QJoyPad 3 Documentation
Distributed with QJoyPad 3.4; available online at
Table of Contents
What is QJoyPad?
What's it good for?
The Tray Icon
The Popup Menu
The Setup Dialog
The Layout Selection combo box
The Joystick buttons
The Joystick Component buttons
The Axis Position Indicator
Making an axis "Gradient"
Switching between keyboard and mouse control
Adjusting mouse speed
Choosing a key / mouse button
Making a button "Sticky"
Using Rapid Fire
Command-line use and scripting
I can't get my game controller to work in Linux; will QJoyPad help?
QJoyPad says it can't find any joysticks?
QJoyPad isn't showing all of my joysticks.
My joystick has more/fewer buttons/axes than that!
Why does it say I'm moving if I'm not?
I keep going in two directions at once instead of just one!
I'm pushing up, but nothing's happening!
QJoyPad won't start!
I have two versions of QJoyPad open at once and they're getting in each other's way!
I'm getting strange errors when I change layouts; what's wrong?
This program only works in XWindows?
But my window manager doesn't HAVE a system tray!
I hate the QJoyPad icon. Is there any way to change it?
Why do I have to tell QJoyPad to "update joystick devices"? Why can't it do that on its own?
When QJoyPad checks for new joysticks, it doesn't find mine!
Why are both Up and Down treated as the same axis?
All of this is too complicated. Why isn't there a button for Up?
Features and suggestions
Why can't I click with an axis, or move the mouse with a button?
Why doesn't QJoyPad do _____?
This software is GPL!