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Offline Lab Rat 3947

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P38 cursor
« on: September 06, 2016, 08:06:05 PM »
When the large cursor came out I used MSPaint to modify it to a 24 x 24 size and a P-38 silhouette.



When I dropped it into AHIII, the entire square shows up. I would like to continue using it. How can I make it work?

I realize this is not important issue in the larger picture of the game; however, I would like to keep it, if possible.

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Re: P38 cursor
« Reply #1 on: September 06, 2016, 08:27:00 PM »
I'm pretty sure that importing the color palette of the original pointer and using the appropriate slot for the background will give the background transparency.
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Re: P38 cursor
« Reply #2 on: September 06, 2016, 09:10:49 PM »
When I did it originally all I had to do was trim down the original.

However I did a search within AHIII for cursor.bmp but nothing shows up for me to work with.
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Re: P38 cursor
« Reply #3 on: September 07, 2016, 09:07:22 AM »
When the large cursor came out I used MSPaint to modify it to a 24 x 24 size and a P-38 silhouette.

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When I dropped it into AHIII, the entire square shows up. I would like to continue using it. How can I make it work?

I realize this is not important issue in the larger picture of the game; however, I would like to keep it, if possible.

Thanks

LtngRydr

You can still make your own, but now you need to describe the alpha channel with either a "cursor_A.bmp" a 256 bit map with alpha,

or a "cursor_A.txt" file describing the r,g,b of the transparent color.

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Re: P38 cursor
« Reply #4 on: September 07, 2016, 10:27:22 AM »
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Re: P38 cursor
« Reply #5 on: September 07, 2016, 12:01:22 PM »
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You can still make your own, but now you need to describe the alpha channel with either a "cursor_A.bmp" a 256 bit map with alpha,

or a "cursor_A.txt" file describing the r,g,b of the transparent color.

hate to sound dumb but I have no idea how to do either one.

later;
r=255
g=0
b=255

?????????

« Last Edit: September 07, 2016, 12:20:55 PM by Lab Rat 3947 »
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Re: P38 cursor
« Reply #6 on: September 11, 2016, 08:03:20 PM »
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or a "cursor_A.txt" file describing the r,g,b of the transparent color.

what are the numbers for the transparent color ?
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Re: P38 cursor
« Reply #7 on: September 12, 2016, 08:44:26 AM »
Put the attached file into your aces high III folder.

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Re: P38 cursor
« Reply #8 on: September 12, 2016, 09:25:36 AM »
Does this outright replace the default P-51 shape for all fighters, or is it specific to when flying a P-38?
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Re: P38 cursor
« Reply #9 on: September 12, 2016, 10:13:35 AM »
Does this outright replace the default P-51 shape for all fighters, or is it specific to when flying a P-38?

It changes the cursor in game period.

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Re: P38 cursor
« Reply #10 on: September 12, 2016, 04:23:17 PM »


this is what it looks like in AH2. In AH3 you can see the entire square.

I'm just a dedicated P-38 driver :old:
If any one else wants to use it, go ahead.

Thanks Hitech
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Re: P38 cursor
« Reply #11 on: September 12, 2016, 04:49:39 PM »


rechecked the background color of the cursor; r=255, g=0, b=255, Hue=200, Sat=240, Lum=120

added the file.

still no luck   :headscratch:
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Re: P38 cursor
« Reply #12 on: September 12, 2016, 09:50:18 PM »
I made it 64x64, but it still works.
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Re: P38 cursor
« Reply #13 on: September 12, 2016, 11:53:01 PM »
(Image removed from quote.)

rechecked the background color of the cursor; r=255, g=0, b=255, Hue=200, Sat=240, Lum=120

added the file.

still no luck   :headscratch:

I'm confused.

The icon for your position is still the P-51. The map shows the standard B-17 for buffs and spitfire for fighters. What is showing as your P-38?

Or is this your mouse cursor?
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Re: P38 cursor
« Reply #14 on: September 12, 2016, 11:59:08 PM »
This should make it a little more clear. Also attached to this post is the same cursor as in this image (this one being 128x128).

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