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Joystick and keyboard inputs ignored in dev project mode with SU7?

After the SU7 update today, I was dismayed to find that if I had a project open with the aircraft editor, my keyboard and joystick inputs did not have any effect. For example, with the keyboard I could not go into pause mode with escape or access the MSFS menu system. With the joystick, I could not use buttons to change flaps, deploy speedbrakes, gear, etc, and using the joystick I could not make maneuvers in any axis.

Edit: I need to add that although the mouse can be used to operate the autopilot in the cockpit view, the mouse cannot be used to zoom or "free look" in the external view. Without the joystick or the mouse working in external view, there is no way to change views in external view.

I have to back entirely out of the project to regain joystick and keyboard control.

Is there some menu option that I need to change, or is this a new issue with SU7?


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I have something similar. I am unable to select anything with a left click.

And one click placing isn't working right, either.


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I'll respond in the topic you created regarding this issue - I am not 100% sure it is the same one yet (it is under investigation).

Best regards,

Eric / Asobo

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EPellissier answered

Hi there,

This is a known SU7 issue that has been fixed on our end. We will get back to you as soon as we have an ETA for the fix.

Apologies for this.

Best regards,

Eric / Asobo

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EPellissier answered

I know it isn't ideal but until the fix is available you can regain mouse/keyboard control by "collapsing" the Aircraft Editor window (i.e. click on the little triangle on the left of "Aircraft Editor" in the window's title bar).

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Please let us know if this helps.

Best regards,

Eric / Asobo


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donstim answered

The aircraft editor only allows me to hide the tab bar if I click on the triangle. It does not collapse the window in the same manner that clicking on triangle in the project editor window collapses that window.

In any case, it does not alter the issue. I have to actually close the aircraft editor window to get normal mouse and joystick control back.

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Michael2 answered

The workaround works for me to get my view control back, although I have to keep the aircraft editor collapsed.

Another thing is that after I build or resynch, my screen gets plastered with all kinds of UI aids and hints that I have turned off in my settings. These are very distracting and often block what I am trying to look at.

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Michael2 answered

Also, after a resync, I sometimes get a CTD if I try to open the weather dialogue to change the time of day -- necessary to test lighting effects.

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Michael2 answered

Aircraft resynch is also painfully slow now.

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