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Using Touch Pad On Mobile Interface

OK, I'm just not getting it. But looking over the controls in Mobile builder I do not see a control for touch pad even though it says its supported. Could someone tell me how the heck I set it up and what controls to use?

Thanks in advance.


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#2  

If its future feature....ughhh

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#3  

@fxrtst.

You can use the servo touch pad control on the mobile interface. On the interface, add a button like the ABC button, and when you edit the script find "show controls" in the Cheat Sheet and then the ControlCommand() for showcontrol("Servo pad" ) and save it. Then re-save it to the cloud.

Once you open up the mobile app on your phone/tablet and updated your projects, open your project, press the button you added containing the "show servo pad" script, and a new window pops up with the touchpad which you will be able to use.

Hope that helps, and if you need any more help, just shout. :)

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#6  

Hey Steve,

Just getting around to trying this out and I don't see a ControlCommand for showcontrol servo pad...I'm using the latest...am I still missing something?

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USA
#7  

Ok i think I got it set up correctly, except inside EZ mobile, says 'this is not yet implemented' fingerpad.

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Synthiam
#8  
  1. it doesn't show up in CheatSheet because it has not been added to a project. Add to project by following instructions here: https://synthiam.com/Tutorials/Help.aspx?id=150

  2. are you using the latest ARC for windows?

  3. update ARC mobile as well?

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USA
#9  

I was creating a blank test project. Once I added servo pad I saw it listed in cheat sheet. I added it to my button via instructions from Steve, then saved the window and the project to the cloud. I downloaded it to my Iphone 5S and got the above error. I am using the latest of both ARC, windows and mobile ios.

One last question, why does the interface come in all squashed to the left side? I also opened the desktop on the iphone and it was also squashed to the left, like prettty much just half the iphone when in horizontal position.

Thanks in advance.

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Synthiam
#10  
  1. A blank project will not have any references in the Cheat Sheet to the Touch servo Pad. You will have to add the touch pad manually with the instructions from this page: https://synthiam.com/Tutorials/Help.aspx?id=150

  2. Apple has a reported bug with some apps doing that - it's because you haven't updated to the latest iOS, which I believe is 8.3? On your iOS device, go to Settings -> General -> Software Update

  3. When you press ABOUT on the ARC Mobile, what version does it say?

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#11  
  1. I understand that

  2. nope still on iOS 7.1.1

3)v2015.03.19

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#12  

@fxrtst.

When I tested it out I was using iOS version 8.2 on an iPhone 6 plus. iOS 8.3 is the latest release as DJ stated, so maybe that could be an issue.

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USA
#13  

Ok might have to update my iPad and iPhone, I've held off as long as I could :)

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Synthiam
#14  

lol, updating is a good thing!

Your ARC Mobile is very out dated. Update to the latest iOS, and update ARC Mobile.

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USA
#15  

Ok broke down, updated ios to current on one of my devices and downloaded the newest version of the mobile app. All working now. Thanks for the help.

Is there any chance that the UI for finger pad will be an added control from the left hand pane in the settings tab in the near future?

Also any chance the Blink M controls will be ported to the mobile?

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#17  

@fxrtst.

Glad you got it sorted buddy. iOS 8 ain't so bad.

Have fun. :)

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USA
#18  

True. Not so bad at all.

@dj are both the android and iOS mobile development parallel ? Only asking because android has been in development longer ?!?

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Synthiam
#19  

Yes, they're developed in parallel and have the exact same features, look the same and even share a lot of the same code. With recent cross platform compilers, most of the code is the same.

The only difference with Android is the software is updated 8-10 days before the iOs version due to Apple's review process

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USA
#20  

@Dj I sure could use a finger pad control for the mobile interface. I'm shooting video for Alan KS campaign and want to show the mobile interface working with Alan but really need to add two finger pads, one for eyes and one for head to show servos controlled in unison. I managed to get the show controls to work but "don't look perty". Any chance this is something coming soon?

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Synthiam
#21  

What about adding sliders to the mobile ui?

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USA
#22  

Yeah I think that's going to be the alternative. We can cheat it a bit as well in editing.

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Synthiam
#23  

I'll think about any other way to make it work as well.