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Re: [Interest Check] ErgoDox - Custom split ergo keyboard.
« Reply #1400 on: Mon, 21 January 2013, 00:36:50 »
i know someone said wasd was willing to do some ergodox thing too, and that's great, they are super quick with their custom stuff, great support, great site, good colors, highly suggested seller but i'm just not impressed with wasd key-caps feel personally, maybe if they started doing pbt but the problem is they are as slippery new as my kinesis freestyle caps are after 3 years of constant use. i have those types of hands that sweat horribly and i must sweat acid because pretty much all my printed keycaps, even on my new boards, are either faded or completely gone hence why i want dysub or double shot.

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Re: [Interest Check] ErgoDox - Custom split ergo keyboard.
« Reply #1401 on: Mon, 21 January 2013, 00:39:39 »
well id love dyesub PBT but like I said how many people want the same layout usually you need a bunch for a GB

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Re: [Interest Check] ErgoDox - Custom split ergo keyboard.
« Reply #1402 on: Mon, 21 January 2013, 00:56:02 »
Be aware that if you brush it yourself, you'll most likely (almost certainly) lift of the clear anodising that one hopes will have been applied.

Since we don't know exactly which aluminium alloy they've used (?) we can't be sure, but assume the worst, that it will react with oxygen, sulphur or both and will start to show a patina.  Aluminium oxidises, it just doesn't form a corrosive oxide such as rust, but a pacification layer, however, it isn't always pretty.

Or it could be fine.

I'll keep that in mind before setting too much in motion. Hey, if it looks good enough in person, I might just leave it as is.
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Re: [Interest Check] ErgoDox - Custom split ergo keyboard.
« Reply #1403 on: Mon, 21 January 2013, 01:10:26 »
I've just gotten off chat with massdrop about the keycaps - it's for both sides of the keyboards, and its being done by Signature Plastics, it will be 'DSA, PBT, Blank and black.'

I'm not familiar with how SP works, but I imagine a lot of the geekhackers are familiar with them. Maybe we can contact them in the future to get something done about printed keycaps?
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Re: [Interest Check] ErgoDox - Custom split ergo keyboard.
« Reply #1404 on: Mon, 21 January 2013, 01:23:27 »
Not sure I'd be up for a full printed cap set - since I'm going to be changing the layout on the board over time/use.  I'd be up for a partial print set (primary alpha/numeric keys) with some blanks for the more obvious keys that will be modified by individual users.
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Re: [Interest Check] ErgoDox - Custom split ergo keyboard.
« Reply #1405 on: Mon, 21 January 2013, 01:31:12 »
that will be the main problem with printed keycaps on the ergodox - I imagine everyone has their own ideal layout that they will tweak over time. I'm having the same idea of printed alpha numeric keys and leaving the rest blank. In fact I'm totally fine with an all blank set up, although now I'm thinking of using the alphanumeric keys from Klaxon 2.0 on it when it arrives.

just throwing the information out there for those who might want to do something with it.
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Re: [Interest Check] ErgoDox - Custom split ergo keyboard.
« Reply #1406 on: Mon, 21 January 2013, 01:52:22 »
know what the outside pinky keys size are are the 1.5 or 1.25?

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Re: [Interest Check] ErgoDox - Custom split ergo keyboard.
« Reply #1407 on: Mon, 21 January 2013, 01:54:16 »
1.5 afaik
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Re: [Interest Check] ErgoDox - Custom split ergo keyboard.
« Reply #1408 on: Mon, 21 January 2013, 01:56:44 »
1.5 afaik
thanks im going to try to make a template to design layouts on easier

Edit: never mind i found something I can just modify on their webpage
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Re: [Interest Check] ErgoDox - Custom split ergo keyboard.
« Reply #1409 on: Mon, 21 January 2013, 02:12:21 »
i know someone said wasd was willing to do some ergodox thing too, and that's great, they are super quick with their custom stuff, great support, great site, good colors, highly suggested seller but i'm just not impressed with wasd key-caps feel personally, maybe if they started doing pbt but the problem is they are as slippery new as my kinesis freestyle caps are after 3 years of constant use.
Embrace the slipperiness.  Slippery keycaps are your friend  ;D

My WASDkeyboards.com keycaps feel completely normal to me.  They do not feel like POM at all.


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i have those types of hands that sweat horribly and i must sweat acid
It sounds to me like you have the exact same hands as I have.
Do you get hand pain when you write on paper with a ballpoint pen?

Are your hands hot?  Or were they hot when you were a kid?
When you were in school on a freezing cold day, did all the girls want you to feel on them with your hands because your hands were so warm?


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because pretty much all my printed keycaps, even on my new boards, are either faded or completely gone hence why i want dysub or double shot.
How long did your WASD keycaps last before the legends were destroyed?
Or did you not really type on the WASD keycaps due to the "slipperiness"?
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Re: [Interest Check] ErgoDox - Custom split ergo keyboard.
« Reply #1410 on: Mon, 21 January 2013, 04:34:44 »
How long did your WASD keycaps last before the legends were destroyed?
Or did you not really type on the WASD keycaps due to the "slipperiness"?

i used them for about 2 weeks and then went back to the PBT keycaps. i put a few of them on my board when i want to create a vomit board but yeah whatever. http://almightyglod.com/public_stack/2012-12-03%2017.58.49.jpg

however if wasd is the only way to go for printed ergodox keys, then ill consider them for the non-alpha numeric keys, which like others have discussed will be custom to whatever layout i use.

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Re: [Interest Check] ErgoDox - Custom split ergo keyboard.
« Reply #1411 on: Mon, 21 January 2013, 04:49:36 »
Did some basic layout jizzle jazzle mish mash and turns out i need 2 Fn layers and most of my keys will have 4 legends

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Re: [Interest Check] ErgoDox - Custom split ergo keyboard.
« Reply #1412 on: Mon, 21 January 2013, 04:50:47 »
Did some basic layout jizzle jazzle mish mash and turns out i need 2 Fn layers and most of my keys will have 4 legends

So many legends! I would go insane!

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« Reply #1413 on: Mon, 21 January 2013, 05:13:00 »
Did some basic layout jizzle jazzle mish mash and turns out i need 2 Fn layers and most of my keys will have 4 legends

So many legends! I would go insane!
so 3 for alphas 4 for some others and on 1-2 for some.

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Re: [Interest Check] ErgoDox - Custom split ergo keyboard.
« Reply #1414 on: Mon, 21 January 2013, 09:12:28 »
1.5 afaik
thanks im going to try to make a template to design layouts on easier

Edit: never mind i found something I can just modify on their webpage

I cleaned up their layout image for this reason, too - http://i.imgur.com/0DFgS.png
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Re: [Interest Check] ErgoDox - Custom split ergo keyboard.
« Reply #1415 on: Mon, 21 January 2013, 09:49:13 »
Since the keyboard is fully programmable, is chording possible?

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Re: [Interest Check] ErgoDox - Custom split ergo keyboard.
« Reply #1416 on: Mon, 21 January 2013, 10:40:51 »
No current firmware supports chording, but needless to say it's mostly just an AVR MCU connected to a switch matrix.  If you have the skills (or can pay someone with them) you can get whatever you want.

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Re: [Interest Check] ErgoDox - Custom split ergo keyboard.
« Reply #1417 on: Mon, 21 January 2013, 11:18:55 »
Hey guys, quick GUI update:

I have been chatting with ic07 about possibly doing a web based UI as opposed to a Windows application (I have work done on the latter, but the former I believe would best serve the whole community). I have tried getting in contact with Dox about having him grant us access to a page on ergodox.org but to no avail. If anyone has the ability to host such an application and would be willing to give either/both of us some control over a page to design, implement and test such a UI could you please send either ic07 or I a pm? We would greatly appreciate it.

We would need to have access to and be able to run the following:

python
javascript
gcc or some other c compiler for generating .hex/.eep files to be served back to the users.

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Re: [Interest Check] ErgoDox - Custom split ergo keyboard.
« Reply #1418 on: Mon, 21 January 2013, 11:31:35 »
You'll need gcc-avr to get the right output, btw.
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Re: [Interest Check] ErgoDox - Custom split ergo keyboard.
« Reply #1419 on: Mon, 21 January 2013, 15:40:44 »
Is it possible that Massdrop has deleted my account? I can not sign in, and when I try to reset my password, it tells me that there is no account tied to my email address.

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Re: [Interest Check] ErgoDox - Custom split ergo keyboard.
« Reply #1420 on: Mon, 21 January 2013, 15:41:39 »
Is it possible that Massdrop has deleted my account? I can not sign in, and when I try to reset my password, it tells me that there is no account tied to my email address.

I was literally about to make this post. Exactly the same for me.

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Re: [Interest Check] ErgoDox - Custom split ergo keyboard.
« Reply #1421 on: Mon, 21 January 2013, 15:42:46 »
I was literally about to make this post. Exactly the same for me.
This is especially annoying since they basically have my money.
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Re: [Interest Check] ErgoDox - Custom split ergo keyboard.
« Reply #1422 on: Mon, 21 January 2013, 15:43:55 »
I was literally about to make this post. Exactly the same for me.
This is especially annoying since they basically have my money.

I haven't placed an order yet (I was waiting for the alu case pictures), but you've actually placed an order and they've removed account? Sounds rough  :eek:

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Re: [Interest Check] ErgoDox - Custom split ergo keyboard.
« Reply #1423 on: Mon, 21 January 2013, 15:44:46 »
Considering that they seem to be doing web changes on their live site concurrent with on-going group buys, this is likely to just be a glitch.
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Re: [Interest Check] ErgoDox - Custom split ergo keyboard.
« Reply #1424 on: Mon, 21 January 2013, 15:50:33 »
It's back on!  :p

For a moment I thought they could make the whole site to be an incredible scam, they basically could have taken almost 100*200$ from the preorders and such.  :cool:

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Re: [Interest Check] ErgoDox - Custom split ergo keyboard.
« Reply #1425 on: Mon, 21 January 2013, 15:58:08 »
I have more faith in them.  They've done multiple successful group buys.  I don't think they'd spend the time and effort with vendors/fabricators/support to walk away with only $20k.  /myOpinion
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Re: [Interest Check] ErgoDox - Custom split ergo keyboard.
« Reply #1426 on: Mon, 21 January 2013, 16:08:50 »
Hey litster--what are the dimensions of the case extension on the wrist-rest model?

I'm trying to see if I can find a squishy pad with a footprint that will fit in that area. And actually, on the bright side, If such a pad actually exists then the protruding screws will be a godsend because they'll keep the pads in place! I'm excited.

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« Reply #1427 on: Mon, 21 January 2013, 16:37:54 »
I have more faith in them.  They've done multiple successful group buys.  I don't think they'd spend the time and effort with vendors/fabricators/support to walk away with only $20k.  /myOpinion
No, I trust them as well, it just occured to me that the business model and the way transactions are handled are pretty optimal for obtaining unearned money. I'm taking notes in case I want to create my own scam site later in life.  ;D :))

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Re: [Interest Check] ErgoDox - Custom split ergo keyboard.
« Reply #1428 on: Mon, 21 January 2013, 17:09:02 »
Ergodox complete! Just put in the 100th order myself :D
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« Reply #1429 on: Mon, 21 January 2013, 17:14:34 »
Lowest price unlocked!

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« Reply #1430 on: Mon, 21 January 2013, 17:16:04 »
Ergodox complete! Just put in the last order myself :D
i can still order on right i finally got money.

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« Reply #1431 on: Mon, 21 January 2013, 17:16:45 »
Ergodox complete! Just put in the last order myself :D
i can still order on right i finally got money.


Yes the buy is still running, but its at the lowest price point now.

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« Reply #1432 on: Mon, 21 January 2013, 17:17:46 »
Ergodox complete! Just put in the last order myself :D
i can still order on right i finally got money.


Yes the buy is still running, but its at the lowest price point now.
gotcha i assumed that but people always make it sound like their out.

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Re: [Interest Check] ErgoDox - Custom split ergo keyboard.
« Reply #1433 on: Mon, 21 January 2013, 21:00:49 »
1.5 afaik
thanks im going to try to make a template to design layouts on easier

Edit: never mind i found something I can just modify on their webpage
I cannot wait for your template, you always have such good ideas for what to put on the function layer.

I also haven't ordered yet, but I will soon.

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Re: [Interest Check] ErgoDox - Custom split ergo keyboard.
« Reply #1434 on: Mon, 21 January 2013, 21:39:01 »
I am in the process of uploading my blank templates here, feel free to use them for your own planning.

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Re: [Interest Check] ErgoDox - Custom split ergo keyboard.
« Reply #1435 on: Mon, 21 January 2013, 21:47:19 »
I just noticed something. If you look at this picture, the keyboard stands on the screw nut?
Not really good for the desk.. I assume this is the same for the acrylic case?
So after all I do need feet!  :(

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Re: [Interest Check] ErgoDox - Custom split ergo keyboard.
« Reply #1436 on: Mon, 21 January 2013, 21:52:44 »
I just noticed something. If you look at this picture, the keyboard stands on the screw nut?
Not really good for the desk.. I assume this is the same for the acrylic case?
So after all I do need feet!  :(

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yep thats what it looks like. Im going to have to find some thick feet and apply some egrips to them

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Re: [Interest Check] ErgoDox - Custom split ergo keyboard.
« Reply #1437 on: Mon, 21 January 2013, 22:52:52 »
oh wow yeah looks like it would tear up my cheap desk.

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Re: [Interest Check] ErgoDox - Custom split ergo keyboard.
« Reply #1438 on: Mon, 21 January 2013, 22:56:22 »
So after all I do need feet!  :(

I was thinking about getting different screws, and chamfering the holes (as kerplop suggested) - or just putting some sugru (or oogoo, or just silicon sealant - or yoga matt.. lol) over them :) .

I am in the process of uploading my blank templates here, feel free to use them for your own planning.

If it helps, the original template file (drawn in Inkscape), and the QWERTY layout file (generated from that) are attached :) .  I posted these before, but they might have gotten buried in the thread...  The generated template files for all the current default layouts are in the .zip files with the binaries here.

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Re: [Interest Check] ErgoDox - Custom split ergo keyboard.
« Reply #1439 on: Mon, 21 January 2013, 22:59:47 »
So after all I do need feet!  :(

I was thinking about getting different screws, and chamfering the holes (as kerplop suggested) - or just putting some sugru (or oogoo, or just silicon sealant - or yoga matt.. lol) over them :) .
Yeah, I just had the same thought. Chamfering should be possible, even with the acrylic case. I just have to be careful.
The easier solution would probably be to just put some soft anti-slide-material or something like that below the keyboard - similar to what you suggested I guess.
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Re: [Interest Check] ErgoDox - Custom split ergo keyboard.
« Reply #1440 on: Mon, 21 January 2013, 23:13:08 »
So after all I do need feet!  :(

I was thinking about getting different screws, and chamfering the holes (as kerplop suggested) - or just putting some sugru (or oogoo, or just silicon sealant - or yoga matt.. lol) over them :) .

I am in the process of uploading my blank templates here, feel free to use them for your own planning.

If it helps, the original template file (drawn in Inkscape), and the QWERTY layout file (generated from that) are attached :) .  I posted these before, but they might have gotten buried in the thread...  The generated template files for all the current default layouts are in the .zip files with the binaries here.

thanks man, just realized your the one that I was told to get in contact with about firmware. im looking to get hasu's firmware ported to the ErgoDox

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Re: [Interest Check] ErgoDox - Custom split ergo keyboard.
« Reply #1441 on: Mon, 21 January 2013, 23:16:21 »
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Re: [Interest Check] ErgoDox - Custom split ergo keyboard.
« Reply #1442 on: Mon, 21 January 2013, 23:57:45 »
(I just posted this over in the Massdrop GB thread, but I'm not sure who is watching just one thread or the other.  If it's bad form to cross-post between threads, my apologies (and please tell me so))

I've been going back and forth between aluminum and acrylic.  How careful would a person need to be with the acrylic case?  Would it be fragile, or would I just need to avoid smashing it with hammers?  Would it become more brittle over time?

Thanks for any help people can provide;  I know basically nothing about plastics.

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Re: [Interest Check] ErgoDox - Custom split ergo keyboard.
« Reply #1443 on: Tue, 22 January 2013, 00:18:11 »
It really depends on the type of acrylic being used - how it was made (extruded or cell casted), and whether its the premium stuff (I doubt so, since this would drive up the costs - and the current prices are really good).

Basically, I'm guessing it would be easily scratched, and I'd avoid dropping it from a great height. It wouldn't break apart sitting on your desktop at least. Unless maybe you nerdrage extremely hard.

If it was the aluminium case, I'd avoid dropping it on your toes. That thing looks heeeavy.
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Re: [Interest Check] ErgoDox - Custom split ergo keyboard.
« Reply #1444 on: Tue, 22 January 2013, 00:40:51 »
Acrylic is a fingerprint and dust magnet, and scratches easier. I just got an answer on the aluminum, it's 5052 grade which is pretty common aluminum for machining. It's a little cheaper than other other common alum 6061-T6. Also it doesn't look like it's anodized or have any special finishes:

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This is aluminum 5052 with a raw finish. We prefer to keep all the Q&A on Massdrop so everyone who's interested in the ErgoDox can have the benefit of seeing the discourse right on the group buy page.
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Re: [Interest Check] ErgoDox - Custom split ergo keyboard.
« Reply #1445 on: Tue, 22 January 2013, 01:12:47 »
thanks man, just realized your the one that I was told to get in contact with about firmware. im looking to get hasu's firmware ported to the ErgoDox

np :)

It shouldn't be too hard to port, if you know about such things.  From looking into it briefly, it looks like you'd want to implement code for common/keymap.h, common/led.h, and common/matrix.h, in a folder in the keyboard subdir.  There are other keyboard implementations in that folder to serve as examples, and my controller init and matrix scanning code (and maybe my simple I2C (aka TWI) implementation) should prove useful regarding how the ErgoDox is set up (and how to use I2C).

Just out of curiosity, why are you looking into porting?  I can think of a couple good technical and social reasons one might want to, but I'm still curious :)

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Re: [Interest Check] ErgoDox - Custom split ergo keyboard.
« Reply #1446 on: Tue, 22 January 2013, 02:27:29 »
thanks man, just realized your the one that I was told to get in contact with about firmware. im looking to get hasu's firmware ported to the ErgoDox

np :)

It shouldn't be too hard to port, if you know about such things.  From looking into it briefly, it looks like you'd want to implement code for common/keymap.h, common/led.h, and common/matrix.h, in a folder in the keyboard subdir.  There are other keyboard implementations in that folder to serve as examples, and my controller init and matrix scanning code (and maybe my simple I2C (aka TWI) implementation) should prove useful regarding how the ErgoDox is set up (and how to use I2C).

Just out of curiosity, why are you looking into porting?  I can think of a couple good technical and social reasons one might want to, but I'm still curious :)
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Re: [Interest Check] ErgoDox - Custom split ergo keyboard.
« Reply #1447 on: Tue, 22 January 2013, 02:44:32 »
NKRO, media keys, mouse buttons, and i believe mouse control :D I would like all those things in  my ErgoDox

Lol, yup, stuff I won't have time for for a while - thanks :)

Also, I'm on my phone right now, so I can't really link, and I'm sure you'd find it soon anyway, but.. I forgot to mention my matrix.h, in the dir above the controller files - you'll probably need that too, as it defines the mapping from actual key positions to positions in the matrix.

Happy porting!

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Re: [Interest Check] ErgoDox - Custom split ergo keyboard.
« Reply #1448 on: Tue, 22 January 2013, 02:53:26 »
NKRO, media keys, mouse buttons, and i believe mouse control :D I would like all those things in  my ErgoDox

Lol, yup, stuff I won't have time for for a while - thanks :)

Also, I'm on my phone right now, so I can't really link, and I'm sure you'd find it soon anyway, but.. I forgot to mention my matrix.h, in the dir above the controller files - you'll probably need that too, as it defines the mapping from actual key positions to positions in the matrix.

Happy porting!
Ill have to see if I can find someone to port it for me then as I have nearly 0 experience coding

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Re: [Interest Check] ErgoDox - Custom split ergo keyboard.
« Reply #1449 on: Tue, 22 January 2013, 05:43:16 »
I made a spreadsheet in Gnumeric to make layout tinkering easier -- e.g., this is the layout I've just about settled on for my Layer 0:

12210-0

Why the Tab and Shift in the middle? Because Alt-Tab! :) The other middle keys on the right-hand half are Lock toggles because that's where the indicator LEDs are. I might yet want to put Shift in both lower-middle keys to try thumb-shifting anyway, and move Caps Lock elsewhere if the indicator LED status can be independent of the key it's under.

Anyway, here's my spreadsheet file in Gnumeric and Excel formats:
Notice I duplicated the layout template to additional blank worksheet tabs for Layers 1-3, so you can just switch between sheets within the file to tinker with your desired layout on each layer. ;D
« Last Edit: Tue, 22 January 2013, 05:45:12 by SubGothius »
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