In 10.4, I am seeing a curved black line that nearly parallels the horizon during daylight.

Asked by Larry Koehn on 2010-03-24

In 10.4,there is a curved black line above the horizon at approximately 15 degrees. I am running windows 7 ultimate on a laptop. I could send a screen shot if necessary.

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Bogdan Marinov
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2010-03-25
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2010-03-25
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2010-03-25
Bogdan Marinov (daggerstab) said : #1

Yes, a screenshot would be nice, please. You can upload it to an image hosting site such as imageshack.us and post a link here.

Larry Koehn (larrykoehn) said : #2

I posted the image on my website at http://www.shadowandsubstance.com/unknown/unknown.html . I should have tried magnifying the image, unfortunately, I just thought of that now, and I at home away from my laptop.

Best Bogdan Marinov (daggerstab) said : #3

It looks like that this is the border of the textures that form the landscape. If it doesn't appear when you switch to a single-texture landscape, for example "Mars", then this most certainly is the case.

You can try updating your graphics card's driver to the latest version available - either on its manufacturer's website, or on your laptop's manufacturer's website.

What is your graphics card model?

Larry Koehn (larrykoehn) said : #4

Hi Bogdan,

I updated the drivers as you suggested thus; it works fine now. My laptop is using the Intel processor (sigh) to provide the graphics. But again, your suggestion did the trick -- thank you!

Larry