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Aircraft Dialogs

658 bytes added, 19:36, 27 January 2018
== Status ==
Anyway, Thorsten has started to roll out a few designs of his own and tries to keep the tools fairly general so that they can be re-used by others- so here's the revised version of the Shuttle propellant dialog.
[[File:Propellant dlg02.jpg|thumb|right|an example of the detail dialog which allows to set levels of fuel and oxidizer separately (and the overview dialog shows the usable propellant then, i.e. the minimum of the two) - for aircraft, this would be somewhat simpler.]]
Basically all that needs to be done is:
* one line to declare the widget
* one line to place it
* one line to attach context help to it
* and have a support structure to update the values and define the context help strings
This might be a good time to gather ideas for features - what do you think e.g. the box to display a text/property value should be able to do automatically?<ref>{{cite web
|url =
|title = <nowiki> Re: Aircraft-specific dialogs </nowiki>
|author = <nowiki> Thorsten </nowiki>
|date = Jan 27th, 2018
|added = Jan 27th, 2018
|script_version = 0.36
The general idea is to use semi-transparent 'content gauges' on a background raster image to show where the tank is located and how full it currently is - double-clicking any tank will bring up a detail window which allows to set the content (here propellant and oxidier separately, this is rocket fuel...) and also shows the current tank pressures and temperatures.
|script_version = 0.36
 If anyone wants to follow the development or use the code, it's here:
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