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Deteriorated aircraft views

Postby phineaspgage » Fri Aug 09, 2019 7:30 pm

Apparently with a recent update, my aircraft views have collapsed onto the aircraft. This feature had been functioning beautifully, allowing me to look around freely. Now it is as if my point of view is stapled to the aircraft skin.

I typically fly the Diamond Twin Star DA-42, but similar behavior occurs with other models.

Is there something I can do to correct it?

My OS is Ubuntu 18.04, with Flightgear 2019.2.0.

Unrelated, I have downloaded models of scenery from http://ns334561.ip-5-196-65.eu/~fgscene ... 2.0.1.html but I cannot get the "add-on" feature to recognize any of the files. IAny direction is welcome (I'll post as a separate thread if people can't find this buried under an unrelated subject line).

Thank you!
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Re: Deteriorated aircraft views

Postby legoboyvdlp » Fri Aug 09, 2019 8:18 pm

Could you show a screenshot about the views?

Also you probably should use TerraMaster (a java program that pre-downloads terrasync scenery) or TerraSync (in-sim) as otherwise you have to redownload the entire 10x10 tile which is very inefficient ;)

Also, please update your nightly / build again as there were some bugfixes this past weekend. Depends how recent your fix was.
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Re: Deteriorated aircraft views

Postby phineaspgage » Fri Aug 09, 2019 9:46 pm

Regrettably, I cannot post screenshots. I can take them, but I cannot get them onto the board.

I update my software prior to each session via sudo apt-get update && upgrade. My software should be as current as the repositories provide in real time.
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Re: Deteriorated aircraft views

Postby Ovazor » Sat Aug 10, 2019 6:02 pm

I had a problem with the views which was perhaps similar. It went away when I removed the old autosave file.
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Re: Deteriorated aircraft views

Postby Thorsten » Sun Aug 11, 2019 7:19 am

A recent development of the view manager has unintentionally broken all aircraft-side implementations of dynamical views - I've brought that problem to the attention of the responsible person on the mailing list and we'll discuss what to do.
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Re: Deteriorated aircraft views

Postby Johan G » Mon Aug 12, 2019 3:25 pm

phineaspgage wrote in Fri Aug 09, 2019 9:46 pm:Regrettably, I cannot post screenshots. I can take them, but I cannot get them onto the board.

This topic should give some useful tips and pointers: FAQ: Screenshots.
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Re: Deteriorated aircraft views

Postby mifi » Sat Aug 31, 2019 12:10 pm

Ovazor wrote in Sat Aug 10, 2019 6:02 pm:I had a problem with the views which was perhaps similar. It went away when I removed the old autosave file.


Yes, to my surprise, that worked!
Great!

Thank you, that was a very useful hint.
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