SCARM v. 0.9.37 Released

The new SCARM version 0.9.37 (RC3) is ready! Download it form www.scarm.info.

Warning
Remember, that SCARM is still in beta stage of development and sometimes may not work as expected. Please report any bugs and/or unexpected error messages with a short explanation how, when and where in the program they occurs in the comments area below.

Some of the more important added/improved features and updates are listed below.

Added and improved features:
- Option in the Print dialog for printing of the Background image
- Option for changing of the track labels font size in the 2D settings page
- Option for restoring of the normal mode of operation in the Portable settings page
- Model Trains Simulator – Power Edition: Driver’s Camera Viewing Mode

Updated translations:
German

Bugfixes:
- Fixed bug for some hot keys and combinations (i.e. Del, Space and several others) that stops working after placing or editing of text on the plot while Toolbox is active
- Fixed bug with “ghost” track circle, that may sometimes appear at the end of a flex track in 3D viewing mode
- Fixed problem with incomplete and/or improper registering of the MTS extensions on some computers
- Fixed several bugs and error messages in the MTS core routines
- Various small bugfixes and improvements

Tip
If “Check for Updates” feature in older releases reports that there is no newer version of SCARM, download the installer directly from the website. The old release info file may be cached on your PC and it may need some time to expire. If the website also shows older version, press F5 key to refresh it.

This release adds several important options and resolves various annoying bugs that was disturbing the workflow in the previous versions. It also introduces the Driver’s Camera View in the 3D viewing mode for the Model Trains Simulator – Power Edition.

To activate this new viewing mode, open a track plan, place a loco on the tracks, start the simulator in 3D mode and press the new Camera button in the 3D Viewer’s toolbar – the camera will be relocated over the front or rear coupler of the active engine at the height of the cab. See how it will look in the demo sneak preview clip below:

To switch back to the normal camera mode, press the Camera button again.

Request
If you like SCARM, share the info about it with your friends in the social network sites or post a link to www.scarm.info in your blog or your favorite railroad forum, so more and more model train enthusiasts and fans to know about it and to use it for free.

Get SCARM from
Official SCARM Download Location

See also
Resolving SCARM Installation Issues


16 thoughts on “SCARM v. 0.9.37 Released

  1. It would be perfect to export SCARM railroad model to the *.dxf format. It will help to design the structure elements of the model in AutoCad and to prepare elements in the workshop.

  2. With the new version, it seems that you cannot change the altitude of roads anymore. Somehow that function has dissappeared.

  3. Unfortunately not with me :-) .

    Normally I see numbers (“0″) in the arrows when I add a road section, or when I select it. Now I don’t anymore.

  4. That is strange – the roads are using the same internal routines like the tracks and there is no reason the heights to work only for the tracks. Is this happening for particular track plan or also when you start a new blank project?

  5. As it seems the problem occurs with a new track plan. I’ve tried it with an existing track plan and no problem there. When I copy a road section from an existing plan to a new one, it doesn’t work either. So it seems only to occur with new track plans. The work around could be to start a new track plan in an existing one and then erase the old one (and save it under a new name of course :-) )

  6. There is something wrong in the setup or in the libraries in your installation. Are you using custom libraries? Can you make a screenshots of the whole SCARM window and send them to so I can see them too?

  7. I haven’t added anything other libraries than those that come with the installation. I did install the Model Trains Simulator though, but that one appeared to be inaccessable.after the installation.

  8. I received the screenshot. However, I need to see the road section and the start point when the heights are enabled.

    Please, place a road section, enable the heights, zoom to the start point and make one more screenshot. Then send it to me.

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