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Salie Davis
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I have had several objects disappear while editing. One I was able to find at the far far outskirts of the world due to being listed when backing up the world. However the others, I have looked at all 4 corners and scanned down, I can not find. I assume they got "thrown" somewhere. Does any one have any tips?
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Hi dere. I've had this happen several times, as have probably most builders, on all worlds.

Sometimes the item is close by. Sometimes it's nowhere to be found. You can use the WORLD/AREA SEARCH function if you know the name of the item, but if the item's name was OBJECT, that won't do much good. Pretty often you'll eventually just come across it during random travels, or someone will find it and notify you (I've had that happen several times, and try to do that for others as well). In some cases though the item has gone off the edge of the world and either been returned to your Lost & Found without notifying you, or simply self-destructed.

You might try vanishing the water and ground to see if the item is hiding... although I can't seem to get ground to disappear in the latest Firestorm release, So I usually just remove camera constraints and camera underneath it. (Vanish water: Advanced / Render Types).

Maybe Ilan or someone knows of other tricks. But in truth, I'm a Dwagon. Stuff blowing up is a feature. :mrgreen:
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Sft-Ctrl-Alt-5 toggles the terra for me..
Oh wait.. I'm not on latest FSV yet...
Stay here.. I'll brb..
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I am on the latest FSV, and Shift-Control-Alt (Option on MacOS)-5 works for me. As does, Shift-Control-Alt-7 to make the water disappear. I often find things have gone to location 0,0,0 under the water.
Shandon Loring wrote:
Sat Apr 03, 2021 2:27 am
Sft-Ctrl-Alt-5 toggles the terra for me..
Oh wait.. I'm not on latest FSV yet...
Stay here.. I'll brb..
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