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Hi,Would it be possible to make a little XML gauge that turns on andof the smoke system automatically at a certain altitude?This would be nice for the vapour trails.Johan

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Hi,I have so far not succeeded in making anyh automation with xml gauges, just display values or use the pre-defined nouse clicks.The .gau format does permit to program the function you're talking about.Paco

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All necessary variables and events are avialable, so it should be possible to build a XML gauge for it. You need a <Value> line like:...<Value> (A:PRESSURE ALTITUDE,feet) 10000 > (>K:SMOKE_SET) (A:SMOKE ENABLE,bool) </Value>...I don't have the time to build a complete gauge, so you might need to find a competent gauge designer for it, ot try it by yourself.Arne Bartels

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RKG Buttons Gauge should allow you to do this. It is a gauge with a set of buttons, most of which can be programmed to trigger most FS events. It comes with a list of events that can be triggered and how to program the button to do it. By Buddy Guy, IIRC.

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> (A:PRESSURE ALTITUDE,feet) 10000 > >(>K:SMOKE_SET) (A:SMOKE ENABLE,bool) >... >I don't have the time to build a complete gauge, so you >might need to find a competent gauge designer for it, ot try >it by yourself. >Arne Bartels Is that Arabic? I dont understand it.. hehehCan anyone give it a try?Johan

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You asked for XML, you got XML...Arne Bartels

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OOps, misunderstood something, so my original post made no sense. Where do I delete my message?

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Are there any news on this already?Would be even great for AI use!Contrails, vapour trails, vortices, smoking engines etc. All triggered by temperature, pressure, dewpoint, speed, acceleration...ckfly

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Johan, Nearly anything ( that has variables ) can be done in XML. :-) An example of an automatic smoke ( but for recip engine start ) can be seen at http://ftp.avsim.com/cgi-bin/dcforum/dcboa...orum=DCForumID9 Just replace the Variables for the engine with some thing like Alt. temp. AOA etc... for Tip vortexes or whatever.Regards,RomanProject 737-400


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Yeah.. looks like it.. but its all abracadabra for me.. more knowledge of airfiles.. :-)Johan[A HREF=http://www.phoenix-simulation.co.uk]Phoenix Simulation Software[/A]Unofficial PSS website:www.people.zeelandnet.nl/johdMy help may not me much usefull, or usefull much..eh?

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