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michaelmeinl@gmx.de
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It seems I can not read strings via datarefs. Is this a known problem or are there any solutions to it?

Problem:
I try to read displays of the oldschool INS and display them in LED 7-segments.
For example:
"de/philippmuenzel/xciva/cdu/display_left"
does show " 24.7" in the DataRefTool
but shows "0" in mobiflight.

I tried several of these strings, but they all do show no valid data up to now.

Is this a known problem?
2023-01-18 05:57
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StephanHo
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From: EDDG, Germany
Posts: 1842
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Hi Michael,

welcome to MobiFlight!

Your Problem is well known. This has been a topic in Discord where Sebastian said that this is not supported in the moment.
There is also an issue opend on GitHub https://github.com/MobiFlight/MobiFlight-Connector/issues/1026 regarding strings from x-plane.

Be invited to github https://github.com/MobiFlight/MobiFlight-Connector + https://github.com/MobiFlight and discord https://discord.gg/99vHbK7 and follow the development of problems up to their solution
Grüße,
Stephan (Time: UTC+1)
2023-01-18 12:51
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pizman82
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From: ETSI, Germany
Posts: 5884
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Just to give my 5 Cents.....

Until this is working you pretty sure can go the old way....
Use XPUIPC (like we do all the years) and create there in the CFG file a Entry....
Get the Value from The Dataref there and "write" it to a free Offset adress you define yourself (Typ String)
Then MF can read this Offset ( Via XPUIPC/FSUIPC Offset) as a string i expect !
Good Luck !
2023-01-18 13:24
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michaelmeinl@gmx.de
Posts: 2
Thank you, I will work that way for the next time.
Hope this will be implemented in some time...
2023-01-18 19:14
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