Re: synthesize-event does not work with xterm

On Mon, Feb 09, 2004 at 10:15:53AM +0100, Maurice wrote:
> GSR - FR <famrom at> wrote:
> > mauricex at (2004-02-08 at 2334.31 +0100):
> > > This works fine with mozilla (and I think with any other app too)
> > > but not with an xterm.
> > > Does anybody have a idea?
> > 
> > I had to set Allow SendEvents in context menus (the ones with Control
> > and click of three basic buttons, my config has SendEvents in mb1) of
> > the xterm.
> > 
> Great, that's it. Thank you.

Allowing SendEvents is a security hole, which is why its turned off by
default.  The problem also affects Emacsen too -- see my discussion of it at

where I encountered the same problem when I wanted to simulate a middle mouse


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