Is there any way to do a "long click" with synaptics?

Peter Hutterer peter.hutterer at
Wed Dec 22 16:08:50 PST 2010

On Thu, Dec 23, 2010 at 10:58:19AM +1100, Jarrad W. wrote:
> >doubletap, but leave the finger on the second time.
> >
> >Cheers,
> >   Peter
> Thanks for the reply, Peter - but this doesn't work. Playing with
> xev shows no input events are thrown at all with this gesture.
> Double tap = double click, double tap + drag = click-and-drag, and
> tap = click all work fine, as do basic motionevents of course.
double tap and drag is what I was hinting at. checking with xev, that yields
the right sequence of events (press, then release later)


> The version of my xserver-xorg-input-synaptics package is
> 1.2.2-2ubuntu5. I couldn't find any properties relating to this
> behaviour in the synaptics man page.

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