Subject: Re: Extra mouse buttons
To: Peter Seebach <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Mike Pumford <email@example.com>
Date: 02/06/2002 02:11:09
> So, I have a 5-button mouse with a scroll wheel. If I tell X that there's
> 3 buttons and a scroll wheel, the scroll wheel can be mapped to buttons 4 and
> 5, and everything works. If I tell it there's 5 buttons and a scroll wheel,
> the wheel gets mapped to buttons 6 and 7. Thus, for instance, xev shows it as
> clicks on buttons 6 and 7... but mozilla still uses buttons 4 and 5 for
> scrolling, which is confusing.
xmodmap works in XFree86 on FreeBSD can't see any reason why it would work in
NetBSD as well.
xmodmap -e 'pointer = 1 2 3 6 7 4 5'