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AP001 asked Flysimware edited

Simvar Watcher general engine throttle position not working

Hello,

I modified Simvar Watcher to try set my custom variables for axes, it works perfectly for ailerons, elevators and rudder, but it doesn't work for GENERAL ENG THROTTLE LEVER POSITION, even original program doesn't show any change in number there, it just remains on zero (percent), no mater what I do (it should change if I move throttle in the MSFM and aircraft accelerates). Does anybody else have this problem? Any ideas how to solve it?

Kind regards.

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Yoanito answered Flysimware edited

Hello @AP001

Like @Flysimware said the GENERAL ENG THROTTLE LEVER POSITION need an index to return the right percentage and you can add an index to the "Index" box in simvarWatcher
1669288097871.pngThe issue is, if you keep the index at 0,Simvar Watcher will return the percentage of the engine at index 0 wich is, according to the doc, always 0% because 0 stand for "Off"
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Best regards,
Yohan


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AP001 avatar image AP001 commented ·
Hello, thank you very much, I thought 0 is for all, 1 changes only ENG no. 1, but it is fine, I'll make it for every engine separately.

Kind regards

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Flysimware avatar image Flysimware AP001 commented ·

So if you have a twin engine and want to watch the variables for both levers then you need to look at the GENERAL ENG THROTTLE LEVER POSITION with an index of 1 and another with the index of 2.

GENERAL ENG THROTTLE LEVER POSITION:1, Percent

GENERAL ENG THROTTLE LEVER POSITION:2, Percent

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Flysimware avatar image Flysimware commented ·

The index in this case is for which throttle lever. There is currently only 4 levers. So 1 through 4. Zero will return nothing because there is no throttle lever 0. The image you posted is for the fuel selector index list.

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Flysimware answered

Try GENERAL ENG THROTTLE LEVER POSITION plus index

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AP001 answered

There is no option of index in Simvar watcher, just GENERAL ENG THROTTLE LEVER POSITION shows only 0 % all the time.

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