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Updated:08/11/22 12:35 PM
Created:08/16/15 07:27 AM
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Votan's Keybinder  Popular! (More than 5000 hits)
Version: 1.4.4
by: votan [More]
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With update 35 ZOS confirms there is a limit of 100 for custom key bindings. Key binds, which differ from default, to be exact. This includes unbinding keys or shifting the column just because it looks better.
Once update 35 is out, take that hints seriously and restore as much standard key bindings as you can. For example controller keys, even if you do have a controller.
Keybinder allows you to exceed this limit with account-wide bindings, because once ZOS does not store them anymore, they get re-bound on every login.
Do not blame ZOS or me for lost key bindings, once you get that red hint.

Description
Adds checkboxes to keybind dialog for OS user account wide (not ESO account) shared keybindings.

In addition, since v1.2.0, a text search filter looking for:
  • Category
  • Sub-category
  • Action name
  • Localized action name

Technically ZOS is right, if they say keybindings are a per-character setting, because they can differ. But in consideration of the human factor most keybindings will not differ. I (and this addon) assume everybody has a prefered keyboard-layout, which is used across all characters. Only a few keys will be re-used for different, character specific addons. If you agree, this addon may something for you.

It is tested with and supports Emacs to use key-modifiers like ALT, STRG etc.
It is tested and works with libAddonKeybinds, which splits the list of keybindings into standard and addon.

First Load!
Upon first load all standard keybindings are marked as shared. Please verify it's how you want it.
Once you log to other character these keybindings will be taken over!

New Characters
Shared keybindings are used for new characters, too.

Bugs?
Please let me know.

To Do
- None
version 1.4.4: Allow to exceed the limit introduced in U35 using account-wide key-bindings as long as this addon is loaded.

version 1.4.3:
- Update to API 101035.

version 1.4.2:
- Update to French translation. Thanks to @lexo1000.

version 1.4.1: Removed debug message. sorry :)

version 1.4.0:
- Fixed error on trying to change a keybind.
- Fixed clear search button not working.

version 1.3.5:
- API bump.
- Get rid of LibStub.

version 1.3.4:
- Update to API 100034 "Flames of Ambition".

version 1.3.3:
- Update to API 100033 "Markarth".

version 1.3.2:
- Update to API 100032 "Stonethorn".

version 1.3.1:
- Update to API 100031 "Greymoor".

version 1.3.0:
- Get rid of LibStub.
- LibAddonKeybinds: LibStub not required anymore.

version 1.2.14:
- Update to API 100029 "Dragonhold".

version 1.2.13:
- Update to API 100028 "Scalebreaker".

version 1.2.12:
- Update to API 100027 "Elsweyr".

version 1.2.11:
- Update to API 100026 "Wrathstone".

version 1.2.10:
- Update to API 100025 "Murkmire".

version 1.2.9:
- Fixed missing dependency for LibStub. Manifest file was missing.

version 1.2.8:
- Update to API 100024 "Wolfhunter".
- New library load structure.

version 1.2.6:
- API bump 100023 "Summerset".

version 1.2.5:
- API bump for "Dragon Bones".

version 1.2.4:
- Delay syncing key-binds. Hopefully fixing the reported key-binding issues.

version 1.2.3:
- Just to be sure to not causing key-binding errors, the key-bind action layer of the "Controls" dialog is removed a bit earlier as ZOS does.

version 1.2.2:
- Pre-Game the addon had "dependency" problems
- API bump for Horns of the Reach.

version 1.2.1:
- Fixed an issue in the text-search filter showing key-bindings which should be hidden, because they have no caption.
- Localization. Thanks to @lexo1000 for french translation.

version 1.2.0:
- text search filter.

version 1.1.8:
- ESO 2.7 'Homestead' ready.

(Keybinder does currently not work on PTS due to ZOS limitation. But Chip promised this will not go live)

version 1.1.7:
- Speed optimizations.
- Japanese translation. Thanks to @BowmoreLover.

version 1.1.6:
- Categories and actions of addon-keybindings get sorted alphabetically.

version 1.1.5:
- ESO 2.6 'One Tamriel' ready.

version 1.1.4:
- Mark unbound standard key-binds on select-all.
- Embedded libAddonKeybinds to split standard and addon key binds.

version 1.1.3:
- API bump for ESO 2.5: "Shadows of the Hist" ready

version 1.1.2a:
- uploaded a corrected zip

version 1.1.2:
- Hopefully fixed Lua error in combination with libAddonKeyBinds reported by @Beartram
- ESO 2.4 (Dark Brotherhood) support

version 1.1.1:
- Remember actions without any keybind, so it can be used to unbind for all characters.

version 1.1.0:
- ESO 2.3 API 100014
- Added toggle button to de-/select all valid keybindings

version 1.0.0:
- ESO 2.2 (Orsinium): 4 key-binds per action

version 0.7.0:
- As requested by merlight, the addon is more hook-friendly to other addons.
- Fixed issue with unlocalizable key-bindings (not in list) set by Binder: Ignored as build-in code does.

version 0.6.0:
- discovered and fixed an issue with modifiers: Some keys always had a modifier*. *If using Emacs.

version 0.5.0:
- initial version
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Unread 11/13/22, 02:41 PM  
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Re: Re: Questions

Originally Posted by votan
Originally Posted by AlbertVonMoosseedorf
Hi

I recently reworked my keybindings on my main character. Previously, most of the default keybinds were disabled because I wanted a minimum of keybinds. So I reloaded the default keyboard shortcuts for the game controller first that should not be used when no game controller is attached (as far as I know). The keyboard settings I changed manually. After this I had about 90 keybinds. Still a lot, but most of them are still disabled keybinds. I also checked, that I have flagged every keybind for use with all chars. After this I was surprised that every char has a different number of keybinds. Some less than the main char, but some much more.

Question: How do I synchronize all the keybinds for all my chars ?

btw. I noticed that ESO doesn't distinguish between "I" and "Shift+I" or "->" and "CTRL+->". This limits my options for meaningful settings and also results in wrong behaviour. I opened a ticket because Shift+I shouldn't be the same as I. But as expected they saw that I have a lot of off addons and of course they are responsible for this. Do you think that addons can do keyboard translates or can be responsible for this ?
I don't know, if I got you right.
But what you can do is:
Disable Keybinder, reloadUI.
Reset to Default for Keyboard and Gamepad.
Go to Extensions and clear unused keybinds.
Enable Keybinder, reloadui.

All currently available keybinds will be refresh (re-)configured as if loading a new character for the first time.

You need the addon Emacs to allow key-combos.
Hi, I did this yesterday:

- I deactivated the Addon Keybinder
- then went from char to char and reset the standard bindings (keyboard and gamepad) as well as the addon bindings (keyboard and gamepad). The reset resultet for each char either in 1 or 2 individual bindings, but non had 0
- after logout and login with each char, they all had individial bindings again (range from 40 to 80)
- I reset the bindings as before but didn't check a third time
- then I changed the keybindings on one char to the one I wanted
- then I deleted the saved variables for the keybinder
- after all I activated the keybinder and went from char to char and each char has a different amount of individual bindings (60 - 80)

I'm getting crazy
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Re: Questions

Originally Posted by AlbertVonMoosseedorf
Hi

I recently reworked my keybindings on my main character. Previously, most of the default keybinds were disabled because I wanted a minimum of keybinds. So I reloaded the default keyboard shortcuts for the game controller first that should not be used when no game controller is attached (as far as I know). The keyboard settings I changed manually. After this I had about 90 keybinds. Still a lot, but most of them are still disabled keybinds. I also checked, that I have flagged every keybind for use with all chars. After this I was surprised that every char has a different number of keybinds. Some less than the main char, but some much more.

Question: How do I synchronize all the keybinds for all my chars ?

btw. I noticed that ESO doesn't distinguish between "I" and "Shift+I" or "->" and "CTRL+->". This limits my options for meaningful settings and also results in wrong behaviour. I opened a ticket because Shift+I shouldn't be the same as I. But as expected they saw that I have a lot of off addons and of course they are responsible for this. Do you think that addons can do keyboard translates or can be responsible for this ?
I don't know, if I got you right.
But what you can do is:
Disable Keybinder, reloadUI.
Reset to Default for Keyboard and Gamepad.
Go to Extensions and clear unused keybinds.
Enable Keybinder, reloadui.

All currently available keybinds will be refresh (re-)configured as if loading a new character for the first time.

You need the addon Emacs to allow key-combos.
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Hi

I recently reworked my keybindings on my main character. Previously, most of the default keybinds were disabled because I wanted a minimum of keybinds. So I reloaded the default keyboard shortcuts for the game controller first that should not be used when no game controller is attached (as far as I know). The keyboard settings I changed manually. After this I had about 90 keybinds. Still a lot, but most of them are still disabled keybinds. I also checked, that I have flagged every keybind for use with all chars. After this I was surprised that every char has a different number of keybinds. Some less than the main char, but some much more.

Question: How do I synchronize all the keybinds for all my chars ?

btw. I noticed that ESO doesn't distinguish between "I" and "Shift+I" or "->" and "CTRL+->". This limits my options for meaningful settings and also results in wrong behaviour. I opened a ticket because Shift+I shouldn't be the same as I. But as expected they saw that I have a lot of off addons and of course they are responsible for this. Do you think that addons can do keyboard translates or can be responsible for this ?
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Re: Wipe-Restore Mode?

Originally Posted by TechyShishy
So, I was playing around with some of the API functions for keybinding today, and I realized that the way you're doing keybinding in this addon, it might actually be feasible to implement a "wipe-restore" functionality on logout/login as a way to sort of get around the 100-keybind limit. Since the issues with >100 keybinds seem to be tied to logging into a character who already has 100 keybinds persisted on the server, at least as far as I can tell (please let me know if I'm wrong).

Obviously this would be a dangerous mode, worthy of a user-toggle, but I could see it basically wiping the entire keybinding list on defaults on logoff, and doing its current setup methods on login, which would restore them all.

If my understanding of why the 100 keybind limit breaks things is correct, this might be a way to "cheat the system" as a local keybinder for those of us who want very specific (and very complicated) keybinding setups.

If my understanding is wrong on the other hand, please feel free to ignore me.
This addon checks the keybind of each action currently available (addon is loaded) and marked as account-wide. If it does not match the stored keybind, the keybind is assigned (again). The keybind could not match, because the server did not persist it (100 limit) or because two add-ons, not loaded at the same time, use the same keybind.
If you use more than 100 keybinds and do not mark them as account-wide, you may loose those not being default anyway.
This add-on does a restore on login (if required) and does nothing on logout.

I, as a left-handed person, wrote this add-on to massively re-configure the keyboard layout for every single (new) character I have. Overcoming the limit is just a nice, unindended side-effect.
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Re: EMACS add-on outdated and unsupported

Originally Posted by Sheriziya
I know the description of this add-on says it has been tested with EMACS, but I noticed that add-on is discontinued, currently outdated and unsupported. I would like to use EMACS keys, but I'd rather not use a discontinued and unsupported add-on. Is there an option that you include these EMACS in your add-on?
Emacs is just the name of the addon. Ayantir name style. All it does is setting a built-in variable to true to allow key-chords.
And yes, it is still working.
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Wipe-Restore Mode?

So, I was playing around with some of the API functions for keybinding today, and I realized that the way you're doing keybinding in this addon, it might actually be feasible to implement a "wipe-restore" functionality on logout/login as a way to sort of get around the 100-keybind limit. Since the issues with >100 keybinds seem to be tied to logging into a character who already has 100 keybinds persisted on the server, at least as far as I can tell (please let me know if I'm wrong).

Obviously this would be a dangerous mode, worthy of a user-toggle, but I could see it basically wiping the entire keybinding list on defaults on logoff, and doing its current setup methods on login, which would restore them all.

If my understanding of why the 100 keybind limit breaks things is correct, this might be a way to "cheat the system" as a local keybinder for those of us who want very specific (and very complicated) keybinding setups.

If my understanding is wrong on the other hand, please feel free to ignore me.
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EMACS add-on outdated and unsupported

I know the description of this add-on says it has been tested with EMACS, but I noticed that add-on is discontinued, currently outdated and unsupported. I would like to use EMACS keys, but I'd rather not use a discontinued and unsupported add-on. Is there an option that you include these EMACS in your add-on?
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One of the most useful basic addons - must have - thanks so much (again)
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Re: Quickslot option?

Originally Posted by gabbo1928
Would there be any way to add an option (or maybe a separate addon) to copy the same quickslot layout across all characters? Now that ZOS has added multiple quickslot wheels, it would be nice to be able to automatically set up a universal layout across all characters, similar to what Keybinder does with hotkeys.
Not in the scope of this addon. But I have a look, no promise.
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Re: Seperate bind for the

Originally Posted by Majulook
Can the "new" Quick slots be bound separately?

As in One key for for the original Quick slot menul. Another key bind for assistants, Another for Companions, and so on...


--- Crossing my fingers that this is possible or better yet already done ---
No, sorry. The quick wheel is calling a private function. Activating it by custom key binds causes security errors.
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Seperate bind for the "new" Quick slots?

Can the "new" Quick slots be bound separately?

As in One key for for the original Quick slot menul. Another key bind for assistants, Another for Companions, and so on...


--- Crossing my fingers that this is possible or better yet already done ---
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I was really struggling to find out what was crashing my game randomly, even on login screen. There were a few internal ZOS related UI error messages a few times and those gave me the idea that it might be a keybind related issue. No addon showed errors though.

After you updated this it seems to be stable again. But yea.. it was a bit nasty to figure out as no error message indicated your addon directly. I hope people figure out to update if others are having the same issue.

Thanks for the update.
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Quickslot option?

Would there be any way to add an option (or maybe a separate addon) to copy the same quickslot layout across all characters? Now that ZOS has added multiple quickslot wheels, it would be nice to be able to automatically set up a universal layout across all characters, similar to what Keybinder does with hotkeys.
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Lua Error: user:/AddOns/VotansKeybinder/Main.lua:613: attempt to index a nil value
stack traceback:
user:/AddOns/VotansKeybinder/Main.lua:613: in function 'SetupControl'
<Locals> templateName = "ZO_InventorySearchTemplate", bagSearchBg = ud, bagSearch = ud, textWidth = 264, closeButton = ud, VotansKeybinderFocusGained = user:/AddOns/VotansKeybinder/Main.lua:569, VotansKeybinderFocusLost = user:/AddOns/VotansKeybinder/Main.lua:577, VotansKeybinderTextChanged = user:/AddOns/VotansKeybinder/Main.lua:589, VotansKeybinderCloseClick = user:/AddOns/VotansKeybinder/Main.lua:595 </Locals>
user:/AddOns/VotansKeybinder/Main.lua:682: in function 'addon:Initialize'
<Locals> self = [table:1]{name = "VotansKeybinder", bindingsSyncronized = F, isDirty = T, editMode = F}, control = ud </Locals>
user:/AddOns/VotansKeybinder/Main.lua:700: in function 'OnAddonLoaded'
<Locals> event = 65536, name = "VotansKeybinder" </Locals>
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Re: Re: Improvement / addition

Originally Posted by votan
Originally Posted by Khedrak
OK I loved this add-on for keeping my key bindings safe and the same on all my characters.

Until other members of our family logged into their ESO accounts and noticed their key binds were screwed up. Without realizing why, they all changed their key binds. I log in today and now mine are all screwed up. I'm like I have this add-on that is suppose to keep my key binds safe and the same on all characters. I log into each character and notice they are all changed. I now realize that it is this add-on messing with our key binds, because we all have different key binds, sometimes use the same computer and your add-on loads up automatically for each account that logs in. There are 7 ESO accounts in our family with 6 different key bind settings with 4 computers we share.

I missread the:
(Adds checkboxes to keybind dialog for OS user account wide (not ESO account) shared keybindings.)

Is there a way you can make it so we can turn off the computer wide key binds and make it ESO account wide key bind settings instead.
There are indeed two use-cases. Some have multiple accounts for themselves, others have multiple players and accounts within one OS account.

Find in Main.lua near the end of file:
addon.account = ZO_SavedVars:New("VotansKeybinder_Data", 1, nil, addon.accountDefaults, "Default", "$Machine", "$UserProfileWide")

And replace "$Machine" with nil.
addon.account = ZO_SavedVars:New("VotansKeybinder_Data", 1, nil, addon.accountDefaults, "Default", nil, "$UserProfileWide")

This should change it to ESO account wide. But you have to re-check the checkboxes.
Has this been verifed? I am having the same issue in my household.
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