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== Downloading ==
 
== Downloading ==
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Once you have the editor installed, the LFS Editor can be started by clicking the LFS_EDITOR icon in the editor installation folder.
 
Once you have the editor installed, the LFS Editor can be started by clicking the LFS_EDITOR icon in the editor installation folder.
  
The LFS editor consists of two distinct modes - [[Vehicle Editor|Vehicle editor]] and [[Modeller]], which can be switched between seamlessly in the editor itself. Additionally, in [[LFS Editor Options|Options]] you can set screen settings, modify the driver options or adjust the interface.
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The LFS editor consists of two distinct modes - a [[Vehicle Editor]] and a [[Modeller]], which can be switched between seamlessly in the editor itself. Additionally, in [[LFS Editor Options|Options]] you can set screen settings, modify the driver options or adjust the interface.
  
 
== Unlocking ==
 
== Unlocking ==
  
 
To unlock the editor, you need to be registered on the [https://www.lfs.net official website] and you must own an S3 license. If you do not have an S3 license yet, you can buy it on the [https://www.lfs.net/licenseselect official shop page].
 
To unlock the editor, you need to be registered on the [https://www.lfs.net official website] and you must own an S3 license. If you do not have an S3 license yet, you can buy it on the [https://www.lfs.net/licenseselect official shop page].
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== Where to go next? ==
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=== Reference manuals ===
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To get familiar with the LFS Editor features, you can check the following reference manual pages:
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* [[LFS Editor User Interface|User Interface]]
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* [[Vehicle Editor]]
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* [[Modeller]]
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* [[LFS Editor Keys|Keyboard shortcuts]]
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* [[LFS Editor FAQ|Troubleshooting & FAQ]]
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=== Guides ===
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There are also guides for various features in the editor:
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* [[LFS Editor Guides]]
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{{Vehicle mods video tutorials}}
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{{Vehicle mods}}

Latest revision as of 11:44, 7 January 2022

Entry screen

Downloading

The LFS Editor can be downloaded from the official Downloads page - in the "Additional Downloads - Vehicle editor" section.

First start

Once you have the editor installed, the LFS Editor can be started by clicking the LFS_EDITOR icon in the editor installation folder.

The LFS editor consists of two distinct modes - a Vehicle Editor and a Modeller, which can be switched between seamlessly in the editor itself. Additionally, in Options you can set screen settings, modify the driver options or adjust the interface.

Unlocking

To unlock the editor, you need to be registered on the official website and you must own an S3 license. If you do not have an S3 license yet, you can buy it on the official shop page.

Where to go next?

Reference manuals

To get familiar with the LFS Editor features, you can check the following reference manual pages:

Guides

There are also guides for various features in the editor:

Official tutorials

by Scawen

  1. LFS Mods Introduction (11:49)
  2. LFS Modeller Overview (3:30)
  3. View Controls Overview (3:40)
  4. Updating a mod with a new version (4:06)
  5. Building the Brickmobile: Part 1 - Model (11:58)
  6. Exporting from Blender to LFS Editor (3:01)
  7. Building the Brickmobile: Part 2 - Texturing (9:24)
  8. Building the Brickmobile: Part 3 - First Drive (5:07)
  9. LFS Steering Animation Editor (12:09)
  10. Building the Brickmobile: Part 4 - Level of detail (LOD) meshes (5:43)
  11. Building the Brickmobile: Part 5 - Masses and object positions (5:22)
  12. Bike Steering & Suspension (13:19)

Community-made tutorials

by Jake_Blasted

LFS Tutorial Playlist

  1. LFS Editor HOW-TO guide 1 (47:26)
    • 0:00 - Editor basics
    • 0:21 - Editor controls
    • 1:07 - Screen options
    • 6:11 - Sub-objects
    • 15:02 - Triangles
    • 28:21 - Triangle groups
    • 31:06 - Texturing groups and alphas
    • 36:00 - Points
    • 43:29 - Build
    • 44:55 - Auto-mirroring and deleting points
  2. Texturing & Clock Mapping (6:19)
  3. Custom Configurations (3:27)
  4. Suspension Types & Suspension Tuning (19:41)
  5. Aerodynamics (12:47)
  6. Driver & Dash Adjustment (3:55)


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