[Coladam] Changing joystick "fire" buttons

Geoff Oltmans oltmansg at gmail.com
Fri Jul 27 14:52:58 CEST 2012

Try this for reference...


On Jul 27, 2012, at 7:41 AM, Kevin Powers wrote:

> I'm not having much success finding numerical values for the keys.
> Especially the ones that don't customarily produce character output, like
> control, arrow keys, alt, etc.
> On Fri, Jul 27, 2012 at 8:37 AM, Geoff Oltmans <oltmansg at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Yeah, the txt file is a little short on detail. I think you just want them
>> one right after the other, no separations. I haven't actually tried this
>> myself, so let me know if it works (just looked through the code to see how
>> it's doing things).
>> On Jul 27, 2012, at 7:29 AM, Kevin Powers wrote:
>> Thank you!  Should the file just have each hex number, separated by a
>> carriage return?  It's odd that there is no reference to this in the ADAMEm
>> readme file.
>> On Thu, Jul 26, 2012 at 11:20 PM, Geoff Oltmans <oltmansg at gmail.com>wrote:
>>> You can specify the keyboard->joystick mappings with a file placed in the
>>> adamem directory named adamem.joy. Inside this file you place, in
>>> hexidecimal format, the equivalent keys for (in order)
>>> left,right,up,down,button 1, button 2, button 3, button 4 (four buttons on
>>> the Super Action Controller). These values are 3 digits long a piece, with
>>> no separations.
>>> Alternatively, you can specify this on the command line with the -keys
>>> switch, followed by the string in the same format.
>>> Using the MSDOS version, you can use the keys program to determine what
>>> this should be. If using the SDL version in windows, you can use the
>>> Character map program to get the code (in decimal). You have to convert
>>> this to hex for the keys.
>>> On Jul 24, 2012, at 9:20 AM, Kevin Powers wrote:
>>>> Is it possible to change which keyboard key is mapped to each joystick
>>>> "fire" button in Virtual Adam/AdamEm?
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