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Jan 2nd, 2018 at 3:47am
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Has anyone developed gsx? I made a gsx file that might be useful or even be included in the next version. No idea how to send it and I don't want to host it.
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Re: PFPX and GSX files
Reply #1 - Jan 2nd, 2018 at 4:49pm
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GSX will soon be updated or you can configure it yourself.
  

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Reply #2 - Jan 2nd, 2018 at 5:49pm
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Um I configured gsx already but have no where to share it. As per pfpx I have no idea about creating or implementing it.
  


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Re: PFPX and GSX files
Reply #3 - Jan 2nd, 2018 at 7:32pm
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reddishknight wrote on Jan 2nd, 2018 at 5:49pm:
Um I configured gsx already but have no where to share it. As per pfpx I have no idea about creating or implementing it.



could you send over the GSX file via PM?
  

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Re: PFPX and GSX files
Reply #4 - Jan 2nd, 2018 at 10:26pm
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Can you send it this way as well? Smiley reddishknight wrote on Jan 2nd, 2018 at 5:49pm:
Um I configured gsx already but have no where to share it. 

  
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Reply #5 - Jan 3rd, 2018 at 2:12am
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File is here. (https/nofile.io/f/rOFjwqmyucr/GSX+CS757+config+files.zip) Change the name to gsx.cfg and then move it to the simobjects/airplanes/cs757 folder. Or manually transfer the numbers over. They should line up pretty well. As per cues, the service doors R1 and R3 are set to no cue unless someone can figure out how to set up custom code for it.
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Re: PFPX and GSX files
Reply #6 - Jan 3rd, 2018 at 4:40am
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reddishknight wrote on Jan 3rd, 2018 at 2:12am:
File is here. (https/nofile.io/f/rOFjwqmyucr/GSX+CS757+config+files.zip) Change the name to gsx.cfg and then move it to the simobjects/airplanes/cs757 folder. Or manually transfer the numbers over. They should line up pretty well. As per cues, the service doors R1 and R3 are set to no cue unless someone can figure out how to set up custom code for it.
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Reply #7 - Jan 3rd, 2018 at 7:34am
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haha please share the gsx file again Smiley
  
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Reply #8 - Jan 3rd, 2018 at 2:49pm
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please reupload the GSX Profile
  



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Reply #9 - Jan 3rd, 2018 at 7:08pm
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File will be reuploaded once I get home later today I hope.
  


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Reply #10 - Jan 4th, 2018 at 1:46am
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Re: PFPX and GSX
Reply #11 - Jan 4th, 2018 at 10:05am
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Thank you Captain and i upvoted the download. Much apprieciated.  Smiley

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Reply #12 - Jan 7th, 2018 at 10:35am
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Hi all,

I know this is a ong shot, but has anyone managed to create a GSX config file for this plane?
I'm getting weird allignments with SODE jetways.
I haven't tried the default ones - but I guess, that it's a misconfiguration of the entries somewhere...

Could anybody be of assistance?
  
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Re: GSX config for Captain Sim 757
Reply #13 - Jan 7th, 2018 at 2:08pm
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Never mind... I've fixed it, by creating my own GSX.cfg file.
Looks nice.
  
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Reply #14 - Jan 8th, 2018 at 2:29am
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Hello guys, I brand new to this bird, can you tell me where to drop the GSX in order to use it please? thanks.
  
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Reply #15 - Jan 8th, 2018 at 7:29am
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I have the same question. In which path schould i drop this file?
  
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Reply #16 - Jan 10th, 2018 at 6:07am
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plus 1 to the gsx file. where does it go?
  
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Reply #17 - Jan 10th, 2018 at 2:46pm
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C:\Users\yourusername\AppData\Roaming\Virtuali\Airplanes.

In that folder, if they are not already there, you have to create 2 new folders

\CS_B757-200-III_PW2037
\CS_B757-200-III_PW2040

Take the gsx files for each variant and just drop them into their respective folders. then rename each one to"gsx.cfg". Click ok if you get a windows caution about changing the file extension and thats it.  I would post images of the results but the forum doesn't allow me.
  
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Reply #18 - Jan 10th, 2018 at 7:17pm
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It's working! thanks for help guys Smiley
  
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Reply #19 - Aug 19th, 2018 at 10:00pm
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Has anyone got a gsx config for the RRs and the PW with a readme please.
  
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Reply #20 - Aug 21st, 2018 at 4:24am
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I'm not sure about the RR but the PW has an internal gsx profile. If theres not one for the RR its not that hard to do by yourself. Just use the door codes from the PW and change some things in the aircraft editor. I don't have the RR yet but afaik there shouldn't be too many changes to the exterior model other than the engines. I dont think theres any door changes so should be as simple as a copy paste of the values.

If you dont see the PW in gsx then update the addon. Its definitely there.
  

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Reply #21 - Aug 27th, 2018 at 12:58am
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I made a profile for the RR. I don't have one for the 4D but I'll explain how to do it yourself. It's very simple.
https://mega.nz/#!4wtxyApS!uh09HM3gyN455UAJrYaYzPyaz5KOHUmGMn-Uj0LmrBw
That's for the regular one. Doing one for the 4D is very simple.
Install like any other gsx profile. pretty sure its documented in the gsx manual.

First open the sim and load the PW 4D. Open the GSX aircraft configuration. Change any of the values, save, then change back and save again. Load the RR 4D then change any of the values save then close sim. Then go to C:\Users\(yourusername)\AppData\Roaming\virtuali\Airplanes and open the PW 4D folder. Copy the gsx.cfg file. Paste it into the RR 4D folder and overwrite the one there and you're done.

If you're not sure the 4D folders are the same as the normal except at the end it has _4D.

idk if its done differently in P3D4 as I don't have it but probably not. That profile was made for FSX. Could be different in P3D4 I'm not sure.
  

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Reply #22 - Nov 23rd, 2018 at 2:06pm
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I'm having a problem with the latest GSX updates and Captain Sim 757 III. For some strange reason this is the only aircraft it affects. I will load the aircraft cold and dark then start using checklists and pushback as normal but right before I start the engines I lose ATC and unable to start the engines. I've started the engines just fine without GSX, but the GSX and the 757 are the only aircraft that reacts like this. GSX is fine with every other aircraft except this one. I'm sending the same message to FSDT Undecided also. Any insight is appreciated.
  
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Reply #23 - Nov 23rd, 2018 at 2:14pm
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I'm only having problems with the last GSX update I installed (that I know of). I keep getting a message in FSX-SE, and P3Dv4, that the couatl engine hasn't started. I did as it said by making sure my AV wasn't blocking it, but I still get the error. I'm about to check something else with the 757 III in FSX-SE, so I'll see if I have the problems you have reported, and update with how it goes.
  

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Reply #24 - Dec 20th, 2018 at 2:55pm
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From the previous post... no help at all from GSX or Captain Sim... This is the only aircraft this problem occurs.. I narrowed it down.. when I request loading of passengers GSX cuts out ATC totally. Then I'm unable to start the engines. There's no problem at all when I don't use GSX. Somebody, anybody? Angry
  
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Reply #25 - Dec 20th, 2018 at 5:20pm
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karlt wrote on Dec 20th, 2018 at 2:55pm:
I narrowed it down.. when I request loading of passengers GSX cuts out ATC totally. Then I'm unable to start the engines.

GSX doesn't cause the ATC to stop working for me, and nor does it stopping me from satarting the engines, while the pushback is in progress.
Sorry,  but I have no idea why you're having this problem.
  

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Reply #26 - Dec 24th, 2018 at 5:40am
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How  do you config. GSX for this Aircraft, I have tried, but dont know what to look under, or where to go to do this, please explain to me Shocked
  
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Reply #27 - Dec 25th, 2018 at 11:05pm
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for some reason since i updated to 1.3 my gsx menu will not show up when i load the  757 PW or RR varient ... iv tried re- installing the 757 with anti virus off etc .. iv uninstalled and re insalled gsx .. the problem seems to lie with the 757 as the menu with gsx works fine with all my other add-on aircraft but as soon as i try to load in to the 757 gsx just simply does not work with it Shocked Sad
  
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Reply #28 - Dec 26th, 2018 at 3:23pm
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GSX is working for both the 1.3 PW and RR versions for me in P3Dv4, P3Dv3, and FSX-SE.
  

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Reply #29 - Dec 26th, 2018 at 3:39pm
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Markoz wrote on Dec 26th, 2018 at 3:23pm:
GSX is working for both the 1.3 PW and RR versions for me in P3Dv4, P3Dv3, and FSX-SE.



not for me ... like i said works fine with every other aircraft
  
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Reply #30 - Jan 2nd, 2019 at 4:27am
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After much research I may have a solution as to why ATC and the engines won't start...Is there a limit to the APU run time? I start the APU (not ground power) after loading cold and dark. after say twenty minutes, I'm not finished programing, GSX etc.. the APU run light is still illuminated but ATC is gone so the engines don't start. This is a dumb question, but how (and how long) can I use external power before switching to the APU? On some add ons the APU run time seams to be unlimited or an actual external power unit can be seen (animated) externally.
  
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Reply #31 - Jan 2nd, 2019 at 11:20am
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I don't know how long the APU power lasts as I've never used it long enough to find out, but it should last as long as the APU is running.

Maybe you should do what I do. I use Ground Power, and External Air, until I'm ready to do the pushback, and engine start. I start the APU, then request the pushback, and start the engines during the pushback.
  

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Reply #32 - Jan 7th, 2019 at 6:21pm
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I'm having a few issues with GSX with my CS 757-200. When I want to use GSX for my aircraft, the programming of where everything is doesnt match. For example, when the stairs extend to the door, instead of stopping at the bottom of the door they stop extending about half way up the door and it doesnt match. Wonder if anyone has a patch so that it corrects this issue Smiley
  
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Reply #33 - Jan 8th, 2019 at 1:48am
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Ahhh. It only happens on the RR model for me!

On checking in the C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Roaming\Virtuali\Airplanes\CS_B757-200-III_RB535C, there is a gsx.cfg file there. In fact, the CS_B757-200-III_RB535C is the only aircraft listed, even though I have tried different RR versions. If I use a different RR version, the alignment of the stairs is even worse. Sad

Anyway. To fix this problem, you're going to have to do the alignment yourself, unless someone has already done that, and is willing to share their gsx.cfg files.
  

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Reply #34 - Jan 10th, 2019 at 5:51am
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Markoz wrote on Jan 8th, 2019 at 1:48am:
Ahhh. It only happens on the RR model for me!

On checking in the C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Roaming\Virtuali\Airplanes\CS_B757-200-III_RB535C, there is a gsx.cfg file there. In fact, the CS_B757-200-III_RB535C is the only aircraft listed, even though I have tried different RR versions. If I use a different RR version, the alignment of the stairs is even worse. Sad

Anyway. To fix this problem, you're going to have to do the alignment yourself, unless someone has already done that, and is willing to share their gsx.cfg files.


Please read this whole post.

I posted my RR gsx entry. Are you using the one I posted?
I know that my gsx cfg file works in fsx.

If you're using mine make sure the folder gsx.cfg is in matches the folder name in the simobjects/airplanes folder. You can check this very quickly. Load the aircraft in question and open the gsx aircraft editor. At the top it'll say one of three things. I dont remember the exact wording but you can figure it out.
1, using data from aircraft.cfg(you do not want this)
2, using gsx internal data(fsdt made this and could possibly be bugged)
3, using data from %appdata%(I dont remember the exact path)

The first one will ALWAYS be broken. that one won't have the door codes or proper alignment.
The second one was made by fsdt and they could have made a mistake. You can override it by making your own or placing a gsx.cfg file in the correct folder.
The third is a user created one.

Keep in mind that internal gsx aircraft data are not kept in the appdata folder. They're probably stored elsewhere or are embedded in the actual program.

You can create the folders in the appdata gsx folder. But they HAVE to match the simobjects/airplanes folder.

Each aircraft has to have its own entry. Mark, the reason that the others are worse is because they are most definitely using aircraft.cfg data. Every single aircraft has to have it's own gsx.cfg. some are handled internally. but the ones that are not will have to have it's own file. Luckily all of the 757s share the door placement and door codes. The 4d will have an extra entry but it too is shared among the other 4d. So you only need to do it twice. Then just create the folder in the appdata folder and copy the gsx.cfg folder from one a paste it into it's own folder. Again the folder HAS to match the simobjects/airplanes folder. The reason the PW works is because its supported internally. The RR is not.



As for the question about apu and engine start.  Make sure theres air going to the apu. Also make sure that the needle is around 40. You can turn the packs off temporarily. if there's not enough air the engines wont start. Regarding the apu, the apu uses fuel. I'm pretty sure the fuel it uses is from the left and right tanks. If theres no fuel the apu wont start. Also I've noticed that if you change fuel amount while the apu is running it will cut off. Simply set the apu switch to off then start it again and it will work. The apu has no time limit. I've left it running on a 6 hour flight before. It will stay running until you turn it off or all the fuel is used.
  

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Reply #35 - Jan 10th, 2019 at 11:21pm
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Once I set up GSX for a specific aircraft/model, I always place the gsx.cfg in the actual aircraft folder in the sim.
i.e. D:\Prepar3D v4\SimObjects\Airplanes\CS_B757-200-III_RB535C
  

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Reply #36 - Yesterday at 11:04pm
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Markoz wrote on Jan 10th, 2019 at 11:21pm:
Once I set up GSX for a specific aircraft/model, I always place the gsx.cfg in the actual aircraft folder in the sim.
i.e. D:\Prepar3D v4\SimObjects\Airplanes\CS_B757-200-III_RB535C



That's the old way of doing it. As far as I know that no longer works. At least it didn't last time I tried it. press the windows key and R at the same time and type in %appdata% and press enter. Go to the virtuali folder and open the airplanes folder. the airplane folders in there is where the gsx.cfg files go. If the airplanes folder doesn't exist you can create it then create the RR folde inside virtuali\airplanes if needed. You can also create the folder by opening the aircraft editor with the RR loaded and changing something.

Sorry I haven't gotten back to you, been busy.
  

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I still had only the one aircraft listed in the %AppData%\Virtuali\Airplanes (C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Roaming\Virtuali\Airplanes) folder:

CS_B757-200-III_RB535C

It was only after using the GSX editor for the CS_B737-100 (P3Dv4), that that the CS_B737-100 folder appeared, so now I have two aircraft there.

After reading the instructions, I found the following:


GSX_manual.pdf, page 51

The GSX.CFG file

An airplane can be customized by creating a file named GSX.CFG, that needs to be placed
in the airplane Root folder, the same that contains the aircraft.cfg file. For
example, if you want to customize the default Boeing 747-400, you will have to create
a GSX.CFG file in the FSX\SimObjects\Airplanes\B747_400 folder.



I know it says FSX\SimObjects\Airplanes\B747_400 folder, but after moving the CS_B757-200-III_RB535C gsx.cfg from the C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Roaming\Virtuali\Airplanes\CS_B757-200-III_RB535C folder, to the D:\Prepar3D v4\SimObjects\Airplanes\CS_B757-200-III_RB535C folder, GSX worked fine with that model, like it had when the gsx.cfg was in the C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Roaming\Virtuali\Airplanes\CS_B757-200-III_RB535C folder. So I have to assume that it works the same as it used to.
  

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