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TheDix3
01-23-2006, 07:35 AM
Hi, my question is stupid...
i watched on game control settings but i didn't see what i'm looking for ask to you...
how i can zoom in and out the visual ?

TheDix3
01-23-2006, 07:35 AM
Hi, my question is stupid...
i watched on game control settings but i didn't see what i'm looking for ask to you...
how i can zoom in and out the visual ?

nakamura_kenji
01-23-2006, 07:41 AM
delete,end,pagedown key zoom

TheDix3
01-23-2006, 07:52 AM
tnx i'll tray with these

major_setback
01-23-2006, 08:19 AM
You can see settings for FOV (field of view) in 'controls', you can set a key to any of those given angles of view, as well as those that Nakamura_Kenji wrote.

You can set a key to increase or decrease the FOV.
There is no smoooth zoom though like you get in other games, instead there are steps from one FOV to another: you have to repeatedly press the increase/decrease FOV key that you have chosen.
You change the key command to the right of the action in 'controls'.

You can also set 'Toggle view' which will take you through 'wide, normal and tele' views in a cycle.
Zoom using the mouse in external views F2, F6, etc. (this option might have to be set in 'inputs' ) .

TheDix3
01-23-2006, 08:33 AM
really tnx again

notamuppet
01-23-2006, 01:31 PM
If you are in external view you can use the mouse to zoom!

LEXX_Luthor
01-23-2006, 05:57 PM
I use mouse to look around, so that frees up my joystick hat switches for zoom controls -- to change zoom I don't have to goto the keyboard. The Hat makes for immediate zooming without fumbling over the keyboard. I like the keyboard as a cockpit simulation, having to reach out and fumble with cockpit controls like they really did back then, but not for vision control (zoom = focusing vision attention on something) or head movement controls which should be natural and fast.

major_setback
01-24-2006, 04:52 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by LEXX_Luthor:
I use mouse to look around, so that frees up my joystick hat switches for zoom controls -- to change zoom I don't have to goto the keyboard. The Hat makes for immediate zooming without fumbling over the keyboard. I like the keyboard as a cockpit simulation, having to reach out and fumble with cockpit controls like they really did back then, but not for vision control (zoom = focusing vision attention on something) or head movement controls which should be natural and fast. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

I use the mouse a lot to look around too.
Whet exact view action do you have mapped to your (main) hatswitch? How do you centre your view...I find that this is necessary and have the 'down' on the hatswitch keyed to this action (centre view).

At the moment I have two views ('wide' and 'toggle') mapped to buttons 4 and 5 on my MSFF2 joystick, and have the mouse wheel mapped to 'toggle view'. I am not happy with these setings though...the hetswitch idea sounds better.

I agree with you that using the keyboard for certain actions adds to realism.

LEXX_Luthor
01-24-2006, 06:48 AM
Wow, okay lemme remember. I have 3 zooms on my hat. Center view is on the middle thumb button below the hat. Toggle gunsight view on another thumb button. I forgot ~&gt; Best...I use mousewheel for elevator trim. It works well.

I have a simple setup, no Fancy flight sim hardware, just a mouse, a MASSIVE giant 20$ joystick -- the biggest made for the common stick market, teeny weeny 40$ racer pedals, and a super heavy IBM keyboard.

here ~&gt; http://www.dansdata.com/ibmkeyboard.htm

Bearcat99
01-24-2006, 07:20 AM
Note that if you use a Saitek stick you can set the increase/decrease FOV to one hat switch in say the 12 & 6 oclock positions... if yiou set the key to repeat using the Saitek software it will simulate zoom pretty well depending on the delay you set for the repeat.

major_setback
01-24-2006, 11:36 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Bearcat99:
Note that if you use a Saitek stick you can set the increase/decrease FOV to one hat switch in say the 12 & 6 oclock positions... if yiou set the key to repeat using the Saitek software it will simulate zoom pretty well depending on the delay you set for the repeat. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

Actually you can set macros using the MSFF2 control panel, I might try to see if I can get it to do what you said. It would be good to have a 'zoom' function.
Shame, I have to few buttons! http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-mad.gif

Waldo.Pepper
01-24-2006, 01:23 PM
For the X-45 I posted this here...

http://forums.ubi.com/eve/forums/a/tpc/f/23110283/m...891079123#3891079123 (http://forums.ubi.com/eve/forums/a/tpc/f/23110283/m/4601038123/r/3891079123#3891079123)


This is so easy to do without using a slider I am surprised more people don't do it.

With a track IR the hat button is freed up to use for other things.

I use POV hat 1 on my x-45 for this.

In controls section of PF I set increase fov to E and decrease fov to Q.

Pressing the hat up makes a Q press (to zoom in), and down makes a E press (to zoom out).

So each time I press the hat up it makes an E, or Q downward. But the clever part comes with the profiling software and the X-45.

Right click on the up button of Hat 1 and choose Advanced editor. Then copy the following screen:


http://www3.telus.net/public/a5a03316/boom/screen.JPG


What this does is it make the button send a Q every 0.02 seconds for as long as you hold the button down.

Then do the same thing for the down button.

Easy peasy. Now the zoom is simulated, just like in LOMAC.

If you want it even faster than 0.02, make it 0.01.

Good luck.

Bearcat99
01-28-2006, 08:23 PM
Yeah thats where I got it from..... http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-wink.gif