There is still plenty there for me to learn too. I'm currently having problems with a radio for the Tiger Moth. The gauge is perfect in the 2D cockpit but in the VC the frequency text is oversize and you only see part of it. I'm not sure why this happens. bones -----Original Message----- From: jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of FrankTurley@xxxxxxx Sent: 01 September 2006 19:42 To: jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx Subject: [jhb_airlines] Re: XML Gauges In a message dated 01/09/2006 17:42:12 GMT Daylight Time, bones@xxxxxxx writes: I presume you've seen the XML tutorials at http://www.fs2x.com/ ? Yes, and on page 14 of tutorial 1 I found !s! - as we guessed, this is an instruction to output a string. Explained at last! I had not referred back to these before as they are somewhat verbose; something more like XML Gauges for Dummies would suit me! Frank T.