Questions about optimizing your workspace and computer setup to reduce effort and strain or to improve your physical performance on a computer task when using it. Questions that are not talking about the ergonomics of computer hardware are off topic.

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Shy away flies on screen [closed]

I regularly have flies walking around on my screen. I was wondering about a program to shy them away? Like a virtual fly flap or something? I tried shaking windows below it, but it didn't care :(
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Looking for ergonomic Windows shortcut utility

A few years ago I found and installed a small Windows utility that enabled me to navigate by using keystrokes instead of the mouse. It ran in the background, and with a keyboard shortcut it brought up ...
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What is a good external trackpad for a Mac? [closed]

I am getting a laptop stand for my MacBook Pro to help with ergonomics when at my desk. Getting an external keyboard isn't a concern, but I have become accustomed to using the trackpad and gestures ...
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ergonomic mouse recomendations [closed]

I've searched the site and did not find this exact question asked, so I'm going to ask it. Does anyone have a recommendation, or can point in the direction of resources, for a good ergonomic mouse? ...
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What is the most optimal viewing distance for different resolutions (or sizes) monitors?

I'm using a 17" TFT at 1280x1024 at home and work. I'm also using 14" TFT at 1024x768. What is the least stresfull distance for the eye to work with it? What is the general connection between screen ...
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Are TFTs intended for brightly lit enviroments only? [closed]

I recently bought a 22" (LG) TFT to replace my old 17" CRT monitor. The very first thing I noticed was how bright it was. I reduced the brightness from 100 to just 20 and toned down the gammma and ...