Some Questions

James Tetazoo
Tue Feb 19 13:05:00 GMT 2002

>From: Rodrigo Medina <>
>Subject: Some Questions
>Date: Mon, 18 Feb 2002 16:28:09 -0400 (GMT-0400)


>4) Most of the times the Cygwin+XFree SERVER fails to process some
>particular actions related to the mouse buttons. I have seen this in
>in xterm, where the CTRL-MouseButton menus usually do not appear (the
>bell rings). Also in ghostview there are some menu buttons (File, etc..)
>that usually do not function. I say usually because occasionally they do
>function correctly. I have no idea of when or why this happens. I do
>know that the problem is due to the server and not to the client
>programs because: i) the same programs behave correctly using the
>commertial X-WinPro server running locally, ii) a xterm, that I know is
>fine, running remotely from a SunOS machine presents the same problem.
>   Have other people observed similar behavior, or it is happening only to 
>   Has anybody any idea of what is going on?

Check if NumLock or CapsLock (or some other control key) is on.  I've seen 
that screw up the behavior of the mouse clicks.

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