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Old 01-04-2010, 09:55 PM   #1
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Emulation third mouse button on keyboard


Hi.

I want to emulate third mouse press with keyboard. Like ctrl+left mouse or shift+left mouse

I know I can use left+right in xorg.conf, but I want to use keyboard, because I found uncomfortable to press two buttons.

Does anyone know, if it is possible to use keyboard key+mouse for this purpose or may be just keyboard?

Thanks
 
Old 01-04-2010, 10:39 PM   #2
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or may be just keyboard?
This'll do it with just the keyboard. To do it with a combination of both you'll probably have to get intimate with the desktop environment's customizing of key bindings or something.
 
Old 01-04-2010, 10:47 PM   #3
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Debian, has a pacakge called keynav that you can use to emulate mouse functionality with the keyboard. Perhaps it is packaged for Suse too. If not, upstream is here: http://www.semicomplete.com/projects/keynav/

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Old 01-04-2010, 10:57 PM   #4
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Thanks, this would be very exiting if I have additional keypad, but unfortunately I use laptop without it.
I've checked it works, but really need combination.

Any way thank you, I didn't know about it.
 
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What did you try? I think with keynav you can assign just about any key to any mouse action: no need for a keypad.

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Old 01-04-2010, 11:53 PM   #6
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If you are using a touchpad on a laptop there are all sorts of things to get up to. It'll probably be easy to do.

http://brainstorm.ubuntu.com/idea/21639/
 
Old 01-05-2010, 12:11 AM   #7
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Thanks, I didn't try keynav, I will do tomorrow.
 
  


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