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ID Category [?] Severity [?] Reproducibility Date Submitted Last Update
08113 Interface Minor Always Oct 19, 2021, 22:03 Oct 20, 2021, 20:26
Tester Headrush69 View Status Public Platform MAME (Official Binary)
Assigned To Resolution No change required OS Windows 10/11 (64-bit)
Status [?] Closed Driver apple2gs.cpp
Version 0.236 Fixed in Version Build 64-bit
Fixed in Git Commit Github Pull Request #
Summary MESS-specific 08113: Any software using -gameio: Input label indexes wrong when using -gameio game port
Description When using the -gameio command to attach analog joysticks or paddles, the indexes for the devices are wrong in the MAME UI when accessing controls.

Although indexes are off, functionality appears to be correct.
Steps To Reproduce 1. Start the apple2gs driver using -gameio joy or -gameio paddles option.
2. Hit tab to being up UI and go to Input this game
3. Check Joystick indexes are off
Additional Information When using -gameio joy, only the button labels are wrong
When using -gameio paddles, but button and axis labels are wrong
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Regression Version
Affected Sets / Systems Any software using -gameio
Attached Files
png file icon joystick.png (1,046,932 bytes) Oct 19, 2021, 22:03 Uploaded by Headrush69
Input labels wrong
png file icon paddles.png (1,029,381 bytes) Oct 19, 2021, 22:20 Uploaded by Headrush69
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Oct 20, 2021, 19:47
This happens because the ADB mouse is considered a Player 1 device. The analog joystick fields are using custom names, which inhibits automatic renaming.
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Oct 20, 2021, 20:26
This may not be optimal behavior, but it is working as expected.
Closing - no change needed.