hmm if PICO-8 only had keyboard input, this would be useful, but I think the fact that gamepad is also a primary input makes this a more difficult problem to solve. If I don't have a keyboard, and I instead have a controller in my hands, showing me a keyboard key name is not going to be helpful...
The current glyphs are actually a great solution to this already, in that they are one set of symbols that mean multiple things depending on how the user has their input device(s) mapped.
The caveat is that the user has to actually know what inputs the glyphs correspond to. To address this, the mapping should be easily visible and configurable. The options -> controls menu that was added relatively recently is a great first step at making the mapping visible; I think it just needs to have its functionality expanded to allow for editing the mappings (both keyboard and gamepad)
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