Documentation - ShowCockpit

Show Control and Integration Made Easy

Driver Documentation for v4.11.2

This page contains documentation of the available drivers.

External Control / Joysticks / Joystick

Interfaces with joysticks and gamepads

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    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Can I use my joystick ____ with this driver?

This driver makes use of a Windows interface that exposes generic joysticks and gamepads. If the joystick appears in the Windows control panel, you should be able to use it. But feel free to use this driver in DEMO mode to test it yourself.

Can I map the joystick buttons?

Yes. This driver exposes the Joystick/Gamepad axis and buttons, which you can link to any function you would like.

    Element Options

Input Device

The input device

Invert Axis 1

Inverts Axis 1 response

Invert Axis 2

Inverts Axis 2 response

Invert Axis 3

Inverts Axis 3 response


Enable Element   Button LUA Script

Enable this element

Disable Element   Button LUA Script

Disable this element

Change Element Page   Button LUA Script

Changes the page on this element
  • Change Type: The change type - one of {Next, Previous, Go To}
  • Change to Page: Change to specific page, when Change Type is "Go To"


Button 1   Button
Button 2   Button
Button 3   Button
Button 4   Button
Button 5   Button
Button 6   Button
Button 7   Button
Button 8   Button
Button 9   Button
Button 10   Button
Axis 1   Axis
Axis 2   Axis
Axis 3   Axis
Slider 1   Fader
Slider 2   Fader
Slider 3   Fader
Rotation X   Axis
Rotation Y   Axis
Rotation Z   Axis