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Re: my 4th mouse button disappeared



Harald Dunkel <harald.dunkel@t-online.de> writes:

> The new evdev seems to work for me, except that the fourth
> button is recognized as "button 8" (according to xev):
>
> ButtonPress event, serial 29, synthetic NO, window 0x1a00001,
> root 0xdb, subw 0x0, time 1170892, (103,46), root:(110,1009),
> state 0x0, button 8, same_screen YES
>
> ButtonRelease event, serial 29, synthetic NO, window 0x1a00001,
> root 0xdb, subw 0x0, time 1171127, (103,46), root:(110,1009),
> state 0x0, button 8, same_screen YES
>
> Is this the expected behaviour?

Yes.  4 and 5 are for vertical scrolling.  6 and 7 for horizontal
scrolling.  Extra buttons get numbers >= 8.


        Juergen

-- 
Juergen Kreileder, Blackdown Java-Linux Team
http://blog.blackdown.de/

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