What is showed, and which actions are available.
The sorting order can be changed by clicking on one of the column headers.
Columns can be reordered by dragging with the left mouse button and shift down. (8117+)
The ID, Image and Train fields can be used with Drag&Drop to set this loco in a block; Just click in one of those cells, drag it into a block and release the left mouse button to drop.
The block will be cleared before if there was already another loco in the block.
Loco ID which is set in the General tab of the Loco setup dialog.
Shows the block which the locomotive occupies.
|-||Block enter side.|
The auto mode step.
If it is connected to a gamepad device it shows ctrl0 … ctrl3.
A manual command will show the throttleID. (Rocview, andRoc, iRoc, padRoc…)
|*||Flagged for resume auto mode at next session.|
|>||Half auto mode.|
The next block which will be used as destination.
The number between the brackets represents the schedule index.
See: Train length
The linked Train for this loco with the total length and weight in brackets.
A train can be Assigned and Released with the Loco Tab Context menu.
The total train length, including Consist members, is automatically calculated for use with blocks and routes.
V is the locomotive velocity.
When the number is prefixed with a minus sign means that the placing is swapped. Also the background of this cell will turn into red.
”>” behind or ”<” before the number denotes the set direction.
The optional value between brackets is the reported km/h from the loco decoder. (RailCom&BiDiB)
|-||Placing is swapped.|
With a double click on one of the locos grid cells a throttle control is launched: Loco throttle.
This button changes the F1-F4 buttons between function group F1-F4, F5-F8, F9-F12, F13-16, F17-F20, F21-F24 and F25-F28.
All depends on the locomotive settings, Number of functions, and the capabilities of the connected Command Station.
The F0 is in most systems used for the front/back lights of a locomotive.
See the Loco Functions on how to set the button Icons.
The icons will be scaled to fit in the button. (7395+)
The optional SpeedOMeter can be activated in the Rocview preferences.
- Shows the actual Loco speed.
- Shows the Loco run time which is refreshed at every speed change.
- The scale is automatically selected depending on the Loco V_max.; 120 or 240kmh.
Starts or stops the automatic mode for this loco.
Depending on which is selected as destination the Start command will:
- Run in random mode. (AKA “Aquarium Mode”)
- If the loco is already in automatic mode:
- It will reset the block wait time.
- it will overwrite the minimal occupancy in locations just once.
- Runs to a defined destination.
- Runs a Schedule or a Tour.
Switch between automatic and half automatic mode. This setting will stay active for the current Rocrail session.
Reset all except for the current block.
Reset all including the current block.
See: Loco placing.
See: Block side routes.
Free a loco to make it available for an external throttle; See the manual of the used Command Station for details.
Opens the Loco Properties dialog.
To deactivate or to activate the automatic mode of this loco.
An operator can be selected to assign its train to this locomotive. The operator itself and the controller loco are not used in this context.