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Yosup
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Feb 17, 2020
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I am having trouble with the online configurator compiling. It seems to just get stuck and load forever. I am only trying to change the led colors and it just gets stuck at compiling.
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Feb 17, 2020
MericanShitposter
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Feb 17, 2020
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same here. looks like it might be down
Feb 17, 2020
Formseven
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Feb 17, 2020
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I'm having the same issue. I got the CTRL 3 days go and its a nice keyboard and all but I'm getting closer and closer to just returning it. Not being to config anything is beyond frustrating. As expensive as Drop keyboards are you'd think they'd invest a little money into their own dedicated configurator instead of this shoddy online one.
Feb 17, 2020
MericanShitposter
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Feb 17, 2020
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you could try https://config.qmk.fm/ the only thing I haven't been able to do there is change the color matrix
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Feb 17, 2020
blessed_af
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Feb 18, 2020
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Same for me :(
Feb 18, 2020
Formseven
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Feb 18, 2020
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Thanks, I looked at the config.gmk.fm but it ended up just making me angry. Why am I having to jump through all these hoops for something this stupid. Is there anyone that can be contacted about this because I just want full config control over my keyboard. Does Drop even acknowledge that this is apparently an issue?
Feb 18, 2020
MericanShitposter
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Feb 18, 2020
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I emailed them about it and they are working on fixing the issue. That qmk website is will give you far more control over the keeb than Drop. How keen are on the programming side?
Feb 18, 2020
SuperKrog
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Feb 20, 2020
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i wish qmk configurator adds support for leds and per-layer led configuration just as the drop configurator...
Feb 20, 2020
MericanShitposter
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Feb 20, 2020
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Maybe the devs at Drop could help out the qmk team or give us a download source option to import into cli qmk config compiler
Feb 20, 2020
SuperKrog
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Feb 20, 2020
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it would be nice... and drop configurator needs to import some stuff that is present in qmk configurator such as mouse emulation. I even asked in qmk configurator github if they can implement led configuration and they replied something like "maybe one day"...
Feb 20, 2020
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