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Hello, all.

I'm hoping someone can help me out again with something.

I'm trying to adjust a panel slightly in FS9 to have the standard GPS panel icon point to the standard GPS popup window but it isn't working.  The particular panel has a Window01=GPS and Window08=GPS Panel.

I've added the standard GPS panel icon okay but for some reason it is point to the Window01 item and I want it to point to the Window08 item.

Window01 looks like...

[Window01]
Background_color=0,0,0
size_mm=456,378
window_size_ratio=1.000 
position=0
visible=0
ident=225
window_size= 0.352, 0.382
window_pos= 0.324, 0.547

gauge00=EMB170_NAV!gps_EMB,  1,0,456,378

 

Window08 looks like...

[Window08]
size_mm=456,378
window_size_ratio=1.000 
position=8
visible=0
ident=160
window_size= 0.320, 0.400
window_pos= 0.680, 0.010

gauge00=fs9gps!gps_500,  0,0,456,378

 

And my particular GPS icon entry in [Window00] looks like...
gauge29=cpt.icons!GPS,        10,370,11,10

 

My hope is someone will help me figure this out.

Thank you!

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The ident=xxx is the link to what is being called.

If you open the cpt.icns\GPS.xml file you will find the window to be popped up.

Change it from 225 to 160.

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12 hours ago, Bert Pieke said:

The ident=xxx is the link to what is being called.

If you open the cpt.icns\GPS.xml file you will find the window to be popped up.

Change it from 225 to 160.

 

But then the other panels will stop working, won't they?

I tried changing the [Window08] line to "ident=GPS_PANEL" but then the icon toggles both.

Edited by Carob

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You should be only affecting the one aircraft you are dealing with.  You're not going to change the ident=  in every panel.cfg.

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2 hours ago, charliearon said:

You should be only affecting the one aircraft you are dealing with.  You're not going to change the ident=  in every panel.cfg.

No, but if I change the number that is in the cpt.icons.cab file, won't the other panel.cfg files be looking for something that isn't there any more?

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48 minutes ago, Carob said:

No, but if I change the number that is in the cpt.icons.cab file, won't the other panel.cfg files be looking for something that isn't there any more?

Yeah, if you are changing it in the xml of the .cab file. What would happen if you change the ident= in the [window08] file to 225 instead of 160?

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9 minutes ago, charliearon said:

Yeah, if you are changing it in the xml of the .cab file. What would happen if you change the ident= in the [window08] file to 225 instead of 160?

Then it would match [Window01] and still function for both.  Wouldn't it?

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3 minutes ago, Carob said:

Then it would match [Window01] and still function for both.  Wouldn't it?

OK, taking it a step further....switch the two ident= or put // in front of the [window.XX] you do not wish to see.

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5 minutes ago, charliearon said:

OK, taking it a step further....switch the two ident= or put // in front of the [window.XX] you do not wish to see.

Then the button for the one that's built-in won't work.
pemb1702.zip is the file over at FlightSim if you want to see it.

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I ended up creating a new icon .cab file, with a different name, with only the pieces for the GPS and modifying the number in that .xml file.  That seems to have worked okay.

But am willing to try other options if you, anyone, have any thoughts.

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