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Old 04-06-2003, 10:47 AM   #1
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Default Does anybody own a Logitech mx500 mouse? (or any logitech mouse)

Hi, I'm having a problem with my mouse in Maya, its a logitech mx500. The problelm is with the middle mouse button (also doubles as the scroll button), basically it just wont act like a middle button should in maya, any ideas? it makes a select box instead.
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Old 04-06-2003, 11:34 AM   #2
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Did you install the Logitech-drivers, or did you use the Windows Standard drivers for this mouse?
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Old 04-06-2003, 04:13 PM   #3
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I have an MX700 which is an excellent mouse, but having read some reviews I did not install the Logitech mouseware drivers but instead have the mouse running on Microsoft intellipoint optical drivers. Never had much luck with Logitech drivers although I love their mice.

See this rather good review for details about the unpleasant things that can happen with the logitech drivers for the new MXs (good site this overall I find);

http://www.tomshardware.com/consumer...x_mice-06.html

If you have the Logitech ones installed try Microsoft ones instead- I have not had any problems with them and am really pleased with the mouse performance, particularly in games. I have not had any errors or issues working in Maya (I am running XP).
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I use a logitech optical mouse with the logitech drivers and it works fine. If you go to settings -> control panel -> mouse, you should be able to configure what each button (including the scroll wheel) does via the tab menu.
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There are particular problems with the MX series drivers though.
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Old 04-06-2003, 11:19 PM   #6
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Thanks for the tips everyone, I'll try out those other drivers, as I'm also having a few problems in games like ut2k3 bf1942 etc with getting scroll buttons to do their job...

Great mouse tho for everything else I highly recommend them !
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Sweet problem solved guys, I checked out that toms hardware page and ended up downloading the latest logitech drivers , 976 I think, and they fixed the problem and fixed the scrollbar problem in games too, so alls well again
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