GroundControl and MAVLink have been improved substantially behind the scenes over the last months. The most obvious new feature on the user level are custom user widgets. You can configure yourself parameter sliders and buttons and even export this…
"It will only write to disc if you log data or if you download Google map tiles. It will store the current settings on application shutdown, but only a few bytes and nothing that will be visible in any way in your flash drive wear."
Please note that you're trying to compile a non-master branch. Any branch different from master is a developer / experimental branch and only recommended for advanced developers. Please also note that this version of QGroundControl will only…"
"In QGC these modes are all available through the recipe given earlier here:
- Click on Widgets -> New Custom Widget
- In the custom widget you have, right click in free space
- From the context menu, select "New MAV Action Button (Deprecated)"
"I have attached here a screenshot of such a custom widget controlling the parameters of my visual localization / mapping pipeline, running on our onboard Linux computer. You see this is quite versatile, ranging from APM to Linux computer vision…"
"Those working with small screens: I've just uploaded a new build of QGC improving the experience on netbook-sized devices.
Please note that you can go into fullscreen now (either through the perspectives menu or by hitting CTRL-ENTER, ESC to return…"
"The QGroundControl mission interface has been intensively tested with the 2.0 release since some of the APM dev use it as their GCS tool. Feel free to try uploading missions with it, it should work immediately.