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Re: Map turns upside down, when placing a lot in world view.

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Screenshots upside down and back to front since August patch

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Since the 16th August patch that introduced the lovely sliding doors and ceiling fan, there is a bug whereby all in-game screenshots are upside down and back to front in the Mac version of the game. It's really not a big issue and is easily fixed by going into your screenshots folder, opening the images in Preview and turning them round the right way and flipping horizontally.

 

EA are aware of the issue and looking into it.

 

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The world map screen is also inverted when placing lots from the gallery:

 

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Re: Screenshots upside down and back to front since August patch

This has now been fixed in the November patch. Happy screenshots everyone! Standard smile


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Re: Screenshots upside down since August patch

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It's not enough to simply flip the image around. My images are upside down AND backwards, so they need to be horizontally flipped as well as turned 180°. That can still all be done in Preview.

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Re: Screenshots upside down since August patch

@StSciurus

 

Yep, you're absolutely right Standard smile I've amended my post. I also noticed that after flipping in Preview the Screenshot Manager in-game can no longer see them. Is this also happening for you?

 

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Re: Screenshots upside down since August patch

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You know, I've never used the Screenshot Manager! I'll have to check it out next time I'm in game.

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Re: Screenshots upside down since August patch

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Thanks, StSciurus! I figured out how to flip the picture right-side-up, but I didn't know I could flip the picture horizontally until you mentioned that!

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[MAC] [TO ADD] Map turns upside down, when placing a lot in world view

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Product: The Sims 4
Platform:Mac
Which language are you playing the game in? Deutsch
How often does the bug occur? Every time (100%)
What is your current game version number? 1.46.18.1220
What expansions, game packs, and stuff packs do you have installed? All
Steps: How can we find the bug ourselves? By placing a lot in world view.
What happens when the bug occurs? The map turns upside down.
What do you expect to see? The map to stay in place.
Have you installed any customization with the game, e.g. Custom Content or Mods? Not now. I've removed them.
Did this issue appear after a specific patch or change you made to your system? Yes
Please describe the patch or change you made. The last patch update.

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Re: Map turns upside down, when placing a lot in world view.

@Marvell-world I was unable to reproduce your issue in my game.  If you have not already, please try the following steps: 1) remove mods/CC, 2) clear your cache, 3) repair the game via Origin, 4) start a new save, and 5) test the map in the new save.

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Re: Map turns upside down, when placing a lot in world view.

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I've seen someone else post the same issue on Reddit. They were also using the Mac version of the game.

I suggested to them that maybe it was a similar or related bug to screenshots taken on the Mac version of the game currently appearing reversed and upsidedown.
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Re: Map turns upside down, when placing a lot in world view.

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THis is a known mac issue

Happy Gaming
Crin


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Re: Map turns upside down, when placing a lot in world view.

@Marvell-world @simvasion

 

I've merged your bug forum thread with this one. Both issues have appeared since the August patch and only affect Mac users. The upside down loading map is purely aesthetic (we're not in Inception or the Upside Down) whilst the screenshots can be rectified in Preview Standard smile



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