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Hi Pete,

I´m planning to migrate from FSX to Prepar3d v 4.1. My question here is to which extend the existing FSUIPC.ini from FSX could be reused straight forward in FSUIPC5, or do i need to set up / program every single button etc. from scratch again?

 

Thank you very much in advance for shedding some light on this

Pantu

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Hi,

I'm in much the same boat (hmm, well, aircraft) as Pantu. I am fully set up in a multi-screen cockpit with FSX and paid version of FSUIPC4 which I use mainly to map buttons on addon boxes  to various controls - all works magnificently. What an addition Pete Dawson's work has been to the flight sim world !

I am going to buy  P3Dv4 in the next few days to see what the 64 bit flight sim world looks like. I want to keep FSX as is, and add P3D. What do I do regarding FSUIPC to maintain use of it for control mapping on both platforms? Do I need to buy a 2nd version or does Thomas's solution apply - copy and rename - and will P3D automatically find that?

Any advice would be much appreciated.

Philip

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53 minutes ago, Philipei said:

I want to keep FSX as is, and add P3D. What do I do regarding FSUIPC to maintain use of it for control mapping on both platforms? Do I need to buy a 2nd version or does Thomas's solution apply - copy and rename - and will P3D automatically find that?

Buy and install FSUIPC5, the 64-bit version, then do as Thomas says.

P3D doesn't "find" FSUIPC's file: FSUIPC does!

Pete

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12 minutes ago, Philipei said:

Is my existing version of  FSUIPC4  okay to leave in place for FSX; it won't complicate matters?

No, it won't. There's no relation. Each keeps to its own Modules folder within its own simulator.

Pete

 

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