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Are the fingerprint smudges on the glass panels a new thing??

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    Are the fingerprint smudges on the glass panels a new thing??

    If so, can you pleeeease remove it or give an option in the settings to remove it? It's really unnecessary and makes the panels look worse when they are on.
    Peter Lucas

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    It’s been there from the beginning and if you haven’t noticed it until now it’s probably not an issue. You will only see it in certain lightning conditions just like in real life. I personally really love these types of details. Makes for a much more realistic look. Cockpits are not clean. Would hate to see it gone and I know many others would too.
    - John Svensson

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      #3
      Originally posted by Swezam View Post
      It’s been there from the beginning and if you haven’t noticed it until now it’s probably not an issue. You will only see it in certain lightning conditions just like in real life. I personally really love these types of details. Makes for a much more realistic look. Cockpits are not clean. Would hate to see it gone and I know many others would too.
      Yeah I think it was the specific lighting condition as it hasn't been anywhere near as noticeable since.
      Peter Lucas

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        #4
        I've seen them on rare occasions and think they are actually quite delightful. The first time I saw them I started looking around the cockpit for a container of Clorox wipes.
        Daniel Anziano

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          #5
          EVERY glass cockpit I have been in is finger smudged.
          Mark "Crabby" Crabtree AAL311 | PHL
          I7-9700KF | 2070 Super | Honeycomb Alpha/Bravo | MFG Crosswind

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            #6
            Originally posted by Crabby View Post
            EVERY glass cockpit I have been in is finger smudged.
            Problem is, in real life you can easily wipe it. Can't do that in a sim lol.

            I get it, but the first flight I did after SU10 it was so prominent that it made the displays look terrible. Again, it was the lighting situation. Haven't really noticed it since. Just that right lighting and angle and sheesh.
            Peter Lucas

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              #7
              Originally posted by Rev2010 View Post

              Problem is, in real life you can easily wipe it. Can't do that in a sim lol.

              I get it, but the first flight I did after SU10 it was so prominent that it made the displays look terrible. Again, it was the lighting situation. Haven't really noticed it since. Just that right lighting and angle and sheesh.
              I’ve been a SU10 beta tester since day one. I really don’t see the issue. I’m also allergic to people asking developers to remove features that don’t suit them while disregarding that there are many other users who might enjoy these features. If you really want it gone, edit the texture file yourself. It’s not that hard.
              - John Svensson

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                #8
                Yeah realism would give me a tissue.
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                Marc Eland
                GFO Beta

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                  #9
                  Pretty sure real planes don't have time compression either, and if it didn't work with the PMDG I'd never have bought it. It is the number one reason I never fly online, despite being more realistic. Seems like imperfections that interfere with visibility/etc should be something users can toggle as they please. I really don't care what the default is, but I certainly would prefer being able to get rid of them.

                  Now, if smudged screens and cracked visors were a service-based failure and you could fix them, that would be more reasonable.

                  I haven't really noticed them much so obviously it isn't a high-priority issue.
                  Richard Freeman

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                    #10
                    The thing that bothers me is the fake reflection on the HGS, it is very noticeable in cloudy or at night.
                    Jeremy Jeffreys
                    10850K--RTX 3080--16GB Ram--Alpha Yoke--Bravo TC--CH Rudder--Logitech Radio--SmoothTrack

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                    • Crabby
                      Crabby commented
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                      The fake reflections on your fake 737 that you pretend to be a fake pilot while flying in a fake world? Yep, I can see where that is a bother.

                    #11
                    Originally posted by Swezam View Post

                    I’ve been a SU10 beta tester since day one. I really don’t see the issue. I’m also allergic to people asking developers to remove features that don’t suit them while disregarding that there are many other users who might enjoy these features. If you really want it gone, edit the texture file yourself. It’s not that hard.
                    And I'll never understand people that get bothered by someone having a different view. I personally would appreciate being able to switch it off if not wanted. Not even sure why people would be touching glass panels that don't have touchscreen capability.

                    But yes you're correct, I could edit the texture myself.
                    Peter Lucas

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                    • Crabby
                      Crabby commented
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                      "Not even sure why people would be touching glass panels that don't have touchscreen capability." This last week I did 6 flights in our owners Eclipse. The screens were dusty and smudged all the hell up. I made fun of the fact that they are not touch screen. He did not want to clean them because he seemed to remember a "procedure" for that being in the handbook. On a stop, when he went into the head at the FBO, I made my own procedure and sprayed them with Windex and used a microfiber to clean them off. He never even noticed until I pointed it out at FL310. He spent the next hour going over the handbook in a vane search for the procedure to clean the screens.
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