OpenRocket: packaged installers for Windows and Mac to solve all your Java problems

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  1. Nov 20, 2018 #61

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    Excellent, glad to hear it. The nice thing with the packaged installers is that they are not "installing Java on your PC". :)
     
  2. Nov 20, 2018 #62

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    neil, what is the packaged version ? Could it maybe work on vista? Thanks.
     
  3. Nov 20, 2018 #63

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    It's the installer linked in the first post of this thread. I think you already said it didn't work for you? (and BTW you should still upgrade at least to Windows 7 ;))
     
  4. Nov 20, 2018 #64

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    Understand, but never needed to before this!!!
     
  5. Nov 20, 2018 #65

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    Hi neil, tried it again but still will not open. Thanks, but "oh" well. Dave.
     
  6. Jan 18, 2019 #66

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    THANKS SO MUCH, neil_w, for migrating Open Rocket to a Windows installer. I'd never had a problem with the Java version until I upgraded my Home Theater PC's display to a new Samsung 4K QLED last weekend. Open Rocket's apparently non-adjustable font scaling in the component tree was really ugly at the TV's native UHD resolution (3840x2160), with each line of text overlapping the next. But reinstalling Open Rocket with YOUR more Windows-friendly distribution fixed the issue perfectly.

    You're a hero!

    Good skies,
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  7. Jan 18, 2019 #67

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    Glad it worked for you! :)
     
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    If this is not already,it should be a sticky. Fantastic job!!!!
     
  10. May 26, 2019 #70

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    I've downloaded OR then I found the .exe file here. I can do designs with nose cones, fins and rocket bodies but nothing else, no motors! Is it possible to use OR with W7?
     
  11. May 27, 2019 #71

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    You are designating whatever tube you want to put the motor into as a motor mount, right?
     

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    I've had similar with some of my older (read crappier) computers. The only way I've found to solve it is to run O.R on a better machine..O.S. does not seem to matter. And just for kicks, Windows 7 is no longer going to be supported..
     
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    I am still having problems viewing rockets in the 3D Rendering settings.
     
  14. May 28, 2019 #74

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    There are occasionally graphics driver issues that the packaged installers don't really have any influence over. Can you describe your system (hardware and OS)?
     
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    I pretty sure there are known bugs in the 3D rendering screen. Not sure they are fixable.

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    OH YEA! That is awesome. This has plagued my system for a long, long, time. Thank you for posting this fix.
     
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    Works perfectly ! Thank You
     
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    Excellent! Thank you, sir!
     
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    I discovered on my Windows 10 laptop that OR was still having issues. But then I ran across a post on TRF where a fellow was having the same issues I was having. He found that if he ran it in Windows 8.1 compatability mode that everything worked properly. So I did the same thing & it fixed the problems. :)
     
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