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

Norberto Bensa nbensa at gmx.net
Sun Aug 15 09:04:32 PDT 2004

Jörgen Lidholm wrote:
> On Sun, 2004-08-15 at 02:14, Jim Gettys wrote:
> > Unless someone knows why it would be a bad idea, maybe we
> > should consider it.
> 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.

Ah ha! Yes. My Intellimouse Explorer also has that configuration:

	Section "InputDevice"
	        Identifier      "Mouse0"
	        Driver          "mouse"
	        Option          "Protocol"              "ExplorerPS/2"
	        Option          "Device"                "/dev/input/mice"
	        Option          "Buttons"               "7"
	        Option          "ZAxisMapping"          "6 7"
	        Option          "Emulate3Buttons"       "Off"

This one is five buttons. Left, right, and middle click. Two buttons on the 
side for back, forward. And the wheel.


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