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Welcome to Mobiflight !
A Homecockpit is designed to rebuild the Aircraft as real as possible. So basicly it should work like in Real.
If (in real) your FO will switch the Lights for you then he will interact wih the REAL Switch and push it.
Its a bit unlogical to use this feature in combination with a real Homecockpit..... In virtual Cockpit FS2C will work like a virtual FO. In Real Cockpit (where the switches exist phisical) there should also be a real FO that move the switch by hand instead of FS2C.
But to awnser your questions:
1. Use SET instead of TOGGLE
Your switches mostl have 2 Positions.... ON or OFF . You need to make configs for both Conditions ( On Press and On Release ) or with ON-ON Switches you need 2x On Press.
Get shure you not use a Mouse Command Parameter like Leftclick.... Cause this will simply "toggle" .
I recommend to try a SET Command ..., Parameter 0 for OFF and Parameter 1 for ON.
In that case the switch is not synchron when FS2C do a command.... BUT itm will be synchron again if you use it next time by hand !
(For example.... If you push the switch to ON it will set virtual switch to ON .... Whatver it is still ON in sim.... Then simply nothing will change. )
2. Basicly Yes.... But this is expensive (prebuild) or lots of work (selfmade) ... and finaly not realisitc !
Those switches are used in a Homecockpit just for systems that can be controlled by the Aircraft Computer itself. For example the AT Arm switch at MCP in a B737.
This switch is a magnetic solonoid switch.... You can controll it by hand.... But the Computer can also "switch" it in case of disconnecting AT .
Summary.... You can build your cockpit with those switches.... But i think thats not verry proffitable.