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Re: emulate three-button mouse(macintosh)

> On Sat, Jul 02, 2005 at 05:23:49PM -0700, nuno romano wrote:
> > How can I emulate a three-button mouse from
> > a macintosh one-button mouse?
>   $ grep mac_hid /etc/sysctl.conf
>   dev/mac_hid/mouse_button_emulation = 1
>   dev/mac_hid/mouse_button2_keycode = 87
>   dev/mac_hid/mouse_button3_keycode = 88
> (for F11 == middle and F12 == right)

I've found mouseemu quite useful - it also emulates a scroll wheel when
pressing alt and scrolling on the trackpad. Plus it can block the trackpad
while typing.

Added benefit: it all works on the generic input layer, with no special
kernel code involved. IIRC the kernel support for button emulation is
scheduled to be removed, much as I hate to see it go for historic reasons.


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