[Xorg] why is Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5" needed for my scrollmouse to work

Kristian Høgsberg krh at bitplanet.net
Sun Aug 15 07:41:27 PDT 2004

Jörgen Lidholm wrote:
> On Sun, 2004-08-15 at 02:14, Jim Gettys wrote:
>>Well, that looks easy.
>>Unless someone knows why it would be a bad idea, maybe we
>>should consider it.
>>                      - Jim
> I have a Intellimouse Explorer 2.0 which has actually 9 buttons.
> Or 7 plus two non-working mousewheel-tilt-buttons.
> I think that I have to remap my buttons so that the wheel is set
> to button 6 7 and my side buttons to 4 5 to get them to work.
> At least that is how I've configured it...

The suggested patch just sets the default values, it doesn't prevent you 
from using the option to set the ZAxisMapping as you've done.  I'm 
curious though, if you remap the scroll wheel to buttons 6 and 7 does it 
work with gtk and qt applications, mozilla, etc?

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