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Old 01-13-2020, 10:49 AM   #1
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Hello all!

Snap view zooms in a little too far on avionics panels, for my liking. For example when snapping to the CDU or MFCDs some of the relevant clickables are not visible.

Is there a way to adjust the zoom level in a config file or smth?

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Old 01-13-2020, 11:54 AM   #2
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Yes, but it requires a good text editor, a bit of understanding of how Lua structures its data, and some experimentation.

Fundamentally, it's just a matter of figuring out which parameter for which snap view it is (and for which aircraft) in your Saved Games\DCS\Config\View\SnapViews.lua file, and while most of it is pretty self-explanatory, the actual values are not — how much of a difference a one-unit change will make on the screen is something you have to dial in over successive editing attempts, and in the end, it might simply be easier and faster to just manually re-do the snap view directly in the cockpit.
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Old 01-13-2020, 11:56 AM   #3
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I've been meaning to do a video on this....You can change and save all the different views. Just like setting a new default view from within the sim. No editing files etc.

Rudel_chw wrote a very good explanation on how to do this.

The video in this post does show an example of how to move yourself around at the 15 minute mark, then use Rudel_chw post below for more info

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Old 01-13-2020, 02:21 PM   #4
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Thanks David.

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