Command: ctmouse (Cutemouse)
CuteMouse (CTMOUSE) is the FreeDOS mouse driver.
LH ctmouse [options]
LOADHIGH ctmouse [options]
/3 force 3-button mode (for Microsoft and PS/2 mice only).
/B Cancel run if mouse services are already present.
/L Swap left and right button.
/M Try *old* Mouse Systems / Genius for non-PnP mice.
/N Load CuteMouse as new TSR, even if CuteMouse is already
loaded (useful for batch files which unload CuteMouse
/O Enable PS2 and BIOS USB wheel detection (might hang).
/P Force PS/2 mouse mode.
/R[h[v]] Horizontal / vertical resolution: h,v = 1-9, or 0 for auto.
(no value = use default: auto for h, or "as h" for v).
/S[c[i]] Force serial mouse mode at COM port c (c=1-4, default is
COM1) with IRQ line i (i=2-7, default is IRQ4 for COM 1/3
and IRQ3 for COM 2/4).
/U Uninstall driver, remove TSR from memory.
/V Reverse search: find PS/2 after serial mouse.
/Y Forces serial mouse search, but, unlike option /S, doesn't
disable PS/2 support.
/W Do not allow CuteMouse to move itself into UMB.
/? Shows the help.
CTMOUSE does not support USB mice.
CTMOUSE can be loaded in CONFIG.SYS / FDCONFIG.SYS or in
AUTOEXEC.BAT or in the command line.
CTMOUSE2 is a new branching of CuteMouse which supports the mouse
wheel. It provides a wheel API (application programmer's interface),
so that FreeDOS programs can use the mouse wheel.
Visit the CuteMouse website at http://cutemouse.sourceforge.net
CTMOUSE has the following EXITCODES (ERRORLEVEL):
0 PS/2, Microsoft or Logitech mouse found and CTMOUSE installed;
Unload successful; /? option used.
1 CTMOUSE installed in Mouse Systems mode;
Unload failed because CTMOUSE was not loaded.
2 Resident part switched to PS/2, Microsoft or Logitech mode;
Unload failed because driver interrupts were intercepted.
3 Resident part switched to Mouse Systems mode.
4 Mouse services already present (returned for option /B only).
5 Mouse not found; Invalid option used.
IN CONFIG.SYS / FDCONFIG.SYS:
devicehigh=C:\fdos\bin\ctmouse loads ctmouse into high memory
IN AUTOEXEC.BAT OR IN COMMAND LINE:
lh ctmouse loads ctmouse into high memory
ctmouse /u unloads the mouse driver
ctmouse /? Shows the help (options)
Copyright (C) 1997 - 2004 Nagy Daniel, updated 2007 by W. Spiegl.
This file is derived from the FreeDOS Spec Command HOWTO.
See the file H2Cpying for copying conditions.