Subject: Re: MobilePro pointer problems
To: Miles Nordin <email@example.com>
From: DP <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/08/2001 01:13:08
With regard to the problems you detail, I certainly have the first and
Makes window moves or resizes difficult as well.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Miles Nordin" <carton@Ivy.NET>
Sent: Saturday, April 07, 2001 10:00 PM
Subject: MobilePro pointer problems
> w.r.t. X11 on the MobilePro 800 (MC-R700A), does anyone else have problems
> with the touchscreen? I have three:
> o touch pen to screen. hold down. The pointer will dance rapidly
> around the pen contact point. The magnitude of the drift is larger
> than a letter-glyph, which makes selecting text practically
> o The pointer often becomes confused whether it's pressed down or not.
> sometimes I release the pointer from the screen, but X thinks Button1
> is still pressed. thus, i cannot type because the wm still has focus.
> o pointer-jumping. sometimes, when I release the pen from the screen,
> the pointer will jump away from the point where I released the pen.
> the jump occurs with Button1 pressed, so not only does this interfere
> with focus-follows-mouse, but with more ordinary drag operations as
> It is, infuriating. at first I was gentle with my screen, and refused
> to let my friends draw on it with their fingernails. Now, I think it
> is a miracle that I haven't cracked the ``glass.''
> does anyone know of an hpc* model with this 800x600 screen and a
> correct pointer?