Ignorant questions regarding Macs
Frank D. Engel, Jr.
fde101 at fjrhome.net
Tue Jan 18 15:59:16 EST 2005
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Absolutely! I am using one on a Mac right now.
The Classic Mac OS (OS 7/8/9) requires special drivers to be supplied
by the hardware (mouse) manufacturer, but OS X supports this natively.
In fact, the mouse I am using right now (a Labtec brand USB optical
mouse with two buttons plus a scroll wheel, which also serves as a
middle button) was packaged for Windows only. "Requirements: Windows
..." -- I bought it anyway, plugged it in, and it just works.
The scroll wheel scrolls, the right button brings up context menus,
etc... no problem.
And yes, it works with Rev too.
On Jan 18, 2005, at 3:35 PM, Lynch, Jonathan wrote:
> I am on a windows system, so I am not too familiar with Macs. (Last one
> I worked on was a Mac SE)
> My question is this - is there a way to use a multi-button mouse and/or
> a mouse wheel on a Mac? I find both right-clicking and using the mouse
> wheel very convenient. The Rev docs always talk about holding down the
> option button while using the mouse button to simulate a right-click on
> a Mac. But, if you plugged a multi-button mouse into a Mac, would there
> be a way to use the right button or the mouse wheel?
> use-revolution mailing list
> use-revolution at lists.runrev.com
Frank D. Engel, Jr. <fde101 at fjrhome.net>
$ ln -s /usr/share/kjvbible /usr/manual
$ true | cat /usr/manual | grep "John 3:16"
John 3:16 For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten
Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have
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