Subject: Re: mouse buttons on mobilepro 780?
To: Andy Ruhl <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Andrew L. Gould <email@example.com>
Date: 01/07/2005 08:45:16
On Friday 07 January 2005 07:58 am, Andy Ruhl wrote:
> On Wed, 5 Jan 2005 23:47:29 -0600, Andrew L. Gould
> > On Wednesday 05 January 2005 09:58 pm, Andy Ruhl wrote:
> > > On Wed, 5 Jan 2005 16:23:23 -0800 (PST), kelly felkins
> > >
> > > <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > > > How do you simulate mouse clicks with the mp stylus / touch
> > > > screen?
> > > >
> > > > I'm currently using the ratpoison window manager, if that is
> > > > useful.
> > >
> > > I've got the same questions. I'm trying to use twm and blackbox
> > > with limited success. I may just connect a mouse, but that
> > > wouldn't be as elegant as the touch screen. It would be nice to
> > > just hold down a key to simulate mouse buttons as you touch the
> > > screen...
> > >
> > > Andy
> > There's good information at:
> > man Xhpc
> Ok, I read that again but I still don't seem to get it. Forgive me,
> I'm slow:
> -just touch
> = click left button
> -[win] + touch + 2
> = click middle button
> -[win] + touch + 3
> = click right button
> Also, you can use 4th and 5th button.
> Can someone tell me what this means? I think this means holding down
> the windows key while touching the screen, but what does +2 or +3
> mean? What are the 4th and 5th buttons?
> I can probably submit a patch for the man page if this needs to be
> more clear. So far I don't understand it...
The +2 and +3 refer to the keys for the numbers 2 and 3 respectively.
If you have a fancy mouse with 5 buttons, keys 4 and 5 should also
Best of luck,