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RXP GTN 750/650 Touch no add-on menu (solution)

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Hey,

Just purchased the product, and installed it, but I'm having a bit of trouble accessing it. It says in the manual that configuration appears under the "add-ons" tab, but I'm not seeing any Reality-XP or GTN options there. I thought I had the product installed, but so far no go. Now, I to have the GNS 430 installed on many aircraft. Does this new product conflict with the 430? Are there additional steps I need to perform in order to install this into FSX?

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Hi,

If add-on menu is missing, and there are no errors, it probably mean a standard Windows component is missing somehow. This component is the very standard Windows MSXML

For P3D3 and P3D4, should the add-on.xml fails to create during installation, you can create the file manually with the following content:

File: "My Documents\Prepar3D v4 Add-ons\Reality XP GTN\add-on.xml"

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<SimBase.Document Type="AddOnXml" version="3,3" id="add-on">
    <AddOn.Name>Reality XP GTN</AddOn.Name>
    <AddOn.Description>Legendary Gauges Redefined</AddOn.Description>
    <AddOn.Component>
        <Category>DLL</Category>
        <Name>Reality XP GTN Menu</Name>
        <Path>C:\Program Files (x86)\Reality XP\GTN Simulation\FltSim\64\rxpGTN_menu.dll</Path>
    </AddOn.Component>
    <AddOn.Component>
        <Category>Gauges</Category>
        <Name>Reality XP GTN Gauge</Name>
        <Path>C:\Program Files (x86)\Reality XP\GTN Simulation\FltSim\64</Path>
    </AddOn.Component>
</SimBase.Document>

NB: for P3D3, it goes into: "My Documents\Prepar3D v3 Add-ons\Reality XP GNS\add-on.xml"

NB: for P3D3: change any "64" with "32"

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Hi,

I have no add on menu as well for FSX-SE. There were no errors showing. Is there a fix for this? I'm using Windows 10.

Jim

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Hi, in FSX, FSX-SE, P3D1 and P3D2, the menu is activated via the DLL.xml file.

On the other hand, the gauge is copied into the simulator "Gauge" folder.

typically in "C:\Users\[name]\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\FSX\dll.xml"

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<SimBase.Document Type="Launch" version="1,0">
    <Descr>Launch</Descr>
    <Filename>dll.xml</Filename>
    <Disabled>False</Disabled>
    <Launch.ManualLoad>False</Launch.ManualLoad>
    <Launch.Addon>
        <Name>Reality XP GTN Menu</Name>
        <Disabled>False</Disabled>
        <ManualLoad>False</ManualLoad>
        <Path>C:\Program Files (x86)\Reality XP\GTN Simulation\FltSim\32\rxpGTN_menu.dll</Path>
    </Launch.Addon>
</SimBase.Document>

NB: everything included within <Launch.Addon> and </Launch.Addon> is GTN specific.

NB: other content is standard DLL.xml file content.

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@AZMRA I've highlighted the relevant simulators in my 2 posts above so as to make it more obvious these are 2 different posts, for 2 different sets of simulators.

Just pick the config for the correct simulator.

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29 minutes ago, RXP said:

@AZMRA I've highlighted the relevant simulators in my 2 posts above so as to make it more obvious these are 2 different posts, for 2 different sets of simulators.

Just pick the config for the correct simulator.

Yeah, I apologize, I'm still not sure what to do. You said we could create the missing dll.xml file manually. I'm asking how that is accomplished.

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In your case, it is not a missing file, but missing entries in the file. So you just have to copy/paste the missing information into the correct file.

The file path is indicated in my post. Just open a file explorer, navigate to this folder (it is hidden by default, but you can copy/paste the full path to the file into the file explorer path bar). Then open the file with notepad.exe for example. Once opened, just copy the block of text, including, <Launch.Addon>...</Launch.Addon> and paste it into the opened dll.xml file in notepad, so as to have it 'look' like what I've posted above.

NB: there might be other <Launch.Addon> entries in your XML file already, don't delete them, just add the new block next to them.

PS: make a backup of your DLL.xml file prior proceeding

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Sorry for the installation hiccup, but I'm glad you've got all sorted out in the end!

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Hello,

Just purchased and I am having the same problem as above with the "add-on" for GTN not showing up, only my FSUIPC. Followed directions as above in checking the dll file as shown:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<SimBase.Document Type="Launch" version="1,0">
    <Descr>Launch</Descr>
    <Filename>dll.xml</Filename>
    <Disabled>False</Disabled>
    <Launch.ManualLoad>False</Launch.ManualLoad>
    <Launch.Addon>
        <Name>Object Placement Tool</Name>
        <Disabled>True</Disabled>
        <ManualLoad>False</ManualLoad>
        <Path>..\Microsoft Flight Simulator X SDK\SDK\Mission Creation Kit\object_placement.dll</Path>
    </Launch.Addon>
    <Launch.Addon>
        <Name>Traffic Toolbox</Name>
        <Disabled>True</Disabled>
        <ManualLoad>False</ManualLoad>
        <Path>..\Microsoft Flight Simulator X SDK\SDK\Environment Kit\Traffic Toolbox SDK\traffictoolbox.dll</Path>
    </Launch.Addon>
    <Launch.Addon>
        <Name>Visual Effects Tool</Name>
        <Disabled>True</Disabled>
        <ManualLoad>False</ManualLoad>
        <Path>..\Microsoft Flight Simulator X SDK\SDK\Environment Kit\Special Effects SDK\visualfxtool.dll</Path>
    </Launch.Addon>
    <Launch.Addon>
        <Name>VistaMare Core</Name>
        <Disabled>False</Disabled>
        <ManualLoad>False</ManualLoad>
        <Path>VistaMare\ViMaCoreX.dll</Path>
    </Launch.Addon>
    <Launch.Addon>
        <Name>FSUIPC 4</Name>
        <Disabled>False</Disabled>
        <Path>Modules\FSUIPC4.dll</Path>
    </Launch.Addon>
    <Launch.Addon>
        <Name>Reality XP GTN Menu</Name>
        <Disabled>False</Disabled>
        <ManualLoad>False</ManualLoad>
        <Path>C:\Program Files (x86)\Reality XP\GTN Simulation\FltSim\32\rxpGTN_menu.dll</Path>
    </Launch.Addon>
</SimBase.Document>

 

I had wanted to attached some screen shots of what I see but was unable to paste or add any attachments to this. I am running FSX on windows and was running RealityXP GNS 430 successfully before this upgrade.  Thanks for your help.

 

 

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@staggtr Hi, I'm not sure to understand the conclusions: is the menu working despite the entry in the DLL.xml, or, is the menu NOW working since you've added the entries in the DLL.xml file?

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Hi,

When I fire up FSX with the dll file as shown above, and go to the add-on menu, the only thing that menu shows is FSUIPC.  It is NOT showing a GTN option, so still not working despite this. Thanks for your prompt reply.

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Hi, can you please let me know what FSX version are you running, and what does the content of the RXP log files say? (see User's Manual for file paths).

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OK - I am running FSX (non-Steam version).  When I check for the file logs in the My Documents folder, I only see the ones for my GNS series.  I am beginning to think the GTN may not have fully installed? The trainer is working as a "stand alone".  Not sure what happened.

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54 minutes ago, staggtr said:

<Path>C:\Program Files (x86)\Reality XP\GTN Simulation\FltSim\32\rxpGTN_menu.dll</Path>

In this case it would be easy to cross check the path indicated in the DLL.xml contains the RXP files.

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The last item you might be missing then is simconnect. You'd need to install it. For FS-SE, that would be minimum of simconnect FSX-SP2.

You can find the installer typically here:

SteamLibrary/steamapps/common/FSX/SDK/Core Utilities Kit/SimConnect SDK/LegacyInterfaces/FSX-XPACK

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Sorry, but I am lost.....

I have tried all last night and this afternoon on getting this setup. I am running FSX only (NOT steam) but do have service pack 2 installed. I tried re-installing simconnect where I found the installer and I find nothing that says "LegacyInterfaces" in my SimConnect SDK folder, but it is not in any SteamLibrary folder, it is in my Microsoft games folder .  I have read all the manuals and can't figure out where this didn't work.

I appreciate your help, but I feel I need more detailed installation help as I am not an expert on this stuff.  Should I give up and stay with the working GNS 430 and request a refund?

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Hi I'm sorry I think I've read FSX (steam version) instead of FSX (non-steam version).

Can you please right click your FSX.exe / properties / details and let me know the exact file version?

 

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This is the version for "Flight Simulator X SP1"

You have to install at least FSX SP2 or FSX ACC.

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I am running FSX DE and when i navigate as the person suggested in the previous message I already have all of that coding.

	<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<SimBase.Document Type="Launch" version="1,0">
    <Descr>Launch</Descr>
    <Filename>dll.xml</Filename>
    <Disabled>False</Disabled>
    <Launch.ManualLoad>False</Launch.ManualLoad>
    <Launch.Addon>
        <Name>Object Placement Tool</Name>
        <Disabled>True</Disabled>
        <ManualLoad>False</ManualLoad>
        <Path>..\Microsoft Flight Simulator X SDK\SDK\Mission Creation Kit\object_placement.dll</Path>
    </Launch.Addon>
    <Launch.Addon>
        <Name>Traffic Toolbox</Name>
        <Disabled>True</Disabled>
        <ManualLoad>False</ManualLoad>
        <Path>..\Microsoft Flight Simulator X SDK\SDK\Environment Kit\Traffic Toolbox SDK\traffictoolbox.dll</Path>
    </Launch.Addon>
    <Launch.Addon>
        <Name>Visual Effects Tool</Name>
        <Disabled>True</Disabled>
        <ManualLoad>False</ManualLoad>
        <Path>..\Microsoft Flight Simulator X SDK\SDK\Environment Kit\Special Effects SDK\visualfxtool.dll</Path>
    </Launch.Addon>
    <Launch.Addon>
        <Name>Reality XP GNS V2 Menu</Name>
        <Disabled>False</Disabled>
        <ManualLoad>False</ManualLoad>
        <Path>C:\Program Files (x86)\Reality XP\GNS Simulation\FltSim\32\rxpGNS2_menu.dll</Path>
    </Launch.Addon>
    <Launch.Addon>
        <Name>Reality XP GTN Menu</Name>
        <Disabled>False</Disabled>
        <ManualLoad>False</ManualLoad>
        <Path>C:\Program Files (x86)\Reality XP\GTN Simulation\FltSim\32\rxpGTN_menu.dll</Path>
    </Launch.Addon>
</SimBase.Document>
	

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15 hours ago, martincharles31 said:

<Path>C:\Program Files (x86)\Reality XP\GNS Simulation\FltSim\32\rxpGNS2_menu.dll</Path>

15 hours ago, martincharles31 said:

<Path>C:\Program Files (x86)\Reality XP\GTN Simulation\FltSim\32\rxpGTN_menu.dll</Path>

These are the patch where the 'modules' handling the menus are installed. You might want to cross check they were not 'quarantined' by anti-virus, or at least they are there.

 

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