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Using Google Earth to create a .kml file?

Discussion in 'Bob's Track Builder' started by Jeff Handley, Nov 18, 2009.

  1. Jeff Handley

    Jeff Handley

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    Hello all. I hope someone can help me.
    I have google earth and I have located a track I wish to replicate for rfactor.
    The question is how do I go about capturing the needed data?
     
  2. Erwin Greven

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    Open Google Earth

    Go to Add: path
    When you are there you have a crosshairs as cursor when you put it above the map.

    You can make your track path with clicking along the road. When you are back at the start, don't click on the start node, leave a small space open. Then click on "OK"

    Go to File: save place. In the popup you select *.kml
    Save.

    Go to BTB and select import. There you can import your track.

    It will be very bumpy at first. You have to smooth it up then.
     
  3. Jeff Handley

    Jeff Handley

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    Thanx Erwin,
    I'll give it a shot.
    I really appreciate the direction.
    Jeff
     
  4. Jeff Handley

    Jeff Handley

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    It worked great!!
    TThanx for that.
    How do I get the elevation data into it now.
    Its what makes Waterford such a great track!!!!
     
  5. James Capper

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    and that's where your problems start......trust me it's a pain
     
  6. Jeff Handley

    Jeff Handley

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    Thats GREAT!!!!
    Thanx for the link Obmit!!!
    And my hat goes off to Travlar
     
  7. cumms

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    Waterford in Mi? been wanting to try the Legend cars on that track.
     
  8. ac_Masaryk

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    I have done that, but when I click on IMPORT, anything happens.
     
  9. 42Cliff

    42Cliff

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