[PD] Cannot get [hid] to work properly with my mouse

James Dunn james at 4thharmonic.com
Mon Sep 23 13:46:32 CEST 2013

Yes I see what you mean. If you are on linux you could try [linuxevent] 
from here:


I use this on Arch due to this bug:


[linuxevent] has finger detection so you can use this to gate the data 

Quoth s p, on 23/09/2013 12:29:
> Yep, I tried that already, but that doesn't work if you move the mouse 
> slowly.
> 2013/9/23 James Dunn <james at 4thharmonic.com 
> <mailto:james at 4thharmonic.com>>
>     What about [change]?
>     Quoth s p, on 23/09/2013 11:12:
>>     Hi!
>>     I am trying to use [hid] on pd vanilla and Ubuntu.
>>     Ideally, I would like to use the mouse as a fader on Y axis :
>>     when I move the mouse, the fader moves accordingly, when the
>>     mouse doesn't move the fader stays in the same position.
>>     Problem is, I can get only relative Y, and relative Y seems to
>>     keep sending the value (1 or -1) from the last move, even if you
>>     don't move at all. So basically it is impossible to detect that
>>     the mouse is not moving.
>>     Is there a workaround this issue?
>>     Sebastien Piquemal
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