3.9 Oddities (mouse button behaviour)
John M McIntosh
johnmci at smalltalkconsulting.com
Sat Sep 9 22:09:56 UTC 2006
On 9-Sep-06, at 11:01 AM, Andreas Raab wrote:
>>> And for some of these things I just couldn't convince the gang
>>> that it's worthwhile (otherwise we would have also switched the
>>> yellow/blue button definitions
>> Never! The *only* machines that had a sensible mouse as standard
>> along with a reasonable and compatible button usage were RISC OS
> Well, these days the standard is pretty obvious:
> Windows: Right button operates the context menu
> MacOSX: Right button operates the context menu
> Gnome: Right button operates the context menu
> Do you see a pattern?
Speaking of buttons, I guess I modify things to let people decided
whatever they wish... say
Likely I will set things up to default to ancient macintosh pattern,
unless there is an outcry, but it seems there isn't much interest.
That way they can pick 'broken' windows, or non-broken windows, 3
button mice windows with furry feet, and perhaps Vista is different?
Or ancient macintosh or whatever to suit their desires.
John M. McIntosh <johnmci at smalltalkconsulting.com>
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