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Offline TWCToday

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Suggestions
« on: October 29, 2008, 11:23:58 PM »
Got a really cool idea or want to see a certain feature added to the emulator? Post it here. While not all suggestions will be implemented, they will be taken under advisement.

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Re: Suggestions
« Reply #1 on: November 01, 2008, 01:04:38 AM »
After getting a chance to use the emulator, its a great piece of work! But, there are somethings that I think could help to make the emulator near perfect.

1. Make all of your own graphics For example, some screens are screenshots from the actual XL itself, while this has integrity from the actual one, it also makes the quality a bit lower since the screenshot isn't from the machine itself. The Aviation screens, traffic screens look perfect because you made them yourself.

2. About the fonts.. what is rendering the fonts? Sometimes they look blurry and jagged and I just wondered why that happens.

Other than that the thing is great!

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Re: Suggestions
« Reply #2 on: November 01, 2008, 01:19:43 AM »
After getting a chance to use the emulator, its a great piece of work! But, there are somethings that I think could help to make the emulator near perfect.

1. Make all of your own graphics For example, some screens are screenshots from the actual XL itself, while this has integrity from the actual one, it also makes the quality a bit lower since the screenshot isn't from the machine itself. The Aviation screens, traffic screens look perfect because you made them yourself.

2. About the fonts.. what is rendering the fonts? Sometimes they look blurry and jagged and I just wondered why that happens.

Other than that the thing is great!
I think the fonts are 1 size too big. That will be changed AFAIK

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Re: Suggestions
« Reply #3 on: November 01, 2008, 01:34:27 AM »
After getting a chance to use the emulator, its a great piece of work! But, there are somethings that I think could help to make the emulator near perfect.

1. Make all of your own graphics For example, some screens are screenshots from the actual XL itself, while this has integrity from the actual one, it also makes the quality a bit lower since the screenshot isn't from the machine itself. The Aviation screens, traffic screens look perfect because you made them yourself.

2. About the fonts.. what is rendering the fonts? Sometimes they look blurry and jagged and I just wondered why that happens.

Other than that the thing is great!
I think the fonts are 1 size too big. That will be changed AFAIK
Awesome.... one more thing I forgot to add: The ability to move it. I don't like it sitting in the middle of my screen all the time :P

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Re: Suggestions
« Reply #4 on: November 01, 2008, 01:36:43 AM »
After getting a chance to use the emulator, its a great piece of work! But, there are somethings that I think could help to make the emulator near perfect.

1. Make all of your own graphics For example, some screens are screenshots from the actual XL itself, while this has integrity from the actual one, it also makes the quality a bit lower since the screenshot isn't from the machine itself. The Aviation screens, traffic screens look perfect because you made them yourself.

2. About the fonts.. what is rendering the fonts? Sometimes they look blurry and jagged and I just wondered why that happens.

Other than that the thing is great!
I think the fonts are 1 size too big. That will be changed AFAIK
Awesome.... one more thing I forgot to add: The ability to move it. I don't like it sitting in the middle of my screen all the time :P
I guess that could be done but i dont think there is a huge priority to do it at the moment. The 4000 cant be moved either  :P

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Re: Suggestions
« Reply #5 on: November 01, 2008, 04:45:26 PM »
The 4000 cant be moved either  :P
Actually, it can (with the arrow keys). :yes:

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Re: Suggestions
« Reply #6 on: November 01, 2008, 05:16:15 PM »
The 4000 cant be moved either  :P
Actually, it can (with the arrow keys). :yes:

 :o

i never knew that! haha

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Re: Suggestions
« Reply #7 on: November 01, 2008, 05:57:16 PM »
The 4000 cant be moved either  :P
Actually, it can (with the arrow keys). :yes:

 :o

i never knew that! haha
Wow i didn't know that either :rofl:

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Re: Suggestions
« Reply #8 on: November 01, 2008, 07:03:49 PM »
I figured that out a couple of months ago by accident.


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Re: Suggestions
« Reply #9 on: November 02, 2008, 12:21:01 AM »
I figured that out a couple of months ago by accident.
I did it by accident on my first try, which was on May 3, 2008. :P
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Re: Suggestions
« Reply #10 on: November 02, 2008, 12:39:56 AM »
Hah - noobs. :rofl2:
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Re: Suggestions
« Reply #11 on: November 02, 2008, 04:08:23 AM »
off topic.

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Re: Suggestions
« Reply #12 on: November 03, 2008, 07:54:39 PM »
By any chance could the emulator use the normal/original radar maps off of
weather.com?
Wish I had a WeatherSTAR 4000. Brings back memories.

   

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Re: Suggestions
« Reply #13 on: November 03, 2008, 08:08:49 PM »
By any chance could the emulator use the normal/original radar maps off of
weather.com?
The radar maps are from TWC. They are from TWC Gold IIRC

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Re: Suggestions
« Reply #14 on: November 03, 2008, 08:15:17 PM »
By any chance could the emulator use the normal/original radar maps off of
weather.com?
The radar maps are from TWC. They are from TWC Gold IIRC

I know that but this is what I am talking about.

just get rid of the  white info bar and the Doppler Radar --- Mile
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