Ignorant questions regarding Macs

Frank D. Engel, Jr. fde101 at fjrhome.net
Tue Jan 18 14:59:16 CST 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?
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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 
everlasting life.
$
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