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Get Robot.mouseWheel(i) to work with touchpad?

Bill Parsh
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Joined: Nov 20, 2008
Posts: 9
I'm writing a program that uses Robot.mouseWheel(i) to scroll a third party application. It works fine on my desktop, but doesn't work on the laptop where I need it to work. All the other robot methods I use work on the laptop. Anybody have any idea how I could go about trying to get it to work?

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Darryl Burke
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Joined: May 03, 2008
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Bill Parsh wrote:Anybody have any idea how I could go about trying to get it to work?


Not without knowing something about the third party application. If it's a browser, for example, the down arrow key works for most scenarios.


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Maneesh Godbole
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Joined: Jul 26, 2007
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Is a touchpad even a "mouse having a wheel?" Or is it just a mouse with a pointer. Maybe that's why it doesnt work? (Just thinking out loud here)


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