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why has my computer mouse started jumping and freezing?

I have an Imac which i have been running on 10.6 for ages and was fine but I just upgraded to 10.9.1. It was working fine for a week and now my mouse either moves with incredible slowness and short ...
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254 views

Disabling scroll wheel acceleration on OS X Mavericks?

So I've been issued a nice new Macbook Air from work. When I use it with a mouse, the scroll wheel is driving me absolutely nuts. There's such a high degree of acceleration that I find it impossible ...
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Mouse disappears in VirtualBox

I had VB 4.2.8 installed on Mavericks and was working just fine till today, when I suddenly lost the visibility of the mouse pointer in the Guest OS window (Unubtu 13.10). I know that mouse quirks are ...
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0answers
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Reverse scrolling with Synergy from Mac to Windows

I have my Mountain Lion MacBook Pro and my Windows 7 Toshiba laptop connected via Synergy with the Mac serving as the server, and the PC acting as the client. I have an external mouse connected to the ...
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1answer
241 views

How can the “single scroll” arrows be added to OSX Mavericks Terminal windows, et. al.?

Is there another solution to this problem using X, perhaps maybe a setting in the window managers twm and/or quartz-wm? We've looked at the usual xterm settings, and cannot recall how we once set it ...
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1answer
45 views

double click drag to select text in OSX

On windows I can double click a word and then drag the selection, which does a by-the-word selection change. It's a lot easier to select areas of text like this as you don't need to absolutely get ...
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1answer
214 views

Tmux copy-pipe with mouse selection

I use copy-pipe on OS X to share the system clipboard with Tmux 1.8: unbind -t vi-copy Enter bind -t vi-copy Enter copy-pipe "reattach-to-user-namespace pbcopy" This works when entering select mode ...
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233 views

Mouse and keyboard is not working in VMware

I installed Mac OS X in VMware. With that setup, Mac's mouse as well as keyboard is not working in VMware. How do I get my mouse and keyboard working?
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1answer
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Two mice, two pointers, one mac

I've been looking for a way to have two mouse pointers on my Mac, like this article: http://ohsonline.com/Articles/2004/01/TwoFisted-Mousing.aspx I've found these threads but no success: Using ...
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211 views

Mac OSX 10.6.8 - System settings through command line

I would like to be able toggling the "Ignore embedded trackpad when a mouse or a trackpad is connected" in System preferences > Universal access > Mouse and trackpad from terminal, from the ...
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142 views

Macbook Air trackpad and mouse issue

I have a Mackbook Air, and I'm facing an issue with the mouse cursor, it won't click using the trackpad, the cursor only moves. I tried a USB mouse, if I restart the laptop, the USB mouse works fine ...
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1answer
588 views

Unix Terminal: How to disable Trackpad

Is there a terminal command in Mac OS X to disable/enable the mouse? I know that I can disable the trackpad of my MBP when an external mouse is connected. But is this also possible without a ...
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OSX: Move cursor between screens smoothly

I have multiple screens and would like to go to the other screen smoothly and not to move too much with my hand to get to the next screen. Some people have the opposite problem that their cursor jumps ...
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0answers
101 views

Cursor disappearing while watching fullscreen video - Mac OS X

I'm using a MacBook Pro Mac OS X Mountain Lion. I have a monitor connected to my computer and when I watch a fullscreen video on Safari, and want to do other stuff on the built-in monitor, the cursor ...
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1answer
143 views

OSX mouse moves randomly

Some data points By moving randomly, I mean the mouse cursor will occasionally move without user interaction. It looks more like a random jump. It does not randomly click (luckily...). I haven't ...
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0answers
80 views

Reverse scroll direction with modifier key in OSX

My Apple Might Mouse scroll button no longer scrolls up (natural scroll direction). I still use this to scroll down. When in a browser window I can scroll back up using SHIFT+SPACE. Is there a way ...
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1answer
49 views

Reposition mouse to window in focus? (ie. after cmd + tab)

I've got 2 external monitors connected my Macbook Pro Retina, totalling 3 screens. I often switch between windows and need the mouse to click something. I'd love a way to say center the mouse ...
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1answer
251 views

How to make the pointer glide on Mac OS X?

I just moved from Dos To Mac. On my old laptop I could configure the touchpad to "glide" with the synaptic driver. That is the pointer would continue to move a bit after I lift my moving finger off ...
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143 views

OSX Apple Magic Mouse disconnects

I'm having constant disconnects/reconnect on my Apple Magic Mouse (bluetooth). ... following output from Console.app: 4/1/13 8:29:06.000 PM kernel[0]: [AppleMultitouchDevice::willTerminate] entered ...
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0answers
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Is there a way to increase the size of Mac OS X mouse “press and drag” behavior?

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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0answers
117 views

Key binding for right click at (1) the caret's position and (2) the selected item in Finder

Four months ago John White asked essentially the same question. Alas, it was (wrongfully) closed down as a duplicate: namely, the answer given in a (supposedly) duplicate question still relies on ...
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1answer
301 views

Natural Scrolling on Trackpad and Reversed Scrolling on Mouse

I'm using a MacBook Pro running Mac OS X 10.7.5. I recently got a wireless mouse to use for photoshop, gaming, etc. I like my trackpad set to natural scrolling but I'm used to the scroll wheel on a ...
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0answers
110 views

Mouse button still controls settings of other Synergy client when changing window

I'm using Synergy as the server on OS X Mountain Lion. Now I have a strange problem using a specic piece of software on the Mac. It is a program for viewing medical images (Osirix). The left mouse ...
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3answers
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Disable double buffering entirely or render cursor without double buffering in OS X?

Currently, in OS X, the entire system is drawn using double buffering through Quartz. The purpose of this is, as far as I know, to eliminate screen tearing. The reason I would like double buffering ...
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2answers
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Logitech Performance MX Mouse Jumps on OS X Lion (10.7.4)

I have a Logitech MX Revolution wireless mouse that I am trying to use with OS X Lion. Everything is working except for one problem... there is a small, but quite noticeable, jump when the mouse ...
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2answers
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Perform OS X swipes on PC mouse and keyboard

Is there a way to perform OS X's swipe gestures using Windows-style mouse and keyboard? In this case OS X 10.7 runs as a guest inside a virtualization environment. To OS X it appears as if a standard ...
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1answer
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Mac OS X - Lion: Possible to disable scroll wheel?

Is it possible to disable the scroll wheel on my bluetooth mouse for my iMac? I remote desktop into a computer at work (windows xp) to run some mapping software (ArcGIS 10), and the mouse wheel ...
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0answers
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Can't right-click with Mighty Mouse on OS X Snow Leopard

I'm using an iMac with OS X Snow Leopard 10.6.8 in my office. I don't have a right click option for my Mighty Mouse. I checked with my System Preferences and I don't have any options to enable ...
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Mouse button and keypress counter for Mac OS X

There are techniques for Linux and Windows, but is there a way to count mouse and keyboard events in Mac OS X? I'm interested in doing statistical analysis of my daily activity.
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1answer
137 views

Using trackpad and mouse at the same time on OS X [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: OSX Lion: Can I use “classic” mousewheel scrolling but keep “natural” trackpad scrolling? I found such strange behavior when using the trackpad ...
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2answers
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How can I set mouse sensitivity exactly the same in Windows 7 and Mac OS X Lion?

I have a Microsoft mouse: I bought it for gaming in Windows 7. I hate switching the magic mouse and this when restarting my comp, so I decided to stick with it. One annoying thing with it is ...
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1answer
699 views

Mac cursor is jumping and the keyboard and mouse in unresponsive [closed]

I'm running Mac OS X 10.6.8. I have tried rebooting my machine, what else can I try? (This happened shortly after the latest update but I don't think that is what is causing it). The input from Mac ...
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2answers
188 views

How to effectively reduce the track-pad sensitivity more than system preferences will let you (OS X Lion)

I am using a Magic Trackpad, and I have turned the sensitivity all the way down in System Preferences, but it's not slow/insensitive enough. I have a gaming mouse that has custom DPI settings, and I ...
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OSX Lion - Stuck in Drag mode and mouse click events are not going through. Can I manually generate a mouseup event?

My mouse is stuck in "drag" mode. This generally happens in Photoshop, but happens dragging files and such as well. Clicking rapidly here and there generally solves the problem. Sometimes though, it ...
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1answer
2k views

How to map keyboard to mouse buttons in OS X

Severe RSI is causing me pain each time I click the mouse. I would like to map the right CMD and OPT (which I never use) to function as left and right mouse button. How can I accomplish this?
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1answer
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How to Find 3rd Party Applications that Use the Mouse in my OS X Installation?

I'm having a problem with Spotify that causes my mouse to not work properly. Based on my reading online, this problem is caused when third party applications like BetterTouchTool interact with ...
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1answer
251 views

How can I delete “MiddleClick” app for Mac?

I needed to use a middle click button for AutoDesk Maya. So I downloaded and installed the MiddleClick application. However, I can't see any visible appearance such as a preference pane or an ...
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1answer
1k views

Disabling scrolling acceleration on Max OS X [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you disable mouse scroll wheel acceleration in Mac OS? Using a fairly generic gaming mouse (no Mac drivers available) on Leopard, I've noticed that the faster I ...
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1answer
531 views

How to Change the Mouse Pointer on a Mac?

Or make a program that will do this.
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2answers
231 views

Mac OSX system with a non-Mac mouse

My operating system is Mac OSX Leopard, but I am using a non-Mac, two-button mouse. How do I enable the left button to automatically open files with a double click?
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3answers
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Assign left mouse click to a keyboard key

I would like to be able to assign a key on my keyboard to be equivalent to a left mouse click. Ideally it needs to act such that holding the key down is also equivalent to holding the left mouse ...
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1answer
195 views

How to get Windows 7 to open directories with single click and files with double click?

I've got a Windows 7 VM (VirtualBox) running on my Macbook, and I'm slowly working my way towards a configuration that gives as consistent behavior as possible between OS X and Windows. In OS X ...
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2answers
385 views

Mac OS focus on right-click

Is there any way to have Mac OS focus a window that I right-click on? It happens to me quite frequently that I right-click on something, choose "rename" or "create file" or what have you, need to type ...
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1answer
431 views

Magic Mouse on Bootcamp

I recently got my new iMac and have installed Windows 7 on it in Bootcamp. I have a Magic Mouse which was working perfectly in Mac OS. Then I installed Windows 7 along with the drivers for Windows ...
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1answer
96 views

Looking for Mac Applications like IOGraph

Anyone know of apps similar to IOGraph by IOGraphica? Basically this app tracks your mouse movements and makes art.
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1answer
1k views

Simulate mouse clicks from keyboard on Mac OS X

I like to play some games on my Mac but tend to bind mouse clicks to the keyboard to be more silent late at night. In many games you can adjust these bindings from game settings, but not in all games. ...
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1answer
775 views

Synergy: Mapping Additional Mouse Buttons to Expose/Show Desktop on a Mac

I own both a Mac and a PC, and I have recently started using Synergy in order to use the same mouse and keyboard on both computers. As of right now, the mouse and keyboard are connected to my PC - ...
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1answer
138 views

Getting MiddleClick to open on log in for Mac OS X

I'd like MiddleClick to open on startup for Mac OS X (10.6.6). I know that you can right-click and select the option, "Open on login" or something like that, but I don't see that option when I ...
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3answers
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How do I properly configure Razer DeathAdder 3500 DPI on Mac OS X?

So I have a Razer DeathAdder. And I'm using Mac OS, the problem is that I can't configure it properly... I need Button 3 to function as a middle button that supports scrolling. Button 4: Forward, ...
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4answers
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Enable mouse for scrolling only in Vim in iTerm (MacOSX)

I'd like to use the mouse in Vim only for scrolling (not to enable other Vim modes or otherwise interact with Vim). Using :set mouse=a seems to be an all or nothing operation, can this be altered? ...