Starting parameters

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  • The starting parameters to influence the behaviour of LOTUS.

    1 LOTUS-Simulator

    Parameter Function
    -fullscreen LOTUS starts in the fullscreen mode.
    The only usage of this parameter is, when you have a windowed mode version of LOTUS (may be when beta testing) as default. Unless this point LOTUS is always in fullscreen mode even without this parameter.
    -windowed LOTUS starts in the windowed mode.
    -windowedfullscreen LOTUS starts in the windowed-fullscreen mode - a useful parameter for capturing LOTUS with a capture card or a broadcaster software.
    -VRon
    LOTUS starts with the detection for VR devices. This parameter is set on default when starting the VR version of LOTUS
    -logdirect Please note: The performance will decrease slightly!
    The logfile won't be chached anymore. Instead every logfile entry will be written at the logfile immediately. This function is useful, when a crash can't be logged because the crash happens before LOTUS can write from the cache into the logfile.
    -debuglog Please note: The performance will decrease slightly!
    LOTUS will create another encrypted logfile, which will be useful for the support team to find an error more easily.
    -noloadingscreens The loading screen will be deactivated.

    2 Content-Tool

    Parameter Function
    -logdirect Please note: The performance will decrease slightly!
    The logfile won't be chached anymore. Instead every logfile entry will be written at the logfile immediately. This function is useful, when a crash can't be logged because the crash happens before LOTUS can write from the cache into the logfile.
    -debuglog Please note: The performance will decrease slightly!
    LOTUS will create another encrypted logfile, which will be useful for the support team to find an error more easily.
    -offline The tool will start without a connection to the internet. Now you can only open and edit your own content.
    -aa Antialiasing will be activated.

    3 Map-Editor

    Parameter Function
    -logdirect Please note: The performance will decrease slightly!
    The logfile won't be chached anymore. Instead every logfile entry will be written at the logfile immediately. This function is useful, when a crash can't be logged because the crash happens before LOTUS can write from the cache into the logfile.
    -debuglog Please note: The performance will decrease slightly!
    LOTUS will create another encrypted logfile, which will be useful for the support team to find an error more easily.
    -offline The tool will start without a connection to the internet. Now you can only open and edit your own content.
    -aa Antialiasing will be activated.