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    In the part settings menu, go to advanced part settings. There is an option there for buoyancy. Set the part to be as buoyant as you want.

    +3 11 months ago
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    It shows some additional options on some parts. Doing it to a rotator/hinge rotator/piston will show several more settings such as minimum input value, maximum input value, and a few more settings.

    +3 1.2 years ago
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    Connected means it rotates/translates the part and all those connected to it. Self translates/rotates only that part, even if others are connected to it. Local relates to the directions relative to the part, eg: if part is at 15°, translate is also at 15°. World means the directions relative to the world, eg: translate arrow direction remains the same regardless of part angle.

    +3 2.1 years ago
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    Pegasus

    +3 2.2 years ago
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    It's currently being worked on, it seems. Be patient, it is coming.

    +3 2.5 years ago
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    Good luck, but as someone who has suffered severe depression, if you're battling, get yourself help in some form.

    +2 5 months ago
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    I have a method which I find easy to use for rendezvous. Set up a rendezvous as close as you can. Then as you get to your nearest point, burn target velocity retrograde until your relative velocity is zero. Then lock target and burn towards it for a bit. Then lock target retrograde again, and as you reach your new nearest point, burn again to set your velocity to zero. Just repeat the process, and it should get you there. This method is neither the most fuel efficient or the most time saving, but it helps to get started on rendezvous. I have got this to work with intercepts 200km apart. As long as you have enough delta-v it will work.

    +2 11 months ago
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    @sflanker
    I solved this problem. It was just to make one port freely rotating and use a physical system that prevents the different crafts from rotating relative to each other.

    +1 1.3 years ago
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    @sflanker
    Thanks for the tip. I am going to have to learn how variables work😁
    @Insanity
    I never thought of that mod, let me give it a shot. Thanks for the help!

    +1 1.3 years ago
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    @blackorange1
    It turns out it is a bug with Vizzy not being able to roll while heading is locked, so I do have a program that works, but it will have to wait until the next update. I am still happy to share the craft's roll control program if you want to take a look at how it works.

    +1 1.4 years ago
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    @Insanity Thank you greatly, and yes I do know that it changes, I just didn't know what the prefix was😁

    +1 1.7 years ago
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    @DPSAircraftManufacturer @KraZIvan
    Okay, so then i won't feel bad about failing to create that myself so far. However, i will still persevere...

    +1 2.2 years ago
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    @DPSAircraftManufacturer
    When I solve it I will share the craft with you... unless you solve it first of course

    +1 2.2 years ago
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    There is a very good post that allows for this stuff here. You will have to design a simpler image though.

    4 months ago
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    The green ones are your prograde/retrograde burn. Prograde pushes you into a higher orbit, and retrograde slows you down and pushes you into a lower orbit. The red circles are for burning to change inclination. I generally haven't used the blue ones much, with the exception of fine tuning intercepts, but they do come in handy as well, like trying to push your periapsis closer to the planet without having to really slow down. As Hannah1212 said, the main ones you'll use are the green ones, and likely the red ones.

    6 months ago
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    It means they are actively looking into whether it is feasible to implement. If it is and they want to add it, it moves to planned.

    10 months ago
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    No, don't use a set variable. They are local variables that can be used in the script of the event. An example is the part collision. Every time a part collides, that is called, but the variable 'part' changes for the part that collided in each.

    10 months ago
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    The coordinate system of the MFD works with 0,0 in the middle, as far as I can tell, with x increasing right and y increasing up, so you can move the widget to any pixel by inputting co-ordinates

    11 months ago
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    Also somewhat simple.
    Draw Rectangle widget named (name)
    Set widget (name) size to (1,1)

    This creates a rectangle the size of one MFD unit.

    11 months ago
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    No problem. I am still learning it as well 😂

    11 months ago
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    It is quite simple to do.
    Create ellipse widget named (name)
    Set widget (name) size to (get widget (_Screen) size)

    That should draw a circle widget that will automatically resize itself to your MFD screen.
    You can then use
    Set widget (name) colour.

    11 months ago
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    @AzureCorp
    In that case, if, once again, you are on PC, you can use the overload mod to edit some XML. As for using external programs to edit the XML files, I can't tell you, as I haven't delved much in XML.

    11 months ago
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    I am assuming you're on PC. Left Shift throttles up and Left Ctrl throttles down, Z is full throttle immediately and X kills throttle. And yes, there is a simplerockets discord server, the SRC. Welcome to the site, and have fun.

    11 months ago
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    @MarshallLewisAerospace
    No problem. Orbital rendezvous is not the easiest thing to do.

    11 months ago
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    @Why1
    As far as I know it is 8 803km above Droo. Quite within the SOI.

    11 months ago
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    Use the part shape tool on them, and turn corner radius to 0%.

    11 months ago
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    @Tweedle_Aerospace
    You misunderstand. I am using vizzy to try create a craft that has a communications dish that is constantly facing Droo. I have a program that works to orientate the dish, but I need a vector that points from the craft to Droo.

    11 months ago
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    Use [velocity vertical]. If it is negative you are going down, if it is positive, up.

    one year ago
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    Sorry for the late reply, was in an exam.

    one year ago
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    @Shippy456
    I am not entirely sure about mobile as I do not have it myself, but click the planet, and in the window that comes up there will be several buttons. The one is for setting a planet as a target.

    one year ago
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    Intercept information does come up as long as you have the other planet targeted and your planned orbital paths cross.

    one year ago
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    The little grey arrows are for adjusting your orbit's inclination. When you say intercept node, do you mean a node that you burn at to reach the planet you have targeted?

    one year ago
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    You need to have the centre of thrust at takeoff balanced with the centre of mass. I have experimented a bit with it, but I have not done much with VTOL

    one year ago
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    @Arstotzka is not far off. It stands for Planet Centered Inertial. There is a similar thing in reality for Earth, called Earth Centered Inertial. you can find a Wikipedia article for it here. Basically, it is a three axis system. The z-axis passes through the north pole, and the other two axes through the equatorial plane. The important thing about the system is it does not move with the planet. So the x-axis will always point in the same direction, no matter where the planet is in its orbit, and no matter how it rotates. Hope this helps some!

    one year ago
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    Glad it worked. Happy building!

    1.2 years ago
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    Okay, so I'm now at my computer for more detailed instructions. In the designer, there is an option that looks like an arrow, clicking on that brings up several options. Then click on the one that looks like a blue square with triangles/arrows pointing away from every face. This is the part shape tool. Selecting the end of a fuel tank will show several options. The one you want is corner radius. Set that to 0, and the face becomes square. Hope this helps!

    1.2 years ago
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    You can use the part shape tool. If you are on PC you can access it by pressing F, I think the key is. I'm not sure of the path to get it on mobile, but it should be in the same menu as the paint option.

    1.2 years ago
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    It is unlikely any future update will be able to add mod support unless the scripting backend changes. I'm not too clued up on this, but you can find a bit more information here. Maybe one of the others can shed a little more light on this for you.

    1.2 years ago
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    I'd say B.

    1.3 years ago
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    As far as I know they both have the same support for mods, which is to say that PC supports it, and they cannot add mod support for mobile.

    1.3 years ago
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    @sflanker
    After messing around with the code a bit, I realised one or two things, confirmed one or two questions, and then coded it to work relative to the craft, so now it works in orbit in any orientation in addition to on planets.

    1.3 years ago
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    @sflanker @SilverstoneAerospace
    Thank you very greatly. This fits nicely. With some tinkering with this code I could some more understanding of how it works, but for now this nearly completely solves my problem. Thanks for the help!

    1.3 years ago
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    @YourBestFriend
    I have no problem docking. The problem comes when I want the two ports to dock with an exact relative angle. The only way I have found to do it so far is continually undock and redock, rotating it each time, until i get the angle as close as i can. Thanks anyway though.

    1.3 years ago
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    @Insanity
    I have tried something like that, and it does work to an extent, with a physical alignment system, but it's still not perfect. Oh well, I guess I can only get it so close😁

    1.3 years ago
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    The SRC is growing well.

    1.3 years ago
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    I know the feeling very well. I'm in my last year of high school in South Africa, so I have the same sort of exams in a month or two. Wishing you the best of luck.

    1.3 years ago
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    There is a similar suggestion here, if you are interested.

    1.3 years ago
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    Welcome to Simplerockets, and have fun building. Your rocket is a great start (far better than mine 😂)

    1.3 years ago
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    There is a suggestion for this here

    1.3 years ago
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    I will try test it when I get some time.

    1.4 years ago