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menu option to open docs

Postby gkick » Sat Apr 08, 2017 5:47 pm

what would be the command to open a pdf from the help menu, there is the open_browser command to call index.html and the index hyperlink then opens a doc. Is it possible to open a doc directly, be it pdf, rtf or jpg etc..
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Postby gkick » Wed Apr 12, 2017 1:49 pm

Hi all,

How does one open a pdf from the menu structure rather then going open browser?

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Re: pdf

Postby Johan G » Mon Apr 17, 2017 12:57 pm

As in opening a pdf file from inside FlightGear? Then the answer is probably "unable", to use pilot jargon. :P
I wonder if FlightGear being able to open arbitrary files would be a good thing or not, though I can see its usefulness in this particular case.
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Re: menu option to open docs

Postby gkick » Sat Jul 08, 2017 12:18 am

In fact one can do so, took me a while to figure out though

<?xml version="1.0"?>



<menu n="10">
<enabled type="bool">true</enabled>
<label>The Cockpit</label>
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Re: menu option to open docs

Postby Octal450 » Sat Jul 08, 2017 2:24 am

Nice work!

MAKE SURE you use FGNavigator1 exactly as shown, or Linux and macOS users will not see it

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