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mailman asked ranehwa answered

Scenery polygon and apron not showing any material and not excluding anything

Hello!

Yestrerday I continued to work on my Airport Scenery and noticed that neither of my polygons (scenery) nor apron objects showing any material (doesn't matter if custom materials or the standard Asobo materials). They also don't have any effct on vegetation. So for example grass is now going through the 3d objects. The only thing works is terraforming.

Does anybody know ANY information regarding this issue that could help me to solve the problem?

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mailman answered Boris_ commented

Finally I got it running. The solution for me was, deleting everything in

\Users\[USERNAME]\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft Flight Simulator\

and the whole "Microsoft.FlightSimulator_8wekyb3d8bbwe " folder in

C:\Users\YourUsername\AppData\Local\Packages\


Still no idea how and what went wrong there. But at least it looks like it is working now.

Thank you very much @Boris_ !

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Glad your devmode environment is working again ;)

Regards,

Boris

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Boris_ answered Boris_ edited

Hello @mailman ,
I'm not sure to understand your issues,


For your screenshot with the polygon , when you check 'Vegetation' the fact that the material is not showing is expected.
And for the second screenshot, the apron, you need to check 'Draw surface' and it should works as expected


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mailman answered mailman commented

Hello @Boris_ !

Thanks you very much for your answer. I checked your suggestion and and "draw surface" was on, I think I accidently uploaded a screenshot, where it was unchecked. But it actually doesn't even change anything when I switch on or off. It is a bit complex but I was able to reproduce the situation and I think the way to show it to you, is a video. So I recorded one. I very sorry, that it got a bit long but I tried to explain what's going on showed what exactly I was doing and how to reproduce this strange behaviour. I hope there is a solution for that, because it makes work within the Dev-Mode impossible.

Here is the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h5q0Ft-rdjk

Thank you again! I hope you can help.


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Hello @mailman ,

Thank you for this well edited video !
Indeed, something strange is happening..

Can you send us your project please ? (see the section about 'Provide private content' )


Regards,
Boris

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Hello again!

Indeed, it is quite strange. I also opened a new project for testing, to find out exactly that, but unfortunately it was still the same problem.

But I'll send it you anyways, maybe you will find anything I can't see.

Thnaks!

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GodzoneVF answered mailman commented

I wonder if this is the same issue shown here:

Vegetation slider doesn't work anymore - MSFS DevSupport (flightsimulator.com)

...as you stated that it worked properly with dev mode turned off. I've given the steps I took to fix it, and this worked for the OP as well, so might be worth giving it a go.

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Hi!

Thanks for your answer. But unfortunately it's something different. Devs try to figure it out, maybe they are more lucky.

Best regards!

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Boris_ answered

Hello @mailman ,

We haven't been able to reproduce your problem and, at this time, we are not sure what is causing it.
The next update (SU8) is coming next Monday. Can you please test again when you have it installed and tell us if you still have the problem ?

Thanks,

Regards,
Boris

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mailman answered Boris_ commented

Hello @Boris_ !

Unfortunately the Update 7 didn't change anything and I still have the error, that polygons don't function correctly after activating Dev-Mode. I also uninstalled MSFS and installed it again on a new drive. Unfortunately no change. I really need help urgent, because I can't work on any project!

Does this thread maybe has some parallels? https://www.fsdeveloper.com/forum/threads/polygons-are-no-longer-working-correctly-msfs-2020-sdk-0-7.450077/

I hope you can help me somehow.

Best regards,

mailman

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Hello @mailman ,


I think you are talking about SU8 ;)

- Is your community folder empty ? If not, delete all packages in the community folder

- Do you edit some xml file by hand ?


- Close Flight Simulator
In the folowing folder

C:\Users\YourUsername\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.FlightSimulator_8wekyb3d8bbwe\LocalState

There is a file named Devmode.xml
Rename it to Devmode.xml.old for example and start the game
Open the dev mode, your scenery, and tell me if you have the same issue or not

If you have no longer the issue, please send us you Devmode.xml.old file


Regards,
Boris

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Thank you very much for the quick respond @Boris_ ! Sorry, SURE I mean SU8, not 7!

1. Yes Community folder is empty.

2. No, just opened them to have a look at the structure and never saved them, alsways closed them without saving.

But an interesting thing is. I opened the folder you have described and could not see any "Devmode.xml" in there! But there is a "packages" folder with some user information files of a "justflight-aircraft-pa28-arrow-iii" which I bought once. BUT this one is NOT installed at the moment, because I did a fresh install of MSFS, as I already said.

Is this maybe the problem? What actually is in this Devmode.xml ? Or is it maybe located somewhere else for the Steam-Versions of the game?

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For the steam version, the file is located here:

\Users\[USERNAME]\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft Flight Simulator\DevMode.xml
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ranehwa answered

I had the same problem and found that it was caused by the settings. The effect also exists when leaving development mode.

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