Changing Middle Mouse Button Function for Citrix Session and Local Firefox Browser

Issue

Middle mouse button cannot be used for smooth scrolling within applications like Excel or Internet Explorer within a Citrix session or with the local Firefox browser.

The default function of the middle mouse button is copy and paste.

Solution

Open IGEL registry in local client setup or UMS.

Middle Mouse Button


For Citrix sessions change:

  • System > Registry > ica.wfclient.mousesendscontrolv
  • System > Registry > sessions.ica%.appsrv.mousesendscontrolv


For local Firefox browser change:

  • System > Registry > browserglobal.app.middlemouse_contentloadurl
  • System > Registry > browserglobal.app.middlemouse_paste


More information on the Firefox parameters can be found at

http://kb.mozillazine.org/Middlemouse.contentLoadURL

http://kb.mozillazine.org/Middlemouse.paste

The changes will take effect after rebooting the thin client.

Last update: May 13, 2019