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Old 07-09-2004, 01:38 PM   #1
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config middle mouse button has wheel function

I have a laptop with trackpoint+three key mouse. Middle button has 'paste' function already. Now, I want to config the middle key also has wheel function which I can press the middle key and use the trackpoint to scroll pages. Opera has this function but I want to setup as a system wide functionality. How can I do this?
Old 07-21-2004, 01:42 PM   #2
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you need to edit the xf86config file. Follow these steps:

1. vi /etc/X11/xf86config
2. Browse down to the section

Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "Mouse0"
Driver "mouse"
Option "Protocol" "PS/2"
Option "Device" "/dev/input/mice"
Option "Emulate3Buttons" "no"

3. Press the key 'a'. You will see --INSERT-- appear at the bottom left of the scree.
4. Change PS/2 to IMPS/2
4. Also add another line
Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
5. press escape(esc)
6. Press colon ( : ) and then write 'wq'

This saves and exits the file and you are all set.

Your mouse section should now look like
Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "Mouse0"
Driver "mouse"
Option "Protocol" "IMPS/2"
Option "Device" "/dev/input/mice"
Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
Option "Emulate3Buttons" "no"


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