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Old 04-14-2010, 06:21 PM   #1
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Mouse Button Programming

I have a Logitech ambidextrous trackball, with a left and right mouse button. The trackball device also has two smaller left and right buttons.

I'd like to know how those two smaller buttons are addressed.

Ultimately, I'd like to assign certain keystrokes to them, to make work faster. For example, ALT+<right arrow> moves a browser back one page.

Thanks for any pointers, particularily on how to name these keys, or whether/how I should address this USB mouse. FWIW, I'm actually using it through the PS/2 mouse adapter, since that doesn't take a USB slot.

Thanks again.
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