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    Tutorial [Award Winner] Fractal Terrains Pro Tutorial

    The original post title and location is a little hard to find so here is the link

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    which contains this link to tutorial

    http://www.ridgenet.net/~jslayton/CGTutorial/index.html

    Essential viewing for any FT user.

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    Praise Many thanks!

    I had given up on FT Pro, but this helps greatly.

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    There is only one problem.. I am unable to select the prescale tools in the latest versions.. They are disabled all the time.. What is wrong??
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    Not sure. What version are running? I was using it last night and had no issues.
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    Found it. I forgot to turn on the "Allow Prescale Offset Editing" option in world settings :S
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    Post Making a New Projection

    Can anyone help me make a Icosahedral Projection for Fractal Terrains Pro? Lest you think I have any idea what I am doing, I only know "Icosahedral" since its in the export options. However, I would like to save my FT PRO work to CC2, since icosahedral projections work so well with hexes.

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    In FT Pro, use File>>Export World>>Cosmographer Template to get a CC2 file with the data in an icosahedral projection and an image to go in the background. There is currently a bug in most recent version of FT that's preventing the automatic linking of the bitmap to the CC2 file so you'll need to do that by hand, unfortunately.

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    Maybe it's just me, but as I read through that tutorial, there was a part that called for Tools>>Actions>>Incise Flow. I'm using FT Pro Version 2.2 and I'm not seeing that tool anywhere. Is there a newer version that I don't have?

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    The latest version is 2.3.

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    Quote Originally Posted by waldronate View Post
    In FT Pro, use File>>Export World>>Cosmographer Template to get a CC2 file with the data in an icosahedral projection and an image to go in the background. There is currently a bug in most recent version of FT that's preventing the automatic linking of the bitmap to the CC2 file so you'll need to do that by hand, unfortunately.
    I think I've just found that bug -- whenever I try to export, all I get is an odd X-shaped red blotch on my Cosmographer template. Can anyone tell me how to link by hand, as suggested above? I haven't the foggiest.

    thanks,
    Howard

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