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Old 04-07-2011, 10:55 AM
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Justin,
How did you program the X button ( or the back and start button ).
I can setup the ones that use the keyboard, but I don't know how to setup the "run ....." command.
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Old 04-07-2011, 03:29 PM
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Michael,
The Logitech software will record your keystrokes, so to set up the touchtop command I typed in: "macros/macro_touchtop.mac" (sans quotation marks). When the button on the controller associated with this command (Start) is pressed, it enters "macros/macro_touchtop.mac" into the command line in WinCNC. The user is required to hit Enter to actually run the touchtop routine. You can make it automatically start the macro by pressing Enter at the end of the keystrokes you record. However, it seems much safer to require the operator to press Enter in case the macro button is accidentally pressed. Since I have another button set up as Enter, it's not much of an inconvenience to the operator.

It's much easier to set up than it sounds.
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Old 04-07-2011, 04:00 PM
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Make perfect sense
Thnaks, it is easy after all.
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How did you put the macros into the controller? I was able to get the keyboard buttons inputted, but the macros are another story.
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Old 10-04-2017, 03:27 PM
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I don't recall exactly how it was set up to call up the macros and we have since lost the controller. My recollection, however, is that the keys are bound to a text input, i.e., MACRO_TOUCHTOP.MAC. Pressing the button then inputs this text into the command line in WinCNC. You must then press ENTER to make it run the macro.

Let me know if this does/doesn't work.

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Do you guys know if an XBox 360 controller will work like the Logitech?
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Old 10-08-2017, 12:47 PM
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I have been using a Rumblepad wireless for years,, best use is positioning, never needed much more than that
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