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about the controls and engine start

Postby aces of the ace » Sun Feb 04, 2018 3:06 am

How do i change the controls, and how do i start an engine start
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Re: about the controls and engine start

Postby RJ5576 » Sun Feb 04, 2018 3:58 am

The engine start procedure depends greatly on the aircraft; to change the controls, you will have to dive into various XML files.
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Re: about the controls and engine start

Postby aces of the ace » Sun Feb 04, 2018 4:29 pm

where can i find the file
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Re: about the controls and engine start

Postby Thorsten » Sun Feb 04, 2018 5:35 pm

Depends on the aircraft obviously - some proficiency with tools like grep will come in handy.
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Re: about the controls and engine start

Postby aces of the ace » Sun Feb 04, 2018 6:10 pm

what do you mean
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Re: about the controls and engine start

Postby wkitty42 » Sun Feb 04, 2018 6:42 pm

you're asking about how to find and change things... grep is a tool that will find things... each craft is different... there's no formal methodology or template for building a craft so each builder has done their own thing in their own way... there is a small bit of standards to follow but aside from that, it is all pretty freeform in a manner of speaking...
"You get more air close to the ground," said Angalo. "I read that in a book. You get lots of air low down, and not much when you go up."
"Why not?" said Gurder.
"Dunno. It's frightened of heights, I guess."
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Re: about the controls and engine start

Postby aces of the ace » Sun Feb 04, 2018 11:10 pm

wkitty42 wrote in Sun Feb 04, 2018 6:42 pm:you're asking about how to find and change things... grep is a tool that will find things... each craft is different... there's no formal methodology or template for building a craft so each builder has done their own thing in their own way... there is a small bit of standards to follow but aside from that, it is all pretty freeform in a manner of speaking...

where is the grep
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Re: about the controls and engine start

Postby wkitty42 » Mon Feb 05, 2018 3:06 am

grep is a standard tool on linux systems... if you are on winwhatever, you'll have to find and install a grep... but you don't have to have grep... any text search tool should work... probably even the built-in search stuff in winwhatever...
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Re: about the controls and engine start

Postby Thorsten » Mon Feb 05, 2018 6:43 am

I suppose the bottom line here is that to change things which someone else has coded, you need some basic skills as well - like reading a file, following references to other files and using tools like grep and find (or their Window$ equivalent) to localize where something is.

Under Linux, if you're looking for the text 'autostart' somewhere inside the F-16 folders, you can do this via grep. Under Windows, I simply do not know how it's done - but there's probably instructions/videos in the web which tell you. You need to learn this tool first before you can do what you want to do.
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