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Bind mouse button to any action in PrBoom+ (Linux/Xorg)

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I want to bind an arbitrary action to a mouse button.


Yet PrBoom+ only supports a handful of actions for the mouse:

  • mouseb_fire
  • mouseb_strafe
  • mouseb_forward
  • mouseb_backward
  • mouseb_use


You could bind your mouse to output a certain keyboard key that's bound to the action in Boom you want. For example there's Autohotkey for Windows users to accomplish this. But I'm running Ubuntu. I tried to handle this with xbindkeys but it only works in X not inside PrBoom+.


Maybe this can be done by editing the source code? Is it possible to bind just one action to one mouse button with minor changes to the sources? (This post gives me a little hope)

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