SIMCOM X Voice application

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Re: SIMCOMX Voice application

Postby oldpop » Thu Apr 05, 2018 6:54 pm

I use the X56 stick/th and found this. I have no functions assigned to any button because I use FSUIPC however, what i discovered is that SIMCOMX "sees" Button "C" on joystick as "button 3". It also sees button "H" on the Throttle as "button 3". lead to some confusion in assignments to other functions.

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Re: SIMCOMX Voice application

Postby ATC Roo » Thu Apr 05, 2018 8:36 pm

oldpop wrote:I use the X56 stick/th and found this. I have no functions assigned to any button because I use FSUIPC however, what i discovered is that SIMCOMX "sees" Button "C" on joystick as "button 3". It also sees button "H" on the Throttle as "button 3". lead to some confusion in assignments to other functions.


That's interesting.
Although it's not something I've written or have control over.
I pull which button is being used from DirectInput.
It's up to DirectInput to choose what it decides to name the buttons.

If you set the PTT using button 3, does button H trigger it?
Just curious.

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Re: SIMCOM X Voice application

Postby oldpop » Fri Apr 06, 2018 3:03 am

both button "C" and "H" trigger the TX ;)

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Re: SIMCOMX Voice application

Postby Grumpy » Fri Apr 06, 2018 7:41 am

ATC Roo wrote:
Update to this..

I managed to replicate what you described above.
It only happened when SIMCOM X was first run and no previous ptt button had been set.

Does that sound like what happened to you?

If so it should be an easy fix which I'll add next time.

Before then...
Simply closing and restarting the app after the ptt has been set. Should correct it.


Thanks, Roo, I will try this tomorrow. I had tried all permutations, to no avail. Was fine, using a keystroke, but I have been using Saitek gear for so long, it seems weird to take my hand off my stick.....
Stop laughing.
Sooo, Saitek Flight yoke, pedals, 2 throttle bodies.
Reg Version of FSUIPC. Speaking of which, most of our Flybywires members are converted to a reg. ver. of FSUIPC so much so, I should get a fee.
Leads me to wonder if you could include a subroutine to check for FSUIPC and use its handlers if available.

I tested out the autochange, very clever, a tad slow reacting, but speed is not an issue for this function.
In all other respects, Bloody Well Done!!

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Re: SIMCOM X Voice application

Postby ATC Roo » Fri Apr 06, 2018 11:13 am

Version 0.0.10 now available for Download.

Testing with a Saitek X52 Pro I had another look at the Joystick PTT function, changed it slightly and it now seems to be working correctly.

PTT Timeout is set to 10 seconds (long enough?) in case a stuck PTT happens for what ever reason.
The PTT timeout will also help in case a lunatic joins that wants to play music etc.

On the same lines...
Mute a Client is now added, double click the client window, input the users name and click MUTE.
If you want to hear them again double click the client window, input their name and click UNMUTE, sort of does what it says on the tin.
The client won't know that they are muted and can carry on playing music oblivious, well for 10 seconds anyway.
They should show in the window as blue if muted or not at all.

As usual let me know whats not quite working correctly.
Once all is stable I'll start writing the ATC client.
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Re: SIMCOM X Voice application

Postby sgraypgh » Fri Apr 06, 2018 12:22 pm

v0.10 fails to install, indicates that it a script needed for install is missing. Other versions installed just fine.

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Re: SIMCOM X Voice application

Postby ATC Roo » Fri Apr 06, 2018 12:41 pm

Yup did remove a script.

Does this happen while a previous version is installed?
Or is this a fresh install?

If a previous version is installed, the easiest thing to do would be to remove it via add and remove programs.
Then run the new installer.

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Re: SIMCOM X Voice application

Postby oldpop » Fri Apr 06, 2018 1:31 pm

will not install! see error msg
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Re: SIMCOMX Voice application

Postby ATC Roo » Fri Apr 06, 2018 1:39 pm

Grumpy wrote:Leads me to wonder if you could include a subroutine to check for FSUIPC and use its handlers if available.


I've never written anything with FSUIPC so I'd have to do a bit of reading up first.
The same goes for Xplane which I do have plans to include.

Thinking about it, if I did include FSUIPC that would then enable auto switch for Xplane, FS9 and maybe FlightGear users?

Simcom X is intended to be of help to JoinFS users and JoinFS doesn't have FSUIPC support at the moment.
Although I suppose FSUIPC would eliminate the need for me to write a Xplane specific plugin.

As any SIM (or no SIM) can manually tune, It's one for the back burner at the moment.
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Re: SIMCOM X Voice application

Postby ATC Roo » Fri Apr 06, 2018 1:42 pm

oldpop wrote:will not install! see error msg

Thanks pop.

That file doesn't exist because I intentionally removed it.
It was originally designed to clear up a few files on uninstall, but didn't work.

Removing Simcom from Add and Remove Programs will get rid of the old version.
Then install the new version as normal.

Another thing to try would be to create a file in that folder called hidden.vbs
Then run the new installer.

Let me know...


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