Resolved How to launch dash.exe automatically?

Discussion in 'Community Support' started by MattStone, Apr 7, 2019.

  1. MattStone

    MattStone Well-Known Member

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    Is there are way to launch dash.exe automatically when you launch R3E via steam?

    Cheers
     
  2. PaladinUK

    PaladinUK New Member

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  3. dungbeetle

    dungbeetle Well-Known Member

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    This would be very handy.

    I believe that the launch parameters you set in Steam only affect to the steam game itself and can't be used to trigger any other 'external' programmes - I hope I'm wrong though!

    Maybe someone more familiar with these things can advise, or alternatively suggest a work around using a modified desktop shortcut somehow?
     
  4. dungbeetle

    dungbeetle Well-Known Member

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    I think this runs the overlay in R3E but doesn't actually trigger the dash.exe app first.
     
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  5. Georg Ortner

    Georg Ortner Sector3 Developer

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    dungbeetle Well-Known Member

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  7. mr_belowski

    mr_belowski Well-Known Member Beta tester

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    I've incorporated the stuff that dash.exe does into crew chief so when that's released, crew chief users won't need to launch a separate app to send data to webhud
     
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  8. FormelLMS

    FormelLMS Well-Known Member

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    But for users that don't want to start the WebHUD it's hopefully disabled as standard, Mr Belowski?
    Seeing some people complaining about performance.
    Me included...
     
  9. dungbeetle

    dungbeetle Well-Known Member

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    That's great. Thanks, Jim.
     
  10. mr_belowski

    mr_belowski Well-Known Member Beta tester

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    Yes, of course
     
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  11. MattStone

    MattStone Well-Known Member

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    Your are a legend mate :)

    Perhaps I should change the question to "is there a way to automatically open and start CrewChief when I start R3E :)
     
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  12. CheerfullyInsane

    CheerfullyInsane Well-Known Member

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    Pretty sure you can do the reverse, i.e. start R3E from CC.
    Haven't had need for it myself, but I could've sworn I saw the option in the settings.
     
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  13. PaladinUK

    PaladinUK New Member

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    Brilliant!

    Will we still need to add the webHud launch parameter in the start up?

    For example my current desktop shortcut target is:

    -vr -webHudUrl=https://sector3studios.github.io/webhud/dist/

    Will I be able to revert to -vr only and CC will take care of the rest?

    Thanks.
     
  14. [RWB] FxUK

    [RWB] FxUK Well-Known Member

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    For anybody looking to do this, here's an example I posted elsewhere, but this thread is more relevant.

    This is loading Crewchief, Simhub, Dash.exe and Raceroom (I don't use dash.exe myself) and more of an example than something to just copy/paste, will need to edit to to suite.
    Launch params are for my triple screen setup too, just as an example of how to pass them through.

    Raceroom.bat

    Code:
    @echo off
    Start "" "C:\PathToDashExeFile\Dash.Exe"
    Start "" "C:\Program Files (x86)\SimHub\SimHubWPF.exe"
    Start "" "C:\Program Files (x86)\Britton IT Ltd\CrewChiefV4\CrewChiefV4.exe"
    
    Start "" "C:\Steam\Steam.exe" -gameidlaunch 211500 -triScr 75 0 59.5 33.5 0.6 59.5 33.5 0.6 45 59.5 33.5 0.6 45 1 -webdev -webHudUrl=https://sector3studios.github.io/webhud/dist/
    
     
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  15. Mario R.

    Mario R. Member

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    @mr_belowski it is already implemented now in V4.9.7.3? i don't need the dash.exe anymore?

    Cheers Mario
     
  16. mr_belowski

    mr_belowski Well-Known Member Beta tester

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    No, I'm horribly late with release 4.9.7.4 due to iracing data issues but it looks like Morten and Paul finally cracked it so we're good to go this weekend with the release
     
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    HomieFFM Well-Known Member

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    This is how I start everything xD