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I am using the windows GUI to program my new FLIRC for DVB Dream.

 

I mapped Ctrl-Shift-Up but it is not being recognised by DVB Dream. Having tested the button with a program that outputs key presses, I noticed that the sequence output by FLIRC is:

 

Ctrl key_down

Shift key_down

Up key_down

Ctrl key_up

Shift key_up

Up key_up.

 

I think that the problem is that the DVB Dream application is registering the Up key_up event and at this point the Ctrl and Shift keys have been released.

 

How can I solve this problem? I've tried searching but I can't find anything about this in the help, forums or anything obvious within the GUI.

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I guess it is related the the other thread.

 

I tried mapping the keys in reverse order (e.g, clicking up, then shift, then ctrl) hoping that this would mean that the shift and ctrl where still 'pressed' during the up_keyup event but when I do this it only outputs the up key.

 

Is the order/timing of keys due to the hardware or could it in theory support more complex timing? Ideally the gui would record a key combination and play it back verbatim..

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