3.8\bin5....
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When I start VR-Forces in combined mode, the menus in the GUI are unavailable and I can't create any entities or objects. What is wrong?

Make sure that the back-end is running. If it is, you may be seeing an occassional problem in which a Windows PC cannot see the packets that it is sending. This has the side effect of preventing the VR-Forces front-end from talking with the back-end....
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I need to migrate to the current release of VR-Forces. Do you have any migration guides to help me?

The VR-Forces Migration Guide is in the /doc directory of your version of VR-Forces....
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How can I simulate a friendly forces entity, such as an F-16, as an opposing forces entity?

If you are using VR-Forces 3.11 or earlier, do this. If you are using 3.12 or later, see the next post on this subject. If you want an entity type to 'switch sides', you need to add an entry to the vrf.ent file and you need to ad...
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I recorded an exercise using the MAK Logger, but when I play it back I don't see any entities? What's wrong?

To view a Logger recording of a VR-Forces exercise, start VR-Forces with an application number other than the one that was used when you recorded the exercise. Start VR-Forces with the -a startup option and give it an application number in the range ...
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Why don't my entities move at the speed that I tell them to use?

The maximum speed for an entity is specified by the max-speed parameter. The default speed for an entity is specified by the ordered-speed parameter. You can override the ordered speed with a Set Speed command. The nominal speed for an entity is the ...
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I tried to build one of the examples in VR-Forces and got a linking error. What should I do?

Each release of VR-Forces is linked with a particular version of MAK VR-Link. When you build an example or your own application, you must link to the correct version of VR-Link. See the release notes or the Product Versions page for a listing of the ...
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Why does the RTI have problems when running two separate federations and RTI Execs on a single network?  Why do federates sometimes discover objects or receive messages from the other federation?  Shouldn't using two RTI Execs resolve these issues?

The MAK RTI supports running multiple federations on the same LAN.  However, there are some configuration issues that you must keep in mind.  There are 2 basic configurations that make this work: 1. (Recommended for optimal performance and to su...
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Where can I get the RTI 1.3 and IEEE 1516 specifications?

The HLA 1.3 and IEEE 1516 specifications are copyrighted by their owners and VT MAK cannot distribute them to customers. To obtain a copy of the 1516 specification, go to http://standards.ieee.org/findstds/standard/1516-2010.html. For the...
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Do you have any example federates that I can use to test the MAK RTI?

The MAK RTI includes an example of a simple federate that starts a federation and joins it. Read the readme.txt file in ./makRti2.x/examples/rtisimple for details....
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Have you done any performance benchmarking of the MAK RTI?

The MAK RTI is optimized for real time simulations. We have not done any benchmarking, but we've posted several white papers that compare some aspect of the MAK RTI to other RTIs. ...
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Is VR-Link thread-safe?

VR-Link is not thread-safe. However, it is possible to use VR-Link in multithreaded applications. You simply need to make sure that your VR-Link stuff is all in the same thread. So long as this is the case, VR-Link should work fine. The one case wher...
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When I try to use online help for a VT MAK product, the browser says it cannot find the file. What should I do?

Sometimes, when you install and uninstall multiple or successive instances of a VT MAK product, settings for the Qt Assistant help browser do not get updated properly. To fix this, go to C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\.assistant, where UserName i...
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I am using RTI NG-PRO with a VR-Link application. Why are my federates not sending updates?

This is an advisories problem. By default, VR-Link uses advisories, which describe the existence of remote subscribing federates. When using advisories, updates are only provided for a given attribute when remote federates are known to be interested ...
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Sometimes when I am working remotely and connected to the office through VPN, applications based on VR-Link do not work. What should I do?

This is because the VPN issues class B addresses, but VR-Link is failing to derive the broadcast address correctly. To force the proper address, set the DtNETMASK environment variable to 0xffff0000....
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When I try to connect to a DIS exercise, the connection fails. What should I do?

There are many reasons why connectivity might fail. Please check the following: [ul][/ul]If your computer has multiple network adapters, it might use the wrong one. To work around this problem, set the Destination Address for your MAK applicatio...
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Do you support license management on IRIX (MIPS) or Solaris (SPARC)?

No. We do not provide up-to-date license management software for these platforms. We recommend you run a license server on a Linux or Windows machine. However, older versions of our license server can be found here: Solaris (SPARC): ftp://http:/...
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When I try to run the MAK License Manager on SUSE 11, I get the error: bash: ./lmgrd: No such file or directory What is wrong?

The license manager requires a library that is not part of the default SUSE installation. This library is part of the Linux Standard Base Core (lsb) package. If you install this package, the license manager will run properly....
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Can I run FLEXlm as a service?

Yes. You can configure FLEXlm to run as a service on Windows. Here's how to set it up: 1.Install the license management software and obtain a license. 2.Run C:/flexlm/lmtools.exe. 3.On the Service/License File tab, select...
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Can flexlm use a specific port?

Using a port number with lmgrd can improve server startup speed 1.Edit the SERVER line of the license file as follows: SERVER server_name host_ID port_number 2.Set MAKLMGRD_liCENSE_FILE variable as follows: port_number@server_name...
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How do I transfer my license to a new server?

Send email to keys@mak.com and ask for a license transfer request form. We will send you the form. Fill out the form, sign it, and fax it to us. We will issue you a license file for the new server....
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I ran the lmhostid program and it returned #ffffff. This isn't a valid host ID. What should I do?

This response to lmhostid usually means that your computer does not have an ethernet network card, or the card does not have a valid IP address assigned. If your server is a PC, we can create a license file for you using your disk serial number. To g...
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When I try to start my VT MAK program, I get a flexlm error that says Unsupported Platform. What does this mean?

You may have a license for this product, but it is not licensed on the platform on which you are trying to run it. For example, you have a license for VR-Link on Linux and you are trying to run a VR-Link application on Windows. You need to run the pr...
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When I try to start , I get the message, 'Application not supported'. What's wrong?

In general this means that you are trying to run an application for which you do not have a license....
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Where do I get the latest version of the MAK License server?

You can download the latest version at:    Windows: ftp://http://ftp.mak.com/out/maklicensemanager-win-setup.exe (for 32 bit systems) ftp://http://ftp.mak.com/out/maklicensemanager-win64-setup.exe Linux: ftp://http://ftp.mak.com/o...
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Why am I having problems untarring a UNIX version of a MAK product?

When you untar an install package, be sure to use gtar (from GNU), not the default tar....
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How do I install a VT MAK product?

The user's guide for your VT MAK product contains complete installation instructions (usually in Chapter Two.) If you don't have a copy of the manual (for example, if you downloaded your software), here are the instructions for installing ...
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Can I use MAK toolkits to develop 64 bit applications?

As of November 2009, we have released versions of the MAK RTI, VR-Forces, MAK Plan View Display, and VR-Link built with MS VC++ 9.0 that support 64 bit Windows. In the coming year we will release other products with this support. You can check the...
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Do MAK applications run on 64 bit operating systems?

Yes. MAK products run on the 64 bit versions of all supported operating systems (for example, Windows XP 64 bit, Vista 64 bit, and Red Hat EWS 5.0 64 bit). However, we do not necessarily provide 64 bit libraries. We may provide 32 bit libraries for t...
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What operating system does my MAK product run on?

Check our Product Versions page for all platform, operating system, and compiler support information....
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