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Surenpahlav Posted - 08/14/2019 : 02:46:23
Something happened a few days ago with windows that made this happen, probably a windows update. When I gesture something, sometimes the modifier keys get stuck on down state. I have to press the Alt or Ctrl key to be able to use my keyboard again.

This happened before with not just S+, but also with Autohotkey scripts, and basically every other hotkey setting app I have, but very seldom. These few days it happens like 7 out of 10 times when i use gestures.
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Hard.Wired Posted - 04/07/2020 : 12:24:29
Hmm, I'm at a loss right now then. I keep pondering it.
Surenpahlav Posted - 04/04/2020 : 16:14:00
If i physically press a modifier in combination with the gestures? No.
Hard.Wired Posted - 04/04/2020 : 03:45:33
By chance are you using any Control/Alt/Shift "Key Modifiers" in combination with the "Gestures" to initiate the Actions?
Surenpahlav Posted - 04/02/2020 : 08:36:11
It's basically any gesture. But as I spend most of my time in Firefox, it's mostly the firefox gestures, like close tab, go home, new tab, etc. I added an extra modifier up line to try fix the issue long ago, but they don't do anything.

acSendControlDown()
acSendKeys("w")
acSendControlUp()
acSendControlUp()

acSendAltDown()
acSendKeys("{Home}")
acSendAltUp()
acSendAltUp()

acSendControlDown()
acSendKeys("t")
acSendControlUp()
acSendControlUp()
Hard.Wired Posted - 03/31/2020 : 00:02:38
Could you post the code and settings for the gesture(s) that are causing the problem? Or is it ALL gestures?

Just making sure we rule out other possibilities.
Surenpahlav Posted - 03/30/2020 : 09:09:47
Ya i tried the custom profiles, and autohotkey. And i dont got sticky keys enabled. But I'll give that microsoft forum topic a shot. Thanks for the info. Should also mention that the new strokesplus from the new site doesn't seem to have this problem, i tried that for a few hours, nothing got stuck.
Hard.Wired Posted - 03/27/2020 : 22:09:13
I hope not.

Hmm, did you try running your custom profiles on the other computer? Could be a glitch in the Logitech implementation of a setting.

Another thing you could look for is some other software running in the background that might be in conflict with S+, say something like AutoHotKey.

Also, what about Windows "sticky keys" settings:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sticky_keys

https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_10-hardware/windows-key-stuck-down-not-physically/42a9ccd3-5362-4930-98e1-257c5b4ae668
Surenpahlav Posted - 03/27/2020 : 01:52:24
Yea the firmware is the latest. I read your problem, I hope yours fixes but these things have a way of disappearing for a short period then coming back with a vengeance. My problem appeared suddenly and never went away, I think a windows update caused it.
Hard.Wired Posted - 03/26/2020 : 19:25:03
I wonder if this is related to the issue I had here:
https://www.strokesplus.com/forum/topic/1416/latest-windows-10-update-stroke-button-issues

My fix was a PITA and it had nothing to do with an S+ problem.

{edit} noticed you already tried on another machine {/edit}

Also, does the mouse have its latest firmware updated, not just its drivers?
Surenpahlav Posted - 03/24/2020 : 01:26:27
Sadly it doesn't work. The modifiers randomly get stuck. It's like 1 day they get stuck a lot, another day not at all.

Also why can't I post a topic in the new strokesplus.net site? The new S+ app is out of proportions in my screen resolution (4k). Some options and writings are cut out.
Surenpahlav Posted - 02/27/2020 : 07:59:36
It seems to be working so far, crossing my fingers.
Rob Posted - 02/25/2020 : 12:32:04
You can try checking the Allow After Release Script option in Preferences, then in the Global Lua, add this function. MAKE SURE if the function sp_after_release is already there that you don't paste this whole function in, just take the middle lines where it's sending the up keys
function sp_after_release()
  acSendControlUp()
  acSendShiftUp()
  acSendAltUp()
end
This will simply send the Control/Alt/Shift up keys events. Not sure if it wil resolve your issue, but it's worth a shot I suppose.
Surenpahlav Posted - 02/24/2020 : 02:56:52
Turns out the problem didn't get fixed after all. After a couple of weeks with the identical mouse the same exact problems returned. I've been living with this torture for months now. Can barely gesture anything without a modifier getting stuck, then have to push them all once, sometimes twice to get it fixed.

Obviously there is a problem with the mouse itself, but probably in combination with something in windows. I've given up on fixing the mouse, is there any workaround for this? Something I can do to automatically nullify the stuck modifiers after every gesture?
Surenpahlav Posted - 08/25/2019 : 16:52:20
I tested it with an identical mouse which I borrowed from my mom (Logitech g900). All the issues went away. There was a new problem with it too, hitting the back button would go back twice. But anyway even this got fixed with the other mouse.

However my own mouse didn't have any problems in my mom's PC. None of the issues happened there.

Turns out deleting the mouse profiles in logitech's driver (LGS) and redoing them fixes this issue.

I always have had the problem of modifier keys getting stuck on down state though, even before I got this mouse. But it happened seldom, not like this time.

Anyway the problem is fixed, thanks.
Rob Posted - 08/17/2019 : 10:22:02
Might also try a different mouse.

Something funky is going on, but the code hasn't changed in years, so it would seem something else is going on.

That's a tough one to troubleshoot, for sure.
Surenpahlav Posted - 08/17/2019 : 10:19:16
I tried another keyboard as you suggested, sadly the same thing happens randomly.

Something that's new this time around, as in when this all started a couple of weeks ago, is that the context menu sometimes pops up when gesturing. It happens after the gesture is finished. But this is much less of an annoyance than the freezing of the modifier down states.
Rob Posted - 08/14/2019 : 14:53:24
To be honest, I would try a different keyboard before spending any time troubleshooting.
I have had keyboards do this before, and mice where the button switch triggers multiple clicks near instantly when pressing the button down.

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