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Old 04-29-2004, 12:48 AM   #1
eph
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default scroll direction? how do i change it?


i have mandrake 10 installed and i have a problem with my mouse.

it is a scroll mouse and the problem with it is when i scroll, the default direction is horizontal. i would like it to scroll vertically coz it really is irritating. are there any ways to do this? i've never had this problem with 9.2.

are there any config file to change the default scroll direction? please help

thanks
 
Old 04-29-2004, 06:20 AM   #2
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In your XF86Config-4 file, which is in /etc/X11 there should be a section which looks like this

Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "Mouse1"
Driver "mouse"

Option "ZAxisMapping" "5 4"

The ZAxisMapping line is the one that controls the wheel. Reverse the 5 and 4 if the vertical scrolling is in the wrong direction.
 
  


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