Switch profiles by holding/releasing keys

Discussion in 'Razer Synapse' started by maczook, Mar 29, 2019.


Do you think this would be a nice feature?

  1. Yes

  2. No

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  1. maczook

    maczook New Member

    I hit up support about this, and I would love to see it added as a feature:

    Suppose that you want your keyboard to change colors based on what key you have held down, i.e.

    If you hold control, or control + alt, or control + shift+ alt, etc., your keyboard would change to a different profile, and upon releasing said keys, it would change back to your original profile.

    This can be useful if you are using a program with a ton of key-commands, and would like to see what options you have available when holding a specific set of modifiers, i.e. only the keys you can press to do something will light up

    i.e., when holding control + alt, "p", "e", and "u" light up

    Also, it would be nice for knowing that you are in caps lock/num lock mode; if you hit the caps/num lock button, then your whole keyboard changes color until you hit caps/num lock again, and then it will return to your original profile

    iCue has a feature that allows you to set up a profile changes based on what key you press, and I'm 90% sure they have a "release" setting as well so it will switch back after you're done holding a key;

    I would love to see this added to Synapse, especially if you can have different ones for different combinations of macros, i.e. modifier keys such as control + alt + shift, etc.
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