[Wine]WeatherScope Focus/Mouse Issues

Ryan May rmay at ROSSBY.METR.ou.edu
Thu Jun 16 13:46:20 CDT 2005

Ryan May wrote:
> Hey all,
> I've been working on getting WeatherScope running under wine. (Freely
> available at:
> http://sdg.ocs.ou.edu/builds/final/win/WeatherScope/WeatherScope-1.3.exe)
> It's becoming quite usable, but there are a few remaining issues I'd
> like to try and shake out.
> 1)Mouse Interaction
> There is an issue with how the program handles the mouse under wine that
> makes using a program a bit annoying at times.  When you right click on
> an object and bring up a context menu, after selecting an item from the
> menu, the object behaves as though you are holding the left mouse button
> and dragging the object around.  This is especially annoying if you
> select the properties item from the menu. This pops up a dialog box, but
> you can't interact with the dialog box because the object still
> essentially has control of the mouse.  Double clicking the object, which
> also brings up the properties box, does not produce this problematic
> behavior.

Further investigation using a +message trace shows that no WM_RBUTTONUP
message is ever dispatched.  However, WindowsInspector (similar to
Spy++) shows that windows does send these messages.  My gut says this is
the problem.  Can anyone help confirm this or at least point me in the
direction of doing so myself?



Ryan May
Graduate Research Assistant
School of Meteorology
University of Oklahoma

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