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NAME

       vga_getmousetype - returns the mouse type configured

SYNOPSIS

       #include <vga.h>

       int vga_getmousetype(void);

DESCRIPTION

       This returns the mouse type configered in /etc/vga/libvga.config.

       The  return  value  logically  anded  with MOUSE_TYPE_MASK is one of (defined in (#include
       <vgamouse.h>):

       MOUSE_NONE
              There is no mouse installed. It is good  style  to  check  if  there  is  no  mouse
              available  first and then enable mouse support to avoid an svgalib error message if
              you try to initialize a non existing mouse.  MOUSE_MICROSOFT A Microsoft compatible
              mouse (2 buttons) (default).
       MOUSE_MOUSESYSTEMS
              A MouseSystems compatible mouse (3 buttons).
       MOUSE_MMSERIES
              A MMSeries compatible mouse.
       MOUSE_LOGITECH
              An ordinary LogiTech compatible mouse.
       MOUSE_BUSMOUSE
              A busmouse.
       MOUSE_PS2
              A PS/2 busmouse.
       MOUSE_LOGIMAN
              An ordinary LogiTech LogiMan compatible mouse.
       MOUSE_GPM
              The GPM daemon is used.
       MOUSE_SPACEBALL
              A 3d SpaceTec Spaceball pointer device.
       MOUSE_INTELLIMOUSE
              A Microsoft IntelliMouse or Logitech MouseMan+ on serial port.
       MOUSE_IMPS2
              A Microsoft IntelliMouse or Logitech MouseMan+ on PS/2 port.

       The return value may be ored with one or more of the following flags

       MOUSE_CHG_DTR
              change the setting of DTR to force the mouse to a given mode.
       MOUSE_DTR_HIGH
              set DTR to high instead of setting it to low (default).
       MOUSE_CHG_RTS
              change the setting of RTS to force the mouse to a given mode.
       MOUSE_RTS_HIGH
              set RTS to high instead of setting it to low (default).

       Your  application  may  use  this  info  to perform specific actions (go into a 3d pointer
       device mode for example).

SEE ALSO

       svgalib(7),   vgagl(7),   libvga.config(5),   mousetest(6),    spin(6),    mouse_close(3),
       mouse_getposition_6d(3),      mouse_getx(3),      mouse_init(3),     mouse_setposition(3),
       mouse_setscale(3),      mouse_setwrap(3),       mouse_setxrange(3),       mouse_update(3),
       mouse_waitforupdate(3), vga_init(3), vga_setmousesupport(3), vga_waitevent(3)

AUTHOR

       This  manual  page  was edited by Michael Weller <eowmob@exp-math.uni-essen.de>. The exact
       source of the referenced function as well as of the original documentation is unknown.

       It is very likely that both are at least  to  some  extent  are  due  to  Harm  Hanemaayer
       <H.Hanemaayer@inter.nl.net>.

       Occasionally  this might be wrong. I hereby asked to be excused by the original author and
       will happily accept any additions or corrections to this  first  version  of  the  svgalib
       manual.