220[jasspa] Re: Configuring for the Wheele mouse.
- Feb 24, 2000The wheel events should be configured using user-setup. Simply run user-setup
(Help->User Setup). Go to the Mouse page. Click on the Button which by default
is 'Left' and a pop-down menu appears which contains 'Wheel Up' and 'Wheel
Down'. Select one of these and then select Bound To and you will get a list of
Note that this is a much better way of doing this as firstly you don't need to
edit a file, secondly you can also setup modifiers easily (i.e. Shift wheel to
move a page etc) and thirdly on unix some magic key translations must be done
to support a wheel which this does for you.
> Subject: [jasspa] Configuring for the Wheele mouse.
> From: Jon Green <jnaught@...>
> Date: Wed, 23 Feb 2000 20:22:54 -0100
> To: polingsd@..., Jasspe eGroup <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> polingsd@... wrote:
> > Hi,
> > Sorry, if this isn't the right place to send this question. if not, please
> > vector me to the correct venue.
> > I've got a logitec wheelie mouse and when I run the scroll button up or down, I
> > get the message: Key not bound: mouse-wup (or mouse-wdown depending on direction
> > of travel). I figure this is cured with a simple macro to bind these commands to
> > Esc Control-V (or Control-V).
> > Is mouse.emf the right place to put this? Are there complications I should worry
> > about? It looks like all the heavy lifting was done getting the program to
> > respond to wheelie motion with mouse-wup and mouse-wdown, why was a simple last
> > step omitted? I figured there must be something i'm missing.
> > Thanks in advance,
> > steve
> Add these to your own "user.emf" file which you use at startup. Need to
> add a binding along the lines of:-
> 3 global-bind-key scroll-up "mouse-wup"
> 3 global-bind-key scroll-down "mouse-wdown"
> You can add these to mouse.emf, the only problem then is
> if you download a newer version of the code + macros
> then you loose the changes. This is the only reason
> why we prefer people to keep "their stuff" in "their space".
> Probably a good question why these are not in. They have only been
> available in the release in the last few months.
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