Mac Laptop Keyboard Update

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Mac Laptop Keyboard Update

Post by Zeta89 » Sat Aug 02, 2008 10:52 pm

A nice addition for an update to Supernova 2 would be a (Mac Book Pro) laptop control scheme. The plus and minus buttons do not work for a laptop (it has no number pad). Kind of hard to control real time turns without the plus and minus buttons. Also trackpad seems kind of eradicate on my mac book pro laptop too.

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Re: Mac Laptop Keyboard Update

Post by jack1974 » Sun Aug 03, 2008 6:28 am

Hmm true. I have an idea, on next update I make speed changes through numbers (1..9) where 0 is pause, should be more practical than now! 8)

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Re: Mac Laptop Keyboard Update

Post by Zeta89 » Sun Aug 03, 2008 3:50 pm

Ok, sounds good to make speed changes numbers 1-9 and zero is pause.
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Re: Mac Laptop Keyboard Update

Post by biff » Thu Aug 14, 2008 3:28 pm

Try using the function key "fn" with the + and - keys to change the speed. It works on my PowerBook G4. This saves the hassle of turning the imbedded keypad on and off all the time. Plus I think the "p" key is more intuitive for the pause function than the "0" key.

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Re: Mac Laptop Keyboard Update

Post by Zeta89 » Fri Aug 15, 2008 11:36 pm

The MacBook Pro doesn't have a number pad useable by a function key. That was one of the first things I tried!

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Re: Mac Laptop Keyboard Update

Post by jack1974 » Sat Aug 16, 2008 2:38 pm

Well I can implement both: using keys +, - and P like now, but also using the numbered keys. Won't be a problem to have both options to make everyone happy ;)

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Re: Mac Laptop Keyboard Update

Post by Zeta89 » Fri Jul 24, 2009 1:57 am

The update would be nice to have sometime in the near future. There is no big rush, but I thought it would be done by now.

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Re: Mac Laptop Keyboard Update

Post by jack1974 » Fri Jul 24, 2009 10:58 am

Lol yes you're right. I've been so busy with so many projects that I completely forgot about this. I'll try to make this change shortly!

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Re: Mac Laptop Keyboard Update

Post by jack1974 » Mon Sep 07, 2009 3:44 pm

OK I apologize for the delay but finally got time to do this small update. Download links for the new version (will be soon mirrored to the other sites):
http://www.didone.com/games/SpacewarTrial.exe (Pc)
http://www.didone.com/games/SpacewarTrial.zip (Mac)

thanks for the patience!

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