How do you upload a motor into OR?

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Bat-mite

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Friend sent me a motor file (.rse and .eng), and I thought I figured out how to get it into OR, but it isn't showing up. Here's what I did:

Go to Edit > Preferences > General

In the "User-defined thrust curves" box, click Add.

Select my .rse and .eng files.

Contents of box now looks like: C:\Users\batmi\AppData\Roaming\OpenRocket\ThrustCurves;C:\Users\batmi\Downloads\L-1300 WT.eng;C:\Users\batmi\Downloads\L-1300 WT.rse

Close and restart OR.

When I try to add the motor to the simulation, I cannot get it to appear in the list. What did I do wrong?

Thanks.
 

pcalviln

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I've always just dropped the .eng file into the thrust curves folder in the location you show. Never tried to import it with open rocket itself.
 

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As above, you just need to add a directory where your collection of eng files resides, not the individual files, and restart. It's much less cluttered.

A lot of times - for me anyway - the reason one won't show up is that I made a small error in the text of the eng file header. This happens as I edit the headers in the eng files from Burnsim to reflect what the thing is and make it easier when I try to find it in the list. I can send you one that I know works if you want.
 

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Thanks. Turns out, I had done it a way that worked, but my friend needed to identify a few things for me about the motor so that I could find it. But I like your way better!
 
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