Where are the mouse button actions defined?

Mike Massonnet mmassonnet at gmail.com
Sun Aug 22 16:51:40 CEST 2010

2010/8/22 Chris G <cl at isbd.net>:
> On Sun, Aug 22, 2010 at 05:25:42PM +0300, Liviu Andronic wrote:
>> On Sun, Aug 22, 2010 at 5:00 PM, Chris G <cl at isbd.net> wrote:
>> > I'm not sure that this is an xfce question or an X question but I'm
>> > sure someone here will know the answer.
>> >
>> > Where are the mouse button actions defined?  I.e. where is it defined
>> > that a double-click of button 1 will select a word and a single click
>> > of button 2 (middle) will paste it?
>> >
>> > Alternatively (and better for what I want to do probably) where are
>> > the button numbers assigned to 'Left', 'Middle' and 'Right'?
>> >
>> Hello
>> Some mouse configs can be performed in Settings > Mouse, the Devices
>> and Behavior themes. I am not familiar with more fine-tuning.
>> Regards
>> Liviu
> That does nothing with mouse button assignment (except I suppose the
> switch from Left Handed to Right Handed).  I want to be able, for
> example, to set the 'paste' button to be button 8 rather than button 2.

Have a look at xmodmap. A search on google can help you quickly out, here:



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