Author: Tomahawko
Author Website: http://www.bhc-clan.com

Requirements: No addons required

Version: 1.1
Signed: Yes, serverkey included

Short description: Changes the color and visibility of map contour lines and roads/tracks.

Date: 2014-07-27 03:18


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bhc_map_contour

by
Tomahawk


Description:
This Arma 3 mod is intended to increase the visibility of the contour lines and roads on the map. It also reduces the Alpha(opacity) of the satellite layer to make the lines more visible.
It is not perfect, but it does what I need.


Installation:
Extract into the ArmA 3 Directory, by default this is located in:
32-Bit - C:\Program Files\Steam/Steamapps\Common\ArmA 3\
64-Bit - C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam/Steamapps\Common\ArmA 3\
After extraction it should look like this:
Steam\Steamapps\Common\ArmA 3\@your_mod_folder_name\addons\

You can also use the "Arma 3 Alpha" folder in your "My Documents" folder. Your folder setup could than look like for example this:
mydocuments\Arma3 Alpha\@your_mod_folder_name1\addons\
mydocuments\Arma3 Alpha\@your_mod_folder_name2\addons\
mydocuments\Arma3 Alpha\@your_mod_folder_name2\addons\

When present place the "userconfig" folder into your game install folder, usually:
"C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Arma 3".
You may already have "userconfig" folder from other addons and/or mods in which case it is safe to merge the contents from this archive.

You'll also need to add a Launch Parameter to Steam, in order to do so right-click on ArmA 3 Alpha and click Properties and then Set Launch Options. In the window that opens enter in -mod=@your_mod_folder_name
For using multiple mods you would then do so like this:
-mod=@mod_name;@mod_name2;@mod_name3;@mod_name4;@mod_name5

Note:
You can also use -nosplash to get rid of the splash art and intro videos.


And of course you can also enable and disable community made addons and mods through the in-game Options Expansions menu if you do not want to mess with startup parameters!

When the above information still does not provide you with enough to learn how to install custom addons and mods you can always ask in our Guide On Installing Mods.


Included files:
bhc_map_contour.pbo


Future plans:
I would like to make the contour lines/road/forest colors adjustable. Any help or suggestions would be gratefully met.


Credits & Thanks:
Thanks to these helpful threads:
http://forums.bistudio.com/showthread.php?173150-Config-Replacement-Help-Overwriting-Master-Class
http://forums.bistudio.com/showthread.php?90531-Extending-Overiding-RscMapControl-to-set-maxSatelliteAlpha-to-0


License:
You may use this Addon and modify these files however you see fit.


Changelog:
v1.1
- Modified road/track color to yellow with black/red outline respectively.

v1.0
- Initial release.


Forum topic:
- [url=]Armaholic forums[/url]
- [url=]BI forums[/url]




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Tags: Bhc,   Contour,   Map