Loco Widgets

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  • Loco widgets


This is an exclusive goody to supporters of the project, who have a valid Support Key installed.

Location

Menu→View→Loco Widgets


Introduction

Loco widgets are used to control many locos in one view.


Known Problems

  • Rocview will crash under Windows after changing a Loco ID. → wxWidgets 2.8 issue.


Control

Show

Check the ”Menu→View→Loco Widgets” option.

Columns

The number of columns are calculated on resizing the Loco Widgets panel.
The widget width can be changend on the Rocview General Tab. A restart is required to activate the changed width.

Filter

The same filter is used as for the Loco Tab: Menu->View->Loco view filter

Big view

  1. Disable the track plan.
  2. Restart Rocview with the option -ls 2.
    (Use -ls 3 if the LNCV tab is activated.)


Widget functions


The fields ”Block”, ”Speed”, ”Mode” and ”Destination” are equal of contents as in the Loco Tab grid.

Button

The button label changes to 'X' in case the speed is none zero. On some operating systems the background colors red too.

  • Left click: Set speed to zero.
  • Right click: Change direction.

Image

  1. Single left click: Opens loco throttle dialog.
  2. Single right click: Popup menu.
  3. Mouse wheel: Speed → See MIC.
  4. Drag&Drop: Move the loco into a block. (The Control key has to be pressed on systems other than Mac OS X.)

Speed

Left/right click changes the speed.

Mode

  • Left click: Start.
  • Right click: Stop.

Destination

  • Right click: Opens “Go To” dialog.




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