5. Menu and Options
5.1. File Menu
Exits the application. Will ask for confirmation if there are still clients connected.
5.2. Tools Menu
5.2.1. FSX or Prepar3D, MSFS or X-Plane
Selects the simulator connection. These functions are also available on the toolbar. The menu items depend on operating system and program build.
You will see
X-Plane for for the Windows 64-bit build of Little Navconnect.
FSX or Prepar3D and
X-Plane are shown for For the 32-bit build of Little Navconnect.
These menu items are not shown on Linux and macOS since the only connection option is X-Plane.
5.2.2. Reset Messages
This will re-enable all dialogs that were disabled by clicking the
Do not show this dialog again button.
Opens the options dialog which allows to adjust connection settings.
See chapter Options for more information.
5.3. Window Menu
5.3.1. Minimize to System Tray
Allows to close the main window but keeps the program running in the system tray, if enabled.
Minimize to System Trayenabled:
A message window will be shown if the close button in the window frame is clicked. The main window is closed and the program continues to run in the system tray. Log messages are shown in the tooltip of the tray icon.
Minimize to System Traydisabled:
The program terminates if the close button in the window frame is clicked.
The tray icon is visible if supported by the operating system and one of the options
Minimize to System Tray or
Start minimized to System Tray is enabled.
You can click on the system tray icon of Little Navconnect in the Windows taskbar or other operating system toolbars to restore the main window.
Little Navconnect will show the main window again on next startup.
See Tray Icon for more information.
5.3.2. Start minimized to System Tray
Starts Little Navconnect without showing the main window. The program shows a system tray icon.
You can click on the system tray icon of Little Navconnect in the toolbar to restore the main window. Chapter Tray Icon gives more information.
Shows or hides the toolbar on the main window.
5.4. Help Menu
5.4.1. User Manual (Online)
Shows the online help in the default web browser.
5.4.2. User Manual (Offline, PDF)
Shows the offline help PDF document in your default PDF viewer.
5.4.3. About Little Navconnect
Shows version and revision number for Little Navconnect, also contains links to the configuration file, log file and the author’s e-mail addresses.
5.4.4. About Qt
Information about the Qt application framework that is used by Little Navconnect.