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Author Topic: xev windows equivalent? (detect mouse button presses)  (Read 5381 times)

urlwolf

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xev windows equivalent? (detect mouse button presses)
« on: July 16, 2008, 10:54:20 AM »
Hi,
I need a xev windows equivalent? xev is a program that detects mouse button presses.
Is there such a thing for windows?

Thanks

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Re: xev windows equivalent? (detect mouse button presses)
« Reply #1 on: July 16, 2008, 10:58:20 AM »
could you be a bit clearer about what it is supposed to do? link to xev page maybe?

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Re: xev windows equivalent? (detect mouse button presses)
« Reply #2 on: July 16, 2008, 11:11:11 AM »
he may have meant this: xev - print contents of X events.

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Xev creates a window and then asks the X server to send it events whenever anything happens to the window (such as it being moved, resized, typed in, clicked in, etc.). You can also attach it to an existing window. It is useful for seeing what causes events to occur and to display the information that they contain; it is essentially a debugging and development tool, and should not be needed in normal usage.

Source: http://www.xfree86.o...g/current/xev.1.html

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Re: xev windows equivalent? (detect mouse button presses)
« Reply #3 on: July 17, 2008, 07:10:14 AM »
yes, that's exactly it.
I have a conflict between my IBN ultranav keyboard drivers and the logitech MX revolution mouse.
I just can't get the logitech software to see my mouse so I can get the 'advanced features'.

A note to anyone considering this combo: IBM and logitech hate each other. Their drivers are conflicting. Pretty much every piece of hardware made by logitech will not work on an IBM laptop or external keyboard (ultranav). Their forums are plagued with problems reporting this. There's a solution that involved 4 reboots, but didn't work for me.

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Re: xev windows equivalent? (detect mouse button presses)
« Reply #4 on: July 21, 2008, 01:08:17 PM »
I tried contacting logitech.
Filled a detailed bug report.
They didn't even bother answering.

Add logitech to the black list.
Good hardware, horrible drivers that are incompatible with other hardware; no support by mail whatever.