Mouse chording question
Thu Jul 2 04:48:00 GMT 2009
Hello. I would like to migrate from eXceed to Cygwin for the
performance improvement, but there is a feature I currently have that
I have not figured out in Cygwin yet. I want MB1+MB3 to generate
paste (as in MB2).
Bear with me. I have a Logitech 3-button mouse on Windows XP and the
Logitech Windows software that maps MB2 to double click - this
happens for XP windows and X windows alike. So in order to paste
with the mouse in the X windows, I tell eXceed to map the MB1+MB3
chord to MB2. This works; I can paste with that chord.
But I have not been able to do this with Cygwin yet. I tried
-emulate3buttons with and without a timeout argument, and it has no
effect (tried all combinations of mouse buttons). If I turn off the
Logitech MB2 mapping to double click, then MB2 pastes, but that won't
This may seem like a small thing, but my fingers are used to these
patterns and I use them many hundreds of times a day. Shift+Insert
does paste in Cygwin, but I don't want to use keyboard only for paste
- in a pinch I might be relearn to do with Shift+MB1 or Ctrl+MB3 for
Should I be looking more closely at xmodmap? Any suggestions?
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