On Wed, 2008-01-09 at 18:43 -0600, Curtis Olson wrote:
> Hi Everyone,
> I was testing some stuff today and added a couple models to the scene
> with the UFO (I made a little Evel Knievel course with ramps to jump a
> 737.) That worked great and the snowplow flies through the air and
> hits the ground and (possibly) the downside ramp pretty realistically.
> In the OSG version of flightgear I had great fun figuring out what
> speed I needed in order to clear a 737 and make the other ramp on the
> downside, stay on my wheels, etc. etc. Very cool! This actually has
> a real purpose, but I won't bore you with that.
> So now I popped open the plib version 1.0 so I could do the same thing
> with shadows enabled and make a cool youtube movie.
> The problem I found though is that in the plib version, I just drive
> straight through the skijump and the 737 where as in the OSG version
> they work as expected. Is there a way to make these --config=
> stuff.xml type objects driveable so that my skijump will work as a
> jump rather than just taunting me as I pass straight through them?
There is an animation type called <enable-hot> that does this. In the
OSG version it defaults to true, perhaps it defaults to false in PLIB
Anyway, try something like this: