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Granular Parking Brake

Discussion in 'Troubleshooting: Bugs, Questions and Support' started by patrioticparadox, Jan 16, 2017.

  1. patrioticparadox

    patrioticparadox
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    Is there any way to have a variable parking brake? The only thing I've been able to do in game is either a hundred percent on or completely off. I'd like to use the right stick on my controller as the parking brake for drifting and other purposes. I have the dead zones set so when the stick is centered the parking brake is off and when pulled fully down it's 100%. However pulling the stick down seems only to toggle it.
    I was looking at xidevice.diff in input maps but can decipher it.

    How do I set the right stick to variably apply the parking brake?
     
  2. randomshortguy

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    You don't need to mess around with any files. Just ingame bind your parking brake (not the toggle version) to your right stick. Centered is 0, up is 1 and down is -1, so you may need to invert it, but that's for you to find out.
     
  3. stenyak

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    Yup, just go to Controls menu and assign it to parking brake. If the axis is inverted, click the inverted axis option. And always remember to click Apply to save.

    Edit: since you want to assign it to half an axis, and not to the complete axis, you must deadzone the half axis you don't want. Probably the lower half (from 0 to 0.5). And you will want some deadzone around the center, because the gamepad stick is not perfect and will not stop exactly in the middle. So use 0 to 0.6 deadzone, like this:
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