[PD] Re: hid version 0.6

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at eds.org
Sun Jun 12 17:49:39 CEST 2005

(I CC'ed the list since I think this is generally useful info)

On Jun 12, 2005, at 9:19 AM, luigi rensinghoff wrote:

> Hi Hans !!
> Just downloaded the new hid version 0.6 from cvs
> Fantastic, no errors with my silly racing wheel ;-)
> I tried out another usb device, that i found
> http://www.contourdesign.com/shuttlepro/

Could you do my a favor and send me the Pd console output when you plug  
in and use both of these two devices?  I am curious how they are setup.  
  Specifically, if you could do this:
[open DEVICE#( then [print( on both devices, [hid] will give a verbose  

> and it orks as well, everything ok, but some buttons still act as left
> and right mouse button, and the jog wheel acts like a scroll mouse. Any
> idea how i can turn this off ???

> I explain it again:
> The commands are recognized by pd all right, but parallel they switch
> workspaces or scroll the window content or respectively open the
> properties box.
> You get the idea ??

This is an issue of setting up Xwindows so that it doesn't claim all  
possible mouse devices.  It has been discussed on the list, and I am  
going to be putting up instructions on my website for this in the next  
week or so.  Its all in /etc/X11/XF86Config-4.

I think this should be possible on Mac OS X, but I haven't figured it  
out yet.



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                                                               - Dr.  
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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