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Basics and Common Controls

 
Basics and Common Controls
 
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Menu

1. Menu
The menu bar has a set of drop down menus for easy access of all Gtuner functions, such as opening and saving script files, editing code, tools, displaying help documentation, interacting with application and so on. This section covers the Gtuner's common functions, the explanations of specific functionality is covered in their own sections.
 
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View

Selects the Gtuner working panel: Online Library, Compiler or Programmer. The panel selection can also be performed through keyboard shortcuts (Ctrl+1, Ctrl+2, Ctrl+3), as well as by the panel tabs. Check out the subject "Working Panel" below for a brief description of each panel.
 
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Tools

Available tools to monitoring and operating your CM device, to check online updates and to configuration options.
 
Device Monitor: The menu item "Device Monitor" opens the "Device Monitor" dialog window. To have access to this menu item the CM device needs to be connected to your computer by the PCPROC side port, through a USB cable. Click here for a brief description of its functionality.
 
DS3/SixAxis Pairing: In order use your Dualshock 3 in wireless mode you first need pair the controller with your CM device. To have access to this tool the CM device needs to be connected to your computer by the PCPROC side port, through a USB cable. The Bluetooth pairing can be performed automatically, by a setting a option in device options; or manually, through this wizard dialog box.
 
Device Cleanup: This operation will clean all memory slots, as well as all persistent settings of GamePacks/Scripts.
 
Gtuner Update: Gtuner has a built in update wizard that checks online for the latest version of Gtuner software. The check for update is not performed automatically and it requires internet connection.
 
Firmware Update: The firmware update procedure works much like the Gtuner update. It also is not performed automatically, as well as it also requires internet connection.
 
Options: The Options dialog window is used to control settings and preferences of the Gtuner software and of the CM device.
 
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Plugins

The Gtuner functionalities can be extended with addition of plugins. A plugin can access and modify the data exchanged between a game controller and the console, allowing creation of very wide type of applications. A good example is the MaxAim plugin, which enables play on consoles with the keyboard and mouse of your computer. All available plugins are listed in the Plugins menu.
 
Plugin Manager: Official plugins can be downloaded, updated and deleted using the Plugin Manager.
 
Gtuner Plugins: Instructions and Documentation of official plugins.
 
The LED display will change to a three bar sign, indicating there is a plugin handling the I/O data.
 
The Gtuner software has a open plugin API and you are more than welcome to create your own plugins, go to "Device API" section for more information in this regard.
 
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Help

5. Help
On the help menu you have links to our website and to the online community forum. You can also access the User's Manual, the GPC Language Reference and others documentations. The About item open a dialog window that shows you information about the software and the firmware. It also shows the copyright information and the author's credits.
 
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Toolbar

6. Toolbar
The toolbar has a set of common tools mainly used in the Compiler panel for file management, clipboard operations, code editing and script building. The only exception is the Device Monitor, detailed in the next subject.
 
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Device Monitor

7. Device Monitor
The tool "Device Monitor" opens the "Device Monitor" dialog window. To have access to this tool the CM device needs to be connected to your computer by the PCPROC side port, through a USB cable.
 
The Device Monitor shows all run-time information about your CM device: the input and output data, LED, rumble and battery information, CPU load and the loaded slot/bytecode. You also have access to operations such as: turn-off a wired controller, change the current slot number and unload the running slot/bytecode. Check out the topic Device Monitor for more details and operational instructions.
 
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Working Panels

8. Working Panels
Switching between working panels can be easily done by using the navigational widget (tabs), shown in the picture above. The Gtuner software has three working panels:
 
Online Library: Interface to viewing and download GPC scripts from our online database. It is a quick start for those who don't have any familiarity with programming and want make use of the available GPC scripts shared by the CM community, or for those who are interested in learn more about the GPC script language through examples.
 
Compiler: Features an integrated development environment (IDE) that provides comprehensive facilities to programmers for GPC scripting development. It consists of a source code editor, syntax highlighting, integrated GPC compiler and a testing tools.
 
Programmer: Empowers easy access to all GamePacks, GPC Scripts, Remapping Profiles and GPC Files, so you can make any combination of those into CM Memory Slots.
 
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Status Bar

9. Status Bar
The Status Bar is an information area of Gtuner software, found at the bottom of the main window. The status bar is divided into sections, each of which shows different information. The very first section displays the information from the device, if it is connected or not and the firmware version. The other 3 sections are for display information from code editor and are explained in its specific topic.