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Helper for GNS Insertion

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Folks, I have just inserted both GNS 530's & 430's in my XPlane aircraft all of which worked just as described in the instructions. I did however, make a utility to aid in calculating the Left,Top,Width & Height points for easy insertion. It worked flawlessly. I followed all of the instructions from RXP's PDF pages 15 & 16 to the T. Plugged in my results and wham every aircraft worked perfectly. The biggest issue I had was the instruction "height of Panel_Preview.png" which is actually the height of the total texture sheet. I will be more than happy to provide my excel cheat sheet to anyone, follow this dropbox link for download, https://www.dropbox.com/s/sync1qlc6e9asht/RealityXP_GNS Positioner.xlsx?dl=0

 Anyway, it does work..

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1 hour ago, Pivot said:

The biggest issue I had was the instruction "height of Panel_Preview.png" which is actually the height of the total texture sheet.

Thank you for sharing with other customers, I'm sure this will help a number of other pilots!

As for the instructions, the "Panel_Preview.png" is literally the name of the screenshot saved when doing the procedure documented in the manual. It is this '.png' file pixel height which is referenced herein. However, if you are telling there is an error in the documentation, we'll be pleased to update our documents. Just let us know!

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7 hours ago, RXP said:

Thank you for sharing with other customers, I'm sure this will help a number of other pilots!

As for the instructions, the "Panel_Preview.png" is literally the name of the screenshot saved when doing the procedure documented in the manual. It is this '.png' file pixel height which is referenced herein. However, if you are telling there is an error in the documentation, we'll be pleased to update our documents. Just let us know!

Not saying it's an error in your instructions, it just took me forever to figure out what that term meant. After that, it was Bing Bang Boom..  :-)

Good stuff. 

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cheers pivot, that worked a treat. couple of questions if i may

have you tried it with the gtn? just tried it myself and the height seemed to be  out - i just manually edited the height and it worked fine.

whats the best \ easiest way to use excel if you dont have it installed? i used this https://sheet.zoho.com/sheet/excelviewer anyone know of a better one?

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