Spotter calling out lap times

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  1. o0thx11380o

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    But the weird thing is SPOTTER WORKS PERFECTLY FINE IN DEV MODE.... Surly it wouldn't be that hard to enable it in the actual game.
     
  2. Jerry Luis

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    This how i want my spotter:
     
  3. Ronnie

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    Already told Tim on twitter some time ago. Waiting for his response.
     
  4. Luc Devin

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    Try Stereo or 5.1
    For me it works perfectly.
     
  5. cosimo

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    Had installed a fresh build 300, and again had no spotter.

    Have gone back to my old post (#34) in this thread, and I can now confirm that what you have to do, if you have the default directories (rFactor2 in C:\Program Files (x86)\rFactor2 and Data in C:\Users\yourname\Documents\rFactor2) is to COPY C:\Users\yourname\Documents\rFactor2\Installed\Commentary to C:\Program Files (x86)\rFactor2\Installed.

    This will leave you with the following directory layout:

    C:\Program Files (x86)\rFactor2\Installed\Commentary\Commentary\1.0\

    and all commentary files within.

    This will enable the spotter. At least it does on my install.
    The double Commentary\Commentary path, that I thought was incorrect, is actually correct.
     
  6. Vintook

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    Copying the folder from the documents area to the program files area worked for me! I can now hear the spotter! Thanks for the info cosimo!
     
  7. mac22

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    Cosimo thanks I think I almost got it but please clarify
    I found the commentary/commentary folder in the user/my documents folders - I also found the 2nd lot of rfactor 2 files in the c: program files area but I don't get an "installed" folder only a "core" and "plugins" folders - do I need to create an "installed" folder and copy the commentary/commentary folders into this?

    P.S. Tim please correct this in a future update!!
     
  8. philman

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    Since i use thes settings, it works fine:

    Number of effects=24
    Spotter details=full
    Spotter laptimes=always

    Music=0
    Sound effects=45
    Engine=60
    Tires=120
    Spotter=74
    Opponent=15
    Player=55
     
  9. cosimo

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    Yes, create a "Installed" folder, and copy the Commentary one there.
    Good luck,
     
  10. realkman666

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    If someone has found out how to make it work when installed somewhere else than c:, kindly let me know.
     
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    +1
     
  12. Heimdal

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    I'm not sure it's about the C drive. I always install to a single path for both core and data and NOT in C:/Program Files. I then find the spotter always works. I think ISI have a mapping problem (IMHO), may be wrong, together with Windows 7 and 8, that has a habit of behind the scenes not putting files where you think they are......
     
  13. Lazza

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    Yep, I install to D drive and as soon as I put both folders together the spotter worked. No need for C.

    No UAC either though - very good chance that'll stuff things up as usual ;)
     
  14. mac22

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    Help! seems there is 2 solutions!

    Just wondering what the solution is for this problem
    1)Do I need to install core data in same place - move the commentary/commentary folders into by main directory?
    2)Do I just need to increase the volume for the spotter and set sounds to 34?
    Note : I have never since the start had spotter times being called?
     
  15. Heimdal

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    You can try adjusting sounds first (its the quickest) but I doubt it will help.

    For me installing the core and data together in a folder outside c:/program files/ (away from Windows UAC) did work.
     
  16. SCampbell

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    Yes, this worked for me as well. All I did was go into C:\Users\(your name)\Documents\rFactor2\Installed

    Copy the folder named "Commentary" to

    C:\Program Files (x86)\rFactor2\Installed

    Or whatever your path is to \rfactor2\Installed.

    Essentially the installed\commentary folder must exist in the core rfactor folder.
     
  17. Denstjiro

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    installed\commentary in the Core folder?
     
  18. cosimo

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    My "core" folder looks like this:

    Code:
    D:\Games\rFactor2\Core\...
    D:\Games\rFactor2\Installed\Commentary\Commentary\1.0\...
    

    My documents folder looks like this:

    Code:
    E:\Games\rFactor2\Installed (the Commentary inside here is *not* used)
    E:\Games\rFactor2\Packages
    
    and my spotter works.
    If I reinstall from scratch, the Commentary folder will only be installed in E: (documents folder) and rF2 won't pick it up, until I make a copy or move it to D:\ (core/program folder).
     
  19. Radar

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    I can't beleive this is still being mentioned and moving files still.. Is this happening for everyone or just a selected few? if everyone why has ISI not made the changes in the installed packaged. Probably a reason behind it so hopefully someone from ISI can explain this.
     
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    never worked for me, but can hear faintly when I turn down everything else but obviously not a solution

    I'd like " on you left " " on your right " warnings , would help reduce incidents also

    guess thus falls under sound dev ( been posting about sound in the 5.1 reverb etc thread )
     

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