How to use XMBC based on mouse coordinates irrespective of the active window

x64 Replacement/Alternative to Microsoft's IntelliMouse application.
Forum rules
Please read the forum rules before posting for the first time.
The more information you can provide, the quicker and more accurately someone can help.
Post Reply
AnweshGangula
New User
Posts: 6
Joined: Mon Apr 06, 2015 7:05 pm

How to use XMBC based on mouse coordinates irrespective of the active window

Post by AnweshGangula » Tue Jul 24, 2018 11:02 am

XMBC Version: 2.17
Windows Version: Windows 10 Enterprise
Mouse Information (brand/model): Logitech B100
Computer Information:
Did the problem occur after an upgrade of XMBC or Windows?:
How long have you used XMBC?: More than 2 years
What language and keyboard layout do you use in Windows?: English, QWERTY

Clear description of the problem:
We can add new Application/Window Profiles in XMBC. But how do I add a profile which is merely based on the coordinates of the mouse?
I mean I want to remap my mouse scroll at the top right corner of the screen irrespective of the active window. How do I do that?

User avatar
phil
Site Admin
Posts: 5525
Joined: Sun Apr 06, 2003 11:12 pm

Re: How to use XMBC based on mouse coordinates irrespective of the active window

Post by phil » Tue Jul 24, 2018 1:20 pm

You don't with XMBC I'm afraid.
Interesting idea that maybe I can add in the future (I'll stick on the request feature list) but right now its not possible.
The closest you get is the quadrants for each profile, but they are on top of the window specific profiles so that wont work as generic as this.

Regards,
Phil
--[ Phil ]--
--[ Administrator & XMBC Author ]--
Logitech G9, Logitech MX518, Microsoft Intellimouse, Trust 16341 BT Mouse
Windows 10 x64, Intel i5-6600k, Asus 170-A, 16GB DDR4,
nVidia GeForce GTX 970, 2xEvo 850 (RAID 0), 2x2TB WD Black (RAID1)

User avatar
injtsvetkov
Fanatic
Posts: 256
Joined: Mon Jun 06, 2016 8:51 am

Re: How to use XMBC based on mouse coordinates irrespective of the active window

Post by injtsvetkov » Tue Jul 24, 2018 6:06 pm

Certainly such a profile would be useful.
Currently the closest to that is to make a profile for Start button/System tray/Clock. I have profiles for all those areas but still I could use Top left/Top right profiles "by coordinates" :P
HAMA Mirano
Windows 8.1 x64, Intel i5-3230M @ 2.60GHz, 4GB

Post Reply