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ngx_switch_xxx variable. What for?

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Hi,

 

I have found the variable "ngx_switch_104_a" (and a lot of them changing the number) across a lot of functions defined in the PMDG 737 NGX 4.5 module.

What are they for, how can be used and where can I find a list with the descriptions of all of them (from ngx_switch_1_a to ngx_switch_999_a)?

Thanks in advance,

 

Jose

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Hi,

 

I have found the variable "ngx_switch_104_a" (and a lot of them changing the number) across a lot of functions defined in the PMDG 737 NGX 4.5 module.

What are they for, how can be used and where can I find a list with the descriptions of all of them (from ngx_switch_1_a to ngx_switch_999_a)?

Thanks in advance,

 

Jose

 

 

The ngx_switch_xxx LVars are PDMG's method of determining the position of the various switches. This information is only released to approved developers.

 

You can use the LINDA Tracer to find the appropriate xxx value for each simulation button. Once you know the offset number a LINDA function has to test the LVar and then set it to simulate the pressing of the button by using ipc.control function using the base variable + the offset number and to write the changed value to the LVar. You will see plenty of samples in the PMDG737NGX module code.


Andrew Gransden

Scotland, UK

LINDA Support/Developer - VATSIM and BAVirtual - Airbus Flyer

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