Mapping keypress-sequences etc. to mouse buttons

Thomas Jaeger thjaeger at
Sun Aug 30 17:57:07 PDT 2009

You can (ab)use easystroke for this:


Johannes Truschnigg wrote:
> 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!
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