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My Trust GXT 10 mouse, which I use on Windows 7, has 10 buttons so I can modify them to simulate other key presses.

For example, I could put the Button 1 of my mouse to enter A every time I press it, then I would go into my game, and under Options > key mapping > jump and enter A, so every time I press the Button 1 of my mouse it would jump.

But I don't want to have a conflict between games/programs, so I want to assign for example the Button 1 of my mouse to the non-existing Custom_key_1. So I go to Options > key mapping > Jump and I press the Button 1 of my mouse. Jump: Custom_key_1 will appear.

Then, in every other game, when I press the Button 1, nothing will happen because this key doesn't exist, so I wouldn't have a conflict.

Is there any program which creates a "virtual button", which I could assign to my configurable mouse buttons?

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You cannot create a new key, but you can try to find and map a key that isn't available on your keyboard and/or not mapped to any function. –  n.st Aug 20 '13 at 0:42
    
@n.st any tips of how to find a key wich isn't available on my keyboard? –  Guest Aug 20 '13 at 0:43
    
If the game you want to control supports key combinations, you can select "Combo Key" in the Trust software (that's why I asked for the mouse model) and enter something like Ctrl+Alt+Shift+F12, that isn't likely to be used anywhere else. –  n.st Aug 20 '13 at 0:48
    
Btw, since you're worried that your mouse button mappings might interfere with other programs, you could set up different modes for gaming and normal work in the Trust software and switch between them. –  n.st Aug 20 '13 at 0:51
    
@n.st thanks for the idea of getting a key that isnt available on the keyboard, although its not what i first tried to find, it worked well for me: I downloaded Autohotkey and created a script to send the buttons F13 to F24 (these arent avaible on my keyboard) and assigned then to my mouse buttons. Thanks. (should i delete this as its not the correct answer of 'creating a new button' or answer it myself?) –  Guest Aug 20 '13 at 1:03
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You cannot create a new key, but you can try to find and map a key that isn't available on your keyboard and/or not mapped to any function.

If the game you want to control supports key combinations, you can select "Combo Key" in Trust's mouse configuration software and enter something like Ctrl+Alt+Shift+F12, that isn't likely to be used anywhere else.


And as you found out yourself, you can use Autohotkey to simulate keys that are not available on your keyboard, so you can assign them to mouse buttons.

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