Joystick Software Anomoly

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Joystick Software Anomoly

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Post by Bak » Thu Feb 11, 2021 10:16 am

I'm currently helping out as a Beta tester with the TFTC project. Using 2 types of HOTAS setups, a (Very OLD) Saitek X35/36 HOTAS rig and a brand New Thrustmaster Warthog HOTAS, I am seeing the same anomaly on both= After programming my various buttons and entering the game. If I decide to use my Keyboard and "key-press" in a command instead of a programmed button on my HOTAS, one of the following occurs: If my throttle position is at Zero, my ship will accelerate to full speed on its own. If my throttle is at 100% speed and I hit a key, It will slow to Zero speed. It does not seem to matter if the Key is also a programmed button on my HOTAS or not. Furthermore, it seems to only work if my throttle position is at very MAX or Min position. A quick blip of my throttle will re-register it's position and my ship will follow it's setting again. I seem to be the only one having the issue within the group over here so I am at a loss on how to track down the issue.

On another note= Some commands available in-game are not on the drop-down list for programming to a HOTAS setup. One that I would like to see is "D" for Virtual HUD On/Off. I noticed with your Item numbering system that certain ones were skipped. (I think "D" would be number 100 for instance.) Is there a limit within the program to allocate a maximum number of drop-down options?

Thank you!

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Post by Ace Antilles » Tue Feb 23, 2021 3:15 pm

@JeremyaFr are you able to help with this issue please?

Also is it possible to add more command options or limited to what the joystick options initially were?
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Post by JeremyaFr » Tue Feb 23, 2021 8:44 pm

The tool lists the key commands that are in "Joystick.txt". Two keys are added: "!KEY_K!107 K Toggle SLAM" and "!KEY_CTRL_L!282 Ctrl-L Toggle Landing Gears". The tool doesn't read "Joystick.txt". The list of keys are hardcoded in the tool.
I can modify the tool to read "Joystick.txt" directly. This way, new keys could be added to "Joystick.txt".
For now, you can edit "JoystickConfig.txt" to define new keys. But the tool will not display description for those keys.

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