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Old 07-16-2003, 06:24 PM   #1
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My numpad is functioning as a mouse ... ?

Heya. I'm using X, and something happened and instead of my numpad sending regular numpad keys (numbers/home/arrow/etc) now it functions as some sort of mouse. The arrows move the mouse, and several other keys like 5, +, 0 seem to click (but all seem to click right mouse key).

Anyone have any idea whats up or how to get a regular numpad back?
Old 07-16-2003, 07:30 PM   #2
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Check your preferences-->accessibility options. There is an option to enable mouse move with numpad. Probably on.

Old 07-17-2003, 12:04 PM   #3
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Just out of curiosity:

Does any one know how to do that without the redhat tools? I use slackware, and the numpad a mouse seems useful.
Old 07-17-2003, 07:01 PM   #4
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I think both KDE and Gnome have 'accessibility' options that let you do this. I do not think it is a RH specific thing.
Old 07-17-2003, 09:05 PM   #5
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Well, I don't have KDE or Gnome either. I could install them just to play around with this feature, but do you know how it works/what files it manipulates?


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