Category Archives: Tools

Please Use WorldEditor 1.2.1

I’ve marked WorldEditor 1.2.1 as final.  If you are a WorldEditor user, please upgrade from 1.2 to 1.2.1.  Besides fixing a bunch of bugs (including annoying usability bugs), it changes the format of the zip files for submissions to the … Continue reading

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WorldEditor 1.2.1 Release Candidate 3

We’re on release candidate three of WorldEditor 1.2.1.  RC3 fixed export of 970 airport files to include frequencies and fixed a bug where you could end up with a two-point hole in a polygon (which would then cause the airport … Continue reading

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Please Try WED 1.2.1r2

I just built a release candidate of WorldEditor 1.2.1r2; if you work on airports, please try it and post a WED bug if something is really borked. There are a few minor bug fixes, some usability tweaks, and two major … Continue reading

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WorldEditor 1.2.1 Beta 1 – Ease of Use (for Robin too)

I just posted a beta of WED 1.2.1; hopefully it will only take one beta to get this quick “bug fix” patch done. Some usability fixes: Locked and hidden items don’t cause clicks to select their parents. The interior of … Continue reading

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What Hath Ted Wrought

Over the last few months we have been lucky to have Ted Greene working for us as a summer co-op student.  You may have seen his commits if you look at the open source WED repository.  Ted is heading back … Continue reading

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WorldEditor 1.2 is Final (Finally)

WorldEditor 1.2 is done and declared final! Laminar Research, creators of the X-Plane flight simulator franchise, is pleased to announce the availability of WorldEditor for X-Plane (WED) version 1.2. WorldEditor is an airport scenery creation and editing tool for Laminar’s … Continue reading

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WED 1.2 RC4 is out

I posted WorldEditor 1.2 release candidate 4 a few days ago.  If you are using a WED 1.2 beta, please grab this latest release candidate.  If we don’t see any show-stopper bugs in a few days we’ll call it final. … Continue reading

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WorldEditor 1.2 Release Candidate 1 Posted

WorldEditor 1.2 Release Candidate 1 is now available here.  Please try it!  If you have a scenery project you use, please export using WED 1.2 rc1 and report a bug immediately if the export does not work!  My thanks to … Continue reading

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Learn From My C: Fail

The C: drive on my Windows box died over the weekend.  I mention this so that you can ask this question now (when my drive failed) and not later (when your drive fails): What’s your plan if you have a … Continue reading

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New Scenery Tools – WED and MeshTool

Two updates to the scenery tools today: WorldEditor: WED 1.2 beta 3 is now out – see the WorldEditor page for download links.  Beta 3 fixes the broken orthophoto exporter from beta 2, fixes jammed file-open dialog boxes on OS … Continue reading

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