Bug 65374 - emacs no longer supports mouse wheel by default
emacs no longer supports mouse wheel by default
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: emacs (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Trond Eivind Glomsrxd
Aaron Brown
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Reported: 2002-05-22 16:28 EDT by Richard Hyde
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:42 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-05-22 16:28:40 EDT
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Description Richard Hyde 2002-05-22 16:28:34 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.0rc2) Gecko/20020510

Description of problem:
emacs in recent versions of RH have supported mouse wheel scrolling.  RH 7.3
seems to have done away with that.  This snipped of code from /etc/skel/emacs
seems to suggest that RH intended on supported mouse wheel out of the box)

;; Enable wheelmouse support by default
(cond (window-system

Mouse wheel scrolling is working as expected with all other applications
(including remote emacs off of RH 7.1, RH 7.2 boxes) 

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start emacs
2. Attemp scroll with mouse wheel
3. beeeeep

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Comment 1 Trond Eivind Glomsrxd 2002-05-22 16:49:09 EDT
Works out of the box with a new account, or if I copy the file from skel to
root's account.

Remember, this file is only copied into new accounts. What people have in their
homedirs is a different issue.

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