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[Bug 1018967] New: reverse scroll setting for mouse and touchpad has no effect
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  • Date: Mon, 09 Jan 2017 23:59:57 +0000
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http://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1018967


Bug ID: 1018967
Summary: reverse scroll setting for mouse and touchpad has no
effect
Classification: openSUSE
Product: openSUSE Distribution
Version: Leap 42.2
Hardware: x86-64
OS: openSUSE 42.2
Status: NEW
Severity: Normal
Priority: P5 - None
Component: KDE Workspace (Plasma)
Assignee: opensuse-kde-bugs@xxxxxxxxxxxx
Reporter: suse_forum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
QA Contact: qa-bugs@xxxxxxx
Found By: ---
Blocker: ---

P.S. Bug 892157 from 2014 in Gnome references the same issue, but calls it
"Natural scrolling"

I am running OpenSUSE Leap 42.2 x86_64 with KDE on a Dell Latitude E5430 laptop
recently upgraded from Leap 42.1

ISSUE:
go to "Mouse - System Settings Module" > "General" tab
check that "Reverse scroll direction" is unticked
Also check that in file "~/.config/kcminputrc"
in the [Mouse] section
that "ReverseScrollPolarity=false"

Then try changing "Reverse scroll direction" from untick --> tick
Then ensure that
"ReverseScrollPolarity=true"

At this point I do not get any change in mouse behaviour

For info, file
~/.config/kdeglobals
is touched but not updated

ALSO:
go to "Touchpad - System Settings Module"
Note that it says:
"Active settings don't match saved settings.
You currently see saved settings."

so I click on "Show Active Settings"

go to "Scrolling" tab
change "Reverse scrolling: Vertical" from untick --> tick
and "OK"

Note that in:
~/.config/
No files are modified

Again, I do not get any change in touchpad behaviour

Again, go to "Touchpad - System Settings Module"
go to "Scrolling" tab
currently "Reverse scrolling: Vertical" is set to tick

changes "Reverse scrolling: Vertical" from tick --> untick
and "OK"

Again, in
~/.config/
No files are modified

In Leap 42.1 I had trouble getting reverse scrolling to work and stay working,
but I did get it to work and it did keep working between boots.

I can confirm that a member of #suse IRC also tried changing the mouse
behaviour with the same outcome: no change in behaviour

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