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assigning 1 command to 2 joystick buttons in FSUIPC

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Sorry if this has been mentioned already, but I couldn't the answer in the forums and I didn't see it in the manual....

 

Is it possible to assign one command to two buttons -- pressed simultaneously -- on a joystick with FSUIPC?  Basically, I'd like to reassign the trigger button (which it seems is often used for brakes) as a kind of Shift or Control key for other buttons on the joystick.  The idea is to be able to perform actions by simply just pressing the trigger and then another button with one hand and thus not have to use my other to press a separate key on the keyboard, which something I know how to do already.

 

Hope that makes sense.  Thanks!


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Hello

I am not sure if I can help.

But I use a freeware (you can donate if you want ,but optional) program called 'joy to key' .I use it because the programming software that comes with my joystick Thrustmaster hotas X does not allow you to program one of its keys to open FSnavigator.

Joy to key HAS enabled me to do this though.

I am not saying it will do what you want, but could be worth having a look at.

Its a very small program and has zero effect on FS performance.

 

Thoughts

Socks.


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Sorry if this has been mentioned already, but I couldn't the answer in the forums and I didn't see it in the manual....

 

You need to read FSUIPC4 for Advanced Users.pdf specifically these pages

 

Button Programming 17

Format of button definitions  18

Sequences, combinations and mixtures  21

Compound button controls 22

Adding offset conditions . 25

Errors in button parameters 27

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Whoops!  My bad.  Didn't realize there was a sub-forum for these sorts of issues.  I'll keep my eye out next time.  :)

 

You need to read FSUIPC4 for Advanced Users.pdf specifically these pages

 

Button Programming 17

Format of button definitions  18

Sequences, combinations and mixtures  21

Compound button controls 22

Adding offset conditions . 25

Errors in button parameters 27

 

Thanks, mad dog!  I hadn't read the advanced users guide yet (just started with the basic/general one) but this is definitely helpful.  Looking at it right now.  Cheers!

 

Might this link help?

 

http://fsxtimes.wordpress.com/2012/08/13/169-one-press-two-actions/#more-6358

 

I subscribe to Tom Tsui's blog and he really has some great tips/tricks

 

I'll check it out.  Thanks!


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