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dlbellotte
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Program buttons for MS Wireless Mobile Mouse 4000

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05-14-2011 04:48 PM

Just purchased Microsoft Wireless Mobile Mouse 4000.

 

The mouse driver software does not list 'PAN' as a command in the application (autocad) specific settings.

 

I want to hold the scroll wheel down to pan.  MBUTTONPAN is set to 1.  Does not pan.

 

I also want the thumb button (4) for ESC.  Also not listed in the MS mouse software listings.

 

Is it possible to assign these buttons through the CUI dialog?

 

If so,  please give instructions....many thanks.

 

I do not see "esc" in the mouse driver listing.

There is a "keystroke" listing to assign a key... funny thing, when I try to assign ESCAPE by pressing the key, it just cancels the operation.

Thru trial and error I found "autoscroll" works for the middle  button.

Double clicking the wheel to get ZOOM EXTENTS is not very precise, and takes a few tries.

Adjusting the speed does not seem to help.

I found a tutorial on-line and learned how to assign F12 as CANCEL for the thumb button.

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pendean
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Re: Program buttons for MS Wireless Mobile Mouse 4000

05-16-2011 07:04 AM in reply to: dlbellotte

Everything is done in the mouse driver.

 

What is the middle button assigned to in your mouse software?

 

ESC=Cancel, is there a Cancel option for the buttons in the mouse driver?

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dlbellotte
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Re: Program buttons for MS Wireless Mobile Mouse 4000

05-16-2011 07:28 AM in reply to: pendean

I do not see "esc" in the mouse driver listing.

There is a "keystroke" listing to assign a key... funny thing, when I try to assign ESCAPE by pressing the key, it just cancels the operation.

Thru trial and error I found "autoscroll" works for the middle  button.

Double clicking the wheel to get ZOOM EXTENTS is not very precise, and takes a few tries.

Adjusting the speed does not seem to help.

I found a tutorial on-line and learned how to assign F12 as CANCEL for the thumb button.

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ferdinnd
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Re: Program buttons for MS Wireless Mobile Mouse 4000

05-26-2011 03:24 PM in reply to: dlbellotte

Hello. May you share a link to that tutorial? I wanna use the escape fuction in Autocad too. Thanks!

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dlbellotte
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Re: Program buttons for MS Wireless Mobile Mouse 4000

05-26-2011 05:04 PM in reply to: dlbellotte

http://lynn.blogs.com/lynn_allens_blog/2005/10/the_best_autoca.html

 

Lynn re-mapped F2...I did both F2 & F12

 

also:

 

http://www.cadalyst.com/hardware/reprogram-your-mouse-buttons-13866?page_id=2

 

once F12 was re-mapped in Autocad, I used the Microsoft mouse software to assign a KEYSTROKE (F12) for the fourth button located on the thumb side of the mouse.

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macti
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Re: Program buttons for MS Wireless Mobile Mouse 4000

03-12-2012 02:56 AM in reply to: dlbellotte

You can also assign ESC to the left side button by using the macro function in the mouse software.

This way you don't need to re-map the F12 key.

 

Select 'Macro' for the left side button and a macro editor wil appear.

Make a new macro by clicking 'New'. You can give it a logical name.

Click on 'Insert special'

Select ESC from the list.

The ESC symbol is added to the editor.

That's all this macro needs so confirm by clicking 'Ok'.

The macro is now assigned to the button.

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Charles_Shade
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Re: Program buttons for MS Wireless Mobile Mouse 4000

03-12-2012 05:08 AM in reply to: macti

Having F12 as Esc is very helpful to us Left handed users.

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