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    Amazing work Capt Zeen.
    I don't use helios anymore but from when I did, I really appreciate the effort and work that you've put into this.
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      I’m just wondering if I can grab some help as I’m really really struggling to get the resolution right in game with my 2 monitors. Although Helios displays fine, it connects and shows the steam dials right and the mfd exports work a treat, my issue is the main menu is compressed up on the left side of my main screen and the cockpit view is compressed and only 3/4 across my main screen when I’m flying. As far as I can see my lua is fine, but something has to be wrong somewhere. Just wondering if anyone has any ideas what I’ve done wrong.

      _ = function(p) return p; end;
      name = _('2_monitors_FA18C');
      Description = 'Right, Left, RWR, IFEI, UFC, and AMPCD in right monitor'

      --TOTAL DEL VIEWPORT
      Viewports =
      {
      Center =
      {
      x = 0;
      y = 0;
      width = 3840;
      height = 2160;
      viewDx = 0;
      viewDy = 0;
      aspect = screen.aspect;
      }
      }


      --LEFT
      LEFT_MFCD =
      {
      x = 4095;
      y = 686;
      width = 395;
      height = 378;
      }

      --RIGHT
      RIGHT_MFCD =
      {
      x = 5076;
      y = 691;
      width = 387;
      height = 377;
      }


      -- RWR
      F18_RWR =
      {
      x = 5296;
      y = 1199;
      width = 200;
      height = 210;
      }



      --AMPCD
      CENTER_MFCD =
      {
      x = 4596;
      y = 1181;
      width = 368;
      height = 356;
      }

      --IFEI
      F18_IFEI =
      {
      x = 3896;
      y = 1247;
      width = 601;
      height = 209;
      }


      --UFC
      F18_UFC =
      {
      x = 4538;
      y = 493;
      width = 496;
      height = 323;
      }



      UIMainView = Viewports.Center

      GUI =
      {
      x = 0;
      y = 0;
      width = 3840;
      height = 2160;
      }
      Last edited 05-02-2020, 09:07 PM.
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        what are the resolutions of your two monitors?

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          Originally posted by Sprool View Post
          what are the resolutions of your two monitors?
          Main one is 3840 x 2160, The touchscreen is 1920 x 1080.

          Combined I have the resolution set in DCS at 5760 x 2160
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            there is no aspect set in the lua? I've had a look at mine for comparison and thats the primary difference, might be effecting it ?
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              Did you try alt+ent.. In latest beta i came accross this issue that my screen s compressed to upper left part of screen

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                Originally posted by ilikepie View Post
                there is no aspect set in the lua? I've had a look at mine for comparison and thats the primary difference, might be effecting it ?
                Yep all my minotorsetup lua's have a line under each unit to set aspect ratio.
                RIGHT_MFCD =
                {
                x = 1010;
                y = 530;
                width = 810;
                height = 810;
                aspect = 1920/1080;
                }

                CENTER_MFCD =
                {
                x = 100;
                y = 530;
                width = 810;
                height = 810;
                aspect = 1920/1080;
                }

                Sorry to ask but you're not running windowed mode are you?

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                  Ok then, good news is I’ve got the resolution and everything displaying and exporting to Helios great.

                  The bad news is I cannot sort out the fonts on the Ampcd export.

                  Both are just a thick green mess, regardless of what settings I place into the indicator files.

                  Ive tried reducing down the thickness to 0.01 and it’s still shows rather thick and blurry.

                  All other mfds look bloody perfect, my files are as follows

                  AMPCD_init.lua

                  shaderLineParamsUpdatable = true
                  shaderLineDefaultThickness = 0.05
                  shaderLineDefaultFuzziness = 0.05
                  shaderLineDrawAsWire = false
                  shaderLineUseSpecularPass = true


                  MDG_strokes.def.lua

                  stroke_thickness = 0.4
                  stroke_fuzziness = 0.2

                  -- Currently is used for DMC generated fonts black outline
                  DMC_outline_thickness = stroke_thickness * 0.4
                  DMC_outline_fuzziness = stroke_fuzziness * 0.2
                  DMC_stroke_thickness = 0.65
                  DMC_stroke_fuzziness = 0.42
                  Last edited 05-03-2020, 05:24 PM.
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                    Changes to CZ's profile

                    Having nothing of importance to do this weekend, I decided to fix a flaw that I noted in the cockpit of the F18. IMO, the middle MFD should be at eye level and the UFC should be below the middle MFD.



                    So attached is my revised cockpit that enables me to see the middle MFD at eye level and if I want to view the UFC, I can see it easily in the game cockpit or look down in my cockpit.



                    This took me about 15 minutes using paint.net.



                    For some odd reason, my wife did not get as excited as I did about this mod.
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                    Trackir4 using the latest Trackir 5 software, Win10 Pro [Creator Update] updated from Win7Pro Pro 64Bit, Intel(R) Core™ i5-2500 3.30 GHz 6M Intel Smart Cache LGA115 , GigaByte GA-Z68XP-UD4 Intel Z68 Chipset DDR3 16GB Ram, GTX MSI Gaming 1060 [6 GB] Video Card, Main Monitor 1 on left 1920x1080 Touchscreen Monitor 2 on right 1920x1080 .

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                      @Cowboy10UK : have you tried setting ShaderLineDrawAsWire to True? Then thickening up the lines a bit?

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                        Originally posted by sobe View Post
                        Having nothing of importance to do this weekend, I decided to fix a flaw that I noted in the cockpit of the F18. IMO, the middle MFD should be at eye level and the UFC should be below the middle MFD.
                        Its a nice layout. Im scratching my head at the moment as the Helios profile I was using earlier for the F-18 no longer exports the UFD, rwr or fuel stuff, only the 3 DDI's, and I have no clue why.
                        What I'd really like as a stripped down version just showing the AMPCD and R_DDI on the secondary monitor, but with working buttons, but Im not clever enough to delve into all the scripting to get working buttons on a profile.

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                          Sprool
                          All 3 of your missing items require changes to their init files. See CZs instructions and download.
                          Trackir4 using the latest Trackir 5 software, Win10 Pro [Creator Update] updated from Win7Pro Pro 64Bit, Intel(R) Core™ i5-2500 3.30 GHz 6M Intel Smart Cache LGA115 , GigaByte GA-Z68XP-UD4 Intel Z68 Chipset DDR3 16GB Ram, GTX MSI Gaming 1060 [6 GB] Video Card, Main Monitor 1 on left 1920x1080 Touchscreen Monitor 2 on right 1920x1080 .

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                            Capt Zeen F/A-18C Beta Helios Profile ! ! !

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                            Last edited 06-19-2020, 11:39 AM.

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                              Originally posted by sobe View Post
                              Sprool
                              All 3 of your missing items require changes to their init files. See CZs instructions and download.
                              I downloaded & reinstalled the script files from the FA-18c profile and its all working again now. Just juggling with the rwr lines to get something readable.

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                                Originally posted by Sprool View Post
                                I downloaded & reinstalled the script files from the FA-18c profile and its all working again now. Just juggling with the rwr lines to get something readable.
                                let us know what you use, the rwr is a smudgy mess
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                                  shaderLineParamsUpdatable = true
                                  shaderLineDefaultThickness = 0.1 --was 0.8, balance between export blur and readable cockpit
                                  shaderLineDefaultFuzziness = 0.08 --was 0.4, balance between export blur and readable cockpit
                                  shaderLineDrawAsWire = false
                                  shaderLineUseSpecularPass = true

                                  This is not ideal, in-cockpit display still very faint but nice and clear on the export.

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                                    thanks, was still a mess with those numbers for me, must be connected to the resolution size. got something works though. ive disabled in cockpit displays and have them on export only

                                    cheers for the nudge
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                                      Originally posted by ilikepie View Post
                                      thanks, was still a mess with those numbers for me, must be connected to the resolution size. got something works though. ive disabled in cockpit displays and have them on export only

                                      cheers for the nudge
                                      im trying to find the right tweaks too, im using a 1920x1080 touchscreen, AMPCD is too large of green lines to the point where they are blurry., there is a mod that turns them white

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                                        Needle in Altimeter not showing

                                        I moved the IAS and Altimeter gauges around in CZs profile. Everything is fine with the IAS, but with respect to the Altimeter gauge, the white needle is hidden and does not show thru. The white needle in the IAS does show thru. I cannot seem to find out why one is ok and one is hidden. See attached.
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                                        Trackir4 using the latest Trackir 5 software, Win10 Pro [Creator Update] updated from Win7Pro Pro 64Bit, Intel(R) Core™ i5-2500 3.30 GHz 6M Intel Smart Cache LGA115 , GigaByte GA-Z68XP-UD4 Intel Z68 Chipset DDR3 16GB Ram, GTX MSI Gaming 1060 [6 GB] Video Card, Main Monitor 1 on left 1920x1080 Touchscreen Monitor 2 on right 1920x1080 .

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                                          Is anyone else having issues with the readability of the view ports after today's update?
                                          Trackir4 using the latest Trackir 5 software, Win10 Pro [Creator Update] updated from Win7Pro Pro 64Bit, Intel(R) Core™ i5-2500 3.30 GHz 6M Intel Smart Cache LGA115 , GigaByte GA-Z68XP-UD4 Intel Z68 Chipset DDR3 16GB Ram, GTX MSI Gaming 1060 [6 GB] Video Card, Main Monitor 1 on left 1920x1080 Touchscreen Monitor 2 on right 1920x1080 .

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