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Hi I am working on how to be able to link a HID Macro button to a certain gauge or the other way around

I am VERY new to coding and such, and are beaten by the confusing situation regarding coding gauges and macros

I am trying to code a macro to my APU gauge in my flightsim FSX

I did find a default FSX command to toggle APU, but my gauge wont react to the command

I am using a spare keyboard so I cant tell if a command is working without the gauge activating also as a ref

Any help is much appreciated
 
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HID Macro script:
HIDMacros.FSXEvent "APU_GENERATOR_SWITCH_SET", 0

APU gauge code:
<Gauge Name="APU_GENERATOR_SWITCH" Version="1.0">
<Element>
<Select>
<Value>(L:APUPower,bool)</Value>
<Case Value="0">
<Image Name="LSWITCH_UP.bmp" ImageSizes="22,36"/>
</Case>
<Case Value="1">
<Image Name="LSWITCH_DOWN.bmp" ImageSizes="22,36"/>
</Case>
</Select>
</Element>
<Mouse>
<Area Left="30" Right="70" Top="30" Bottom="70">
<Cursor Type="Hand"/>
<Click>
(L:APUPower,bool) ! (>L:APUPower,bool)
(L:APUPower,bool) 1 == if{ 1 (>K:APU_STARTER) 1 (>K:APU_GENERATOR_SWITCH_SET) 1 (>L:SIMPLE_APU_BLEED,number) }
(L:APUPower,bool) 0 == if{ 0 (>K:APU_GENERATOR_SWITCH_SET) (>K:APU_OFF_SWITCH) 0 (>L:SIMPLE_APU_BLEED,number) }
</Click>
<Tooltip>%((L:APUPower,bool) 1 ==)%{if}APU (ON)%{end}%((L:APUPower,bool) 0 ==)%{if}APU (OFF)%{end}</Tooltip>
</Area>
</Mouse>
</Gauge>
 
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I also tried to edit the gauge to something simple first:
<Gauge Name="APU_GENERATOR_SWITCH" Version="1.0">
<Element>
<Select>
<Value>(L:APU_STARTER, Bool) </Value>
<Case Value="0">
<Image Name="LSWITCH_UP.bmp" ImageSizes="22,36"/>
</Case>
<Case Value="1">
<Image Name="LSWITCH_DOWN.bmp" ImageSizes="22,36"/>
</Case>
</Select>
</Element>
<Mouse>
<Tooltip ID="">APU_GENERATOR_SWITCH</Tooltip>
<Help ID=""/>
<Cursor Type="Hand"/>
<Click Event="APU_GENERATOR_SWITCH_TOGGLE"/>
</Mouse>
</Gauge>

HID Macro script:
HIDMacros.FSXEvent "APU_GENERATOR_SWITCH_TOGGLE", 0
 
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First, determine the specific gauge you want to link to a macro. Gauges in flight simulators are typically coded using XML or a similar markup language. Locate the gauge file corresponding to the APU gauge you want to control. This file usually has a .xml extension and can be found in the aircraft's panel folder. Managing and maintaining the organization's IT infrastructure, including servers, networks, and databases, can be outsourced to specialized service providers. They can ensure the infrastructure's stability, security, and scalability mlsdev.com/blog/outsourced-it-services-guide
 
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