Re: imwheel support in aterm?

Brad (
Sun, 24 Jan 1999 06:14:25 -0500

Armando L. Caro Jr. wrote:
> I have just installed imwheel on my machine.  For those who don't know, it
> is software that allows a MS mouse with a third button/wheel to be used.
> Without it, the wheel is a plain button and the mouse works like an
> ordinary 3-button mouse.  With imwheel, you can use the wheel to scroll up
> and down... very nice.
> I installed thinking most software wouldn't support it, but almost
> everything I tried did: Emacs, Netscape, StarOffice, nxterm, Eterm.  The
> only ones that didn't were rxvt and aterm, which makes sense since aterm
> is a modified rxvt.  Is there any way support could be added?  From what I
> understand, it is up to the specific software (NOT imwheel).

IMwheel merely acts as an interpreter for 4th and 5th buttons of the mouse, I
have a 4 button mouse, so I have it only going one direction, but you should be
able to sort out the rest, take a look at my .Xdefaults at