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Windows 7: MS ** Sidewinder Mouse ** - macros NOT working In games

25 Dec 2011   #1

Win 7 64 bit
MS ** Sidewinder Mouse ** - macros NOT working In games

I have an MS Sidewinder Mouse
A while ago it seems to have stopped letting me macro within games and none of the macros will work.

I have the app running as administrator.

Even when I try and set a macro manually within the mouse program it fails to work within games.

Games I play are currently Age of Conan and StarWars The Old Republic.

This is driving me nuts. Can Anyone help me?

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05 Jan 2012   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit SP1
SWTOR currently does not allow macros.

I can tell you that SWTOR currently does not support macros. There are a huge number of posts on the forums asking for macros to be enabled. The only official response I was able to find was "use the in-game ability que to chain any abilities together."

Have you tried adding a pause to your macros that mirrors the in game ability que? The default que is .5 seconds. Using a Razer Naga and the macro software they provided I was able to create macros that stopped my current cast, waited for the .5 que, then would pop my interrupt (jolt). However I have so far been unsuccessful in getting any macro greater than two abilities to work.

Hope this helps.

As for AoC, I have no experience with macros for that game.
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06 Jan 2012   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, & Mac OS X 10.9.2

Its typically the game at fault. While I have no experience with either game (but I am interested in SWTOR when my internet is fixed to a speed greater than 400kbps..)
BF3 doesn't allow the use of macro mapping on the second scroll wheel on my mouse. The other 2 buttons the game let me map, so macros weren't needed. But keyboard macros do work.. Which is odd.

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