Mouse wheel direction for switches

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Detlef
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Mouse wheel direction for switches

#1 Post by Detlef »

Hi,

I am not sure I am too late for the next Airmanager for Desktop release with this.

Maybe I overlook something. I cannot find a way to change the direction of the mouse wheel for switches. For example:
if I have a three-position switch and I rotate the mouse wheel, the switch callback sends +1 when turning the wheel down and -1 when turning the wheel up. How can I change that?

I tried:

mouse_setting(switch_id , "CLICK_ROTATE", -1)

to no effect.

Is the mouse_setting() function only for dials or can I use it to set the mouse behavior for multi position switches also? If not, it could be added as feature in the next release?!

Thank you
Detlef

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Re: Mouse wheel direction for switches

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Direction times -1?

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Ralph wrote: Sun Jan 07, 2024 9:47 am Direction times -1?
Just using "direction times -1" did not work. I think the position value came out wrong in the callback function in that case.

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Detlef

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Re: Mouse wheel direction for switches

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Then I don't know what you mean...

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Detlef wrote: Sun Jan 07, 2024 5:43 pm
Ralph wrote: Sun Jan 07, 2024 9:47 am Direction times -1?
Just using "direction times -1" did not work. I think the position value came out wrong in the callback function in that case.

Regards,
Detlef
Hi Detlef, he means that for each event you multiply the value returned by -1 so if the return is -1 then the result of -1 * -1 is a positive meaning 1, and if the value is 1, then multiplying by -1 will produce a negative meaning -1 in this case - hence reversing the sign of the values.
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Joe
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Re: Mouse wheel direction for switches

#6 Post by Detlef »

jph wrote: Mon Jan 08, 2024 6:46 am
Detlef wrote: Sun Jan 07, 2024 5:43 pm
Ralph wrote: Sun Jan 07, 2024 9:47 am Direction times -1?
Just using "direction times -1" did not work. I think the position value came out wrong in the callback function in that case.

Regards,
Detlef
Hi Detlef, he means that for each event you multiply the value returned by -1 so if the return is -1 then the result of -1 * -1 is a positive meaning 1, and if the value is 1, then multiplying by -1 will produce a negative meaning -1 in this case - hence reversing the sign of the values.
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Joe
Hello Joe and @Ralph,

I understand you but you don't understand me :)

It is sometimes unbelievably complex to put simple things in words. So I figured it out now.
I (actually a friend of mine) wanted to use the position value from the switch callback function in an fs2020_variable_subsribe() directly as is.

The solution is, you put the pictures in reverse order in the switch_add() call and you do not use position but "2 minus position" in the fs2020_variable_subsribe() call.
Sounds simple but is some brain acrobatics. I thought a parameter in the switch_add() function could be used to the Airmanager functions to reverse the mouse wheel direction.

See my demo instrument
Generic - Mouse Scrollwheel Demo.siff
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Detlef



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Re: Mouse wheel direction for switches

#7 Post by SimPassion »

Hi @Detlef, already made similar, though shouldn't be made through the call or subscription, but rather be handled in the callback function in any case ...

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