Keybinds specify which keys on the keyboard and mouse are 'bound' to which Controls in the game. Customizing these key and mouse buttons so that performing actions feels effortless, and the controls feel comfortable, is critical to being able to enjoy the game.
All of the Movement, Combat, and Interface keys can be altered to suit the particular player's needs. The game system is still being developed and there is no procedure 'in-game'--yet--to alter the keybinds. Therefore, what follows are step-by-step instructions on how to make the adjustments to key assignments from the program data itself.
Making Custom Keybinds
- Navigate to the Pathfinder Online folder in your Program Files folder on your hard-drive.
E:\Program Files (x86)\Pathfinder Online\Pathfinder_Data
- Open the folder called
Keybindsyou should see two files, do not alter these default files
- Create a new text file called:
player_settings.ini(Note: Due to access restrictions on your hard-drive, you may need to create the file on the Desktop and then copy it to the
- Log in to Pathfinder Online
- Select your Character and load the game
- Once in game, press Enter and type the following command in to the chat box:
- Open the
player_settings.inifile, it should now list your current keybinds (which will be the defaults)
- Alter the
player_settings.inifile to your heart's content, being sure to use the same format for key names as the system (see the Default Keybinds tables, below)
- Save the
player_settings.inifile (you may again have to save it to the Desktop, then copy it back into the
- Back in the game, type the following command in to the chat box:
- Test and re-adjust as necessary
See some examples of Custom Keybinds here.
The following is a comprehensive list of Key names and their respective actions for Pathfinder Online, as defined by the game system itself. The system recognizes specific names for Keys and Commands (ex. Freelook, MouseTarget, Mouse0 Drag), therefore, it is important to use the appropriate name. For clarity sake, several names are defined, below.
|Mouse# Drag||Hold the mouse button and move the mouse|
|Mouselook||Turn character + camera|