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Downloads » rFactor » Misc Files

Un-official Setup Comparer Fix

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AuthorMotherDawg
Size87 kB ( 88736 bytes )
Added10:15pm, 14th December 2017
Version1.4
Downloads208
Description [hide]
"Setup Comparer" has been broken for ages... probably because of the newer
rFactor executables.
Because of that, the SVM files gained a few lines and Setup Comparer got borked.
I needed the thing and it wasn't working anymore.

The link to the original coder's page is dead so I could not get in touch
with "Lester Teschner". Since there hasn't been any movement or any updates for
an eternity... in Internet time; the Setup.exe dates back from 2006.

So without asking no one, I figured out what was broken and half a dozen
adjustment later... it's fixed... I think... I hope...


A little additional:
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In all vehicle setup files, .SVM, under the [GENERAL] heading, there is a "Notes" field. The content of which is displayed in the bottom box of Setup Comparer.
Most mods don't write anything there but some do. An issue arises when the setup file is saved multiple times, the Notes field gets... saturated and a 2nd Notes field is created. This pushes all subsequent values down. Setup Comparer is not equip to deal with that so it starts displaying garbage.

If you open an setup file and it's all crooked, use a text editor to verify if that is the case. If so, remove excess Notes field but leave at least one with the following syntax:

Notes=""


Thank You.


"Works for me" -- R. Hunter

If it does not work for you, please post... I'll check once every blue moon.

Have Fun
MotherDawg
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This is a simple Zip archive, no installer provided.

Just unzip and it should create "SetupComparer" folder with all files in it.
Copy or move that folder with your other rFactor utilities.

Create and move your own shortcuts where needed.

Release History:
December 14, 2017 Update: 1.1
Repack of version 1.0.4 with all other files from Lester Teschner original release.

December 12, 2017 Update: 1.0.4 - unreleased -
Right and left column width adjustments.
Following a graphic hardware change, the SLOW REBOUND was spread on two lines.
And again, I revised this ReadMe file.

August 18, 2017 Update: 1.0.3a
Revised ReadMe... this file.

December 16, 2014 Update: 1.0.3
It seems that I don't know my Right from my Left... had a RearRight Camber figure
in the RearLeft. Sorry. That's Cut&Paste for you.
And some more cosmetics "improvements": Updated title banner.... wowwww... I can make pretty pictures!

December 4, 2014 Update: 1.0.2
A few cosmetics "improvements".

December 1, 2014 My First Release: 1.0.1
Original code fix.
Version History [hide]
Version Released Downloads
1.4 10:15pm, 14th December 2017 52
1.3 9:10pm, 16th December 2014 85
1.2 3:43am, 5th December 2014 40
1.1 12:09am, 1st December 2014 31

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