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#91 Stefan Roess

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Posted Nov 09 2015 - 05:23 PM

Also see GPL Easy Installation Guide:
http://www.gplworld....tion-guide.html

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Posted May 13 2017 - 07:35 AM

Hello to all!

Need help in following case:
Since i install the 55 mod i have a wrong POV in the 'in Car' view. Can't see the steering wheel nor the Instruments. Sitting is much too high. This view is in all mods and cars the same since i installed the 55 mod.
Where i can change the POV in GPL ?  Never had this strange behavior in GPL before.

If anybody can help would be great.

Wolfgang

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Posted May 13 2017 - 10:08 AM

There are a few things that you can adjust.

1) To change the FOV (not POV), you can delete the gplc55.exe, then open GEM and adjust the “Field of view (degrees)” to a larger number.
2) To see a larger view, you can use the patch to remove the top and bottom Letterbox black bars.  See http://gplmotorworks.gplworld.de/
3) To change the POV, you can use GPLShift.  I think that it comes with the new installer, so it’s just a matter of enabling it by running GPLshift_Patch.EXE in the main GPL folder, or else get it from http://www.gplshift.dk/

In the GPLShift.ini have:
[ DRIVER VIEW ]----------------------------------------------------------------
Up&Down = 1 ;OPTIONS: 0    1 ;EFFECT:

;0 =   OFF
;1 =   Move the Driver View up or down by using  
;   left SHIFT key with ARROW keys:
;   Up =  Up      
;   Down  =  Down
;   Right =  Not uset     
;   Left  =  Back to default position

Forward&Back = 1    ;0 =   OFF   
;1 =   Move Driver View forward or back by using  
;   left CTRL key with ARROW keys:
;   Up =  Forward   
;   Down  =  Back   
;   Right =  Not uset   
;   Left  =  Back to default position
;Notice: These 2 functions has no effect in LOOK  
; AROUND TrackIR Vector Expansion mode.
;--------------------------------------------------
If this doesn't help, please include some screenshots (use FRAPS) to show your view.

Edited by Bob Simpson, May 13 2017 - 10:10 AM.


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Posted May 14 2017 - 03:05 AM

Hi Bob,

thanks for your answer. But thats not the solution. Have the impression that i have always a zoom in my Screen Resolution. Pribluda is shown in big letters, also the scoreboard is immense big.
Dont know really what i should do next. Have deleted all builded exes from GEM2 already and let them rebuild. Still have no Center sight to the steering Wheel.

thanks again
Wolfgang

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Posted May 14 2017 - 04:06 AM

View Postwolle3, on May 14 2017 - 03:05 AM, said:

Hi Bob,

thanks for your answer. But thats not the solution. Have the impression that i have always a zoom in my Screen Resolution. Pribluda is shown in big letters, also the scoreboard is immense big.
Dont know really what i should do next. Have deleted all builded exes from GEM2 already and let them rebuild. Still have no Center sight to the steering Wheel.

thanks again
Wolfgang
Do you have a 4K screen perhaps?
I experience the same issue since W10 update.
De viewing point is lowered and i can only see a proper GPL view when using 640 pixels :(
Haven't found a cure yet and don't want to rollback drivers. I want to move forward not backwards ;)

This morning i had another update so i checked if that solved it but no go i'm afraid..

It looks like W10 (or the videodriver) doesn't scale the screen properly after switching from the menu to the race screen. It might be worth trying resized menus to see if that solves it but i haven't found the time to try that yet..

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Posted May 14 2017 - 04:33 AM

Hi Mech,

yes that it is. Changed to an UHD Screen and Win 10.

Now i know nothing went wrong with the install of the 55mod.

Thank for clarification Mech.
Hope for a solution to solve this problem.

Wolfgang

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Posted May 20 2017 - 08:01 AM

Problem solved. See post from Sad Nation about scaling i Windows if usin a UHD screen

http://srmz.net/inde...65

Edited by Bob Simpson, May 20 2017 - 07:06 PM.


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Posted Sep 25 2018 - 09:10 AM

Bob could you please add the new IP for the iGOR race list to your 1st post?

[ RaceListServers ]
IP = blw.net

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Posted Oct 16 2018 - 09:32 PM

Shamefully, I have been away from GPL for more than a year now ... new business start-up, family visiting ... excuses, excuses!

In any case, here is my issue:  I have all mods (except 55 and new "Legends of GPL") in a single install but, in order to make the most of the wonderful 55 tracks, I have decided to do a separate install for the 55 mod.  All went well, apart from GEM+, which does not want to accept any additional gpl.exe file.  I remember running into this many years ago when I had all mods separately, but cannot recall how to solve it.

Any suggestions would be much appreciated.

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Posted Oct 17 2018 - 01:57 AM

hi t3r, if GEM+ fail to recognize gpl.exe, it's likely you are experiencing Windows Locale issue, check this link for details ( http://srmz.net/inde...showtopic=12448 ).

Also I feel this issue should get more attention (I know most people in the world using english-like windows, but there are a lot others using different language and they suffer from this). If anyone can help, please stick the Windows Locale thread or link it somewhere noticeable, so people can find and reference easier?

EDIT: Thanks for sticking the thread, really appreciated!

Edited by SV3000, Oct 18 2018 - 03:26 AM.


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Posted Oct 17 2018 - 05:33 AM

View Postt3r, on Oct 16 2018 - 09:32 PM, said:

I have all mods (except 55 and new "Legends of GPL") in a single install but, in order to make the most of the wonderful 55 tracks, I have decided to do a separate install for the 55 mod.

You don`t need a separate installation for any GPL mod. GPL and GEM+ work fine with all mods. Even with beta mods. ;)
You just create a separate player for each mod in GPL. Then you can administrate your players and mods with GEM+.

You can of course do a separate installation for each GPL mod, but I don`t see the benefit of it. It just takes away disc space and makes things more complicated. Just my opinion. :)

The great 55 track updates are mod specific. That means when you drive the updated track with the 55 mod you see a 55 track program and 55 track graphics updates. When you drive the same track for example with the 65 cars you see the 60s graphics. Thx to Greg Liebzeit and team!
Ergo you don`t need separate installation for the 55 track updates.

:wave:

Edited by Stefan Roess, Oct 17 2018 - 05:34 AM.





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