|| at Feb 8, 2010 at 6:26 am
Craig Berry wrote:
Can someone please tell me if there's a way to do this, or answer
definitively that there is no way? I have a design in progress that
could really use mousewheel control, and I don't want to settle for
Plan B until I know Plan A is impossible. :)
On Fri, Feb 5, 2010 at 19:48, Craig Berry wrote:
Is there any way to get mouse wheel events from glut in PyOpenGL?
Craig Berry - http://www.cine.net/~cberry/
"Lots of things in the universe don?t solve any problems, and
nevertheless exist." -- Sean Carroll
Didn't I answer this already?
GLUT on windows usually does not catch mousewheel events for me.
(Although it seems to me that is has worked sporadically over past years
and versions.) GLUT on Linux does catch wheel events nicely -- but
read on anyway...
Freeglut (which is open source) is an (almost) direct binary replacement
for GLUT, and it *does* catch mousewheel events. (On both Windows and
Is there a reason this answer is not satisfactory? If you're not
*forced* to use GLUT, use FREEGLUT and your problem is solved with no
If you *are* forced to use GLUT, rebel. GLUT has not been maintained
for more than 10 years, is showing its age, and is licensed in such a
way that you can't modify it. Use FREEGLUT instead: seehttp://freeglut.sourceforge.net/