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About bstikkel

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  1. Just want to say how happy you made me, by again creating a new version of FSUIPC, this time for Microsoft's new flightsimulator. Really very much appreciated! Bram Stikkel 😊
  2. Pete, thank you very much for your explaination in response on my questions. I am going to shortcut this info again with the friend that is more in programming than I am myself. If we discover something usefull, I will let you know. Thanks again ! Greetings, Bram Stikkel
  3. Hi Pete, Together with a friend of mine who is able to write pc programs, I want to try to find out, what way FSX regulates the balance between the enginesound level of the flown aircraft and the soundslevels of the AI aircraft around. Reason to start this search, is we hope to be able to write a piece of software that can set separately the soundlevels of AI and the flown aircraft. Since I do some basis scripting with SIOC I know the list of offset values you have provided to be able to communicate with FSUIPC and FSX. Studying that list, my friend concluded it is neccesery to determine the first byte FSX uses, since the positions of all functions are given in offsetvalues. This position - I suppose - will be different every time FSX is loaded in the memory. If the answer on my question is 'your companies product secret' feel free to say so. If not, we would like to know how such a starting position can be found. To be completely open to you, I must say, that this search for the possibility to regulate the both enginesoundlevels separately, has started after contact with Alan Constantable. I asked him if there was a way to separately regulate the ai and own plane soundlevels. He explained me, FSX does manage these soundlevels in a way that is unknown and unclear. So in his experience, creating louder or more quiet soundfiles, is no use because FSX does level them up or down again. Hope my question is clear and if not, ofcourse please ask me what you want to know. Greetings, Bram Stikkel
  4. Thank you very much for the explanation. This way it must be possible. Excuse me for not getting this from the manual. Thanks again ! Bram
  5. Hello mr. Dawson, First: Thanks for your ongoing devellopment of your great FSUIPC program. Know that I appreciate it very much. I have a question on which I could not find an answer in the already posed questions in the forum. In the Joystick Calibration tab fo FSUIPC there is a possibility to set a reverser axis. However, in the Axis Assignment tab, in the list I can chose from, I cannot find a reverser function to assign to the axis I would want to use. Is there a way to assign a separe axis to the reverser function or is this impossible and can the reverser function in the Joystock Calibration tab only be used in combination with the throttle axis on which a part of its range is reserved for the "reverse" function ? Thanks in advance, greetings, Bram Stikkel
  6. I posed the same question to Pete Dowson, the author of FSUIPC, last week. Here you can find his complete answer, also adressing related modules http://forum.simflight.com/topic/75721-which-file-contains-the-fsuipc-settings-axes-buttons-and-such/#entry462102 Greetings. Bram
  7. Thanks, Pete Now i can also save a backup. Also thank you for your incredable fast replies. I appreciate. Greetings Bram
  8. Hello Pete, Thanks again for the help with my previous challenge. Moving to Prepar3D v2 has lots of those challenges by the way, not for the least in Prepar3D v2 itself. My question now is: I use FSUIPC partly to define several buttons and finetune axis. The settings for Prepar3Dv2 can be equal to the settings for FSX. Is there a settingsfile that I can copy and paste and if yes, where is it located ? Thanks in advance. Bram Stikkel
  9. Thank you, Pete. That's indeed what I meant. But I now used your link to the forum-thread with updates, downloaded version 4,923 and it now functions well. Thanks for your help again.
  10. On the official website I can only find the 4.92 version. Can you help me ?
  11. Excuse me. Was not aware of a newer version. Is there an automatic update notice posibility ? Greetings and thanks again. Bram
  12. Hi Pete, I just tried again to install FSUIPC.at Prepar3D v2 I first started the full installer 4.9. This is the installer that says there is no need to and I tried to look precizely on what it says it does :-) It only 'talks' about FSX, it does indeed go on after saying there is no need to install, but there follows nothing that says the install in P3Dv2 has succeded. After this action there is no addon menu in Prepar3D v2. After that I used the installer 4.92 of which is told it is only the ddl. This results in two announcements, one for FSX and one for Prepar3D v2. Now in Prepar3D v2 there is a addon menu which contains FSUIPC. However, clicking at this menu option results in nothing, For a moment I considered it the problem might be my fullscreen use. But also turning Prepar3D to maximized window state, did not result in FSUIPC to show up when clicked at the menu option FSUIPC. Thanks in advance for your support. No need to hurry, by the way. Life allready goes so fast... :-) Bram Stikkel
  13. Allright, I will try again. Thanks for a so quick advice, Pete. Greetings, Bram Stikkel
  14. Hello Pete, On one pc I have installed FSX with FSUIPC, including the latest updated dll. Now I purchased and installed Prepar3D v2 on the same pc. During the attempt to install FSUIPC there too, the installer says it stops the installer because there is allready the same or a higher version of FSUIPC installed. That is right for FSX. But how I install FSUIPC in Prepar3D now ? Thanks in advance for your advice. Greetings, Bram Stikkel
  15. Thank you very much for this clear and so quick answer, Pete. The DirectX force feedback is indeed what I suppose I need data from. I think I need to do some more investigation on the internet first. Greetings ! Bram Stikkel
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