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Author Topic: Tips and Tricks  (Read 10365 times)

mouser

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Tips and Tricks
« on: October 29, 2006, 10:02:00 AM »
Got any to share?

Here's a line if you want to trigger find+run robot with double-tap of left control key:

keymap DLC : pause

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Re: Tips and Tricks
« Reply #1 on: October 29, 2006, 10:22:43 AM »
I like the following:

keymap DLS : W+E

It'll map double-tap of left shift to windows + E, which means it'll open windows explorer :D

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Re: Tips and Tricks
« Reply #2 on: November 20, 2006, 06:51:11 PM »
Hey mouser,

_Very_ happy with TapTap. "Lean & mean" is exactly right.

Your suggestion was actually the first thing I tried, without anything more than a cursory look at the config file's comments. So my next thought was to try:

keymap DLS : capslock

But that gives me:

ERROR: Bad config line with source = 'drs' and action = 'capslock'.

That's when I noticed that the comments don't actually include capslock or pause as possible options for keyname2. However, numlock also works, unlike capslock.

Is the handling for capslock different enough to exclude it as an action target? I'd really like to assign all caps functionality to the shift key and free the capslock up entirely :)

Thanks for another useful addition to my desktop, too.

- wu wei

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Re: Tips and Tricks
« Reply #3 on: November 20, 2006, 07:05:31 PM »
actually capslock SHOULD be supported already, along with 'pause' (break key).
but i see from testing it that its giving me the same error.

checking into it..

ps. im very happy that at least one person on the planet finds this program useful! :)


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Re: Tips and Tricks
« Reply #4 on: November 21, 2006, 02:04:12 AM »
I just found out about TapTap.  Great utility !  My favourites are :
keymap DLC : pause (I am a F&RR fan)
keymap DLS : W+D (iconify all windows, I like a clean desktop !).

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Re: Tips and Tricks
« Reply #5 on: November 21, 2006, 03:13:39 AM »
new version 1.03.01 should let you use capslock, pause, and others as target of keymap.
http://www.donationc...er/TapTap/index.html

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Re: Tips and Tricks
« Reply #6 on: November 21, 2006, 03:29:10 AM »
Works perfectly. Finely, that capslock key is free to be remapped :)

Thanks, mouser. That's one hell of a turnaround on bug fixes.

- wu wei

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Re: Tips and Tricks
« Reply #7 on: November 21, 2006, 03:34:57 AM »
so do i understand that you are going to use another program to map a normal capslock press to some other function -

can you tell me after you try if it actually works, or if when taptap tries to send a caps lock on double left shift, if it doesnt also trigger your remap, if you understand what i mean.

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Re: Tips and Tricks
« Reply #8 on: November 21, 2006, 04:51:48 AM »
I was hoping to use Directory Opus to remap the capslock (it catches global hotkeys) however it traps it and triggers whatever I bind but still sets the caps lock as well. Not exactly the functionality I was hoping for.

But that fault isn't with TapTap :)

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Re: Tips and Tricks
« Reply #9 on: November 21, 2006, 04:53:27 AM »
i think i listed some low level keyboard remappers on the taptap page
(http://www.donationc...er/TapTap/index.html)

maybe people can submit others as well.