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features:network [2016/03/13 16:11]
Andreas Breitschopp [Appendix: Possible Placeholders in HTML template]
features:network [2018/09/23 10:20] (current)
Andreas Breitschopp [Appendix: Possible Placeholders in HTML template]
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 Remote control your network computers by defining certain actions that are executed on every computer start and create a flight status page for web display. Remote control your network computers by defining certain actions that are executed on every computer start and create a flight status page for web display.
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 +:i: Note: This here has nothing to do with accessing your flight simulator with FS-FlightControl over network. Therefore please use our [[installation/​simconnect-network-wizard]].
  
 ===== Network Computer Control ===== ===== Network Computer Control =====
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 :i: Note: Although you can use the waiting screen in all license editions, the customization is only possible with the commercial license. :i: Note: Although you can use the waiting screen in all license editions, the customization is only possible with the commercial license.
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 +:i: Note: If you do not want this full-screen waiting screen to appear, just start the client with the command line parameter ''/​nofullscreen''​.
  
 === Information === === Information ===
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 If you want to delete this computer again, click on the ''​Delete Computer''​ button. If you want to delete this computer again, click on the ''​Delete Computer''​ button.
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 +You can also trigger a direct action for this computer using the ''​Restart'',​ ''​Shutdown'',​ ''​Hibernate''​ or ''​Sleep''​ buttons.
  
 Below you will find two information texts showing the ''​Last Status''​ sowie ''​Last Connect''​ time to the network computer. Below you will find two information texts showing the ''​Last Status''​ sowie ''​Last Connect''​ time to the network computer.
  
-:i: Note: The ''​Last Status''​ text will turn red if there is no connection to the network computer and will be green if there are no connection issues at the moment.+:i: Note: The ''​Last Status''​ text will be shown in red if there is no connection to the network computer and in green otherwise.
  
 === Network Actions === === Network Actions ===
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 Therefore please enter first the path to the program file that should be executed on your remote computer. Therefore please enter first the path to the program file that should be executed on your remote computer.
  
-:i: Note: This path needs to be the exact path on your remote computer and normally ends on ".exe", but it could also end on ".bat" ​if you want to run a batch file.+:i: Note: This path needs to be the exact path on your remote computer and normally ends on ''​.exe''​, but it could also end on ''​.bat'' ​if you want to run a batch file.
  
 Next you can enter optional command line parameters for the program to start. Leave the field empty if it does not need any. Next you can enter optional command line parameters for the program to start. Leave the field empty if it does not need any.
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 To find the right program, first decide if you want to search for it by window title or process name and enter the search text into the corresponding field. To find the right program, first decide if you want to search for it by window title or process name and enter the search text into the corresponding field.
  
-:i: Note: The window title search text can be only a part of the full window title of the program, too, but the process name has to be the exact full name of the process you are searching for. Both are not case-sensitive.+:i: Note: The window title search text can be only a part of the full window title of the program, too, but the process name has to be the exact full name of the process you are searching for (as shown in Task Manager, but without ''​.exe''​). Both are not case-sensitive.
  
 == Focus Program Action == == Focus Program Action ==
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 To find the right program, first decide if you want to search for it by window title or process name and enter the search text into the corresponding field. To find the right program, first decide if you want to search for it by window title or process name and enter the search text into the corresponding field.
  
-:i: Note: The window title search text can be only a part of the full window title of the program, but the process name has to be the exact full name of the process you are searching for. Both are not case-sensitive.+:i: Note: The window title search text can be only a part of the full window title of the program, but the process name has to be the exact full name of the process you are searching for (as shown in Task Manager, but without ''​.exe''​). Both are not case-sensitive.
  
 Additionally you may send some custom key strokes to the program after it got focus. The exact syntax for sending keys is explained in [[#​appendixsyntax_for_send_keys|this appendix]]. Additionally you may send some custom key strokes to the program after it got focus. The exact syntax for sending keys is explained in [[#​appendixsyntax_for_send_keys|this appendix]].
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 {{https://​www.fs-flightcontrol.com/​img/​manual/​features/​network/​status-page-variables.png?​nolink|}} {{https://​www.fs-flightcontrol.com/​img/​manual/​features/​network/​status-page-variables.png?​nolink|}}
  
-First you can define certain variables which then can be used as placeholders inside the HTML template of the web page. Start with entering ​a departure and arrival airport and your call sign.+First you can define certain variables which then can be used as placeholders inside the HTML template of the web page. Start with entering your call sign.
  
 By default the system displays the aircraft name provided by the flight simulator. As this is not always "​nicely"​ formatted you have the option to force (overwrite) this name by any name you want. By default the system displays the aircraft name provided by the flight simulator. As this is not always "​nicely"​ formatted you have the option to force (overwrite) this name by any name you want.
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 {{https://​www.fs-flightcontrol.com/​img/​manual/​features/​network/​status-page-example.png?​nolink|}} {{https://​www.fs-flightcontrol.com/​img/​manual/​features/​network/​status-page-example.png?​nolink|}}
  
-Based on that you can customize ​it to your needs.+Based on that you can customize ​the status page to your needs.
  
 A click on the ''​Show Preview''​ button opens a status page example in your default browser. A click on the ''​Show Preview''​ button opens a status page example in your default browser.
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 To specify that any combination of ''​SHIFT'',​ ''​CTRL''​ and ''​ALT''​ should be held down while several other keys are pressed, enclose the code for those keys in parentheses. For example, to specify to hold down ''​SHIFT''​ while ''​E''​ and ''​C''​ are pressed, use ''​+(EC)''​. To specify to hold down ''​SHIFT''​ while ''​E''​ is pressed, followed by ''​C''​ without ''​SHIFT'',​ use ''​+EC''​. To specify that any combination of ''​SHIFT'',​ ''​CTRL''​ and ''​ALT''​ should be held down while several other keys are pressed, enclose the code for those keys in parentheses. For example, to specify to hold down ''​SHIFT''​ while ''​E''​ and ''​C''​ are pressed, use ''​+(EC)''​. To specify to hold down ''​SHIFT''​ while ''​E''​ is pressed, followed by ''​C''​ without ''​SHIFT'',​ use ''​+EC''​.
  
-To specify repeating keys, use the form ''​{key count}''​. You must put a space between ''​key''​ and ''​count''​. For example, ''​{LEFT 42}''​ means press the ''​CURSOR LEFT''​ key 42 times; ''​{10}''​ means press ''​H''​ 10 times.+To specify repeating keys, use the form ''​{key count}''​. You must put a space between ''​key''​ and ''​count''​. For example, ''​{LEFT 42}''​ means press the ''​CURSOR LEFT''​ key 42 times; ''​{10}''​ means press ''​H''​ 10 times.
 ===== Appendix: Possible Placeholders in HTML template ===== ===== Appendix: Possible Placeholders in HTML template =====
  
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 ^ Placeholder ​          ^ Description ​                                                                      ^ ^ Placeholder ​          ^ Description ​                                                                      ^
 +| {fore_color} ​         | Foreground color based on application color schema. ​                              |
 +| {back_color} ​         | background color based on application color schema. ​                              |
 | {airport_departure} ​  | Departure airport as specified. ​                                                  | | {airport_departure} ​  | Departure airport as specified. ​                                                  |
 | {airport_arrival} ​    | Arrival airport as specified. ​                                                    | | {airport_arrival} ​    | Arrival airport as specified. ​                                                    |
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 | {current_state} ​      | Current aircraft state: This can be either ''​Parking'',​ ''​Taxi''​ or ''​In Flight''​.| | {current_state} ​      | Current aircraft state: This can be either ''​Parking'',​ ''​Taxi''​ or ''​In Flight''​.|
 | {remaining_distance} ​ | Remaining distance to arrival airport. ​                                           | | {remaining_distance} ​ | Remaining distance to arrival airport. ​                                           |
 +| {ete}                 | Estimated time enroute (ETE) to arrival airport. ​                                 |
 | {eta}                 | Estimated time of arrival (ETA) on arrival airport. ​                              | | {eta}                 | Estimated time of arrival (ETA) on arrival airport. ​                              |
 +| {altitude_indicated} ​ | Indicated altitude. ​                                                              |
 | {altitude_msl} ​       | Aircraft altitude above mean sea level (MSL). ​                                    | | {altitude_msl} ​       | Aircraft altitude above mean sea level (MSL). ​                                    |
 | {altitude_agl} ​       | Aircraft altitude above ground level (AGL). ​                                      | | {altitude_agl} ​       | Aircraft altitude above ground level (AGL). ​                                      |
 +| {heading_true} ​       | True aircraft heading. ​                                                           |
 +| {heading_magnetic} ​   | Magnetic aircraft heading. ​                                                       |
 | {airspeed_indicated} ​ | Aircraft indicated speed (IAS). ​                                                  | | {airspeed_indicated} ​ | Aircraft indicated speed (IAS). ​                                                  |
 | {airspeed_true} ​      | Aircraft true speed (TAS). ​                                                       | | {airspeed_true} ​      | Aircraft true speed (TAS). ​                                                       |
 +| {ground_speed} ​       | Aircraft ground speed. ​                                                           |
 | {outside_temperature} | Outside air temperature. ​                                                         | | {outside_temperature} | Outside air temperature. ​                                                         |