[4.2.0] Mouse back/forward buttons don't work
mw_triad at users.sourceforge.net
Fri Feb 13 18:41:48 GMT 2009
Nikos Chantziaras wrote:
> Matthew Woehlke wrote:
>> Nikos Chantziaras wrote:
>>> In Firefox (and pretty much everything else in the face of this Earth),
>>> I can go back/forward by clicking the back/forward buttons of my mouse.
>>> In Konqueror, they don't work. Also, they're not configurable in the
>>> "Configure Hotkeys" dialog of Konqeuror.
>>> Any way I can fix this?
>> I think I heard somewhere this is a Qt limitation, i.e. there are a few
>> X keys that Qt doesn't "understand".
>> If you know the X keycodes (xev?) you might try googling for those and Qt.
> If I click one of those buttons in KDE 4 applications, they are
> "recognized". [snip]
...which means it saw an event, not necessarily the right event.
I could be wrong. I just remember reading somewhere that there are
certain event ID's that Qt doesn't "know" (and that they were related to
I don't remember the thread, and I also don't know the event ID's to
google it myself. I'm just saying I remember some sort of Qt limitation
that *might* be the problem you are seeing, and that it is probably
worthwhile looking into if you're encountering the same issue, since
this thread doesn't otherwise seem to be making a lot of progress.
> I'm still not able to map the scroll wheel to anything in KDE's
> "Configure shortcuts".
Or... you could simply be hitting a design limitation. I don't know that
anyone planned on people trying to map the scroll wheel (or even if it's
If you haven't yet, I would suggest also asking around in #qt and #kde
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