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Old 02-20-2005, 04:09 PM   #1
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Scroll wheel and side buttons on Explorer3.0


Hey all, I have 3 mice: microsoft intellimouse explorer 3.0, microsoft wireless intellimouse 3.0 w/ tilt-wheel, and microsoft intellimouse.

Now, I have finally gotten all three mice to work, at the same time too, but the problem is this:

I have gotten the scroll wheel working before with Buttons "5" and ZAxisMapping "4 5"

But when I try and add in the side buttons (which worked before my reinstall, mind you) with Buttons "7" and ZAxisMapping "6 7", the scroll wheel does the back and forward, which I want my side buyttons to do, and my side buttons are forward=middle, backwards=right-click

Any ideas?
 
Old 02-20-2005, 04:11 PM   #2
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Forgot to add that the scroll wheel works under Buttons "7" and ZAxisMapping "4 5", but the side buttons still don't function how they are supposed to, they are currently forward=middle, backwards=right-click
 
Old 02-20-2005, 04:29 PM   #3
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http://wiki.linuxquestions.org/wiki/...wheel_mouse.3F

Follow the instructions there for a 7 button (X counts the scroll wheel going both up and down as separate buttons) mouse (you can safely ignore the protocol section, just the ZAxisMapping needs changing and the creation of /etc/X11/.Xmodmap as described are needed)
 
Old 02-20-2005, 05:03 PM   #4
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*amazingly* it did not work...

I created the file /etc/X11/xinit/.Xmodmap and even copied it to /etc/X11/.Xmodmap

only line in it was: pointer = 1 2 3 6 7 4 5

So i tried fooling aroudn with it, 1 2 3 4 5 6 7. then I even messed with xorg.conf again, and did zaxis mapping at 4 5 and then back to 6 7, all for not...
 
Old 02-20-2005, 05:15 PM   #5
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Did you restart X before testing the changes?

I have an Intellimouse Explorer 3.0 here, so that the configuration does not work surprises me.

If you still have trouble, you can add
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xmodmap -e "pointer = 1 2 3 6 7 4 5"
to your /etc/X11/xinit/xinitrc (before 'start<yourwindowmanager>')
 
Old 02-20-2005, 05:35 PM   #6
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yes, i did restart x many each time before testing...

The thign is, it all used to work (monitor and mouse) back int he day, before i upgraded to slack 10.1, but now its all gone to shat

xev shows:

left - 1
middle - 2
right - 3
forward - 3
back - 2
up - 6
down -
 
Old 02-20-2005, 07:00 PM   #7
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Try changing the mouse protocol to "ExplorerPS/2" and if that doesn't cure it, try "IMPS/2".
 
Old 02-21-2005, 12:20 PM   #8
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currently set at IMPS/2
 
  


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