Dot Commands

xPilot supports the following dot commands, which can be entered in the command line just below the message history in any tab.

Command Description
.chat <Callsign> <Message> Opens a new chat tab for the specified callsign. You can specify an initial message string to send. If no message string is specified, only a new chat window is opened. You can also use .msg
.clear Clears the contents of the active message tab.
.copy Copies the contents of the active message tab to the system clipboard.
.close Closes the current chat tab.
.atis <Callsign> Requests the controller text information/ATIS for the specified callsign.
.wx <Station> Requests the weather (METAR) for the specified station ID. You can also use .metar
.wallop <Message> Sends a “wallop” to all supervisors connected to the network.
.x <Squawk-Code> Sets your transponder to the specified squawk code. You can also use .xpdr, .xpndr or .squawk
.com1 <Frequency> Sets the COM1 radio to the specified frequency.
.com2 <Frequency> Sets the COM2 radio to the specified frequency.
.rx com# On|Off Toggles receiving on the specified com radio. For example: .rx com1 on
.tx com# Enables the COM1 or COM2 radio for transmit. For example: .tx com2
.towerview Connects xPilot to the network in tower view mode.
.ignore <Callsign> Adds the specified aircraft to the ignore list. xPilot will not render an aircraft model for any aircraft on the ignore list. The list is cleared when xPilot is closed.
.unignore <Callsign> Removes the specified aircraft from the ignore list.
.ignorelist Lists all the callsigns currently in the ignore list.
.simip Sets the IP address of the computer running your X-Plane instance; useful if you want to run xPilot on a separate machine from X-Plane. See Running xPilot Over a Network for details.
.visualip See Running xPilot Over a Network.
.appdata Opens the client application data folder using the system file explorer.