[Etoys] 2 button mouse confusion

Yoshiki Ohshima yoshiki at vpri.org
Sun Feb 1 21:50:59 EST 2009

At Sun, 01 Feb 2009 21:01:45 +1300,
Simon Guest wrote:
> Hi,
> Have just switched over to a recent EToys image (about this system
> says EToys 3.1 latest update 2177).  I have a 2 button mouse (well, a
> touchpad with 2 buttons underneath), and I want to access both halos
> and context menus.
> Something has changed in this area since the last images I was using. 
> By default, right button now gives me a halo.  So does
> Alt-left-button.  I don't know how to get a context menu up now.
> If I swap buttons 2 and 3 in the preferences, (and this is the new and
> confusing bit), while right button now gives me a context menu, so
> does alt-left-button.  This alt-left-button menu used to always give
> halos, I think.
> So, how can I get a context menu up with the default mappings?

  What platform are you on?  On some platforms like Windows, there is
a VM preferences that changes the behavior of the second mouse button
as well.

  In the "default" Etoys mapping, there is not a simple key
combination to get the context menu.... But when do you want to have

-- Yoshiki

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