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bravoairspace asked FlyingRaccoon commented

Reg: A320NEO_AIRFRAME_RIBBONS_ALBD.PNG

Hello,


I don't think this is a technical question for a problem yet I wonder if someone has the time to answer this question.

I placed rivets on the A320NEO_AIRFRAME_RIBBONS_ALBD.PNG but do not appear in the sim. Even after trying to change the values in the .JSON file for the A320NEO_AIRFRAME_RIBBONS_ALBD.PNG I haven't been able to view it in MSFS.

As you can see it's paintable in the software of your choice, on my screenshot it's Blender.asobo-direct-a320-ribbons.png

So I wonder, which file in MSFS handles the visibility of this file?

Anyways, Thank you for your time. Have a good day.

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FlyingRaccoon answered FlyingRaccoon commented

Hello @bravoairspace

As explained here: Surface Detail (flightsimulator.com)

The texture is not the only component having an influence on the end result.
In this particular case, the material used for these rivets has its color blend factor set to 0 so that rivets are taking the color of decals/paint on top of it.
You will need to change the material properties as well to achieve what you're trying to do.

Look for the "RIBBONS" material in the GLTF file and set the color blend factor to 1.
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Regards,
Sylvain


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Hi @FlyingRaccoon ,

From where is this image exactly you've attached from?

The ribbons color blend setting to 1, this is saved on my GLTF model file, correct?


Thank you.

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FlyingRaccoon avatar image FlyingRaccoon ♦♦ bravoairspace commented ·
The image comes from the 320 LOD 0 external GLTF. The color blend factor is set to 0 in the original aircraft and I've changed it to 1 for test purposes.
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bravoairspace avatar image bravoairspace FlyingRaccoon ♦♦ commented ·

Can you please tell me which software did you use to view and edit the LOD 0 GLTF file? I'm assuming, Notepad++

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bravoairspace answered bravoairspace edited

screenshot-21.pngThanks @FlyingRaccoon it worked. I have to utilize my own gltf model but its all good now. Thank you. I can see the rivets.


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