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Old 05-09-2004, 08:46 AM   #1
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to change mouse scrolling direction


anyone knows how to reverse mouse scrolling direction?
 
Old 05-09-2004, 01:28 PM   #2
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Hmmm, maybe you must change a line in your /etc/X11/XF86Config-4: there is a line

Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"

Which means your mouse scrolls. Maybe you should change the 4 and 5.

No idea if it will work! Never tried it... It's just a gues...
 
Old 05-10-2004, 11:13 AM   #3
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thnx dude! i changed the order and now it works great!

Option "ZAxisMapping" "5 4"

your guess was right ;]
 
Old 05-10-2004, 01:09 PM   #4
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comporell, just asking: why would u want to change it ?? u hold ur mouse backwards ???
 
Old 05-10-2004, 02:47 PM   #5
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Hey cool, that even worked? It was really just a guess...
 
Old 05-10-2004, 03:16 PM   #6
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comporell, just asking: why would u want to change it ?? u hold ur mouse backwards ???
actually no. it's very hard to control the mouse if u hold it backwards lol

i'm more comfortable with reversed mouse scroll. it's just a different way of thinkin: when scrolling, normal people(that use the scroll normally) thinks in 2d, upwards and downwards. but paranormal people(like myself) use it in a 3 dimensional space. it's just makes you feel more at ease, in control of the page you're scrollin.
 
Old 05-11-2004, 01:16 PM   #7
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maybe it feels like driving a car or cycling a bike, like a wheel: when you scroll upward, the downside of the mouse goes down

I think I'm gonna try it too, must be fun
 
Old 05-11-2004, 07:41 PM   #8
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it's more like piloting a plane lol try it u'll see the spirit within in 2 days. and later on, were gonna rule the world!!!! hahahaaa
 
Old 05-12-2004, 02:31 AM   #9
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lol
 
  


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