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Simulate Keyboard Press

I'm suggesting event actions that would trigger the keyboard on key press and key down conditions. This would make it easier to port games to mobile that a use a lot of keyboard events, because with this feature you could just simulate keyboard events through mobile taps or touches.

 

Essentially I'm looking for a feature like this plugin: https://www.construct.net/en/forum/extending-construct-2/work-in-progress-addons-30/plugin-simulate-keyboard-or-to-117029

  • Jackie Chan
  • Nov 2 2018
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  • Eleanor Jacques-Morel commented
    November 9, 2018 13:58

    You can already simulate keyboard presses see the multiplayer project where the game host retrieves other player's keyboard inputs

  • Jackie Chan commented
    November 10, 2018 00:32

    That's not what I mean. I know you can pass keyboard inputs through variables but that is a very time consuming workaround for projects that are already in development.

    Imagine having a project that already has 1000 "On spacebar pressed" events.

    I'm asking for a feature that can simulate the spacebar presses with 1 event, so you don't have to go through 1000 events replacing everything with variables.