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Old 08-09-2006, 09:29 AM   #1
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Mouse Scrollwheel not working properly....

Hello. I have a Sony usb mouse.. It has 2 buttons and a scrollwheel (which acts as another button)

This is my xorg.conf mouse section:

Section "InputDevice"
# Identifier and driver

Identifier "Mouse1"
Driver "mouse"
Option "Protocol" "IMPS/2" # Auto detect
Option "Device" "/dev/mouse"
Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
# Emulate3Buttons is an option for 2-button 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"

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

# Option "Protocol" "Xqueue"

# Mouse-speed setting for PS/2 mouse.

# Option "Resolution" "256"

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

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

# Mouse wheel mapping. Default is to map vertical wheel to buttons 4 & 5,
# horizontal wheel to buttons 6 & 7. Change if your mouse has more than
# 3 buttons and you need to map the wheel to different button ids to avoid
# conflicts.
Option "Buttons" "5"

Everything works fine.. except the scrollwheel... the scrolwheel button works ok.. but the scrollwheel itself wont work properly... for example when browsing a web page.. when I "scroll down".. instead of the web page going down.. it does a "back" option.. or when "scrolling up" it has a "forward" option... And it's annoying.. I guess it detects the wheel but it's actions are all messed up..

any ideas?

Old 08-09-2006, 09:39 AM   #2
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Try this ...

Option "ZAxisMapping" "6 7"

Drop the last line in the section.

Old 08-09-2006, 09:50 AM   #3
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Hey man that worked! The scrollwheel is functioning the way it should now.. thanks a lot!
Old 08-09-2006, 12:16 PM   #4
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