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None of the buttons on the number-pad work for the mouse's right-click button. What am I doing wrong? I use the keypad as a replacement for a mouse.

Win 7. IE 9.

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This is a good question. Interestingly, the Control Panel only states that MouseKeys can be used to "move the mouse around the screen" using the numeric keypad. It provides no instructions on how to use it! –  iglvzx Jul 15 '12 at 6:41
    
@iglvzx Well, it's only 16 buttons... the adventurous of us just press keys randomly and figure it out! :P –  Bob Jul 15 '12 at 7:59
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To click by using MouseKeys explains in detail how MouseKeys works:

  • To click, press 5 on your numeric keypad.

  • To double-click, press + on your numeric keypad.

  • To right-click, press - on your numeric keypad, and then press 5 to click, or press + to double-click.

  • To click as if you were using both mouse buttons at once, press * on your numeric keypad, and then press 5 to click, or press + to double-click.

  • To switch back to standard clicking, press / on your numeric keypad.

(formatting and emphasis mine)

It's from the Windows XP Professional documentation, but it still applies.

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The Windows 7 documentation is here (from my now-deleted answer): windows.microsoft.com/is-IS/windows7/… –  user3463 Jul 15 '12 at 17:15
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