Chase Douglas schrieb folgendes am 12.02.2012 19:56:
> On Feb 12, 2012, at 10:42 AM, Chris Van Hoof <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
thanks a lot, thats a good thing! This morning I thought it should be
easier to work with Ubuntu when you forget your external mouse
Your scripts work, but there are some glitches. Context menus only show
up if I touch specific points in the upper area of the "right button
area". If I use the lower area, nothing happens, but I guess you know
that already. If you need more feedback and data, drop me a line.
>> On 02/11/2012 04:58 PM, Chase Douglas wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>> I've spent some time working on making "ClickPad" trackpads work better.
>>> I have put the end result up at ppa:chasedouglas/clickpad. I would like
>>> some testing feedback for the changes.
>>> In this context, a "ClickPad" is any touchpad with buttons integrated
>>> into the touch surface. This includes many variations of Synaptics
>>> trackpads and all the multitouch Apple trackpads. However, not all
>>> devices are detected as clickpads by the kernel, so you may need to
>>> manually override the clickpad detection.
>>> I have attached two scripts. The first enables clickpad support, and the
>>> second enables a "right button area" in the lower right corner of the
>>> trackpad. The 'right button area" should overlap with the right button
>>> area painted on some ClickPads. You are free to enable or disable it as
>>> you wish.
>>> The scripts require the device name or id as the first argument. You can
>>> query the device name and id by running "xinput list".
>>> So what does this do?
>>> * You can now perform click-and-drag with two separate fingers
>>> * With the right button area enabled, a button press in the area will
>>> fire a right button press instead of a left button press
>>> * Click actions are possible, but they are an advanced feature I don't
>>> want to support yet by detailing them here
>>> If we get good feedback on this, then I would like to push it into
>>> Precise. I also want to add a checkbox to the mouse settings preferences
>>> to enable the right button area too.
>>> Thanks for testing!
>>> -- Chase
>> Just ran through a dist-upgrade to make sure I was current, added your PPA and pulled in the new x-x-i-synaptics package.
>> ... enabled both scripts with my magic trackpad and did a bit of testing with the program I have been wanting this support for since I purchased it, Thunderbird
>> Everything is working flawlessly, lower right gives me right click, and I can easily move items around now after a click and hold.
>> I'll keep testing things out and will report any oddities if I run across any.
>> Would you prefer I give you a ping or file a bug if anything comes up?
> Replying to this thread would be best. That way everyone can see any potential issues when a decision is made on pushing to precise. The changes are not trivial, so all feedback is helpful.
> -- Chase
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