Much desired program.

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    Much desired program.

    There is a really big need with alot of people to have a small program (to run in their system tray) that can invert the y axis after holding down a hotkey. Lot's of games have stupid developers that dont bother to make an option to invert, and many invertees are left with horrid controls. Im a little new to programming, so this is over my head, but lots of people would kill for such a thing.

    Other than just having to flip the y axis only, it would have to work inside other apps, like games.

    thanks for reading, Robert

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    What you suggest is possible, I'm sure - I can think of a way to do that. And that's an awesome idea - thanks for posting!

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    The graphics card in my work PC will do this on command with a hot key - which I immediately turned off as being the most useless and annoying feature ever invented once the "ooohh" factor had disappeared.
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    Dude, if you coded this little thing you would be alot of people's savior.

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    Good idea.
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    Axis inversion is for the weak! Real men enter their direction vectors in radians using the keyboard!
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    I think just about every game out there already has this option.

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    Uh-huh. Also, if you have the Intel Extreme graphics 'card' on Windows XP, press CNTRL-ALT-PGUP to rotate the display. At least, I think it's that key combo

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bubba
    I think just about every game out there already has this option.
    Why is it a "really big need with alot of people" then?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sang-drax
    Why is it a "really big need with alot of people" then?
    I'm not sure. Maybe you could try asking the OP.
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    Why is it a "really big need with alot of people" then?
    My point exactly. I have well over 75 games sitting on my computer shelf and over 100 just sitting in the closet and about 50 that are the jewel case only type games. So that's about 225 games in total and I've yet to come across anyone in the gaming communities and/or squads/clans/fan sites, etc. that have complained about an issue such as this.

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