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Hello, I feel silly asking this, but I really can't find the answer anywhere. I'm building oy own MCDU, and I am a bit confused on how to get the MCDU screen onto my external display. I have the screen working correctly and set up in windows etc. I just can't for the life of me work out how to get the 2D panel to pop out as just the screen, and not the whole MCDU. I've searched this forum and have seen plenty of people talking about it, and even seeen a screenshot or two, but havent been able to find out HOW to do it. Is there a better way to be doing it, I just assumed that undocking and dragging it to the external monitor would be fine? Thanks in advance!
Hello people This is for those with low end computers and striving to get a few extra FPS to get your FSL experience a bit better. You know who you are. I have disabled the PFD and the ND at the 1st officer seat, and I believe I have gained a few extra FPS (5 fps avg) I dare to say that i´ve finally gotten close enough to the confort zone while flying this puppy!! I thought it would be worth to mention here, so maybe someone can try and verify if it is possible to replicate my results. Needless to say, FSL will not approve this, since it is a modification of their panel.cfg file, but as long as you make a backup of your original panel.cfg file and you JUST comment the 2 lines i will point out, you should not have any issues. (After all, this is a novice/rookie modification, we´re not doing rocket science here) Go to your FSX folder, (wherever your sim is, just locate the root folder) and then go to either one of these two folders (whatever engine variant you want to try this on) FS_ROOT\SimObjects\Airplanes\FSLabs A320 CFM\Panel FS_ROOT\SimObjects\Airplanes\FSLabs A320 IAE\Panel Please make a backup of your panel.cfg located there. Call it panel.cfg.original or something that will help you identifying the file. Then just edit the panel.cfg (with notepad, no Wordpad or any other text editor which might alter the plain text format of this file), scroll a bit down till you locate the following: ////////////////////////////////////////////////// // Main Panel DUs ////////////////////////////////////////////////// [VCockpit01] size_mm=1024,1024 pixel_size=768,768 texture=$DUPFDND background_color=0,0,0 gauge00=..\..\FSLabs A32X\FSL_A32XX!Controller, 0, 0, 0, 0 gauge01=..\..\FSLabs A32X\FSL_A32XX!LCDScreen_1, 56, 56, 400, 400, F0.85 gauge02=..\..\FSLabs A32X\FSL_A32XX!LCDScreen_2, 568, 56, 400, 400, F0.85 gauge03=..\..\FSLabs A32X\FSL_A32XX!LCDScreen_5, 56, 568, 400, 400, F0.85 gauge04=..\..\FSLabs A32X\FSL_A32XX!LCDScreen_6, 568, 568, 400, 400, F0.85 You see those last two lines? gauge03 and 04? those are the 1st officer PDF and ND. COmment them with // at the beginning of the line and save the file. They should look like this: gauge00=..\..\FSLabs A32X\FSL_A32XX!Controller, 0, 0, 0, 0 gauge01=..\..\FSLabs A32X\FSL_A32XX!LCDScreen_1, 56, 56, 400, 400, F0.85 gauge02=..\..\FSLabs A32X\FSL_A32XX!LCDScreen_2, 568, 56, 400, 400, F0.85 //gauge03=..\..\FSLabs A32X\FSL_A32XX!LCDScreen_5, 56, 568, 400, 400, F0.85 //gauge04=..\..\FSLabs A32X\FSL_A32XX!LCDScreen_6, 568, 568, 400, 400, F0.85 Then try to fly the bird. Please let me know if I am just blind, if I am on one of my upbeat overoptimistic days.. of if this really does something. I am sure I am getting a few more fps, not a lot, but enough for me to say I am able to ride the full 9 yards now . At least this works for me. Again, FSL will not likely approve this. After all, if you don´t know what you are doing you might screw up the panel, but again, this is basic file edition. So this is up to you guys. Hope it wont be a problem for FSL if I display part of their panel.cfg on this thread... All the best Luis