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Panel controls not working with multiple screens C172

Postby weeds » Mon Jan 13, 2020 2:36 pm

Hello!
No surprise, I am new to FlightGear. I would like to have multiple monitors and windows open so I can see out the right and left side.
FlightGear 2019.1.1
I have a MacBook Pro:
macOS High Sierra
Version 10.13.6
MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2018)
Processor 2.6 GHz intel core i7
Graphics Radeon Pro 560X 4096 MB’
Intel UHD Graphics 630 1536 MB

Displays
Built-in Display
15.4-inch (2880 x 1800)
Radeon

Dell P2418D Display
Radeon

The monitors are set up as one large desk top
Using just the built in screen now.

I added the following XML that I tracked down in various posts about using multiple monitors to my defaults.xml at the end of the rendering section. I know this can be done with a separate file and set up to be read at load time, I’ll work on that after it works.
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            <compress type="bool" userarchive="y">true</compress>
        </texture-cache>
<!-- *************************** -->
      <camera>
        <host-name type="string"></host-name>
        <display>0</display>
        <screen>0</screen>
        <shear-x>-2</shear-x>
        <shear-y>0</shear-y>
        <width>420</width>
        <height>400</height>
        <fullscreen type="bool">false</fullscreen>
      </camera>
      <camera>
        <host-name type="string"></host-name>
        <display>0</display>
        <screen>0</screen>
        <shear-x>2</shear-x>
        <shear-y>0</shear-y>
        <width>420</width>
        <height>400</height>
        <fullscreen type="bool">false</fullscreen>
      </camera>
<!-- *************************** -->
    </rendering>
    <model-hz type="int">120</model-hz>
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When I start up, I get three windows and I can position and size them and all is well. The scene flows from one to the other quite nicely after I size and position them - I think that is pretty awesome. But…
When I have these turned on, some panel controls stop working. I cannot switch the master switch nor can I select and operate the primer (Oh, Cessna 172) default airport.
I have not tried other aircraft or airports.
I have tried setting up to start running and that works, but I really would like to practice the starting checklist.
Any advice would be greatly appreciated.

Thank You,
Weeds
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