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AcarsDeco2: Can't get aircraft pictures to display

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I have successfully set up AcarsDeco2, and it works fine, except on the web page display, I can't get any aircraft thumbnail pictures to display on the right side of the display. I believe you need to put a link to the pictures in the .bat file that runs the program, but which link, and how should it be formatted?
 
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Something like:
--pictures l:\avia\acarsdeco2\pictures

ie. the path to the directory that holds the images you want displayed instead of the default
 
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No idea, I fired it up to try out images and the above worked perfectly (though it seems a bit pointless to me). I know that people use Virtual Radio Server to display that kind of stuff for ACARS and ADS-B websites
 
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The help file suggests there is a pictures-url command which can be used. It takes the url of a remote image directory
 

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I tried the pictures-url command; it didn't work for me. I must have it formatted wrong.
Also, I use Virtual Radar Server as well, but the pictures won't display there either.
 
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Where do all the other sites get their images from? If an online database perhaps there's an API call/key required to access their data?
 
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