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JoelM935

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Galaxies colour
« on: February 15, 2010, 07:13:15 AM »
Whenever I load or create a galaxy it appears plain white. I have seen videos and screen-shots of galaxies in a more realistic colour. Please help.

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Re: Galaxies colour
« Reply #1 on: February 15, 2010, 07:24:15 AM »
Try to use color modes.

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Re: Galaxies colour
« Reply #2 on: February 15, 2010, 09:13:50 AM »
Also, colors are disabled if you run it in safe mode.

JoelM935

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Re: Galaxies colour
« Reply #3 on: February 15, 2010, 10:25:19 AM »
Changing colour modes only affects the body in the centre of the galaxy

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Re: Galaxies colour
« Reply #4 on: February 15, 2010, 10:27:24 AM »
Are you running Safe Mode??

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Re: Galaxies colour
« Reply #5 on: February 15, 2010, 10:28:16 AM »
Don't think so, how can I check
« Last Edit: February 15, 2010, 10:39:04 AM by JoelM935 »

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Re: Galaxies colour
« Reply #6 on: February 15, 2010, 11:33:48 AM »
Don't think so, how can I check

Go to to the main menu, click Feedback, and put in the note that your galaxies are all white and that you are "JoelM935" from the forums. I should be able to figure out what's going on.

Also try:
In version 1 of Universe Sandbox, press C to change color modes.
« Last Edit: February 15, 2010, 11:55:28 AM by Dan Dixon »

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Re: Galaxies colour
« Reply #7 on: February 15, 2010, 11:51:16 AM »
Maybe textures of dust won,t work?

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Re: Galaxies colour
« Reply #8 on: February 15, 2010, 12:30:53 PM »
Also when I click glow the whole screen goes white

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Re: Galaxies colour
« Reply #9 on: February 15, 2010, 01:58:15 PM »
Also try:
In version 1 of Universe Sandbox, press C to change color modes.

Changing colour modes only affects the body in the centre of the galaxy. Colour modes don't work on grids either.

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Re: Galaxies colour
« Reply #10 on: February 15, 2010, 02:43:47 PM »
You probably are on Safe Mode. It makes dust turn white.

JoelM935

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Re: Galaxies colour
« Reply #11 on: February 15, 2010, 02:45:00 PM »
how can I get out of safe mode

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Re: Galaxies colour
« Reply #12 on: February 15, 2010, 03:00:15 PM »
I don't know. I only did it once in Beta. Then I got out somehow.

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Re: Galaxies colour
« Reply #13 on: February 17, 2010, 12:19:47 PM »
I copied my US folder to another PC and galaxy colour was normal on the one hour trial.

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Re: Galaxies colour
« Reply #14 on: February 17, 2010, 12:27:16 PM »
I think it might be a limitation of your video card (and the way it's been implemented).

Which is why it worked on another computer.

The problem is on a laptop right?

One thing to try, but unlikely to fix it, would be to update your video drivers.

From the log files: You're not running in safe mode.

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Re: Galaxies colour
« Reply #15 on: February 17, 2010, 12:33:35 PM »
But I remember my galaxies being the right colour once on my laptop.

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Re: Galaxies colour
« Reply #16 on: February 17, 2010, 01:09:04 PM »
If I can't get it to work on my laptop how can I transfer my license onto my desktop.

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Re: Galaxies colour
« Reply #17 on: February 17, 2010, 02:04:02 PM »
You're welcome to use the same license on a 2nd computer that you own.