Howto talk:Editing and creating GUI dialogs in FlightGear

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Suggested structure

  • modifying existing dialogs
  • widget overview
  • common idioms (conversion of properties/values)
  • selectively applying/updating dialogs/widgets
  • creating new dialogs
  • modifying menubar.xml
  • translations
  • fgcommands
  • embedded Nasal code
  • meta-programming using self-modifying dialogs via cmdarg()
  • procedurally created dialogs using Nasal


  • add screenshots (in FG, editor showing XML syntax)
  • discuss Canvas, vs. Phi vs. Qt5
  • discuss pui2Canvas parser