Copy words still broken
k5di at zianet.com
Thu Nov 15 22:54:31 UTC 2007
> On Wed, 2007-11-14 at 16:05 -0700, Karl Larsen wrote:
>> Use the example that is above this starting with open two Terminal
>> windows. I was told my problem was a stuck key on my keyboard. But 2
>> keyboards act the same.
>> Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
>> Linux User
>> #450462 http://counter.li.org.
> HI Karl,
> I would start by running the xev program and put the mouse in the black
> box and see if you are generating a button 2 press and release by
> pressing both the left and right button. Also check the left and right
> button seperately.
> When I run xev I get the following by pressing either button 2 or button
> 1&3 simultaneously:
> ButtonPress event, serial 30, synthetic NO, window 0x4c00002,
> root 0x6a, subw 0x0, time 1164427903, (95,96), root:(110,198),
> state 0x0, button 2, same_screen YES
> ButtonRelease event, serial 30, synthetic NO, window 0x4c00002,
> root 0x6a, subw 0x0, time 1164428195, (95,96), root:(110,198),
> state 0x200, button 2, same_screen YES
> If you are not generating the button2 press, I would look to see if you
> have the "Emulate3buttons" option for your mouse in /etc/X11/xorg.conf.
> My mouse section looks like this:
> Section "InputDevice"
> Identifier "Mouse0"
> Driver "mouse"
> Option "Protocol" "IMPS/2"
> Option "Device" "/dev/input/mice"
> Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
> Option "Emulate3Buttons" "yes"
> I have a 3 button mouse, but I can also generate button 2 using the left
> and right button simultaneously.
> If you are still not generating the button 2 press, then I would look to
> see if somthing is accidently remapped at the x server level, such as
> with xmodmap or in the xorg.conf (I don't know if this is possible).
> I believe there is more than one clipboard and I've seen some
> application at times screw up the behaviour of the clipboard, in
> particular, I've seen this with vmware and sometimes with emacs.
> I would try this after restarting your x server with out having run any
> applications other than the terminal.
Hi and thank you. I found that the darn thing had "no" for emulate. I
fixed that. How it got to be no I have no idea....
Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
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