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CXL Platinum Disable Autosave

Discussion in 'Tech Support' started by Raynor, Dec 20, 2014.

  1. Raynor

    Raynor Unskilled Worker

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    Hi

    Does anyone know how to disable autosave in CXL Platinum? Is doesn't have the option in the menus, and is too annoying the autosave every 10 minutes. Thanks in advance.
     
  2. Pamascus27

    Pamascus27 Mayor

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    I don't know how but there was a way to atleast set the autosave every 9999 minutes at the old XLN.
    Hopefully some folks over here remember how to do it.
     
  3. Raynor

    Raynor Unskilled Worker

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    Or that, like save every 1 or 2 hours, not 10 minutes. That would be just as fine.
     
  4. skullz613

    skullz613 Administrator

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    I currently save every 2 hours. It has kept crashes away but you have to remember to make manual saves every now and then when you have done a lot of work on an area.

    You need to modify the file called mapsavemgr.lua which can only be found if you have CiteisXL unpacked using the tool Cities XL PakUnpak v1.3.0. It can be found in data\design\unprotectedscript
    Look for line 1280 (if you open in Notepad++) or search for if (diff_time < 600) then
    Change 600 to what ever you want.

    Examples:

    1 hour
    if (diff_time < 3600) then

    2 hours
    if (diff_time < 7200) then

    When you have finished put it in C:\Program Files (x86)\Focus Home Interactive\Cities XL 2012\Data\design\unprotectedscript
    It should override the one in the unpacked CitiesXL files.

    There's a patch that has the mapsavemgr.lua set at 1 hour by a member (not sure of his name) with initials KH called KH_Modify_save_time.patch
    Its floating around on simcity.cn somewhere

    You can always create your own patch file by replicating the folders in the path data\design\unprotectedscript and use Cities XL PakUnpak to compress and create the patch file.
     
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  5. Raynor

    Raynor Unskilled Worker

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    Thx for the info skullz. Ill see if it works and dont completely crash the game.
     
  6. Pamascus27

    Pamascus27 Mayor

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    Wow thanks Skullz. I'll take note of that (y)
     

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