Hi Sarah,

Yes, most three button mice are like that. If you turn the scroll
wheel it acts as a z axis. If you Press the wheel down it sends a
mouse button clicked event to the application. Most of the time
clicking the wheel is the middle button or button 3.

Cheers!

On 1/8/11, Sarah Haake <ti...@gmx.net> wrote:
> Hi Thomas,
>
> these are really intresting questions and I think mouse support in games
> is a good feature in general.
>
> I myself have a laptop, which of corse has a trackpad. But I also have
> an usb mouse which I'd rather use for gaming and already do, actually.
>
> My mouse has two buttons and a wheel, which also can be pressed like a
> button. No idea if this counts as a third button or not.
>
> If it does however, your suggestions for navigating the game sound good
> to me.
>
> I don't know if I would buy a new mouse for games, since there not many
> games yet which support a mouse. But if there were more games with mouse
> support, I maybe would buy one with five buttons or so. But for now, my
> current mouse seems to be ok for games, since there only are two buttons
> required in most games.
>
> Best regards
> Sarah
>
>
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