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|Fn key||Sticky, so can be pressed before a key which you want to modify.
 
|Fn key||Sticky, so can be pressed before a key which you want to modify.
 
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|Shift-Enter||Compose mode
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|Shift-Enter||Compose mode. [[Compose mode]] allows <shift><enter><fn> s a  to combine " and a to get a special character, for example.
 
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|Alt/Ctrl/Start(1 sec)|| Kill(long hold)
 
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* [[Compose mode]] allows <shift><enter><fn> s a  to combine " and a to get a special character, for example.
 
 
* In [[XFCE]], if a program is greater than the Pandora's screen resolution, you can scroll  by holding down shift (or the left shoulder button) then clicking anywhere in the window and dragging it around.
 
* In [[XFCE]], if a program is greater than the Pandora's screen resolution, you can scroll  by holding down shift (or the left shoulder button) then clicking anywhere in the window and dragging it around.
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==Minimenu==
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{|class="wikitable"
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!Key!!Function
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|Shoulder Buttons||Move left or right through the categories
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|D-pad||move through the PNDs and folders
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|Select||Options
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|Game A||Toggle detail panel
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|Game B or Start||Select item (run PND or go inside folder)
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|Game Y||Read documentation for PND, if it exists
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|Game X||If detail panel is on, remind yourself of controls
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|Keyboard|| Type a letter to skip to the first PND beginning with the letter.
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|Space|| App menu
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* In [[minimenu]], pressing Y when an icon is highlighted brings up the readme files.
 
* In [[minimenu]], pressing Y when an icon is highlighted brings up the readme files.
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==Other notes==
 
* In [[DOSBox]], in order to use the colon symbol, [http://www.gp32x.com/board/index.php?/topic/53973-dosbox-cant-use-colon/page__pid__933150__st__0&#entry933150 you have to press shift (left shoulder button) + Fn + ";"]. This also goes for the underscore symbol.
 
* In [[DOSBox]], in order to use the colon symbol, [http://www.gp32x.com/board/index.php?/topic/53973-dosbox-cant-use-colon/page__pid__933150__st__0&#entry933150 you have to press shift (left shoulder button) + Fn + ";"]. This also goes for the underscore symbol.
  

Revision as of 16:44, 23 May 2011

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XFCE

Key Function
Shoulder Button L Shift
Shoulder Button R Ctrl
D-pad Cursor Keys
L-Nub Mouse Cursor
R-Nub Mousebutton Mode (L=L mousebutton click, U=Double-L-click, R=R mousebutton click, D=Middle mousebutton click)
Game A Home
Game B End
Game Y PgUp
Game X PgDn
Fn key Sticky, so can be pressed before a key which you want to modify.
Shift-Enter Compose mode. Compose mode allows <shift><enter><fn> s a to combine " and a to get a special character, for example.
Alt/Ctrl/Start(1 sec) Kill(long hold)
Pandora key Quick-press pulls up start menu.
Longer press brings up kill-tasks menu.
Hold and flick power switch does a hard-reset of the Pandora (in case of software crashes; see also power modes).
  • In XFCE, if a program is greater than the Pandora's screen resolution, you can scroll by holding down shift (or the left shoulder button) then clicking anywhere in the window and dragging it around.

Minimenu

Key Function
Shoulder Buttons Move left or right through the categories
D-pad move through the PNDs and folders
Select Options
Game A Toggle detail panel
Game B or Start Select item (run PND or go inside folder)
Game Y Read documentation for PND, if it exists
Game X If detail panel is on, remind yourself of controls
Keyboard Type a letter to skip to the first PND beginning with the letter.
Space App menu
  • In minimenu, pressing Y when an icon is highlighted brings up the readme files.

Other notes

See also:

History

In the months before the first preorders were taken, there was much discussion and community voting about the best layout. This was one of the final votes. The final layout was different from either one of the two most popular community proposals, but incorporated some of the suggestions such as having a "Pandora" button.

Matrix

The matrix layour is detailed on p.20 of the Hardware hacker's guide (here). A more readable version appears below.

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