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"Panel-less" panels for 2k2 - are there any?

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Hi - I'm wondering if anyone has designed a set of instruments without the panel, like the view you get after hitting "w", that has a more complete set of instruments that what happens out-of-the-box?Ideally, I'd love to at least see a VOR and DME - I don't even know if this type of thing is possible.Also, is it -ever- possible to have an instrument view when not looking straight ahead without the virtual cockpit enabled?Thanks,Andrew

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>Hi - >>I'm wondering if anyone has designed a set of instruments>without the panel, like the view you get after hitting "w",>that has a more complete set of instruments that what happens>out-of-the-box?>>Ideally, I'd love to at least see a VOR and DME - I don't even>know if this type of thing is possible.If you edit the underlying panel to be all black (pure black with an RGB of 0,0,0), the panel will not show. Only the instruments will show. Then add/subtract instruments as you like. If you're not conversant on adding the instruments, try out one of the many panel building software packages.

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>>Hi - >>>>I'm wondering ... ...>>If you edit the underlying panel to be all black (pure black>with an RGB of 0,0,0), the panel will not show. Only the>instruments will show. Then add/subtract instruments as you>like. If you're not conversant on adding the instruments, try>out one of the many panel building software packages.Hmmmm, I have 2 panel programs; FS Panel and Custom Panel Designer. I have not found anything that will allow me to edit graphically a mini-panel, which is what is being discussed. However, you can certainly edit the mini-panel.cfg file directly and by process of trial and error arrive at the look and gauges you want. There are strictures on how it's used, of course. I did create a mini-panel for flying helicopters which contains the most used 5 gauges and a HUD which gives a good field of view and the info most needed for flying. I should mention that I'm pretty new at flying heli's and need this "crutch" even to get them into the air. :D

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>>>>Hmmmm, I have 2 panel programs; FS Panel and Custom Panel Designer. I have not found anything that will allow me to edit graphically a mini-panel, which is what is being discussed.<<<http://forums.avsim.net/user_files/84783.jpg

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>FS Panel studio allows you to edit panel windows, and the>mini-panel is a panel window:In addition to that, you CAN easily edit the "default mini-panel" by simply RENAMING the file, performing your edits, and then RENAMING the file again...It really IS that simple... :-halo

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