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Old 26 June 2006, 20:41   #1
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Question Is it possible to make whdload use keyboard and not joystick?

Is it possible to map the joystick buttons to the keyboard arrows + some keys???
It should not be that hard to the whdload magician, that would be a great feature, many times the keyboard is better than joysticks/pads...
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Old 26 June 2006, 20:56   #2
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I fear that the problem could be individual - each game/slave had to be programmed for that "feature"

I remember asking JOTD for the 2nd-button feature in Agony, for spell display, and he had to program that routine in every single level...
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Old 26 June 2006, 21:28   #3
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why? there must be a way to have a tooltype to "emulate" a joystick in keys... a global tooltype coded in whdload itself, not the slaves... the slaves won't know what hit them , lol
but let's see what the wizards say on this, maybe it is way to difficult, easy said but hard done...
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Old 26 June 2006, 21:31   #4
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You can't "virtualize" keyboard or joystick without manual patching.
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Old 26 June 2006, 21:38   #5
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yes, patch the main whdload program... maybe?!? just like it makes a virtual kick1.3 enviroment, make a virtual joypad? dunno... just throwing my thoughts...
just map the joypad functions a game expects to be keyboard actions...
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Old 27 June 2006, 09:46   #6
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Listen to the experts like Toni - they know more than you do! It cannot be done. Lots of games that don't use the keyboard simply disable it. Most games that read the joystick are bit-testing pins on a custom hardware register. You cannot do it globally for all games. End of story!
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Old 27 June 2006, 10:20   #7
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oh, NOW I understand... thanx CT
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Old 27 June 2006, 11:56   #8
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Just a little friendly note to say to codetapper than a nice reply would have been so much more convincing and appreciated.
Come on you Kiwi can t be more arrogant than us french ....
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Old 27 June 2006, 12:01   #9
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eh ? what's wrong with his reply? lol
I am no programmer, I asked BS here, lol
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Old 27 June 2006, 12:05   #10
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well if i am the only one who think there is a problem with that reply
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Old 27 June 2006, 12:49   #11
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