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How do you turn on/off lights in the 172.  When I zoom to the lights, I can not get to the switches to click on or off.  I know it must be simple, just not to me.  Thanks

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19 minutes ago, mrcaveman said:

How do you turn on/off lights in the 172.  When I zoom to the lights, I can not get to the switches to click on or off.  I know it must be simple, just not to me.  Thanks

Could it be that you have not turned on HDR in the settings? Without it DIrect Lighting doesn't work

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17 hours ago, mrcaveman said:

How do you turn on/off lights in the 172.  When I zoom to the lights, I can not get to the switches to click on or off.  I know it must be simple, just not to me.  Thanks

it sounds like you mean the switches don't physically move. Is that your issue?  Did you remove the yoke so you can see the switches?

Problems must be clearly explained, otherwise it's difficult to help.

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If it's the default Cessna, it works like this:

Light switches on instrument panel: Hover mouse over switch until you see the tiny vertical arrow at the mouse pointer position, then rotate the mouse wheel up or down to toggle the switch.

Overhead cabin lights: Hover mouse over small black switches near lights until you see the two curved arrows, then hold down left mouse button and move mouse left/right or up/down to dim or brighten.

This may work differently on other plane models, depending on how the author has used mouse manipulators.

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21 hours ago, ErichB said:

it sounds like you mean the switches don't physically move. Is that your issue?  Did you remove the yoke so you can see the switches?

Problems must be clearly explained, otherwise it's difficult to help.

I didn't know you could remove the yoke.  How do I remove the yoke?

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Click with the mouse on the spot where the yoke shaft enters the instrument panel, and that will remove the yoke on most planes.

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