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LabradorBob said:Usually you get a large red X if the place you saved the overlay has been moved.
Lets say you have an overlay you want to put on google earth.
you save it to my documents my pictures.
later you decide you want to categorize your overlays, so you make a folder called alabama overlays etc.
and move the file to there.
if you did the overlay while the file was in the my pictures folder, and then moved the file to the alabama overlays folder.
Google earth still thinks it is in the my pictures folder but it cant find it so it displays a red X!
In Google Earth, if you find the overlay in the my places section and right click on it, you can delete it or click properties to open it again.
Let me know if you get it fixed!
LabradorBob said:I wouldn't think it would matter where they are, but i saw a topic that says they would not work if saved to your desktop.
another topic said there is a certain file size to use or a file that is not bigger than 16000 x 16000 pixels.
Your video will sometimes display better if you choose open gl, with google earth open ,at the top click tools then options.
at the right of the box that pops up where it says graphics mode, click open GL then apply at the bottom.
I moved an overlay i had on GE , the picture i used. to a different place and re started google earth. sure enough there was a big white box with a big red x in it there.
i moved the image back to where it originally was. restarted GE again and it worked perfect.
i would suggest you put the overlay images in a folder in my documents, then locate them there from google earth and overlay them.
Let me know!