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 +====== USB Device Key Trigger ======
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 **This is an advanced trigger** — generally you should use a [[trigger:​Hot_Key|Hot Key Trigger]] if possible. **This is an advanced trigger** — generally you should use a [[trigger:​Hot_Key|Hot Key Trigger]] if possible.
  
-The *USB Device Key trigger* executes a macro when any device key is pressed — this includes modifier keys, mouse buttons, programable keyboards ​like [[http://​piengineering.com/​xkeys.php|P.I. Engineering’s X-Key]], and even the brightness buttons on USB connected monitors.+The *USB Device Key trigger* executes a macro when any device key is pressed — this includes modifier keys, mouse buttons, ​many programable keyboards, and even the brightness buttons on USB connected monitors.
  
-The macro can be executed when the key is pressed, released or repeat continuously while it is held down. The trigger can also optionally be restricted to when certain modifier keys are pressed.+The macro can be executed when the key is pressed, long pressed (v10.0+), released or repeat continuously while it is held down. The trigger can also optionally be restricted to when certain modifier keys are pressed.
  
 You can configure the trigger to execute when the key is tapped (press and released quickly) each time, the first tap, double tapped, triple tapped, or quadruple tapped (v7.0+). ​ Keep in mind that Keyboard Maestro cannot see the future, so "​tapped once" will will fire even on the first tap even if you tap the key twice ("​tapped"​ would fire both times). You can configure the trigger to execute when the key is tapped (press and released quickly) each time, the first tap, double tapped, triple tapped, or quadruple tapped (v7.0+). ​ Keep in mind that Keyboard Maestro cannot see the future, so "​tapped once" will will fire even on the first tap even if you tap the key twice ("​tapped"​ would fire both times).
trigger/USB_Device_Key.1451724302.txt.gz · Last modified: 2016/01/02 03:45 by peternlewis