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rotornut44 asked SonantAlpaca answered

[False Alert] Windsocks no longer excludable?

After the last sim update, I have noticed that I am no longer able to exclude default windsocks. I have checked all my projects compiled with older versions of the SDK, and the windsocks I had excluded are back as well.

Both the sim and SDK are up-to-date.

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@Darwikey an idea on this?
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I asked a dev and it doesn't seem normal. Can you please tell us which ICAO you're working on?
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FA08 is where I have currently been trying to place the exclude. A previously released scenery, PATK, also shows the old windsock now. It was compiled with the previous SDK. I do not remember the old windsock showing up prior to the new sim/SDK version. FA08 has been compiled with the latest SDK.
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rotornut44 answered rotornut44 edited

Ok. I figured out why I still had windsocks at both locations.

It's not an issue with the sim or SDK. At FA08 I somehow managed to place two windsocks. One was the SimObject Windsock and the other was just the normal "Windsock" in the drop-down menu. The "Windsock" does not show up while in dev mode, so that explains why I only saw it while testing. Both were placed in the exact same spot, so I didn't realize it was there until I decided to just delete the windsock temporarily. I was scrolling down my placed objects list and found both (I normally keep the categories collapsed).

Now, how I ended up placing two, especially when I would need to go into different categories for each, I have absolutely no clue. I only remember placing the SimObject variant..

The issue at PATK ended up being a scenery conflict.

So.. diminishing pride in troubleshooting aside, we're all good now!


Seeing as this topic is pretty much useless. Feel free to delete it if you wish.

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Alessandro_Simultech answered rotornut44 commented

Have you tried with an exclude dedicated only to exclude the windsock category?

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Yes. I have tried excluding all, excluding only the windsock option (What I've used on all previous projects), as well as excluding simobjects & windsocks at the same time. The windsock still shows up no matter what.
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SonantAlpaca answered

Hi @rotornut44, we're not gonna delete your question in case someone has the same problem someday.

But thanks a lot for taking a moment to give us the explanation of what happened!

Have a good day.

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