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Old 11-24-2006, 01:02 PM   #1
lixus
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emulation of mouse buttons with the keyboard


Hi,

I'd like to map my left,middel,right mouse button to F14,F15,F16
so that I e.g could either click middel mouse button or F15 with the same effect.

On a Macintosh PowerBook this is possible by adding the following to /etc/sysctl.conf

# /etc/sysctl.conf - Configuration file for setting system variables
dev/mac_hid/mouse_button_emulation=1
dev/mac_hid/mouse_button2_keycode=68
dev/mac_hid/mouse_button3_keycode=87

I am wondering how this could be archived with an i386 machine.
I guess this is related to xmodmap but I can't figure out how to configure this.

TIA, lixus
 
Old 11-25-2006, 07:03 AM   #2
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You would probably find better results by searching, but it so happens that I saw an example of code for key mapping recently.

Hope it helps.
 
  


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