Removing Flashing Ditchlights From DTG C40-8W

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Removing Flashing Ditchlights From DTG C40-8W

Unread postby ET44C4 » Wed Sep 06, 2017 8:14 am

I was wondering if it would be at all possible to remove the flashing ditchlights whenever the horn is blown on the DTG C40-8W. I'm trying to keep the ditchlights at a solid state for a repaint I am doing, and flashing ditchlights would eat me up if I had them on the repaint.

Help would be very much appreciated. Thank you
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Re: Removing Flashing Ditchlights From DTG C40-8W

Unread postby JohnS » Wed Sep 06, 2017 8:38 am

From my understanding they are scripted in the lua\out file. So you can't edited the lights directly. There is no easy way to do it. You could rename the ditchlights and create new lights in their place but this could also break the lua script and cause every thing scripted not to work.
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Re: Removing Flashing Ditchlights From DTG C40-8W

Unread postby ET44C4 » Wed Sep 06, 2017 8:50 am

JohnS wrote:From my understanding they are scripted in the lua\out file. So you can't edited the lights directly. There is no easy way to do it. You could rename the ditchlights and create new lights in their place but this could also break the lua script and cause every thing scripted not to work.

Okay, thank you for the information. If I wanted to try and create new lights, how might I be able to do that? I'm think this might be too complicated some I guess I could alpha out the texture for them.

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Re: Removing Flashing Ditchlights From DTG C40-8W

Unread postby ColoradoRailfan » Thu Oct 12, 2017 10:30 pm

Would like to see someone tackle this project, it would be nice to have a UP C40-8W with no flashing ditchlights.
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Re: Removing Flashing Ditchlights From DTG C40-8W

Unread postby BNSFdude » Fri Oct 13, 2017 1:19 am

ColoradoRailfan wrote:Would like to see someone tackle this project, it would be nice to have a UP C40-8W with no flashing ditchlights.

I could tweak our Lua for the FDL set.
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Re: Removing Flashing Ditchlights From DTG C40-8W

Unread postby BNEdward » Wed Oct 25, 2017 9:14 am

If you still have the old version before it updated it had solid lights. I'll see if I have the right file when I get home, I know I have both versions somewhere.
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Re: Removing Flashing Ditchlights From DTG C40-8W

Unread postby ET44C4 » Wed Oct 25, 2017 11:08 am

Thank you! !*salute*!
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Re: Removing Flashing Ditchlights From DTG C40-8W

Unread postby ColoradoRailfan » Fri Oct 27, 2017 6:16 pm

BNEdward wrote:If you still have the old version before it updated it had solid lights. I'll see if I have the right file when I get home, I know I have both versions somewhere.


BNSFdude wrote:I could tweak our Lua for the FDL set.


Would be much appreciated
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Re: Removing Flashing Ditchlights From DTG C40-8W

Unread postby BNEdward » Sun Oct 29, 2017 6:20 pm

So I have both versions but exactly which file is it? In the engine script or the light animations?
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