D-pad hotkeys

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4 years ago#1
Whilst Skyrim is easily one of the best games I have ever played, and I've played a lot, I just can't understand how they could get the hotkeys so wrong. They just don't work. Have I completely misunderstood how they work? How do you choose which hand changes to your hotkeyed spell/weapon? And how do you change back?
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4 years ago#2
TheBaldAdept posted...
Whilst Skyrim is easily one of the best games I have ever played, and I've played a lot, I just can't understand how they could get the hotkeys so wrong. They just don't work. Have I completely misunderstood how they work? How do you choose which hand changes to your hotkeyed spell/weapon? And how do you change back?

I have yet to figure out how to hotkey, I've just been using the favorite menu.
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4 years ago#3
I tried the hotkey and it was bizarre.I just use favorites now...
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4 years ago#5
do you mean using left and right d-pad, as opposed to up or down? If so, I use a flame torch for the right press. I think you select (equip) the item using Y from main play screen and then press left or right for couple seconds, a number 1 or 2 will appear, (I cannot remember exactly).
I think the normal order of shortcuts using up d-pad is just alphabetical?
It works okay for me. I like it
4 years ago#6
You can hold right or left in an item in the favorite menu to hotkey it, you can only hotkey two items.
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4 years ago#7
When in the favourites menu you can hold down left or right on the D-pad which assigns 1. or 2. next to the spell/weapon. However, when you then try to use it it seems to be fairly random as to which hand changes.
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