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FS Global - is it normal to see chasms?

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I bought FS Global a couple of months ago as I thought it would add to the realism of the default FS scenery. Whilst it definitely increases the detail in the terrain the whole effect is spoilt by the many 'chasms' which have appeared.Take a look at the attached shot. Is this what others see? For the record this part of the world is NW of Manchester Airport (EGCC), England and the last time I checked there weren't any chasms close to the M60 motorway. I have no other terrain mesh for this area.http://forums.avsim.net/user_files/139103.jpgI have placed the six FS Global scenery layers right at the bottom of the scenery library - right above the Default Terrain layer. I'm pretty sure this is correct but would appreciate any comments.Cheers,


Ray (Cheshire, England).
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Hi Ray,I believe you can improve things by modifying the terrain.cfg file://Stream Lines(Texture.1024) // stream lines / unknown / perennialType=1Size=4ExcludeAutogen=1MaskClassMap=3Textures=RiverWi.bmp,RiverHw.bmp,RiverSp.bmp,RiverSm.bmp,RiverFa.bmp,RiverNt.bmpoffset=flat //-10 <------ (-10 is the default value)(Texture.1025) // stream lines / unknown / non-perennialType=1Size=4ExcludeAutogen=1MaskClassMap=3Textures=RiverWi.bmp,RiverHw.bmp,RiverSp.bmp,RiverSm.bmp,RiverFa.bmp,RiverNt.bmpoffset=flat //-10 <------You could customize the terrain.cfg file as above and save it under another name for use as and when you feel it is appropriate.Mike


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Yea, what Mike says. Try a -3 or -4 instead. That works pretty good for me.


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Ray,Cruachan is right on. Or "spot on" as I think you say over there. (?)I use an offset value of -3 in the Terrain.cfg file for the Texture.1024 and Texture.1025 sections (streams) as per Cruachan's post. It will make the riverine chasms not so deep.


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Excellent tip Mike!!!

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Hi Mike,Thanks very much for your help. I changed the values to -3 and then to flat. I think the flat value suits me best. I'm attaching some screen shots so others can see the effect.Firstly, the parameter is set to -3...http://forums.avsim.net/user_files/139154.jpgAnd next it's set to 'flat'...http://forums.avsim.net/user_files/139155.jpgI never fail to be amazed at the level of knowledge on AvSim.Thanks! :-beerchug


Ray (Cheshire, England).
System: P3D v4.5, Intel i7-8086K o/c to 4.6Ghz, Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti 11Gb, Samsung 970 EVO M.2 SSD, 1Tb Samsung 860 EVO SSD, Asus Prime Z370-A mobo, 32Gb G.Skill DDR4 3000Mhz RAM, Win 10 Pro 64-bit, BenQ PD3200U 32” UHD monitor.
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Thanks Clutch, appreciate the confirmation. I eventually settled for 'flat'.Cheers,


Ray (Cheshire, England).
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Hi Mace,"Spot on old chap" :-hah I eventually settled for the flat value.Cheers,


Ray (Cheshire, England).
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Hi Jim,No, I hadn't changed any parameters in terrain.cfg. The answer as you will have seen by now was to edit that file and change the parameter suggested by Mike.Cheers,


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Thanks for this. I had no idea why I had these depressions in the landscape. I learn something new every day. Cool.MarkMark "Dark Moment" BeaumontVP Fleet, DC-3 AirwaysTeam Member, MAAM-SIM[a href=http://www.swiremariners.com/cathayhk.html" target="_blank]http://www.paxship.com/maamlogo2.jpg[/a]


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