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How to enable realistic water

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How to enable realistic water

Postby ARJUN dash » Mon Nov 09, 2015 8:06 am

How to make water look real like in fg videos and pics
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Re: How to enable realistic water

Postby MIG29pilot » Mon Nov 09, 2015 2:21 pm

1. Make sure Rembrandt is off (FGWizard/Advanced/Rendering
2. Sim/Menu/View/rendering/ALS ON
3. Sim/Menu/View/rendering/Shaders (make sure it's on custom settings)/Water set to HIGH.
4. Sim/Menu/Environment/Weather/detailed weather ON.
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