Re: POW - fix use of IntelliMouse

Subject: Re: POW - fix use of IntelliMouse
From: Robert Sievers (
Date: Wed May 17 2000 - 18:16:51 CDT

At 07:03 PM 5/17/00 -0400, you wrote:
>>The scroll wheel only works over the scroll bars. If you try using the
>>scroll wheel when the cursor is over the document, nothing happens. If you
>>try using the scroll wheel when the cursor is over the title bar, AbiWord
>>responds as though you were pressing the center mouse button on a standard
>>3-button mouse, and alternates between shade/unshade.
>What do you mean by shade/unshade? When I click the middle button on the
>bar, the window gains focus and goes to the bottom. This is a function of the
>window manager (mine is kwm) and such clicks will not be seen by AbiWord.

Right. In the configuration we have, the mouse wheel is treated as the
center mouse button by the Window Manager. I should have been more clear
about why I was mentioning that. There isn't anything that needs to be
fixed for that instance; I just wanted to provide as much information as

Robert Sievers
Open Source Evangelist

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