Control

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Description

! Event: control( key id, integer level, integer edge ){ ; }
15 Event ID
0.05 Delay

Result of llTakeControls library function call and user input.

• key id avatar UUID
• integer level bitfield of CONTROL_* flags, non-zero while one or more keys is being held down.
• integer edge bitfield of CONTROL_* flags, non-zero when one or more keys have been just pressed or released.
Constant Value Description
CONTROL_FWD 0x00000001 Move forward control ( or W)
CONTROL_BACK 0x00000002 Move back control ( or S)
CONTROL_LEFT 0x00000004 Move left control (⇧ Shift- or ⇧ Shift-A [ or A in mouselook])
CONTROL_RIGHT 0x00000008 Move right control (⇧ Shift- or ⇧ Shift-D [ or D in mouselook])
CONTROL_ROT_LEFT 0x00000100 Rotate left control ( or A)
CONTROL_ROT_RIGHT 0x00000200 Rotate right control ( or D)
CONTROL_UP 0x00000010 Move up control (PgUp or E)
CONTROL_DOWN 0x00000020 Move down control (PgDn or C)
CONTROL_LBUTTON 0x10000000 Left mouse button control
CONTROL_ML_LBUTTON 0x40000000 Left mouse button control while in mouselook

Caveats

Important Issues

~ All Issues ~ Search JIRA for related Bugs
   llTakeControls Traps repeating event when contols are changed or permission revoked
   llTakeControls overrides existing controls

Examples

default
{
    state_entry()
    {
        llRequestPermissions(llGetOwner(), PERMISSION_TAKE_CONTROLS);
    }
    run_time_permissions(integer perm)
    {
        if(PERMISSION_TAKE_CONTROLS & perm)
        {
            llTakeControls(
                            CONTROL_FWD |
                            CONTROL_BACK |
                            CONTROL_LEFT |
                            CONTROL_RIGHT |
                            CONTROL_ROT_LEFT |
                            CONTROL_ROT_RIGHT |
                            CONTROL_UP |
                            CONTROL_DOWN |
                            CONTROL_LBUTTON |
                            CONTROL_ML_LBUTTON |
                            0, TRUE, FALSE);
                            // | 0 is for edit convenience,
                            // it does not change the mask.
        }
    }
    control(key id, integer level, integer edge)
    {
        integer start = level & edge;
        integer end = ~level & edge;
        integer held = level & ~edge;
        integer untouched = ~(level | edge);
        llOwnerSay(llList2CSV([level, edge, start, end, held, untouched]));
    }
}

Notes

llGetRot in mouselook for an attachment returns the angle the avatar is looking in.

There are some bugs when you put two scripts in the same prim and call LlTakeControls(), the id may not be the intended one. See SVC-3187.

See Also

Deep Notes

Issues

All Issues

~ Search JIRA for related Issues
   llTakeControls Traps repeating event when contols are changed or permission revoked
   llTakeControls overrides existing controls

Signature

event void control( key id, integer level, integer edge );