Re: more GMC ideas

On Mon, 15 Mar 1999, R. Steven Rainwater wrote:
> Hmmmm... I keep seeing lots of gnome-related messages saying
> use the middle button for this or that.  What are we supposed to
> do on a normal two button mouse (which is what I assume 90% of
> us have!).  Are there some sort of keyboard-equivalents to get
> "middle-button" actions on a two-button (or one-button) mouse?

Buy a $15 three-button mouse. :-) You need it to cut-and-paste in plain X
anyway. X pretty much assumes 3 buttons.

If you're a real cheapskate, XF86Config will let you set things so that
pressing two buttons simultaneously is equivalent to the third button.


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