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- Improved Placefinder: fast search with index generator, columns, favorites, history, GPX coordinate import/export - Improved Placefinder: fast search with index generator, columns, favorites, history, GPX coordinate import/export
- Improved and optimized installer. Now correctly checks for .NET 1.1, doesn't run multiple instances, and has several translations. - Improved and optimized installer. Now correctly checks for .NET 1.1, doesn't run multiple instances, and has several translations.
-- Added planet gravity and axis lock options+- Added planet gravity, camera banking and axis lock options
- SVS made compatible with new server data format - SVS made compatible with new server data format

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NASA World Wind v1.3 - Release Notes

This installer was compiled and maintained by Llynix (llynix@gmail.com) with help from
Chris Maxwell, Nowak, the #worldwind groupies and the wonderful users from the NSIS forums.

If this installer has any problems, please by all means email me.

License
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World Wind is licensed under the NASA Open Source Agreement. You may use, reproduce, 
distribute, modify, and redistribute World Wind subject to the terms of the Agreement. 
For details, see the "license.txt" file that came with your copy of the software or 
visit http://opensource.arc.nasa.gov/license.jsp

Copyright
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Copyright © 2004-2005 United States Government as represented by the Administrator of 
the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. All Rights Reserved.

Copyright © 2004-2005 Contributors. All Rights Reserved.


Minimum Configuration
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Some compatibility may be lost with the minimal configuration.
Windows 95/98/ME Compatibility was provided by The New Guy.  See here:
http://learn.arc.nasa.gov/worldwind/forums/index.php?showtopic=54&st=20

 - Windows 95, 98, 98SE, ME, 2000, or XP
 - 700 MHz or higher CPU
 - 128 MB RAM
 - 1 GB disk space (adjust cache for under 2 GB)
 - 3D Graphics Card
 - Internet connection
 - DirectX 9.0c
 - .NET 1.1 runtime libraries

Recommended Configuration
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 - Windows 2000, XP Home, or XP Professional
 - Intel Pentium 3 1 GHz or AMD Athlon or higher
 - 256 MB of RAM
 - 3D Graphics Card
       o nVidia GeForce 2 Ultra
       o ATI Radeon 7500
       o Intel Extreme Graphics 2
 - DSL / Cable connection or faster
 - 3 GB of disk space
 - DirectX 9.0c
 - .NET 1.1 runtime libraries

Improvements in 1.3
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- Improved User interface
- Reworked Landsat data
- Reworked SRTM and elevation data
- Improved Placefinder: fast search with index generator, columns, favorites, history, GPX coordinate import/export
- Improved and optimized installer.  Now correctly checks for .NET 1.1, doesn't run multiple instances, and has several translations.
- Added planet gravity, camera banking and axis lock options
- SVS made compatible with new server data format

Known Issues
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- "Extract: error writing to file _______" while running installer.  If you get this please contact Llynix immediately.  The new installer has error code to detect these problems and your assistance catching this bug is greatly appreciated.

Version History
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Improvements in 1.2e (date of release)
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- Fixed "Copy coordinates to clipboard" giving an error
- Fixed GLOBE "Connection Error"
- Fixed parsing error in MODIS
- Added automagical TerrainTile files relocator
- Fixed number conversion problems in Rapid Fire Modis for certain locales
- Fixed display of terrain elevation for certain locales
- Fixed Pearl River display in Animated Earth
- Added "Useful Sites" Menu
- Changed 'Animated Earth' to 'NASA SVS'
- Added "Add-ons" button to toolbar
- Added Psuedo full-screen mode (Alt+Enter)
- Added smooth zooming with mouse wheel
- Added Pasting of coordinates from clipboard
- Added Edit menu

Extras: Add-ons
---------------

Some add-ons are included with this patch of World Wind.  There are other great
add-ons available.  If your add-on isn't included, just contact me and we'll see 
about getting it in a future version.  Thanks to all the developers who made these.


Norway's Prehistoric Hillforts
Created by Thomas Risan
More information: http://worldwind.arc.nasa.gov/forums/index.php?showtopic=701

The Voyage of Ottar
Created by Thomas Risan
More information: http://worldwind.arc.nasa.gov/forums/index.php?showtopic=757

Appalachian Trail
Created by Engmike
More information: http://worldwind.arc.nasa.gov/forums/index.php?showtopic=983

Landmark Catalog
Created by ShockFire, Camille Boykins, Ratna Rao, Fred Liao and David Goldfarb.
More information: http://worldwind.arc.nasa.gov/forums/index.php?showtopic=942

Tsunami Marker
This marker shows the location of the recent Tsunami and links to the related Wikipedia page.
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