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 How do I change the mapping for a button

How to create a custom mapping in VirtualDJ 8


  • Go to SETTINGS CONTROLLERS tab

  • Choose the device that you wish to customize from the top-left side. If no other custom mapping is created, the "factory default" will be pre-selected in the Mappings drop-down list. Make sure the device is not set to Ignore



  • Select the Key that you wish to modify its action with any of the following ways :

    • Press a button or move a knob/slider on your controller. Each time you press a button or move a knob/slider, VirtualDJ will display the name for that key at the top of the Key Learn area. Click on the Key name to select the one you wish to map.

    • Alternatively, locate the Key from the list, in case you know its name or the Key cannot be detected from the Key Learn (e.g. for a LED).



  • Type an appropriate action in the Action: box, e.g: auto_crossfade. VirtualDJ will auto-fill with one of the available actions as you type.



  • Repeat the last 2 steps for all the Keys of your controller that you wish to customize.

  • Once the custom mapping is completed (you can still edit the same mapping later of course), you can provide a name (optional) and save.



  • Multiple custom mapping files can be created for the same unit, but only one can be applied/used from the Mappings field.


Notes :
  • Custom mapping files can be deleted (using the x button), but not the factory default one. So, even if you have messed up with your custom one, you can always go back to the factory default and create a brand new custom one.
  • Custom mapping files are automatically saved (without using the Save Disc button) in /Documents/VirtualDJ/Mappers folder




For further information, please see:
FAQ VDJscript
FAQ VDJscript Verbs
FAQ VDJScript Examples




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