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Recognizing keystrokes from a gamepad

Posted on 2003-11-07
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Hi..

I need to be able to recognize keystrokes from a gamepad. So that when I hit a button/direction, that i can impact my movie. I'm assuming that if i find the keyvalue, maybe just using an on keypress action will do the trick, but I cannot find out what the key value is for my gamepad...

any help?
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I think that flash itself does not support the gamepad yet. YOu can use a third party tool, though that will only work if you convert your swf into an exe:

http://www.multidmedia.com/software/flashstudio/

This has joystick support, which should work for your gamepad as well.
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