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On Linux, the last text selected can be pasted via a middle click, making copy-pasting faster for one thing, and additionally providing a second clipboard. Is there a way to add this feature to Windows 7?

True X-Mouse seems to provide this, but it also adds the mouse-over focusing which I'd like to not have, and there seems to be no setting to switch that off, so are there alternatives?

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almost duplicate: superuser.com/questions/133211/clipboard-feature-in-windows but I explicitly do not want that mouse-over focusing behaviour – Tobias Kienzler Nov 16 '11 at 14:52

You could try an AHK Script for this

http://www.autohotkey.com/forum/post-127875.html&sid=a161df5a1a57d47f946ed4e43ee10157#127875

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that thread shows only half the work, but you made me find this SU answer linking to another thread that has a full script – Tobias Kienzler Nov 16 '11 at 11:40

It's really easy with a Microsoft mouse, as the IntelliPoint software lets you define just about any common function to any of the mouse buttons. I would be surprised if the Logitech mouse software did not have something similar as well.

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but does it copy a selected text to a buffer simply when the left mouse button is released? I'm no admin on this machine and no special drivers are installed so I can't check this – Tobias Kienzler Nov 16 '11 at 13:14

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