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Old 05-21-2012, 08:47 PM   #1
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Default Display MFCDS in lower corners?

Just got some TM cougar Mfds, I have seen vidoes where an altered script file allows you to permanently show your MFCDs in the lower corners of your monitor. I am only using one monitor and would like to do this and mount the cougars on the monitor bezel. I have done some searching on this forum and am a little confused at what I am looking at. I have no experience with lua or script altering. Does anyone know if there is a posted file to download or can anyone explain an easy way to do this? Thank you
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Old 05-21-2012, 09:14 PM   #2
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Use the attached file .
Copy it in your DCS install > \Config\MonitorSetup\ folder.

Quote:
_ = function(p) return p; end;
name = _('MFCDs in lower corners');
Description = 'MFCDs in lower corners'
Viewports =
{
Center =
{
x = 0;
y = 0;
width = screen.width;
height = screen.height;
viewDx = 0;
viewDy = 0;
aspect = screen.aspect;
}
}


LEFT_MFCD =
{
x = 0;
y = screen.height -300;
width = 300;
height = 300;
}

RIGHT_MFCD =
{
x = screen.width -300;
y = screen.height -300;
width = 300;
height = 300;
}

UIMainView = Center
Than use this tool PixelWindow to exactly measure the Width/Height of the inside of your TM-MFDs while holding them on your screen.

Now open the "MFCDs in lower corners.lua" with Notepad++
and exchange every Red/Green number in this file (see quote above) with your measured Width/Height. (- ideally it's the same value for width and height , but this depends on used monitor and used aspect/resolution.)

Now the MFCDs should be in the lower corners and have the right size for your TM-MFDs when you select
"MFCDs in lower corners" in the "Monitors" drop-down menu of DCS.

Tip: Use Sticky Velcro to mount them on you monitor for easy on/off.
And use the fussy side on the corner that is directly inside the monitor , to prevent damaging the surface of your screen.



BTW: You are lucky to have this forum-name, otherwise I would have posted only a general link, without deeper explanation .

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Old 05-21-2012, 09:38 PM   #3
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Haha, deeply appreciated Peter. Very much
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Old 05-21-2012, 11:31 PM   #4
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rep incoming!
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LOL about the name thing !! Very funny
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Old 07-22-2015, 03:05 AM   #6
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Does this work with current version??

The link does not work any more.
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Old 07-22-2015, 03:31 AM   #7
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Yes. It still works. The link to PixelWindow is not required. It is just a nice tool for measuring things on screen. You can still just play with the numbers to get the size you want.
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