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One-Eye

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Flattens
« on: February 02, 2011, 12:38:47 PM »
I am currently "working" on a small sceneryette up on Through Glacier.

I can place objects with Flight 1 Instant Scenery and I can use Flight 1 AFX to create an airport with ICAO code. I have one problem (probably something to do with RTFM) and that isgetting the flatten polys to actually flatten the landscape.

Is this an FTX PacFjords thing?
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Chris "One-Eye" Brisland aka EagleSkinner aka "Dances with paintbrushes"

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Re: Flattens
« Reply #1 on: February 02, 2011, 01:55:09 PM »
Fixed. It was fat fingers
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Re: Flattens
« Reply #2 on: February 02, 2011, 03:03:50 PM »
This is sooo frustrating!

I get the flattens to work. Then I go away for tea and when I come back I rebuild scenery and the flattens disappeared. I restarted PC and flattens show again.

I do some more editing and restart FS - no flattened areas. Scream? I really could!
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Re: Flattens
« Reply #3 on: February 02, 2011, 03:20:21 PM »
What are you using to flatten the landscape? What are you flattening it for? (I guess an airstrip, but I could be wrong!)

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Re: Flattens
« Reply #4 on: February 02, 2011, 04:50:40 PM »
Not for the strips - they are slopy or helipads...

It's worked now anyway. Whatever else the handbooks for AFX and Instant Scenery say, you have to do a full FSX shutdown and restart to get everything looking good.
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Re: Flattens
« Reply #5 on: February 07, 2011, 02:47:06 PM »
Don't drink so much tea...... better for your health and for your scenery building ....  ;D ;D ;D ;D
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Re: Flattens
« Reply #6 on: February 07, 2011, 03:34:40 PM »
Don't drink so much tea...... better for your health and for your scenery building ....  ;D ;D ;D ;D

Don't know about less tea but a good cold beer will aide with the frustration factor a lot of time!
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Re: Flattens
« Reply #7 on: February 07, 2011, 03:37:30 PM »
As you will understand, it's a seemingly steep learning curve and some things just aren't obvious or clear in the manual.

Amongst them I discovered "layering" of polygons.

It's all very intteresting and fun to learn.
All the best,
Chris "One-Eye" Brisland aka EagleSkinner aka "Dances with paintbrushes"