Xpl command

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Description

xpl_command(commandref)

xpl_command is used to send a command to X-plane

X-plane uses commandrefs, these may be used to send commands to X-Plane. You can find the list of available commands here.

Return value

This function won't return any value.

Arguments

# Argument Type Description
1 commandref String Reference to a command from X-plane (see here)
2 value Number Optional field. Providing it with 1 will send a BEGIN command, Providing it with 0 will send an END command.

Example

-- Shut down X-plane
xpl_command("sim/operation/quit")
-- Only use the begin and end commands when necessary
function button_pressed()
  -- Engage starter motor
  xpl_command("sim/engines/engage_starters", 1)
end

function button_released()
  -- Disengage starter motor
  xpl_command("sim/engines/engage_starters", 0)
end