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Re: Notebook scrollilng w/mousewheel under Linux/X-windows?

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  • Subject: [mg25849] Re: Notebook scrollilng w/mousewheel under Linux/X-windows?
  • From: Jeffrey S Austin <w8jsa at>
  • Date: Wed, 1 Nov 2000 01:25:36 -0500 (EST)
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Sign on as root or su and then go to mouseconfig. I think RH 6.2 had
support for the wheel and I know that RH 7.0 does.
Torben Winther Graversen wrote:

> Hi,
> I've recently bought a mouse with a mousewheel on it. I'd like to use
> it for scrolling in Mathematica, of course. But I can't seem to find
> any documentation on how to do this.
> The mousewheel events are sent to applications as buttons 4 and 5,
> corresponding to up/down on the mousewheel. I've setup translations for
> many other X-window apps by looking at the page:
> Do you know how to configure Mathematica to use such a mousewheel?
> - Torben
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> Torben Winther Graversen, M.Sc. student
> Department of Mathematical Modelling, Technical University of Denmark

Jeffrey S Austin
Civil Engineering Student
Old Dominion University

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