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I am doing reinstall and I think I backed up all necessary folders.Where are my keyboard assignments stored?Which files do I need to copy over?Thanks,Ron

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I am doing reinstall and I think I backed up all necessary folders.Where are my keyboard assignments stored?Which files do I need to copy over?Thanks,Ron
Ron, They are stored in the standard.xml file in C:\Users\your_account_name\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\FSX\Controls

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Ron, They are stored in the standard.xml file in C:\Users\your_account_name\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\FSX\Controls
Thanks for that.So I copy my backup standar.xml file in controls to the new controls folder after reinstalling FSX?Ron

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Yep. You can actually have any number of named .xml files to match any number of selectable fsx.cfg's if you wish. In the [Controls] section of the fsx.cfg you put in the name of the controls file you want to use, having renamed a Standard.xml to that new name: Edit that xml's file header and fsx will use that control setup, so if you are switching from, say an A2A B17 to a B727 or a BirDog you might want three fsx.cfg's along with three control xml's.

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Yep. You can actually have any number of named .xml files to match any number of selectable fsx.cfg's if you wish. In the [Controls] section of the fsx.cfg you put in the name of the controls file you want to use, having renamed a Standard.xml to that new name: Edit that xml's file header and fsx will use that control setup, so if you are switching from, say an A2A B17 to a B727 or a BirDog you might want three fsx.cfg's along with three control xml's.
Thanks for the additional info.That will come in handy.

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Yep. You can actually have any number of named .xml files to match any number of selectable fsx.cfg's if you wish. In the [Controls] section of the fsx.cfg you put in the name of the controls file you want to use, having renamed a Standard.xml to that new name: Edit that xml's file header and fsx will use that control setup, so if you are switching from, say an A2A B17 to a B727 or a BirDog you might want three fsx.cfg's along with three control xml's.
I copied my old standar.xml file into controls and the key assignments did not change.Still default.Do I remove default standard.xml first?Thanks,Ron

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I copied my old standar.xml file into controls and the key assignments did not change.Still default.Do I remove default standard.xml first?Thanks,Ron
No. Have an fsx.cfg configured as a 'default' file, along with a 'default' standard.xml. Save this somewhere as a backup. This will contain all the "good" config info that your regular, Cessna 172 default has, and will be using the Standard.xml. For the rest of it, and a batch file:-

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