Welcome screen Edit
When clicking the shortcut TCE MK.II, you will see the launcher window for this extension.
The launcher displays all settings for Elite: Dangerous® and TCE. The LAUNCH button will highlight, if all required settings are properly set. Click it to launch TCE.
At the top you will find an overview about your commander.
Elite Dangerous settings Edit
GAME VERSION: Here you have to select your game version, you are playing. Click the button at the end of the row to select a drive to search for your Elite: Dangerous® installation. When TCE finds it, you see a list of all installed versions. Select the version, you are using and TCE will monitor this installation.
GAME LANGUAGE: Select the language of Elite: Dangerous®, you are using. The setting is required to setup EliteOCR properly, if installed and used. If it is not installed, you don’t need to adjust the setting.
GAME PATH: The path is automatically set, if you have selected a game version, but you can point TCE to the installation path of Elite: Dangerous®. Click the button at the end of the row.
GAME LOG/JOURNAL: The game log/journal is automatically detected, if you have selected a game version, but you can point TCE to the logs path of Elite: Dangerous®. Click the button at the end of the row.
VERBOSELOGGING: This setting is required to let Elite: Dangerous® export necessary position data of your commander in space. This setting must be active to launch TCE. Click the button at the end of the row.
TCE settings Edit
TCE FONT: Select a different font type as the default one from the list.
TCE LANGUAGE: Select the language of TCE. This includes only the interface, not the launcher.
TCE USAGE: Displays the time, you are using TCE.
EDMC EXTENSION: Displays, if TCE has found the EDMC installation. If not, you can select the path to it with the button at the end of the row.
EliteOCR EXTENSION: Displays, if TCE has found the EliteOCR installation. If not, you can select the path to it with the button at the end of the row.
TCE-RELAY EXTENSION: Displays, if TCE has found the RELAY installation. If not, you can select the path to it with the button at the end of the row.
REPORT AN ERROR: This button is used, if you experience an error or issue to report it directly to the developer. When pressed, your registered email app will appear with instructions, how to report an error. There is a ErrorReportFiles.7z file created at the TCE installation folder. Please attach it to your error report.
The KEYBINDS window allows you to select a key for an action.
TCE FOCUS: If Elite: Dangerous® has the focus, there is no mouse pointer shown to operate TCE, so with pressing the selected key, the mouse pointer is shown again.
TCE HIDE/SHOW: If you are in a combat situation or other trouble, you can hide the complete interface of TCE. Press the key to hide or show the interface.
OPTIONS: By selecting a key, you can open and close the Options panel with the key.
EDMC CONNECT: If EDMC is installed, you can here select a key to let EDMC connect to the official Companion API. This is only available at registered trade markets.
OTHER KEYBINDS: These keys are used to quickly open or close the appropriate panel or window. They are global hotkeys, so a selected key can be locked, when typing.
This window allows you to take actions at your local database.
TRANSFER: You can transfer a database from an outdated TCE Mk.II version. Select the installation folder of the outdated TCE Mk.II and will show you the contents of the remote database. By default, all databases are selected for the transfer, but you are free to select the database, you want to transfer instead of all.
VERIFY/REPAIR: A check is performed on the selected databases and shows, if a data error resides in it. If so, TCE can try to repair it afterwards. If TCE can’t repair it, it will offer you to replace it with a clean database.
RESET: You can reset the selected database with the default, clean database.
CREATE: Creates a backup of the complete database. Select a name and store it.
RESTORE: Restores a created backup and overwrites your current database. Select the backup, you wish to restore.
DELETE: Deletes a created backup from the stored location. Select the backup, you wish to delete.
With a click on the button the TCE-Relay window opens. Here you all can update the prices of your registered markets at your database or create a starter database, if your database is empty. In addition you have some parameter to adjust for the starter database and update prices operation. Range of markets, distance to main star and include planetary markets or not and maximum of price age on price updates.
TCE-RELAY is hosted by supporter ‘flat’. If you have problems when using TCE-Relay, please contact him through the TCE-RELAY thread at: