Lua Script Behind Downloaded Instruments

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AnthonySullivan
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Lua Script Behind Downloaded Instruments

#1 Post by AnthonySullivan » Thu Sep 24, 2020 9:32 am

When creating your own instruments, it is very helpful to read the Lua script that others have used when creating theirs.
AM provides a number of instruments for use under the "Create/Edit" tab and you can see the Lua script that was used.

However there are also a large number of instruments that can be downloaded and added to panels. The problem is that I cannot find a way to show these in the Create/Edit tab or see the Lua script behind them.

Would it be possible to provide this facility?

yours sincerely
Anthony Sullivan

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Keith Baxter
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Re: Lua Script Behind Downloaded Instruments

#2 Post by Keith Baxter » Thu Sep 24, 2020 10:30 am

Hi Anthony,

Only premium instruments have locked code. All other instruments can be viewed in the create/edit tab.
Also the code can be opened in the "OPEN_DIRECTORY"
C:\Users\Keith\Air manager BETA\instruments\OPEN_DIRECTORY

Note that to get the store instruments into beta you have to download in 3.7 or earlier then copy the UUID and paste into the beta folder.

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Re: Lua Script Behind Downloaded Instruments

#3 Post by Sling » Thu Sep 24, 2020 11:29 am

Anthony,

In certain instances a large amount of effort was undertaken by others to create detailed instruments and panels. When the code is not available for you to view for these please understand that not just in the world of Air Manager, but in life in general the old saying “there’s no such thing as a free lunch” rings true.

Tony

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