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  • Re: AGL 14 Issues
    Board » Technical Discussion
    Here's the file (did not work last time)
  • Re: AGL 14 Issues
    Board » Technical Discussion
    There has been a change to the raceinfo file on the server which is causing AGL to crash on DC checking. This is happening in the Buenos Aires to Punta del Este race, and I am not sure how long it will continue. The fix is to edit the auth_race_info file in the SOLGrib xml folder, and do the following:
    1. Shut down AGL.

    2. Add the line


    after the line <maxlat>-33.0</maxlat>

    You will need to check the resolution of the maps on the Misc tab. Use <tilemap>i</tilemap> for intermediate, <tilemap>h</tilemap> for high resolution.

    3. Save and close the file
    4. Go into the maps folder and delete any files in there.
    5. Restart AGL

    If you still have a blank graphics screen on checking DCs, delete the file autoGribLoader.ini. You will unfotunately lose all your settings, and will need to reconfigure AGL.

    I have attached a working copy of the auth_race_info file for this race.

  • Re: Batch file that can create multiple instances of qtVlm
    Board » Technical Discussion
    New version that supports V15.12.0.

    IMPORTANT: This is a significantly different version from previous ones. You need to delete all the folders in the target folder (where you run qtLinks.bat from) before running the linking batch file.

    I've also included the batch file I use to launch qt from my race folder, which you can edit to suit.

    Note: I did have an issue with one of my instances which kept crashing. Copying the qtVlm.ini from a working instance and overwriting the fault one fixed it. Obviously, you will need to edit the Configurations as they will be the same as the source instance.
  • Re: Carib Rum Run 2023
    Board » Sailonline Yacht Club
    Saltheart Ripper will be back with a fresh supply of rum soaked kipper (Yum).

    Arrrgh, Indeed, it be a pleasure to see "Saltheart Ripper" back on deck with a fresh supply of rum-soaked kippers! The crew be rejoicin', and the spirits be high for another round of adventure on the high seas!

    --- Last Edited by Patrick70119 at 2023-09-16 07:16:06 ---
  • Re: Batch file that can create multiple instances of qtVlm
    Board » Technical Discussion
    New file for the latest version (5.10-18)
  • Re: AGL14 Releases 14.3.8 Update to fix VMC
    Board » Technical Discussion
    New version here called AGL14_3_8_update.zip and must be installed as an update. Fixes the wrong bearing being used for VMC calculation in the boat data table.
  • Re: Batch file that can create multiple instances of qtVlm
    Board » Technical Discussion
    New file for the latest version of qtVlm
  • Re: AGL14 Releases
    Board » Technical Discussion
    There's a problem with AG14InstallDir.bat. Change the first line to
    setx AG14InstallDir "C:\SOL\Java14\\"

    and run it again. I've also put a copy on OneDrive that you can download
  • AGL14 Releases - 14.3.6
    Board » Technical Discussion
    A new version is here. There is an update and the full version. If AGL is already installed, you only need the update. This versions allows the OpenGL engine to be turned off and will still work with basic graphics. Also has a couple of bug fixes.
  • Re: Batch file that can create multiple instances of qtVlm
    Board » Technical Discussion
    Works for the latest version 5.10-10


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