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CreamyDischarge
21-11-2015, 23:52
Currently using PCars dash but really confused as to why there is no app that uses the iPad as an actual button box?

Is // has anyone created one? Would any of the Devs consider adding a button box feature to their existing apps as an extension for those who don't want the Rev counter but would like to buy the app to use as a button box?

Have I missed it, does it exist?

Seelenkrank
22-11-2015, 10:00
https://forum.sector3studios.com/index.php?threads/baileys-free-custom-button-box-for-r3e-using-your-tablet.572/

works for PCars,AC,RE3 etc..

Djinn
23-11-2015, 10:07
I used Actions for iPad until I got my real button box. The cool thing is you could even use flows with the app (in-app purchase though), so that you could assign "Thank you!" or "Sorry!" for the Multiplayer chat into one action button. :)

CreamyDischarge
23-11-2015, 16:59
I used Actions for iPad until I got my real button box. The cool thing is you could even use flows with the app (in-app purchase though), so that you could assign "Thank you!" or "Sorry!" for the Multiplayer chat into one action button. :)

Actions for iPad... Is that what that app above is called? I'll try it if it's any good as I might do until we see this added to PCars Dash app ;)

lembi2001
23-11-2015, 17:24
Actions for iPad... Is that what that app above is called? I'll try it if it's any good as I might do until we see this added to PCars Dash app ;)

The app above is called PowerGrid. It's by a company called Roccat. It's actually quite good, I have used it in the past for other apps.

CreamyDischarge
23-11-2015, 18:19
The app above is called PowerGrid. It's by a company called Roccat. It's actually quite good, I have used it in the past for other apps.

Cool, I'll give it a shot. Any ideas what this actions for iPad is?

Djinn
24-11-2015, 06:34
The app I was using is indeed called "Actions for iPad". https://itunes.apple.com/at/app/actions-for-ipad/id564645608?mt=8

And this is the template I made for Project CARS.

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Mascot
24-11-2015, 09:47
B-b-b-but how does the touch screen work with driving gloves on..?

;)

CreamyDischarge
24-11-2015, 10:11
Fingerless gloves.... Fingerless ;)

CreamyDischarge
24-11-2015, 10:16
The app I was using is indeed called "Actions for iPad". https://itunes.apple.com/at/app/actions-for-ipad/id564645608?mt=8

And this is the template I made for Project CARS.

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I like that, downloaded and testing as we speak ;)
Thanks for the heads up!

Acksios
23-12-2015, 16:40
Hi, as i am quite new to this stuff. Will the button box work also for xone?

Schnizz58
23-12-2015, 17:02
Hi, as i am quite new to this stuff. Will the button box work also for xone?
Sorry no.

jimmyb_84
23-12-2015, 18:11
just a thought seeing as you can assign the Dpad for the UDP apps surely you could assign 4 virtually buttons that replicate that?

edit* ignore me! just thought about it and you'd still press the Dpad for assigned buttons on the "app" so your not actually gaining anything

Luc8
18-08-2018, 21:11
I've come across this thread when looking for button boxes. Most apps mentioned here are either dead or close to it so I tried Panels App (Panels - Custom UI Builder) and it works pretty well. It's a fairly simple app. You can design your panel with squared buttons or design your own and import the images. I choose to just design the all screen and add some invisible buttons on top (transparent background and text color). With iOS devices it even works using an USB cable.

I was trying to share a picture but it seems the forum won't let me as I'm a new user. Will try later.

Luc8
18-08-2018, 21:15
Anyone knows how many posts before one can post images? :cool:

Luc8
19-08-2018, 10:22
Here's the panel I've design. Now I just need the tablet holder.

https://i.imgur.com/bG0jp9N.jpg