When you have a key-festooned unit called a MACROPAD, it’s only natural that one of the first things to try would be application hotkeys or macros. Anything less would be like a dinosaur tour without any dinosaurs!
A while back we secretly added support for Consumer Control codes (media buttons like play/pause, volume and brightness), mouse buttons and movement, and audible feedback beeps, too! Curious folks may have already found the example macro files…well now the guide’s been updated to explain how these work. Your existing macro files are still compatible!
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