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Is it possible to assign one of my "favorites" buttons on my keyboard to mimic my mouse right click?

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Take a look at these projects, I know they can all remap keys but I am not sure if they can generate a mouse click event as you have described:

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I think it only takes applications. Although if you wanted to click wtih you keyboard look under accessibility (ease of use in windows 7). select "use mouse keys". This way 5 on your num pad becomes a right-click.

Although shift+f10 already does this. Can key combos be mapped to your "favorites" keys?

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This seems to be my answer to everything these days ;)

try http://www.autohotkey.com/ it can configure any key to click a mouse button amongst many other things.

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Have you tried using the Microsoft IntelliPoint Pro 8.0 software? I have a Microsoft Media Center keyboard which is very configurable from in the IntelliPoint software, but you will have to check to see whether it can be set to right-click on yours, if it does not have a right-click button as standard.

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Yes it is but only if you have installed the software that comes with it.
Open "Microsoft Keyboard", select the "key settings" tab, select the key you want to attach a macro to (not all keys can have a macro assigned this way), click on the "Assign/Manage Macro" button. Go to the "Insert Special" drop-down list and select "Mouse Button 2". Save and close. Now when you highlight an object, pressing the programmed button will mimic a right button click.

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While this answer is correct for most of the keys, it doesn't apply to the "My Favourites" keys. –  Alastair Pitts Apr 4 '13 at 5:31
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