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Download by clicking the blue underscore name of the file
Make sure you have the latest version of Model Builder: Version 1.6.11 works with the browsers better than earlier versions. If you do not have the latest version or you are not sure your vesion number, check here: "http://www.modeltrainsoftware.com/modelbuilder.html" Close Model Builder before you open any file.

Opening files varies depending on your browser.


Internet Explorer
Click the file name. You will see a window pop up that asks "do you want to open or save this file"
Choose "Open" the file will open in your copy of Model Builder automatically.
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Firefox
Click the file name you want to download. You will see a box that asks "what should Firefox do with this file"
Choose "Save File"
Firefox will give you the choice where to save the file. When the download completes, double click the file to open it with Model Builder
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Google Chrome
click the file name you want to download. You will briefly see a blue and white arrow on the left corner pointing downward. Then the file name will appear in your file toolbar. Click once on the filename to open the file in Model Builder.
    This can happen for several reasons
  • There might be imported images. You need to have version 1.6.11 for imported images to stay with a downloaded file. Also the user uploading a file for sharing needs to have version 1.6.11 for their imported images to stay with the file. Get your Model Builder update here: Update
    At this time imported .gif format files are not coming along with other formats, this will be fixed in the next release.
  • The uploaded file has the Brickyard plug-in. Brickyard offers 20 additional brick patterns that do not overlap with the brick and stone in Model Builder. If the uploaded file has Brickyard brick or stone and you do not have it, those sections will appear blank. Get the Brickyard plug-in here: Brickyard
  • The uploaded file has the Graffiti plug-in. Graffiti offers 60 unique Graffiti images that can be used with Model Builder. If the uploaded file has the Graffiti plug-in and you do not have it, those sections will appear blank. Get the Graffiti plug-in here: Graffiti
You can open any file found on these pages in your scale. Download the file and save it to your computer. Open Model Builder in your scale. Then select "File" > "Open" and browse to the file you saved. Click "Open" and Model Builder will ask if you want to open in the new selected scale. There is more detailed description of this under the "Tips" tab.
Read more about Model Builder here: Model Builder FAQs
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