Xorg.conf handling of Z axis

Daniel Stone daniel at fooishbar.org
Mon Aug 18 11:51:47 PDT 2008

On Mon, Aug 18, 2008 at 02:42:17PM -0400, Chuck Robey wrote:
> I'm experimenting with my new driver, and I've found a whole troop of different
> errors already.  One that looks like a possible problem is, my mouse has a line
>  in it to ahndle the mouse wheel, the line that looks like "ZAxisMapping" "4 5".
>  My worry is, my tablet, which I want to get working along with (at the same
> time as) my mouse, uses the Z axis for Tip Pressure.  Does anyone know if the
> two distinctly different uses of the Z axis will interfere with each other, and
> if so, how I might be able to configure the "ZAxizMapping" line in the mouse
> section to get it to work ok?
> That might even be one of the problems I'm having, because my problems seem to
> all revolve around options at this point anyhow.

If you don't process any options in your driver, there's nothing to go
wrong, surely?

ZAxisMapping is only used by the mouse driver, and is only used to
convert mouse wheel events into button events.  That's all.

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