Define keyboard keys as mouse clicks

Stephan Arts psybsd at
Fri Jan 19 12:10:50 CET 2007

On 1/19/07, Rob <spamrefuse at> wrote:
> Brian J. Tarricone wrote:
> >
> > (Ok, the following should work, and looks like it
> >  works, but it doesn't actually work.  If anyone
> > has anything to add, please enlighten us.)
> Thanks for your explanation.
> Actually, here it works 'sometimes'.
> When using the key and nothing happens, then I keep
> hitting that key until the menu pops up; usually
> hitting it 2 or 3 times quickly one after another
> is enough. Of course this is not correct.
> BTW: this behaviour I experience with
> "xfdesktop -menu" on Xfce (Fecora Core 5),
> as well as with xfce4-popup-menu on Xfce 4.3.99
> (Fecora Core 6).
> If this is a bug, it seems to be a regression from
> 4.2.
> Regards,
> Rob.
> PS: my other question remains: how can I assign
> right-mouse-click to a keyboard key?

You could enable mouse-keys in the accessibility-tab of the mouse settings.

then press '/' in your numeric pad a few times until '5' emulates
'right-mouse-key' instead of 'left' or 'middle'.


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