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#1 Sep 02 2010 at 12:28 AM Rating: Good
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I am happy as can be even if I cant login atm.

Another ffxiv site showed screenshots that SE has implemented keyboard remapping!

Finally I can put my camera to the arrow keys like ffxi!

#2 Sep 02 2010 at 12:29 AM Rating: Decent
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Yes, it can be remapped... though I can't quite GET the arrow keys to map! Every time I hit the arrow keys it just moves me to the next box/key to be mapped! >.<

Edit: Yup, tried again. Doesn't work...

The arrow keys are under the "Lock Keys" which I don't think can be altered.

Edited, Sep 1st 2010 11:32pm by TaruHunk
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#3 Sep 02 2010 at 12:32 AM Rating: Good
It's a little quirky, but yes, finally, we can remap the keyboard. So glad SE listened to the multitudes of people complaining about this.
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#4 Sep 02 2010 at 12:35 AM Rating: Decent
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'No Duh' solution #15, approved!

I'd have been a bit worried if they left out something this simple :).
#5 Sep 02 2010 at 5:44 AM Rating: Good
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So there's no way to change the "lock keys" to something else?
Guess the only choice is to remap the keys with another software then.
This site contains a few programs for that purpose:
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#6 Sep 02 2010 at 5:46 AM Rating: Decent
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How have you been remapping??? I can't even play the way the keys are now, and can't get the arrows to change to camera. the mouse is useless.
#7 Sep 02 2010 at 6:22 AM Rating: Decent
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I guess not >.<

I spoke to soon when i saw the screenshots. When I was able to get in, i too was unable to get the arrow keys to be used for camera. GDI!
#8 Sep 02 2010 at 6:46 AM Rating: Decent
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Not every key can be remapped. Will probably have to use a 3rd party program to map back to my ffxi control set. I don't play with a mouse, I'm all keyboard so I like my menu key to be the ";" button. ";" can not be mapped to ; ; nor can the "\" or the "~". /sigh :3


#9 Sep 02 2010 at 6:58 AM Rating: Good
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I never strafe, instead just pushing forward + left/right at the same time, so I'll probably make camera panning 7 and 9 while zooming in and out will be handled by Page Up/Down. Will be nice to get out of WASD ****, though.
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#10 Sep 02 2010 at 7:04 AM Rating: Decent
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How do you get your newly remapped keyboard settings to save?
#11 Sep 02 2010 at 7:07 AM Rating: Decent
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All i need to do is remap WASD to camera controls and use num pad and i have my FFXI setup, i too hate using mouse - glad they did this.
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