Question how to display trajectory of vehicle in the 3D view

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I wanted to use Orbiter for data playback and also to show the flight path directly in real time in the external view, as if there was a track line that followed directly behind the orbiter. I don't know if Orbiter has that capability
 

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jarmonik wrote something like that for the D3D9 client on 2016. Thread here.
 

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Visualizing orbits in 3D view requires the mod called Videnie Orbit Drawing 1.0 by artlav. It was made for 2006/2010 versions of Orbiter, but it works well also in O2016
Thank you very much for your reply, I used this plugin, but I found this plugin is used to display the spacecraft orbit, but I want to show the flight trajectory, for example, the aircraft took off from the ground , and can directly draw it previous flight trajectory behind the vehicle, such as a straight line or a parabola
 

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jarmonik wrote something like that for the D3D9 client on 2016. Thread here.
I'm sorry, I don't think that's what I want to do, I want to draw the exact trajectory of the previous flight directly on the back of the vehicle.
 

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You mean similar to Homeworld?
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It might be a bit of a novelty, but I'm not sure I'd use it.
You could maybe mess around with the exhaust textures and change the time it takes for them to disperse.
 

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Yep! I tested it myself while flying Voyager missions
Hi Gargantuna2024, what are the controls to enable it?
Following to the txt file, I pressed Alt-I and pressed 0/1, but I didn't see visual changes in the screen.
 

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Hi Gargantuna2024, what are the controls to enable it?
Following to the txt file, I pressed Alt-I and pressed 0/1, but I didn't see visual changes in the screen.
It only works in D3D7, maybe you are using D3D9?
 
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