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Old 05-05-2005, 06:08 PM   #1
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middle button


The middle button is like some sort of copy & paste thing. Can I change it to scroll just like in Windows? If not I want to prevent that copy & paste thing with the middle button.

Thanks in advance!
 
Old 05-05-2005, 06:33 PM   #2
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Do you mean a scroll wheel middle button? Because yes, that can be set up to scroll in the xorg.conf or xf86config file.

Even my mom thinks the copy and paste is a great feature
 
Old 05-05-2005, 07:10 PM   #3
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Re: middle button

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Originally posted by Starch
The middle button is like some sort of copy & paste thing. Can I change it to scroll just like in Windows? If not I want to prevent that copy & paste thing with the middle button.
What type of mouse is it, do you have a wheel or an actual
third mouse button? And if it's the latter, how do you achieve
scrolling in windows, middle-click (and hold) and then move
the rodent about?

Personally I think that the ability to left-click copy and middle-click
paste is the best thing since sliced bread ;)


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Old 05-05-2005, 07:48 PM   #4
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Yes its good, but the problem is after I left click to select, I left click to select something else to be replaced, so the middle button is no good.

I have a 3 button mouse, middle button is also a wheel. How may I edit the xorg.conf to do this?

Thanks in advance!
 
Old 05-05-2005, 08:05 PM   #5
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Well ... what does the mouse section look like now?

Commonly you'll have a
Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
in there to allow for scrolling AND middle-clicking.


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Old 06-29-2005, 09:39 PM   #6
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Beating the dead horse, how do I disable the middle click! "ZaxisMapping "4 5"" is merely what direction the middle scroller goes.
 
  


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