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raaaid
05-29-2007, 08:14 AM
im using rudder on a slider but cant center it

AKA_TAGERT
05-29-2007, 08:15 AM
yes

WhtBoy
05-29-2007, 09:11 AM
While you can change the conf.ini file while in game using any of several applications, none of your changes will take effect until you restart the game. Also, you need the ability to alt-tab out of the game which some people have trouble with. So, yes you can view the settings in game but, any changes you make won't have any effect until you restart.

--Outlaw.

Chris0382
05-29-2007, 09:13 AM
i HAD THE SAME PROBLEM.

What i did was program a hatswitch as an analog axis and then assign ruddr to the analog hat switch that is self centering.

Philipscdrw
05-29-2007, 09:29 AM
if your graphics card has a DVI connector as well as a VGA connector, get hold of a DVI-VGA adapter (available for the cost of a dead rat from eBay) and any old rubbish low-res monitor, and connect it to the DVI output with the adaptor. WinXP should be able to 'extend desktop onto' the second monitor from the Display Properties.

Then, run Il-2 on the main monitor, and whatever program you use to monitor or calibrate the joystick on the second. Then you can see in real time what the computer thinks the axis is doing!

Also really useful for Teamspeak, TrackIR, storing screenshots in MSPaint of the mission briefing etc...

WhtBoy
05-29-2007, 10:49 AM
Originally posted by Philipscdrw:
if your graphics card has a DVI connector as well as a VGA connector, get hold of a DVI-VGA adapter (available for the cost of a dead rat from eBay) and any old rubbish low-res monitor, and connect it to the DVI output with the adaptor. WinXP should be able to 'extend desktop onto' the second monitor from the Display Properties.

Then, run Il-2 on the main monitor, and whatever program you use to monitor or calibrate the joystick on the second. Then you can see in real time what the computer thinks the axis is doing!

Also really useful for Teamspeak, TrackIR, storing screenshots in MSPaint of the mission briefing etc...

Since the game won't recognize any changes you make until you restart, there's no real point in running it at the same time. Also, unless you're at 100% across the range of motion and have a zero deadzone, it doesn't really matter what Windows reports.

Unless you have a very high precision device (both physically and electrically - and I bet his slider isn't either) the only way to truly have a center position on a non-centering control is to set a dead zone in the game.

--Outlaw.