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features:settings [2017/08/02 17:34]
Andreas Breitschopp
features:settings [2019/01/20 15:26] (current)
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 :i: Note: ''​CLS2Sim''​ version v3.20.0 or newer is required. :i: Note: ''​CLS2Sim''​ version v3.20.0 or newer is required.
  
-:i: Note: Please make sure that ''​Remote control''​ is enabled in the ''​CLS2Sim''​ settings and the TCP port is set accordingly (only TCP is needed for FS-FlightControl connection).+:i: Note: Please make sure that ''​Remote control''​ is enabled ​for TCP in the ''​CLS2Sim''​ settings and the TCP port is set accordingly (only TCP is needed for FS-FlightControl connection). UDP communication is not used by FS-FlightControl.
  
 === Active Sky === === Active Sky ===
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 Additionally,​ if you own a commercial license, you can also change the footer text or remove it completely. Additionally,​ if you own a commercial license, you can also change the footer text or remove it completely.
  
-Within the footer text you may use the placeholders ''​{date}'' ​and ''​{time}''​ to insert the current date and time.+Within the footer text you may use the placeholders ''​{date}''​''​{time}''​ and ''​{simulator_name}''​ to insert the current date and time.
  
 === Display Options === === Display Options ===
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 Below that you can choose if you want the map scale, cursor position and frames per second displayed on the bottom of the map view or not. Below that you can choose if you want the map scale, cursor position and frames per second displayed on the bottom of the map view or not.
 +
 +Additionally you can disable the automatic re-center of the map and clear aircraft trace (if enabled) after the aircraft position has been changed from the flight simulator itself (after there was a crash, for example).
  
 === Online Networks === === Online Networks ===
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 Additionally,​ if you own a commercial license, you can also change the footer text or remove it completely. Additionally,​ if you own a commercial license, you can also change the footer text or remove it completely.
  
-Within the footer text you may use the placeholders ''​{date}'' ​and ''​{time}''​ to insert the current date and time.+Within the footer text you may use the placeholders ''​{date}''​''​{time}''​ and ''​{simulator_name}''​ to insert the current date and time.
  
 ==== Network ==== ==== Network ====
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 You can directly download the Android app from the [[https://​play.google.com/​store/​apps/​details?​id=com.fs_flightcontrol.client|Google Play store]]as well as the iOS-App from the [[https://​itunes.apple.com/​us/​app/​fs-flightcontrol/​id1105307304|iOS App Store]]. You can directly download the Android app from the [[https://​play.google.com/​store/​apps/​details?​id=com.fs_flightcontrol.client|Google Play store]]as well as the iOS-App from the [[https://​itunes.apple.com/​us/​app/​fs-flightcontrol/​id1105307304|iOS App Store]].
  
-==== Other Settings ​==== +==== Units ====
- +
-In this section all other settings are located that do not fit anywhere else. +
- +
-=== Units === +
- +
-{{https://​www.fs-flightcontrol.com/​img/​manual/​features/​settings/​other-units.png?​nolink|}}+
  
 Here all units for input as well as output used across the whole program can be defined. Here all units for input as well as output used across the whole program can be defined.
  
-== Altitude Unit ==+=== Altitude Unit ===
  
-{{https://​www.fs-flightcontrol.com/​img/​manual/​features/​settings/​other-units-altitude.png?​nolink|}}+{{https://​www.fs-flightcontrol.com/​img/​manual/​features/​settings/​units-altitude.png?​nolink|}}
  
 Choose if feet (ft) or meters (m) should be used for altitude values. Choose if feet (ft) or meters (m) should be used for altitude values.
  
-== Temperature Unit ==+=== Temperature Unit ===
  
-{{https://​www.fs-flightcontrol.com/​img/​manual/​features/​settings/​other-units-temperature.png?​nolink|}}+{{https://​www.fs-flightcontrol.com/​img/​manual/​features/​settings/​units-temperature.png?​nolink|}}
  
 Choose if Fahrenheit (°F) or Celcius (°C) should be used for temperature values. Choose if Fahrenheit (°F) or Celcius (°C) should be used for temperature values.
  
-== Atmospheric Pressure ==+=== Atmospheric Pressure ​===
  
-{{https://​www.fs-flightcontrol.com/​img/​manual/​features/​settings/​other-units-atmospheric-pressure.png?​nolink|}}+{{https://​www.fs-flightcontrol.com/​img/​manual/​features/​settings/​units-atmospheric-pressure.png?​nolink|}}
  
 Choose if Hektopascals (hPa) or Inches of Mercury (inHg) should be used for atmospheric pressure values. Choose if Hektopascals (hPa) or Inches of Mercury (inHg) should be used for atmospheric pressure values.
  
-== Short Distance Unit ==+=== Short Distance Unit ===
  
-{{https://​www.fs-flightcontrol.com/​img/​manual/​features/​settings/​other-units-short-distance.png?​nolink|}}+{{https://​www.fs-flightcontrol.com/​img/​manual/​features/​settings/​units-short-distance.png?​nolink|}}
  
 Choose if feet (ft) or meters (m) should be used for short distance values. Choose if feet (ft) or meters (m) should be used for short distance values.
  
-== Far Distance Unit ==+=== Far Distance Unit ===
  
-{{https://​www.fs-flightcontrol.com/​img/​manual/​features/​settings/​other-units-far-distance.png?​nolink|}}+{{https://​www.fs-flightcontrol.com/​img/​manual/​features/​settings/​units-far-distance.png?​nolink|}}
  
 Choose if nautical miles (NM) or kilometers (km) should be used for far distance values. Choose if nautical miles (NM) or kilometers (km) should be used for far distance values.
  
-== Weight Unit ==+=== Weight Unit ===
  
-{{https://​www.fs-flightcontrol.com/​img/​manual/​features/​settings/​other-units-weight.png?​nolink|}}+{{https://​www.fs-flightcontrol.com/​img/​manual/​features/​settings/​units-weight.png?​nolink|}}
  
 Choose if kilograms (kg) or pounds (lbs) should be used for weight values. Choose if kilograms (kg) or pounds (lbs) should be used for weight values.
  
-== Speed Unit ==+=== Speed Unit ===
  
-{{https://​www.fs-flightcontrol.com/​img/​manual/​features/​settings/​other-units-speed.png?​nolink|}}+{{https://​www.fs-flightcontrol.com/​img/​manual/​features/​settings/​units-speed.png?​nolink|}}
  
 Choose if knots (kt), miles per hour (mph) or kilometers per hour (km/h) should be used for speed values. Choose if knots (kt), miles per hour (mph) or kilometers per hour (km/h) should be used for speed values.
  
-== Liquid/Fuel Unit ==+=== Liquid/Fuel Unit ===
  
-{{https://​www.fs-flightcontrol.com/​img/​manual/​features/​settings/​other-units-liquid-fuel.png?​nolink|}}+{{https://​www.fs-flightcontrol.com/​img/​manual/​features/​settings/​units-liquid-fuel.png?​nolink|}}
  
 Choose if kilograms (kg), pounds (lbs) or US gallons (gal.) should be used for liquid and fuel values. Choose if kilograms (kg), pounds (lbs) or US gallons (gal.) should be used for liquid and fuel values.
  
-== Visibility Unit ==+=== Visibility Unit ===
  
-{{https://​www.fs-flightcontrol.com/​img/​manual/​features/​settings/​other-units-visibility.png?​nolink|}}+{{https://​www.fs-flightcontrol.com/​img/​manual/​features/​settings/​units-visibility.png?​nolink|}}
  
 Choose if feet (ft), meters (m), kilometers (km) or statute miles (M) should be used for visibility values. Choose if feet (ft), meters (m), kilometers (km) or statute miles (M) should be used for visibility values.
  
-=== Color Settings ​===+==== Other ====
  
-{{https://​www.fs-flightcontrol.com/​img/​manual/​features/​settings/​other-color-settings.png?​nolink|}} +In this section all other settings ​are located that do not fit into another category.
- +
-Use this area to change colors used all over the software. +
- +
-You can also use the button ''​Reset to Defaults''​ to revert all your color changes.+
  
 === Input and Help === === Input and Help ===
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 To allow a program start without user interaction you can define here that program updates as well as navigation data updates should always be applied without confirmation by the user. To allow a program start without user interaction you can define here that program updates as well as navigation data updates should always be applied without confirmation by the user.
  
-Alternatively you can also disable the question regarding an update completely.+Alternatively you can also disable the question regarding an update completely ​(which we do not recommend). 
 + 
 +Furthermore you have the option here to activate an additional confirmation message before the program is really closed - in case of accidental clicks on the ''​Exit''​ button. 
 + 
 +=== Online Network Status URLs === 
 + 
 +{{https://​www.fs-flightcontrol.com/​img/​manual/​features/​settings/​other-online-network-status-urls.png?​nolink|}} 
 + 
 +Here you can change the URLs where FS-FlightControl gets the status updates for VATSIM, IVAO and PilotEdge from. 
 + 
 +This might be useful if you operate your own multi-player server. If you use, for example, the VATSIM format for providing online client information,​ you can inject this information into FS-FlightControl by pointing the VATSIM URL here to your own server. 
 + 
 +You can also reset these URLs to their defaults. 
 + 
 +=== Color Settings === 
 + 
 +{{https://​www.fs-flightcontrol.com/​img/​manual/​features/​settings/​other-color-settings.png?​nolink|}} 
 + 
 +Use this area to change colors used all over the software. 
 + 
 +You can also use the button ''​Reset to Defaults''​ to revert all your color changes. 
 + 
 +=== Unpause Delay === 
 + 
 +{{https://​www.fs-flightcontrol.com/​img/​manual/​features/​settings/​other-unpause-delay.png?​nolink|}} 
 + 
 +You can configure the unpause delay to your needs here. 
 + 
 +This will be used to slowly accelerate your aircraft after the simulator was unpaused through FS-FlightControl. 
 + 
 +:i: Note: This option has no effect if you are connected to X-Plane.