In your mouse software set middle button/scroll wheel to middle button.
At least it works that way wit a Logitech mouse. Of course if using a MS
mouse you need to throw out the mouse and buy a Logitech mouse.
Looked at the options for changing mouse behaviour in Control Panel and the
driver appears (as does mine) to have no individual controls for the click
action on the scroll wheel!
So now I don't know why mine's even working, though I believe that the other
5 PCs running CAD all have a usable scroll click button!
Which mouse do you have? Have you installed the disk that came with the
mouse? Pretty much every mouse will work to some extent without special
drivers these days, but customizing behavior requires that you install
software. Unfortunately MS software is notorious for causing screen
issues with acad, and for slowing the computer to a crawl. That is why I
The real question is not whose label is on the mouse, but who actually
made it. Sometimes that is almost impossible to figure out. Also, the
quality of the software that comes with the mouse is extremely variable.
If I were in your position I would certainly consider the possibility of
replacing the mouse with a Logitech. The software that comes with the
Logitech mice is extremely flexible with the ability to assign different
functionality for different programs. In one program I set the tilting
wheel to be F2 one way and F4 the other way since those are important
frequently used buttons in that program. In acad I set the tilt wheel to
ignore tilting since the tilt will interfere with scrolling if i don't
press the wheel perfectly straight. Other buttons are set to ESC and
ENTER since it reduces how often I have to reach for the keyboard.
I'll go one further and suggest a Logitech Trackman Marble. Been using
them for ages. Takes a few days to get used to them but you will never
go back. Also bought a Logitech MX1000 Laser recently to try get back to
a normal mouse ...... it's wrapped up sitting in the roof and I'm back
with the Track Ball. Oh yes, tapping the scroll wheel zooms to extents
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