Android and USB footswitch

Mark Wieder ahsoftware at
Thu May 25 12:51:13 EDT 2023

On 5/25/23 08:22, Klaus major-k via use-livecode wrote:
> Hi friends,
> I'm still an active musician (bass guitar) and am currently playing in four bands.
> Nowadays bulky music stands on stage are OUT and tablets are IN!
> So I am considering to create a little app for myself to display PDF leadsheets
> (= lyrics and chord symbols) on an Andorid tablet, which I still have to buy. :-)
> There are some USB footswitches, and I would like to use one of them to browse
> through the (multipage) PDFs (next page, previous page).
> Anyone knows if these switches will act like an "external keyboard", means if they
> will just send any RAWKEY that I could catch in LC?
> Or will I need something created with LCB to do so?

I use a Lekato Page Turner. It also works with my Lekato Looper.


At one point I was also managing to play in four bands. Knocking it down 
to three simplified my life immensely. Highly recommended.

  Mark Wieder
  ahsoftware at

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