New To Mac-Forums?

Welcome to our community! Join the discussion today by registering your FREE account. If you have any problems with the registration process, please contact us!

Get your questions answered by community gurus Advice and insight from world-class Apple enthusiasts Exclusive access to members-only contests, giveaways and deals

Join today!

 
Start a Discussion
 

Mac-Forums Brief

Subscribe to Mac-Forums Brief to receive special offers from Mac-Forums partners and sponsors

Join the conversation RSS
Switcher Hangout The place for switchers to discuss their new machines, and how to work with OS X. General support can be had here for newbie stuff, like "How do I restart my new iMac?" :)

Keyboard/USB input to click/button macro


Post Reply New Thread Subscribe

 
Thread Tools
bentity

 
Member Since: Jun 13, 2010
Posts: 3
bentity is on a distinguished road

bentity is offline
Greetings all,
I got my first Mac(a macbook pro) several months ago, for music production purposes. I also play online poker, which, when playing more than one table at once can be hard on the wrist. I know how to play the games with my keyboard or a joystick on my PC, but am totally lost for the mac. I found a program called Autopilot, but don't know how to use it, or if it will work at all.

I'm currently not(but speak up if you have knowledge!) interested in a macro for playing games that would require manipulating a slider(for bet sizing in no-limit or pot-limit games), so I will have up to 3 options at any point in a hand(bet, fold, raise). If I could map a keystroke or USB input to clicking these buttons, I would be happy. Basically what I'm looking for is a program that will, for example, click in a predetermined location when I press the 'q' button, or any other button.

sorry if this is too specific/weird/whatever, and thanks for the help
QUOTE Thanks
bentity

 
Member Since: Jun 13, 2010
Posts: 3
bentity is on a distinguished road

bentity is offline
it appears that I might be able to do this through Automator, Automator Virtual Input, and keyboard shortcuts in System Preferences, but when I set it up, it took ~3 seconds to process. The response time needs to be near instantaneous, or it's useless. does anyone know if it'll be faster if I buy the full version of Automator Virtual Input?

thanks
QUOTE Thanks
bentity

 
Member Since: Jun 13, 2010
Posts: 3
bentity is on a distinguished road

bentity is offline
nobody?
QUOTE Thanks

Post Reply New Thread Subscribe


« Cant remote desktop by name to windows machines | 17" PowerBook vs 20" iMac »
Thread Tools

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts
BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
Text Editor with great macro support Getwild2 OS X - Apps and Games 3 07-08-2009 02:16 PM
Traditional Chinese input method Ranmaru OS X - Operating System 2 04-27-2009 04:48 AM
Input field, placeholder and password type issue ajlow Web Design and Hosting 0 04-15-2009 12:37 AM
trying to read general input... could someone help me patitomr OS X - Development and Darwin 0 07-14-2006 10:50 PM
Always Losing Input Menu Preferences fumomo OS X - Operating System 3 05-13-2004 07:32 AM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:07 AM.

Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
X

Welcome to Mac-Forums.com

Create your username to jump into the discussion!

New members like you have made this community the ultimate source for your Mac since 2003!


(4 digit year)

Already a member?