JDK-4289845 : Mouse Wheel Support
  • Type: Enhancement
  • Component: client-libs
  • Sub-Component: java.awt
  • Affected Version:
    1.2beta4,1.1.6,1.2.0,1.3.0,1.3.0_02,1.4.0 1.2beta4,1.1.6,1.2.0,1.3.0,1.3.0_02,1.4.0
  • Priority: P4
  • Status: Closed
  • Resolution: Fixed
  • OS:
    generic,solaris_2.6,windows_95,windows_nt generic,solaris_2.6,windows_95,windows_nt
  • CPU: generic,x86
  • Submitted: 1999-11-10
  • Updated: 2002-01-15
  • Resolved: 2000-06-28
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1.4.0 betaFixed
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Name: lb39792			Date: 11/10/99

Wheel mice, with a scroll wheel as a middle mouse button, are
increasingly popular. Anecdotal evidence from JavaOne indicates that
developers would like Java to provide support for such devices ASAP.

A new type of mouse event/listener could be introduced to track mouse
wheel movement. Mouse wheels are supported on Win 2k and on older
Windows versions via the add-on Intellimouse software. X has various
ways of supporting wheel mice as well:

CONVERTED DATA BugTraq+ Release Management Values COMMIT TO FIX: merlin FIXED IN: merlin-beta INTEGRATED IN: merlin-beta VERIFIED IN: merlin-beta3

EVALUATION Committing to Merlin brent.christian@eng 2000-03-10 This feature is available now in the beta version of 1.4. ###@###.### 2001-12-06