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The little lock on left of the hot key bar

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The little lock on left of the hot key bar

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DevReverRat
09.20.2012 , 08:32 AM | #1
Hey everyone
I wish they would move that little lock at the left of the hot key bar to the top bar..
So when I am in combat and using my mouse I don't move my hot keys around or lose some!

Thanks

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Superpasta
09.20.2012 , 08:39 AM | #2
You


Use


Mouse


Click


on the hotbar?????

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TaylaEwa
09.20.2012 , 08:40 AM | #3
You can change a quick bar into a box formation by adjusting its rows.. then you can lay it ontop of where that button is and cover it to prevent accidental hitting.
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Capt_Beers
09.20.2012 , 08:40 AM | #4
Stop clicking and key bind and that won't happen.
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MillionsKNives
09.20.2012 , 08:43 AM | #5
How do you even manage to click that little lock button so often? It's so small!

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AshlaBoga
09.20.2012 , 08:44 AM | #6
Quote: Originally Posted by Capt_Beers View Post
Stop clicking and key bind and that won't happen.
Genius! Shear genius I tell you!

No, seriously OP, you don't have to keybind EVERYTHING but keybind every ability you use in combat plus your medpacs and adrenals.

I don't have Heroic Moment, or my stims keybound, but stims last 1-2 hours and Heroic Moment has a 15 min (or if you don't have 5 companions done 20 min) cooldown so there's no point on binding it.

At the very least you should have 12 abilities bound (Powertech) and at most 24 (Sentinel/Marauder or Scoundrel/Operative).
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Superpasta
09.20.2012 , 08:46 AM | #7
Btw, 2 hot fixes for your problem:

1) practice to move & turn with your mouse, & press hotbar abilities by keyboard.

2) buy a programmable mouse, macro the abilities keys on it, and stop being a clicker.

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Sarfux
09.20.2012 , 08:47 AM | #8
stop clicking...teach yourself to use a razer naga. Trust me...it's THAT good. Especially in pvp
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crazysam
09.20.2012 , 08:55 AM | #9
Like the above poster said:

Buy a gaming mouse and when you are gonna get used to using it, youll find the game way easier AND you wont miss all the fights by always looking at your skill bars

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Lionflash
09.20.2012 , 09:05 AM | #10
Quote: Originally Posted by Superpasta View Post
You


Use


Mouse


Click


on the hotbar?????
Am I the only one who can't be bothered to hotkey...

- those 60 minute buffs
- saber forms / gas cylinders / etc...
- heroic moments
- emergency fleet pass + quick travel
- my DD Flaregun I use when I score in huttball

I never need to use them in emergency situation and I can be bothered to bind them, I'll forget them anyway.

I keep that lock locked at all times and have yet to accidentally unlock it though...