back and forward mouse button emulation

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mrboni
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back and forward mouse button emulation

Post by mrboni » Mon Sep 14, 2020 4:59 am

I've tried these mappings in Explorer and Chrome and they don't do anything. I'd expet them to navigate backwards and forwards like the equivalent buttons on the mouse.

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Re: back and forward mouse button emulation

Post by ngomes » Wed Sep 16, 2020 2:56 am

Hi mrboni,
mrboni wrote:
Mon Sep 14, 2020 4:59 am
I've tried these mappings in Explorer and Chrome and they don't do anything. I'd expet them to navigate backwards and forwards like the equivalent buttons on the mouse.
Not sure what you mean exactly. Are you using a CadMouse or a SpaceMouse? What button are you pressing?
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Re: back and forward mouse button emulation

Post by mrboni » Wed Sep 16, 2020 3:53 am

I have a Space Pilot

Using the 3dConnexion properties tool I've tried setting a custom mapping of the SP buttons to the emulation of the back / forward buttons on a normal mouse. I do this same mapping on my Wacom tablet and it lets me navigate back & forwards in apps like Chrome and Explorer. These mappings on the Space Pilot do nothing

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Re: back and forward mouse button emulation

Post by ngomes » Wed Sep 16, 2020 6:02 am

mrboni wrote:
Wed Sep 16, 2020 3:53 am
I have a Space Pilot

Using the 3dConnexion properties tool I've tried setting a custom mapping of the SP buttons to the emulation of the back / forward buttons on a normal mouse.
Got it.

There is indeed a limitation: the "Forward Mouse Button" and "Backward Mouse Button" actions do not work on 3D mouse devices (such as the SpaceMouse Pro and SpacePilot). They will work as expected on the CadMouse range of devices.
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Re: back and forward mouse button emulation

Post by mrboni » Wed Sep 16, 2020 7:23 am

oh thats a shame. thanks for letting me know

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