mouse focus on unix server and windows 2000 client

jwalker@q3arena.com jwalker "at" q3arena.com
Wed, 08 Nov 2000 19:04:25 +0000


Has anyone come up with something on this?  Is it just windows2000?
Is this at all possible to fix?

Any help is appreciated.
Thanks.

--- In vnc-list "at" egroups.com, Adon <adon "at" e...> wrote:
> i guess that works. :]
> it is a bit half-assed though, as you say.
> i'd like to know why they keep synching though.
> 
> 
> 
> On Wed, 11 Oct 2000, Gustafsson, Bjorn wrote:
> 
> > Well (half-assed solution), move the mouse out of the vnc-
window? :)
> > 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Adon [mailto:adon "at" e...]
> > Sent: den 11 oktober 2000 15:49
> > To: vnc-list "at" u...
> > Subject: mouse focus on unix server and windows 2000 client
> > 
> > 
> > i have vnc server 3.3.3 running on freebsd and client 3.3.3 r2 
running on
> > windows 2000.  i often use my window manager's (fvwm) keyboard 
shortcuts
> > to move the mouse pointer since i hate to physically use the 
mouse due to
> > repetitive stress injury concerns.  with windows 2000, i no 
longer can do
> > that because the mouse pointer moves back to where the physical 
mouse is
> > located.  in other words, if i move the cursor in the window 
manager, the
> > cursor moves back, after about a second delay, to where the vnc 
mouse
> > cursor (the dot) is located.
> > 
> > i wonder if this behavior is an artifact of windows or vnc and if 
i can
> > keep the server and client from synchronizing the mouse position 
if
> > possible.  even better, if the client synchronizes the mouse from 
the
> > server, that would be great.
> > 
> > thanks in advance,
> > adon
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