Focus following mouse pointer in Notes client (for scrolling)

Posted on 2005-04-11
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Last Modified: 2013-12-18
Argh! I really need some help on this one..

My MD seems to think that before i reinstalled notes for him that even when the right hand pane has focus (ie when you scroll the wheel on your mouse the messages move) when he moved his mouse over to the right hand pane (folders) and rolled the wheel on his mouse that the folders list scrolled, even if he hadn't clicked twice (once to load a folder then clicked again to move the focus to the folders view).

That is to say that the focus of the scrolling action of the wheel was dependent on the location of the pointer, not the currently active pane.

Is this possible? Did my predecessor do something funky and clever, or is there an option somewhere that i have missed? Is my MD imagining things? (Do any of you know what i mean?)

I really havn't a clue on this one, so any help at all would be greatly apprecaited.


Question by:pelsonrose
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by:Sjef Bosman
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AFAIK, it is a setting of the Mouse. What was the old and what is the new version of Notes?

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jjpaton earned 1200 total points
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Try reinstalling the mouse drivers/software.
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by:Sjef Bosman
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I found also this: http://www.computing..net/windowsxp/wwwboard/forum/130039.html

There seems to be a possibility to tweak Windows. Next to what the link says, there is an option under Mouse: Activation follows mouse (X-Mouse). I think that's what you're looking for.

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Sjef: both 6.5.1 - and i have tried tweakui (xp powertoy) - doesn't work :-(.

JJ: mouse drivers... hmm, will try and report back


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ID: 13753267
Yay, Mouse drivers it was..


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