After the latest update, I noticed that the pilot CDU (left of pilot) key inputs do not work when this panel is undocked? When trying to enter transponder code, second digit does not respond to all numeric mouse key entries? When panel is docked it works fine? Looses key mapping when undocked?
No touch screen display like the GTC-580 (both Longitude and TBM) nor the G3X and now the GTN 750 has ever worked for me when popped out / undocked. Not with a mouse, nor via touch on my external touch screens.
After SU7, any click or touch I do in a popped out screen gets transferred to the main sin windeow instead of the undocked window. By that, I mean that clicking, touching things at random spots in the undocked windows can translate to switches or controls in the virtual cockpit being activated, as that’s where the click commands get executed vs the window they’re supposed to be executed in.
One of the “fixes” listed in the patch notes under the UI section:
Fixed mouse click sometimes didn’t work on external windows
It only “fixes” (and I use that term loosely) the clicks if it’s on the same monitor. The second you move it to another monitor, the clicks get registered in the main sim window instead of the undocked window. So depending on where that external window is positioned, it may be registering clicks in your virtual cockpit instead.
So if you have your ATC window open in your main window (not undocked), it’s receiving the mouse events that should be going to your GTC-580’s popped out window.
As an example, I popped out my PMS50 GTN750 window to another monitor. Trying to activate it, either with mouse or touch, was toggling light switches in my plane instead of making changes in the GPS.
Both CDUs have been undocked to touch displays for a year and This certainly has not been a problem until update 7? But, I always had to get focus back to main screen to get other hardware to work after using the remote displays.
Just looked at this and as long as I close atc menu, the undocked touch displays work fine!
This is new since su7! I never had a problem with this. These guys need to get this fixed! The update always sets me back one step. So now I have to worry where the mouse focus is?
Also noticed a lot of ground haze where ever I fly? Not sure this is real weather?
I understand your frustration. Every update seems to break stuff that worked fine before, or change functionality that didn’t need changing.
And I also envy the fact you can use touch at all. My setup is all touch screen, and it’s never worked with the “touchable” popouts. This new stupid, flawed functionality is the closest I’ve ever had it to being able to use touch screens to control touch functions from popout sim windows.
I believe the ground haze is due to the new METAR-utilizing weather in the latest update using MSL instead of AGL. At first I was really excited as I thought they had implemented “fog” better… but nope. It’s everywhere and when there’s no fog.
I guess that’s kind of off-topic, but you’re the OP so just FYI