Steam Controller Mode Shift

Posted in  pcgaming | 2022-05-13

Mode Shifting (Steamworks Documentation)

Mode Shifting (Steamworks Documentation) Mode Shifting allows an input style of the controller to be 'shifted' into another mode while a button is being held. When released, the mode will change back to its normal mode.

How do I Switch the Action Layer on Steam Controller?

Add a binding to a button. Set the action to 'Hold Action Layer' and select an action layer.
Edit the activators for that button.
Change 'Toggle' to 'On'
Return to Game.
Press button.
Press button again.

How do you Use a Controller on Steam?

From the games menu in Steams Big Picture mode, simply click “Manage Game,” and then in “Controller Options,” make sure its set to the “Forced On” option. Once enabled, click the “Controller Configuration” button to customize your controllers layout to your hearts content.

How do I Get Steam to Recognize my Controller?

In Big Picture mode, go to Settings > Controller > Controller settings.
Highlight your Steam Controller in the device list and select. Support.
Follow the onscreen instructions to complete the diagnostic test.

Can you Use Keyboard with Steam Link?

Power your Steam Link with the power adapter, plug in to a display device (HDMI), and connect to your home network. Plug a controller, mouse, or keyboard into one of the USB ports on your Link.

How do I Bind Controls on Steam Link?

Go to your Steam Library and open the game you wish to play.
Open the Controller Configuration for the game you wish to play.
At the bottom of the configurator window, press the Browse Configs button.
Now that we have the right template, we can change the controller settings however we please.

How do I Navigate to Steam with Keyboard?

Pretty much the only standard shortcuts that work are Alt+space (basic window menu), Alt+F4 (close window), and Alt+Tab/Alt+Esc (cycle through windows).

How do I Change the Touch Controls on Steam Link?

The controller can be easily changed on the fly between the three modes by tapping the [] button and selecting 'Change Mode'. If you have mouse active (in either MOUSE or CONTROLLER/MOUSE modes), the [] button will have a small icon of a mouse above the dots.

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