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[Q] Use R button to take photos?

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hey guys, i was REALLY surprised when i found out it doesnt take photos via the R button, its is in the PERFECT place, in portrait fair enough (you might accidentally hit it with your palm), but in landscape, its a must have!!

does anyone know how to re-map the software button to a hardware button?

ps: LOVING the phone
 
 
3rd May 2011, 10:53 PM |#2  
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That would be very nice indeed.
Could even use the l trigger for the focus reset or some other thing like the flash

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3rd May 2011, 10:58 PM |#3  
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we could use it for pre-focus, at the moment if you hold in the capture button it resets the focus :]
4th May 2011, 02:37 PM |#4  
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use X to take photos. not what you wanted but it works
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we could still use l/r for zoom in/out?
5th May 2011, 12:21 PM |#6  
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Totally agree with RB for taking photos, someone must beable to work abit of magic and create a keymapping app... id love to use LB as a back button when surfing too. when your holding the phone in your palm LB is in a nice place to be a back button.
6th May 2011, 08:43 AM |#7  
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the R button works for taking pictures when your in the service menu punch this into dialpad *#*#7378423#*#* if it works in there there must be some kind of way to do it
6th May 2011, 04:18 PM |#8  
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the R button works for taking pictures when your in the service menu punch this into dialpad *#*#7378423#*#* if it works in there there must be some kind of way to do it

Does this work?
6th May 2011, 09:50 PM |#9  
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Does this work?


ya man try it out it wont mess anything up on the phone or anything its just a test is all, and i say it again if the "R" button works for taking pics in there there MUST be some way to map that key to the camera(maybe with an unlocked bootloader in the not so distant future)
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i can confirm this works, i would love to have this on my play

infact, im gonna try and get a camera app from the market and try and make it as native as possible, ill post you guys with updates.

(market apps allow you to re-map buttons)
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