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Re: How can I make the DualPoint Stick scroll without pressing a trackpad button?

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  • H. Rob
    Hi, I found the xinput command is: xinput --set-prop 10 Evdev Wheel Emulation Button 0 I also filed a bug with ubuntu suggesting that button 0 should be
    Message 1 of 2 , Dec 17, 2010
      Hi,

      I found the xinput command is:

      xinput --set-prop 10 "Evdev Wheel Emulation Button" 0

      I also filed a bug with ubuntu suggesting that button 0 should be allowed in gpointing-device-settings.

      https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/691676


      Best regards,

      Rob

      --- In linux-dell-laptops@yahoogroups.com, Rob Frohne <rob.frohne@...> wrote:
      >
      > Hi All,
      >
      > My Dell Latitudes have a nifty DualPoint Stick that I don't use as a
      > mouse because I prefer the trackpad. I would like to use it as a scroll
      > wheel, and I have been able to do that with gpointing-device-settings,
      > but I have to press a trackpad button simultaneously with using the
      > stick, which is the normal way for folk who use the stick to move their
      > mouse cursor around, but for me I would like it to scroll without
      > pressing a mouse button. Does anyone have the xinput command needed or
      > another way to do that?
      >
      > Thanks,
      >
      > Rob
      >
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      > Rob Frohne, Ph.D., P.E.
      > E.F. Cross School of Engineering
      > Walla Walla University
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