Mapping keypress-sequences etc. to mouse buttons

Johannes Truschnigg johannes.truschnigg at
Fri Aug 21 13:34:32 PDT 2009

Hello list,

what's today's preferred way of mapping keypress-sequences and -shortcuts 
(like Ctrl+W, for instance) to buttons on a pointer device (e. g., my mouse), 
so that pressing these buttons simulate the appropriate keystrokes?
I vaguely recall using a program called `imwheel` for tricks like these in the 
distant past (around 2004 or 2005) - is that still viable, or are there other, 
better ways to pull something like that off by now?

Thanks for letting me know!
with best regards:
- Johannes Truschnigg ( johannes.truschnigg at )

phone: +43 650 2 133337
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