[Etoys] 2 button mouse confusion

Rita Freudenberg rita at isg.cs.uni-magdeburg.de
Tue Feb 3 05:50:03 EST 2009

>>>>> 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
On my Windows PC (XP) it works quite well, I can access both menus: 
right-mouse-button for halo and middle-mouse-button for context-menu.
But on my Laptop with touchpad and three buttons underneath and I have 
the same problems like you, Simon: I just get the halo and no context-menus.

>>>>> and context menus.
>> I'm generally Squeaking around in an Etoys development image on
>> Windows, so right click is useful from time to time.  I still have not
>> worked out how to be able to get both halos and context menu without
>> changing (and changing back) the swap mouse buttons preference.  Any
>> suggestions here would be useful.  Is a VM parameter tweak needed?
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Rita Freudenberg
Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg

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