Enhanced Wheel Support in Windows

Starting with Windows Vista, the Windows operating system offers enhanced support for next-generation wheel mouse devices. This paper provides guidelines for independent hardware vendors who are developing such input devices and for application developers who want to take advantage of wheel support in Windows.

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What's New

  • Updated for Windows 7
  • Corrected definitions of SPI_SETWHEELSCROLLLINES and SPI_SETWHEELSCROLLCHARS
  • Corrected mistake in sample report descriptor
  • Corrected descriptions of HID registry values.

In this white paper

  • Introduction
  • Sample Report Descriptor
  • Device Initialization and Reporting
  • Initialization Phase
  • Reporting Phase
  • HID Registry Keys
  • Frequently Asked Questions

 

 

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