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I have a regular USB mouse, and I was wondering if I can bind Command or Option to my middle mouse button? How can I do this? Thanks
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I use a tablet and a lot of buttons (such as Chrome's back button in the browser) have this weird behavior where if you press and drag a button by a pixel or two, you get a popup menu instead of the ...
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