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Hi, I see in many video's moving sunlight in the cockpit...as the acft turns, descends etc.  I do not have this

in my cockpits, how to I enable this feature?  Or do I need an add-on program?  Please advise thank you.

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9 minutes ago, seehunt said:

Hi, I see in many video's moving sunlight in the cockpit...as the acft turns, descends etc.  I do not have this

in my cockpits, how to I enable this feature?  Or do I need an add-on program?  Please advise thank you.

Hi,

In FSX it is not standard. You need steve's DX10 fixer to get this. Plus the addon airplane has to support this.

Look for Steve's DX10 Fixer. It is payware. But it has many tweaking options to make your sim more accurate.

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40 minutes ago, Piotr007 said:

You need steve's DX10 fixer to get this.

You do not need Steve's DX 10 Fixer.  Just enable DX10 Preview in the FSX Settings.  You will need to have FSX SP2 or FSX Acceleration or FSX-SE in order to enable DX10 Preview.

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3 hours ago, Jim Young said:

You do not need Steve's DX 10 Fixer.  Just enable DX10 Preview in the FSX Settings.  You will need to have FSX SP2 or FSX Acceleration or FSX-SE in order to enable DX10 Preview.

Stock dx10 preview is trash. And no, I am not advertising anything.

There simply are some tools that can help the simulation experience.

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Technically Jim's right, but DX10 Preview is a little broken and you may have other issues depending upon what aircraft and scenery you're using.

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Thanks for the replies...but I'd still like to have this feature.  I see a fair amount of  Utube video's with this feature and it seems to work well....at least in those video's. So, if others are able to run it what did they do to enable / run it?

Thanks,

Seehunt

 

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if you want to get accurate and good quality shadows (in vc or cloud shadows), need steve's fixer addon.  

fsx dx10 preview default vc shadows are absolute rubbish.

 

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If you want cockpit shadows then, as already stated, you need to run in DX10 mode. Doing this alone will probably work but is likely to produce many DX10-related scenery and texture problems which Microsoft did not get around to fixing (flashing scenery, missing textures, missing bridges at night etc) - see https://stevesfsxanalysis.wordpress.com/features/. Steve's DX10 Scenery Fixer fixes these problems and adds a lot of options to DX10 mode. Additionally, you can add cloud shadows on the ground with an extra add-on which works in conjunction with the Fixer. Well worth the money for both.

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Actually adding the line "ForceVCShadowMap=1" under [Display] in the FsX.cfg will enable virtually any FsX native aircraft to show vc shadows in Dx10. Oh and Dx10 without Steve's fixer is a waste of time, with it, it is superb.

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