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A second question, can a single keystroke send overlapping keystrokes, such as "CTRL+ALT+A"
This is possible. Just assign the key combo to the remote button using the software.
Basically, I'd like to press one button on my remote, and have it Wake the computer -> enter my password to unlock windows -> set the audio levels to max on the pc -> launch windows media center.
Flirc won't do this natively
I can't remember what version of mac flirc software works with, however you can program it on another device (windows/mac/linux) then plug it back into that iMac and use it.
The software is only required to program flirc, not to use it
An then, there are no instructions what to do after flirc_util record pause is entered into the command line. Is the flirc programmed based on that entry? What keyboard keyboard key needs to be paired after that, if any?
We really need to get a profile sorted out for playstation 4. Even I don't know what to do with command line stuff (I'm not a tech person)
To build on what Yawor posted:
Adding keys to a harmony remote in our "harmony remotes" help article:
It is a shame that the latest firmware didn't seem to work.
I've been meaning to make a help doc about controllers in the Flirc GUI, it seems to be causing a fair bit on confusion to quite a few users - which is fine :)
Does Yawor's reply answer your question?
[Edit]: Also I haven't finished the help document, the amazon fire section isn't done (as I don't think it's fully finished at the moment)
Hmm, there has been a firetv mega thread where people reckoned the back button wasn't esc... I haven't been keeping up with that thread though:
I have mentioned it to Jason, he hasn't been active on the forum front as of late (other than one particular thread)
I've pinged him again about this thread, thank you for your patience - apologies for the delay in getting this sorted.
may or may not pertain to your use case
That is a good idea. It think Jason's plan is to somehow predict what the other code would be without the user having to press the key twice (or know their remote sends to button presses).
You can program from different controllers and Flirc with remember the key that has been programmed.
The only way Flirc would forget a key would be if you deleted a key using the erase function, cleared the configuration or (rarely) a firmware upgrade may wipe a device (though we endeavour to warn users about this)
It seems like an issue in flirc firmware 3.5 that didn't occur in 3.4
This issue has been around since the beginning of flirc. It is a typical problem with MCE based remote (the reason why is explained in the help article Yawor linked).
I depends what profile you use with Flirc
My fault, it was from a retired 3.0 beta thread here's what it said:
Firmware is distributed in the GUI now.
For beta releases: http://forum.flirc.tv/index.php?/forum/51-beta-firmware-and-gui/
For stable releases: www.flirc.tv/downloads
Could you link me to this please?
It's stable now. There are very few differences between the keymappings - I don't think the pre-mapped harmony remote settings use any of these, though we may have to change the controller in the GUI.
Videos are quite hard to make, i've tried making them before - they take a lot of time and effort. At the moment i'm targeting help documents at less tech experienced users (as you mentioned). It may be worth pursuing in the future but I don't imagine they'll be coming anytime soon
Oh yeah sorry, I don't have previous firmwares - Jason does though.
I've pinged him about this thread
Please remember that before the firmware upgrade the FLIRC seemed to work correctly. I only applied the firmware to try to work around a couple of minor issues recording the extra buttons I was trying to use (Guide LiveTV)
Yeah, i'll get Jason involved as i'm puzzled. Though it is concerning if it no longer works as potentially it means something is broke in the firmware update. But i'm out of my depth.
This is weird, another user has reported success with that remote (http://forum.flirc.tv/index.php?/topic/1325-fw-v30-release-candidate-rc12/page-2?p=8347#entry8347)
Just to check it is an issue with the remote can you try using another remote (e.g. a tv one) and see it that programs ok?
We'll try getting you working on the current firmware. Sorry your Flirc experience isn't going smoothly.
Have you tried clearing your configuration?
Also what remote are you using?
Function Wrong Correct
Up Arrow Up PageUp
Down Arrow Down PageDown
Volume Down Oemplus - (minus)
Volume Up Skift+Oem4 + (plus)
Skip Back |<< R , (comma)
Play > Ctrl+P P
Skip Forward >>| F . (period)
I just dug out my harmony remote and programmed it on myharmony with the default flirc profile, my findings:
Up is mapped to "up arrow" - correct (as per the kodi wiki)
Down is mapped to "down arrow" - correct (as per the kodi wiki)
Volume up is mapped to "+" - correct (as per the kodi wiki)
Volume down is mapped to "-" = correct (as per the kodi wiki)
Skip Back |<< is mapped to rewind "r", if we map it to "," then that is the same function as press "arrow left"
Skip Forward >>| is mapped to fastforward "f", if we map it to "." then that is the same function as press "arrow right"
The only one that is properly wrong is Play which should be P (in the meatime you can press ok on a video file to play it)
Or as yawor says, correcting it is easy enough for now
It could be possible. As Jason said, we'd be super thrilled if you could give it a go.
Is plex not a free install on PS4?
You may need to assign a wake key (try not doing it first), here's a guide:
(I think you can ignore the firmware stuff, just make sure you're at least on the latest stable firmware - 3.5)
I found this thread on reddit: http://www.reddit.com/r/PS4/comments/271maj/usbbluetooth_keyboards_can_control_netflix_app/
But I don't have a PS4, can anyone test this for me?
That beta/rc expired and i've hidden it to avoid downloading the wrong one
Check out out development section for the latest beta/rcs:
Although the current stable firmware is 3.5, so if you open the flirc GUI and check for updates it should upgrade the flirc to firmware 3.5
This has been added to "How to set up flirc" in the getting started section
This has been added to "Controller presets in Flirc"
Shipping to Canada?
in General Questions
See this for shipping info:
I'm going to close this thread now, if you still need to chase Jason up about an order then contact him through support (preferable) or create a new forum thread.