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MSFS Make an ADE project from MSFS BGL

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I, at some point seemed to have deleted the project file for my small airport (Portland Airport), so I thought I'd use the ADE make project from MSFS BGL, but I'm having no luck :-(

Tried version 17, 18 and 19.

I've attached the BGL.

Thanks

Steve
 

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Are you seeing a CTD related to the Tower?

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If so this appears to be a bug in ADE XML handling or in the incoming xml. I will check it out
I can probably give you an xml file from this bgl that will get you started but it may take a little while
 
Are you seeing a CTD related to the Tower?

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If so this appears to be a bug in ADE XML handling or in the incoming xml. I will check it out
I can probably give you an xml file from this bgl that will get you started but it may take a little while
Only had the CTD once. The tower in the scenery is a standard msfs tower, I would like to be able to have the relevant files to be able to edit the scenery, but understand that you are busy!
 
OK - I hacked it by editing the XML ADE created from the bgl file and removed the tower element You should be able to create a new project from the XML. Meantime there is a bug in tower handling which I need to fix
 

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Hi all,
Is this the right method to, for example, open your airport started originally created in the sdk msfs and then view/work in ADE?
 
If you mean using a MSFS airport bgl file in ADE then you need to create a project from it using the main menu

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Information about creating projects is in the help: http://scruffyduck.org.uk/ade_2020_help/CreatingaProject.html
@scruffyduck
I need to assign each parking spot to a specific airline using the current airport taxi, gate assignment file created within MSFS SDK. How do I go about utilizing ADE to assign airlines to each parking spot? Thank you
 
What file within the SDK? Can you give me an example?
 
What file within the SDK? Can you give me an example?
I wouldn't know which file specifically. I was hoping to open my MSFS airport (unknown file) in ADE and assign airlines. Unfortunately, I do not know what other terms and definitions I can use to explain.
 
Select a parking spot and there is an attribute called AirlineCodes

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You can enter the airline codes here separated by a comma. That assumes that the aircraft has an airline code I think and if one of the codes in the attribute matches the one in the aircraft configuration then the plane should go to that spot. This works in FSX/P3D. Whether it works in MSFS I don't know. There is a standard set of parking codes in a file in ADE which can be used and added to.

You can see these in the parking spot properties if you turn off Use Property Grid for Edit in program options



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This then offers a different property dialog

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and you can choose airline codes by airline name. Again I do not know if they are honored in MSFS. Also generally use the property grid to edit since that has any new attributes which may be missing from the old dialog
 
And how do I open my MSFS airport in ADE to assign these parking parameters?
You need to create a new project in ADE from the bgl file There is information about creating projects in the Help System.


Be aware that this will create a new bgl file and package when you build the project and you may need to disable the existing package in the Community Folder.

If you want to work a project in both ADE and Dev Mode then you can using Two way editing.


You need to do this starting with a new project as described above. ADE cannot currently read existing projects created via Dev Mode or other tools since its folder structure is fixed

The online help for ADE 2020 is found in the Help Menu

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It contains a lot of information..............
 
You need to create a new project in ADE from the bgl file There is information about creating projects in the Help System.


Be aware that this will create a new bgl file and package when you build the project and you may need to disable the existing package in the Community Folder.

If you want to work a project in both ADE and Dev Mode then you can using Two way editing.


You need to do this starting with a new project as described above. ADE cannot currently read existing projects created via Dev Mode or other tools since its folder structure is fixed

The online help for ADE 2020 is found in the Help Menu

View attachment 80691

It contains a lot of information..............
Epic help. Thank you so much.
 
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