Bug 12814 - Mouse keys KP_9 doesn't move the pointer northeast
Summary: Mouse keys KP_9 doesn't move the pointer northeast
Alias: None
Product: xorg
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Input/Keyboard (show other bugs)
Version: 7.1 (2006.05)
Hardware: x86-64 (AMD64) Linux (All)
: medium minor
Assignee: Xorg Project Team
QA Contact: Xorg Project Team
Keywords: patch
Depends on:
Reported: 2007-10-15 14:23 UTC by jemah
Modified: 2018-06-12 19:09 UTC (History)
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Description jemah 2007-10-15 14:23:14 UTC
To reproduce:
Enable the XKB "mouse keys" accessibility feature with
xmodmap -e 'keysym Num_Lock = Num_Lock Pointer_EnableKeys'
Then switch it on by pressing <Shift>-<NumLock> while numlock state is off.
Now you can use the number keys on the numeric keypad around the 5 to move the mouse pointer in the corresponding directions.

The Nine doesn't move the pointer up+right, as would fit into the system, but it behaves like the Eight, moving straight upwards.

The following patch helped on my Gentoo system.

--- xorg-server-     2007-10-14 08:06:41.000000000 +0200
+++ xorg-server-  2007-10-14 08:08:10.000000000 +0200
@@ -281,7 +281,7 @@
     {    XK_KP_9, 0x0001,
          XkbSI_AnyOfOrNone, 0xff,
-       {        XkbSA_MovePtr, { 0x00, 0x00, 0x00, 0xff, 0xff, 0x00, 0x00 } } },
+       {        XkbSA_MovePtr, { 0x00, 0x00, 0x01, 0xff, 0xff, 0x00, 0x00 } } },
     {    XK_KP_Prior, 0x0001,
          XkbSI_AnyOfOrNone, 0xff,
Comment 1 Adam Jackson 2018-06-12 19:09:15 UTC
Mass closure: This bug has been untouched for more than six years, and is not
obviously still valid. Please reopen this bug or file a new report if you continue to experience issues with current releases.

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