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features:map [2016/06/02 10:12]
Andreas Breitschopp [Find Object]
features:map [2017/07/17 10:38] (current)
Andreas Breitschopp
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 Real-time moving map shows current aircraft position, taxiways, gates, navaids, airways with integrated flight planning optionally on street or satellite map. Real-time moving map shows current aircraft position, taxiways, gates, navaids, airways with integrated flight planning optionally on street or satellite map.
 +
 +===== General Control =====
 +
 +Keep the left mouse button pressed to scroll around on the map. Of course, also the corresponding touch gesture is supported.
 +
 +You can use your mouse wheel to zoom in and out. Again also the two finger multi-touch zoom gesture is supported.
 +
 +If you keep the ''​CTRL''​ key pressed and then select an area, you can zoom to exactly this area.
 +
 +Additional an important control action is the right click or long touch for touch screens: You can use that to trigger several actions on many elements on the map (see also [[features:​map#​pop-up_menu|Pop-Up Menu]]).
  
 ===== Control Elements ===== ===== Control Elements =====
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 :i: Note: Please keep in mind that flight simulator only simulates AI aircraft about 70-100 NM around the user aircraft. Therefore no AI aircraft will be displayed on the map outside of this area. :i: Note: Please keep in mind that flight simulator only simulates AI aircraft about 70-100 NM around the user aircraft. Therefore no AI aircraft will be displayed on the map outside of this area.
  
-''​VATSIM''​ toggle the display of pilot and ATC users of the VATSIM (Virtual Air Traffic Simulation) network. In partly active state only the VATSIM users themselves are displayed and in full active state additionally some textual information about the user next to it.+''​VATSIM''​ toggle the display of pilot and ATC users of the VATSIM (Virtual Air Traffic Simulation) network. In partly active state only the VATSIM users themselves are displayed and in full active state additionally some textual information about the user next to it. Hovering with the mouse cursor over this button will show the time of the last update.
  
-''​IVAO''​ toggle the display of pilot and ATC users of the IVAO (International Virtual Aviation Organization) network. In partly active state only the IVAO users themselves are displayed and in full active state additionally some textual information about the user next to it.+''​IVAO''​ toggle the display of pilot and ATC users of the IVAO (International Virtual Aviation Organization) network. In partly active state only the IVAO users themselves are displayed and in full active state additionally some textual information about the user next to it. Hovering with the mouse cursor over this button will show the time of the last update.
  
-''​PilotEdge''​ toggle the display of pilot users of the PilotEdge network. In partly active state only the PilotEdge users themselves are displayed and in full active state additionally some textual information about the user next to it.+''​PilotEdge''​ toggle the display of pilot users of the PilotEdge network. In partly active state only the PilotEdge users themselves are displayed and in full active state additionally some textual information about the user next to it. Hovering with the mouse cursor over this button will show the time of the last update.
  
 :i: Note: ''​VATSIM''​ and ''​IVAO''​ cannot be combined with the button ''​AI Aircraft'',​ but ''​PilotEdge''​ can. For the latter ''​AI Aircraft''​ toggles the display of PilotEdge drone aircraft. :i: Note: ''​VATSIM''​ and ''​IVAO''​ cannot be combined with the button ''​AI Aircraft'',​ but ''​PilotEdge''​ can. For the latter ''​AI Aircraft''​ toggles the display of PilotEdge drone aircraft.
 ==== Object Layers ==== ==== Object Layers ====
  
-{{https://​www.fs-flightcontrol.com/​img/​manual/​features/​map/​control-elements-other-layers.png?​nolink|}}+{{https://​www.fs-flightcontrol.com/​img/​manual/​features/​map/​control-elements-object-layers.png?​nolink|}}
  
 ''​Airport''​ toggles the display of the airport symbols. In partly active state only the airport symbols themselves are displayed and in full active state additionally the airport ICAO code. ''​Airport''​ toggles the display of the airport symbols. In partly active state only the airport symbols themselves are displayed and in full active state additionally the airport ICAO code.
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 ''​Taxi/​Park''​ toggles the display of the taxiway, apron and park area surfaces. In partly active state only the surfaces themselves are displayed and in full active state additionally the taxi point and parking names. ''​Taxi/​Park''​ toggles the display of the taxiway, apron and park area surfaces. In partly active state only the surfaces themselves are displayed and in full active state additionally the taxi point and parking names.
  
-''​VOR''​ toggles the display of the VOR symbols. In partly active state only the VOR symbols themselves are displayed and in full active state additionally the VOR idents.+''​VOR/DME''​ toggles the display of the VOR/DME symbols. In partly active state only the VOR/DME symbols themselves are displayed and in full active state additionally the VOR/DME idents.
  
 ''​NDB''​ toggles the display of the NDB symbols. In partly active state only the NDB symbols themselves are displayed and in full active state additionally the NDB idents. ''​NDB''​ toggles the display of the NDB symbols. In partly active state only the NDB symbols themselves are displayed and in full active state additionally the NDB idents.
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 +''​Airspace''​ toggles the display of airspace boundaries. In partly active state only the airspace boundaries themselves are displayed and in full active state additionally the airspace names.
  
 ==== Airway and Waypoint Layers ==== ==== Airway and Waypoint Layers ====
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 {{https://​www.fs-flightcontrol.com/​img/​manual/​features/​map/​control-elements-find-object.png?​nolink|}} {{https://​www.fs-flightcontrol.com/​img/​manual/​features/​map/​control-elements-find-object.png?​nolink|}}
  
-''​Find Object''​ shows the [[dialogs:find_object]] dialog.+''​Find Object''​ shows the [[dialogs:find-object]] dialog.
  
 ==== Flight Plan Mode ==== ==== Flight Plan Mode ====
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 You can create a new point of interest (POI) at any map location. You can create a new point of interest (POI) at any map location.
 +
 +Just enter a name for it here and if you want you can also change the exact location manually.
  
 This point can later be used for example as a flight plan point. This point can later be used for example as a flight plan point.
-===== Map Scale ===== 
  
-{{https://​www.fs-flightcontrol.com/​img/​manual/​features/​map/​scale.png?​nolink|}}+==== Show SIDs and STARs ==== 
 + 
 +{{https://​www.fs-flightcontrol.com/​img/​manual/​features/​map/​pop-up-menu-show-sids-stars.png?​nolink|}} 
 + 
 +Show any Standard Instrument Departure (SID) or Standard Terminal Arrival Route (STAR) procedure on the map. 
 + 
 +Therefore first select the corresponding runway, then the type of the procedure you want to see and finally the procedure itself. 
 + 
 +Afterwards the procedure selected is immediately displayed on the map. 
 + 
 +To remove the displayed procedure from the map again, use the button ''​Clear Selection''​. 
 + 
 +===== Footer Information ===== 
 + 
 +In the footer of the map some additional information can be displayed. 
 + 
 +You can choose what is displayed there in the [[features:​settings#​display_options|Settings]] module. 
 + 
 +==== Cursor Position ==== 
 + 
 +{{https://​www.fs-flightcontrol.com/​img/​manual/​features/​map/​footer-information-cursor-position.png?​nolink|}} 
 + 
 +In the bottom left of the map the current mouse cursor position can be displayed. 
 + 
 +==== Frames per Second ==== 
 + 
 +{{https://​www.fs-flightcontrol.com/​img/​manual/​features/​map/​footer-information-frames-second.png?​nolink|}} 
 + 
 +In the bottom center of the map the current frames per second can be displayed. 
 + 
 +==== Map Scale ==== 
 + 
 +{{https://​www.fs-flightcontrol.com/​img/​manual/​features/​map/​footer-information-scale.png?​nolink|}}
  
 In the bottom right of the map you can always see the current map scale. In the bottom right of the map you can always see the current map scale.
 +
 +===== Icons Legend =====
 +
 +In the following all icons used on the map are explained.
 +
 +==== NDB ====
 +
 +{{https://​www.fs-flightcontrol.com/​img/​manual/​features/​map/​icon-ndb.png?​nolink|}}
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 +This shows a NDB (Non-Directional Beacon).
 +
 +==== VOR ====
 +
 +{{https://​www.fs-flightcontrol.com/​img/​manual/​features/​map/​icon-vor.png?​nolink|}}
 +
 +This shows a VOR (VHF Omnidirectional Radio Range).
 +
 +{{https://​www.fs-flightcontrol.com/​img/​manual/​features/​map/​icon-vor-with-dme.png?​nolink|}}
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 +And this a VOR that includes a DME (Distance Measuring Equipment).
 +
 +==== DME ====
 +
 +{{https://​www.fs-flightcontrol.com/​img/​manual/​features/​map/​icon-vor-dme-only.png?​nolink|}}
 +
 +This shows a DME only.
 +
 +==== TACAN ====
 +
 +{{https://​www.fs-flightcontrol.com/​img/​manual/​features/​map/​icon-vor-tacan-only.png?​nolink|}}
 +
 +This shows a TACAN (Tactical Air Navigation).