[wingide-users] Dell touchpad scroll not working?

Eric Burgess ericdb at gmail.com
Sun Nov 19 10:48:05 MST 2006


On 11/19/06, Peter Fein <pfein at pobox.com> wrote:
>
> On Saturday 18 November 2006 11:58, Eric Burgess wrote:
> > WingIDE looks great and I'm really excited about it, but one thing is
> > really bugging me: my laptop touchpad is set up to allow me to scroll by
> > dragging my finger along the right edge, and this is every bit as
> integral
> > to my UI experience as the mouse scroll wheel is on a desktop.  In other
> > words, I can't live without it.  Unfortunately, my touchpad won't scroll
> > any of WingIDE's windows.  I've fiddled with the options in the touchpad
> > software, but it didn't help.  Has anyone else had this problem and
> found a
> > fix or workaround?
>
> Works for me with a Thinkpad R40 under X11-6.8.2 on Gentoo Linux.  My
> touchpad
> does both up/down & left/right scrolling & both work in Wing. I reported a
> bug about this a few dot releases ago, and it was quickly fixed.  If
> you're
> not using the latest, you might try upgrading.



I'm also hooked on touchpad scrolling.  And my EraserMouse. Why you would
> want
> to take your hands off the keyboard to move a mouse is beyond me. ;)
>
> Thanks again to WingFolks for the great support.
>
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Unfortunately, I only downloaded Wing yesterday, so I don't think it's a
matter of getting a newer version.  I downloaded SciTE just to see whether
it might be a problem with Scintilla, but the scrolling is fine, there.
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