Can console emulate 3 button mouse
m.seaman at infracaninophile.co.uk
Wed Mar 24 10:27:09 PST 2004
On Wed, Mar 24, 2004 at 11:11:39AM -0500, Jerry McAllister wrote:
> Now I have a fast new machine with FreeBSD 4.9, but the mouse
> is two button. In X it does the emulate 3 button when both
> buttons are pressed just fine. But, that doesn't seem to work
> on the console. It highlights text just fine, but I haven't
> discovered a combination that will get it to write that back out.
> Actually I have two machines, different models, same vendor (Dell)
> with two button mouses that won't paste.
> I have done some searching and tried various things that might
> be remotely related, but nothing has helped.
See moused(8) -- the first option described is '-3' which enables
emulation of the middle button in exactly the same way as it works
Dr Matthew J Seaman MA, D.Phil. 26 The Paddocks
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Tel: +44 1628 476614 Bucks., SL7 1TH UK
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