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Old 07-17-2006, 02:08 AM   #1
b0nd
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how should i enable the middle button of 3-button mouse ??


Hello all,
i've Logitech 3-button mouse.
The left click is behaving wierdly.
Hence i would like to enable the middle button in place of left button.

the o/p of /etc/X11/xorg.conf:
Quote:
Section "InputDevice"

# Identifier and driver

Identifier "Mouse1"
Driver "mouse"
Option "Protocol" "Auto"
Option "Device" "/dev/mouse"

# Mouse-speed setting for PS/2 mouse.

# Option "Resolution" "256"

# When using XQUEUE, comment out the above two lines, and uncomment
# the following line.

# Option "Protocol" "Xqueue"

# Baudrate and SampleRate are only for some Logitech mice. In
# almost every case these lines should be omitted.

# Option "BaudRate" "9600"
# Option "SampleRate" "150"

# Emulate3Buttons is an option for 2-button Microsoft mice
# Emulate3Timeout is the timeout in milliseconds (default is 50ms)

Option "Emulate3Buttons"
# Option "Emulate3Timeout" "50"

# ChordMiddle is an option for some 3-button Logitech mice

# Option "ChordMiddle"

EndSection
In the settings-->control center-->periphiral-->mouse, its showing options for 2 buttons only.......nothing is there about enabling the middle button.

seeking help.

regards
 
Old 07-17-2006, 02:46 AM   #2
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search forums here for 'xmodmap' it's a program that comes with 'xorg' and allows you change button assignments.
 
  


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