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Software sound feedback for the press event of mouse buttons

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000014191D
Original Publication Date: 2001-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Jun-19

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

Disclosed is a software method of notifying a click event of the mouse buttons. This method consists of two functional units: (Unit-1). Detection of the press event of the mouse buttons. This unit installs a hook for the logical press events of the mouse buttons. By hooking the logical press events, it can detect a press of touch screens and touch pads as well as a press of physical mouse buttons. It calls Unit-2 when it detects the press event. (Unit-2). Play a click sound. When Unit-2 is called, it gives a feedback to the users by playing a click sound or beeping.