Graphical interface Lua Universal Tools v5.0 beta - RELEASE ! (new edition 14.12.2017)

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Post #21by Diigg » 28.09.2018, 11:54

Thank you @Croc The keyboard command [Shift + I] is what I was looking for.
This command is not in the Help of the addon, nor in the manual (or I have not found it).

I think you have to update the Help menu. Some instructions are incorrect.

"A complete list od keyboard shortcuts, see menu /Help" Where?

" Lua Universal toos on/off- Click LM-button to the right os the screen" Where is the LM button?

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Post #22by Croc » 28.09.2018, 16:52

#21by Diigg » Today, 14:54
Thank you @Croc The keyboard command [Shift + I] is what I was looking for.
This command is not in the Help of the addon, nor in the manual (or I have not found it).

I think you have to update the Help menu. Some instructions are incorrect.

"A complete list od keyboard shortcuts, see menu /Help" Where?

" Lua Universal toos on/off- Click LM-button to the right os the screen" Where is the LM button?

Hi Diigg!
1. "see menu /Help" - this is the Celestia Menu, see the screenshot:

MenuHelp.jpg


2. Lua Universal toos on/off - keyboard command [Shift + I], it is not in the menu Celestia!
Alternatively, use the mouse to click the left button on the sensor area, which is located on the starboard side of the screen. See screenshot:

MenuHelp-2.jpg


Note. The file HelpBox.lua will be corrected. See next message.

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Post #23by Croc » 28.09.2018, 17:10

Added 28.09.2018, 17:07:
Updating helpBox.lua:

HelpBox.jpg


1. Changed the text (see lines with green cubes)
2. Changed the coordinates of the Help panel

Update:
1. Copy and unzip the file helpBox.zip
2. Place the helpBox.lua file in the folder ..\lua-applications\lua_universal_tools_v5\tools\
3. Restart Celestia
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Post #24by Diigg » 28.09.2018, 17:22

Thank you @Croc. Now I think it's clearer.

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Post #25by Croc » 30.09.2018, 07:20

Update Panel3.

The coordinates were not automatically cleared when switching to another coordinate system.
Before choosing another coordinate system, it was necessary to manually disable the previous system:

Panel3-Error.jpg


The updated Panel3 does not have this drawback:

Panel3-Ok.jpg


Update:
1. Copy and unzip the file Panel3Box.zip
2. Place the Panel3Box.lua file in the folder ..\lua-applications\lua_universal_tools_v5\tools
3. Restart Celestia
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Post #26by SpaceFanatic64 » 30.09.2018, 15:53

Croc, how do I replace the Lua Edu Tools from Celestia Origin with Lua Universal Tools?
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Post #27by Croc » 30.09.2018, 20:25

#26by SpaceFanatic64 » Today, 18:53

Croc, how do I replace the Lua Edu Tools from Celestia Origin with Lua Universal Tools?

Hi, SpaceFanatic64!

It is not difficult to replace Lua Edu Tools with Lua Universal Tools:
  • 1. uninstall Lua Edu Tools (delete the Celestia \ extras \ Lua Edu Tools folder)
  • 2. Install Lua Universal Tools (install the Celestia \ lua-applications folder)
  • 3. replace the file luahookinit.lua (located in the root directory Celestia)
  • 4. Make some changes to the file celestia.cfg, including:

    Code: Select all

    #  ExtrasDirectories  [ "extras-standard" "extras" ]
    ExtrasDirectories  [ "lua-applications" "extras" "extras-standard" ]
=========================
Please note that for Lua Universal Tools to work:
In the original version of Celestia Origin there are no specified upgraded bases!

Hence the recommendation:
  • It is not advisable to replace Lua Edu Tools with Celestia Origin using Lua Universal Tools
  • Lua Universal Toalls is advisable to install on Celestia 1.6.1.
  • Use the Celestia Origin database to create (update) upgraded databases for the Lua Universal Tools.
  • Another nuance. Celestia versions of Origins are updated every 4 months. When you install the old version is deleted, the new one is installed. Based on this, replacing the Lua Edu Tools with Lua Universal Tooles would also have to be replaced every 4 months. This is irrational!

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Post #28by SpaceFanatic64 » 30.09.2018, 21:07

Ok. It's just that I tried to do this once before, but I must've messed up with something, because it didn't work.
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Post #29by Croc » 01.10.2018, 18:07

# 26 by SpaceFanatic64 »Сегодня, 18:53
Croc, how do I replace the Lua Edu Tools from Celestia Origin with Lua Universal Tools?

Another difference between Celectia 1.6.1 and the project Celestia Origin.
In the original Celestia, prefixes are not applied to the names of objects, and in Celestia, Origin is applied. Example:
2003 J 7 - designation in Celestia 1.6.1
S-2003 J 7 - designation in Celestia Origin.
The original Celestia does not use parentheses in the name of objects. Example:
15457 1998 YN6 - designation in Celestia 1.6.1
(15457) 1998 YN6 is the designation in Celestia Origin.
===============
Lua Universal Tools is designed for Celestia 1.6.1.
Lua Universal Tools is designed for Celestia 1.6.1.
Lua Universal Tools without recoding bases in Celestia Origin will not work. :sad:

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Post #30by Croc » 02.10.2018, 11:32

Update Jupiter guide:

GuidesJupiter.jpg


Update:
1. Copy and unzip the file config.zip
2. Place the config.lua file in the folder ..\lua-applications\lua_universal_tools_v5\
3. Copy and unzip the file guidesBox-02-10-2018.zip
4. Place the guidesBox.lua file in the folder ..\lua-applications\lua_universal_tools_v5\tools\
5. Copy and unzip the file GuidesJupiter.zip - new 06-10-2018
6. Place the unzipped files n the folder ..\lua-applications\lua_universal_tools_v5\guides\SolarSystem\
7. Restart Celestia
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Post #31by Croc » 02.10.2018, 20:43

Update Saturn guide:

GuidesSaturn.jpg


GuidesSaturn-All.jpg


GuidesSaturn-propeller.jpg


Update:

1. Copy and unzip the file SaturnBox_02-10-2018.zip
2. Place the unzipped files n the folder ..\lua-applications\lua_universal_tools_v5\guides\SolarSystem\
3. Restart Celestia
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Post #32by Croc » 03.10.2018, 01:37

Update Earth Group Planets guide:

Guides4plan.jpg


Update:

1. Copy and unzip the file terrestrialBox_03-10-2018.zip
2. Place the terrestrialBox.zip files the folder ..\lua-applications\lua_universal_tools_v5\guides\SolarSystem\
3. Restart Celestia
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Post #33by Diigg » 03.10.2018, 08:42

Thanks for the work @Croc.

I find it a useful and interesting tool, but I do not understand why it has to change the parameters of ambient light, orbits, shadows or other things related to visualization.
I think that should be something to the liking of each user.

Personally, I find it very annoying. In addition, when you exit the guide, it does not restore the previous display parameters and you have to activate or deactivate each time.

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Post #34by Croc » 03.10.2018, 10:42

Thanks for the work @Croc.

Thank you for evaluating my work.

I find it a useful and interesting tool, but I do not understand why it has to change the parameters of ambient light, orbits, shadows or other things related to visualization.
I think that should be something to the liking of each user.

It is impossible to make the view settings satisfy all users. At this stage of the upgrade, I preliminarily select the viewing parameters for each object and record them with the keyboard command [Ctrl] + [Insert] and insert them into the celestia function: seturl ("cel: // ..........")
Advanced users can pick up other viewing options and write from in celestia: seturl ("cel: // .........."). This is simple.

Personally, I find it very annoying. In addition, when you exit the guide, it does not restore the previous display parameters and you have to activate or deactivate each time.

In this part I agree with you.

Diigg, In order not to clog the topic, I propose to continue the discussion of these issues in personal correspondence.

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Post #35by Croc » 04.10.2018, 05:22

Update Uran guide:

GuidesUranus.jpg
GuidesUranus-2.jpg


Update:

1. Copy and unzip the file UranBox_04-10-2018.zip UranBox_14-10-2018.zip
2. Place the unzipped file UranBox.lua in the folder ..\lua-applications\lua_universal_tools_v5\guides\SolarSystem\
3. Restart Celestia:
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Post #36by Croc » 04.10.2018, 12:57

Update Neptune guide:

GuidesNeptune.jpg
GuidesNeptune-3.jpg


Update:

1. Copy and unzip the file NeptuneBox_16-10-2018.zip
2. Place the unzipped file NeptuneBox.lua in the folder ..\lua-applications\lua_universal_tools_v5\guides\SolarSystem\
3. Restart Celestia:
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Post #37by Croc » 04.10.2018, 18:22

Update LocsBox guide:

GuidesLocsAll.jpg


GuidesLocs.jpg


Update:

1. Copy and unzip the file LocsBox_04-10-2018.zip
2. Place the unzipped file LocsBox.lua in the folder ..\lua-applications\lua_universal_tools_v5\guides\SolarSystem\
3. Restart Celestia
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Post #38by Croc » 06.10.2018, 17:53

Update ExoNamBox guide:

GuideEN.jpg


Durre.jpg


Update:

1. Copy and unzip the file exoNamBox_06-10-2018.zip
2. Place the unzipped file ExoNamBox.lua in the folder ..\lua-applications\lua_universal_tools_v5\guides\StarWorlds\
3. Restart Celestia
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Post #39by Croc » 06.10.2018, 20:49

Update ExoBox guide:

ExoGuide.jpg


Exo667.jpg


Update:

1. Copy and unzip the file exoBox_06-10-2018.zip
2. Place the unzipped file ExoBox.lua in the folder ..\lua-applications\lua_universal_tools_v5\guides\StarWorlds\
3. Restart Celestia
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Post #40by Croc » 07.10.2018, 04:54

Update InterestingBox guide:

Int.jpg


StarsCastorA.jpg


StarsPRS.jpg


Update:

1. Copy and unzip the file InterestingBox_07-10-2018.zip
2. Place the unzipped file InterestingBox.lua in the folder ..\lua-applications\lua_universal_tools_v5\guides\StarWorlds\
3. Restart Celestia
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