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Microsoft Mouse

By wesley.chin ·
A user has gotten a Microsoft Wireless Laser Mouse 5000. This person works with AutoCAD frequently, and he says that there is a pan feature that he is missing. According to him, he was able to press the scroll wheel in AutoCAD and then be able to move around in the AutoCAD window.

Is this something that this mouse does not allow?

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by IC-IT In reply to Microsoft Mouse

He was using one of the 5 programmable functions before. Or the 4-way scrolling?
Here is a link to the product info.
http://www.microsoft.com/hardware/mouseandkeyboard/productdetails.aspx?pid=052

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RE: Microsoft Mouse

by cadmechanic.com In reply to Microsoft Mouse

I doubt this question is still an issue, but for the benefit of others with the same problem the answer could lie in an AutoCAD setting called 'mbuttonpan'. Setting it to '1' allows panning when the scroll wheel is pressed. Setting it to '0' allows the object snap (OSNAP) menu to be displayed on the screen by default. If this does not work we have some related VBA and AutoLISP macros that might help.

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by wesley.chin In reply to RE: Microsoft Mouse

I have been able to get the desired AutoCAD functions functions working. Thanks for all of the replies.

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Wow

by NexS In reply to Update

That's a zombie update. But it's your own question, that's OK!

Did you just need to install the correct drivers for the mouse?

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