[kepler-dev] right-click on Mac

Bertram Ludaescher ludaesch at sdsc.edu
Tue Apr 27 07:14:46 PDT 2004

Wouldn't it be possible to define configuration files that specificy
what action is executed on what mouse event?

I remember the good old X-windows days when one could very easily
define in the .twm or .fvwm what menus would pop up for certain
interaction events and what was supposed to happen..

I guess the lucky linux users still know how all this works... 

Maybe a similar config. mechanism could be included in


>>>>> "EAL" == Edward A Lee <eal at eecs.berkeley.edu> writes:
EAL> We have had endless discussions about this with the net
EAL> effect that we can think of no solution that works...
EAL> If someone proposes something that works (and provides
EAL> all the needed functionality on Mac, Windows, and Linux),
EAL> we will gladly implement it.
EAL> Edward
EAL> At 08:51 AM 4/26/2004 -0700, Xiaowen Xin wrote:
>> Hi Everyone,
>> Some of the functionality of Ptolemy II can only be enabled through
>> right-clicking I believe.  For example, the context menu of an actor in
>> a workflow can only be brought up through right-clicking on that actor.
>> Since currently, the major customer for SPA is a Mac user and Macs have
>> only one mouse button, is there a different way that he can enable that
>> functionality?
>> As far as I can tell, right-clicking can normally be emulated on Macs
>> through control-clicking, but in Ptolemy II, control-clicking creates a
>> new relation.
>> Thanks!
>> Xiaowen
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