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From: Stuart Morrow <morrow.stuart@gmail.com>
To: 9fans <9fans@9fans.net>
Subject: Re: [9fans] acme and sam - mouse suggestions?
Date: Wed, 23 Mar 2022 00:00:02 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CABB-WO-sngbhb_RWeKLVHSpuBUN+OX1UEDyH2yagja8-BJO98w@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <YjpckO6N/dkz8lPM@wopr>

> That scroll button nonsense is a function of the Windows driver. On all
> Thinkpads the buttons present as a normal three-button mouse, with
> left, middle, and right-click.  Using a better operating system, or
> failing to install the Trackpoint drivers, leads to normal
> functionality.

I'm aware. I meant the intended use by the people who designed it. I
wouldn't call a number pad a pointing device just because it can be
used as one.

> I have never seen a trackpoint user accidentally type 'u', and this is
> coming from someone who has used trackpoints as their primary pointing
> device from the late 1990s until about six months ago.  How exactly did
> you come to this conclusion?  I wonder if this is unique to a particular
> model?  I have at least one of every IBM, Lexmark, or Dolch produced
> trackpoint keyboard, and I'd love to try to reproduce.

It's just something that happens to some of us sometimes.

https://youtu.be/zW-Kwkc13dw?t=904

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  reply	other threads:[~2022-03-23  0:00 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 41+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-01-28  3:48 Ben Hancock
2022-01-28  4:00 ` Rob Pike
2022-01-28  4:21 ` John Floren
2022-01-28  4:30   ` Mark van Atten
2022-01-28  4:39 ` Kurt H Maier via 9fans
2022-01-28  4:42   ` Kurt H Maier via 9fans
2022-01-28  4:47     ` Rob Pike
2022-01-28  4:53       ` umbraticus
2022-01-28  4:56       ` Kurt H Maier via 9fans
2022-01-28  4:59         ` Marius Eriksen
2022-02-02  7:02           ` David Arroyo
2022-01-28  5:05       ` Ben Hancock
2022-01-28  5:15       ` Bakul Shah
2022-01-28  5:38         ` Rob Pike
2022-01-28  6:08           ` adr
2022-01-28  7:14             ` umbraticus
2022-01-28  7:48               ` sirjofri
2022-01-28  8:04               ` adr
2022-01-28  9:33                 ` David Leimbach via 9fans
2022-01-28 11:09                 ` fijal
2022-01-29  1:22                 ` adr
2022-01-29 11:30                   ` fijal
2022-01-29 11:54                   ` Steve Simon
2022-01-29 14:07                     ` adr
2022-01-28 12:16               ` Kurt H Maier via 9fans
2022-01-28 12:43                 ` Steve Simon
2022-01-28 14:36                   ` Charles Forsyth
2022-01-28 18:31                     ` Aram Hăvărneanu
2022-01-28  4:55   ` ori
2022-01-28  5:06     ` Alex Musolino
2022-01-28 20:24     ` Tony Mendoza
2022-01-29 22:33 ` Oleg Finkelshteyn
2022-02-01  4:25   ` Ben Hancock
2022-02-02 10:37     ` Oleg Finkelshteyn
2022-02-02 11:06       ` hiro
2022-03-22 20:01         ` contact
2022-03-22 23:09     ` Stuart Morrow
2022-03-22 23:20       ` hiro
2022-03-22 23:32       ` Kurt H Maier via 9fans
2022-03-23  0:00         ` Stuart Morrow [this message]
2022-03-23  0:48           ` Kurt H Maier via 9fans

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