Re: Mice w/extra buttons...

Brad (brad@eclipse.net)
Wed, 13 Jan 1999 01:14:06 -0500


P. J. Bolle wrote:

> On Wed, 13 Jan 1999, Brad wrote:
>
> > I use the same trackball... wonderfully piece of machinery... to utilize
> > the 4th button, just specify "4" in your feel file, like the following
> > from my .steprc:
> >
> > Mouse 1         2       A       Maximize 94 100
> > Mouse 2         2       A       Maximize 100 100
> > Mouse 3         2       A       Maximize 94 93
> > Mouse 4         2       A       Maximize 45 45
> >
>         Now, I had done so in this manner (any duplication is
> merely for testing):
>
> Mouse 1         R       A       PopUp "Start"
> Mouse 2         R       A       PopUp "Command"
> Mouse 3         R       A       WindowList
> Mouse 4         R       A       PopUp "Start"
>
> Mouse 1         T       A       Function "Move-or-Top"
> Mouse 2         T       A       RaiseLower
> Mouse 3         T       A       RaiseLower
> Mouse 4         T       A       Iconify
>
>         Suffice it to say these do not work. I did reload the correct
> feel file after saving changes, so I know it isn't my numbness in the
> head...
>
> > As long as X is recognizing the extra button, the above will work...
> >
>         X does recognize it in the startup sequence, yet this does not
> work for me...
>
>         Can there be something in another config file, perhaps?

Nope... what mouse driver are you using for X?  I have the following in my
XF86Config:

Section "Pointer"
   Protocol        "Intellimouse"
   Device          "/dev/mouse"
   BaudRate        1200
   buttons         4
EndSection


-Hitchhiker


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