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I'm at the control room in Chapter 6, but I have no idea how to continue. My first guess is to get across here:

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So I made two portals: one high above me and one right below, so that I would get throw to the other side. But every try ends with a rather unpleasant encounter with the Aperture logo.

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Any suggestions as to how to continue?

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I thought that this was a duplicate of this question, they seemed so similar... xD –  Tom Wijsman Apr 21 '11 at 22:35
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First tip, you're not supposed to go to that exit yet. Take a look around and try something else. You'll know when you're supposed to go up there.

Another hint:

You should get to the top floor of the office building, you'll find something inside

Solution:

Portal up to the platform like you did, and then put a portal on the sloped surface at the left of your second screenshot. Jump down from the platform and open a portal on the ground below you. This will catapult you to the upper floor of the office building

The next step after that:

Now the bridge should be extended and you should be able to jump down from the platform and use that momentum to get to the exit.

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I actually tried catapulting myself onto the building, but it didn't work and I kept focusing on the wrong thing :( –  Ivo Flipse Apr 21 '11 at 21:08
    
@IVo At least I hope you did find something in the wrong thing that made it less wrong. –  badp Apr 21 '11 at 21:21
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You must activate the elevator in the control room first. No double flinging is required.

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Like so:

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There is little-to-no double flinging required in this game. They took out most of the twitch-reflex type stuff. –  Shinrai Apr 21 '11 at 21:23
    
@shinrai There's still some in the coop. –  badp Apr 22 '11 at 0:41
    
badp - Right, but generally it's your partner flinging you while you're in the air so it's not so bad. :) –  Shinrai Apr 22 '11 at 5:23
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