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How do I make Microsoft Arc Touch Mouse middle-click on single touch?

I've just got my Arc Touch Mouse. It has a touch panel instead of the wheel. By default you can scroll by swiping your finger on the touch panel. Tapping ends of the panel sends Page Up and Page Down ...
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Switching left and right mouse button functions without switching mousepad buttons

I'm left handed and thus I've switched the functions of the left and right mouse buttons so that the right button is the primary. However, I find that when I'm not using the mouse and thus need to use ...
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Vertical mouse tracking reversed in OS X Lion at EFI Login Window

I am using a Razer Deathadder 3500dpi mouse and in 10.7, the vertical tracking is inverted at the EFI login window. I have FileVault enabled, so this is the password entry screen immediately after ...
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Does the Microsoft Arc mouse support middle click and drag functionality?

Writing software that I want to have click drag functionality for the middle mouse button (Like most 3d modelling software). I think that is one awesome mouse design, but I read on the Microsoft ...
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What does the “Hide pointer while typing” feature actually do?

I'm curious about this feature, which has been part of Windows for as long as I can remember. Maybe even Windows 95 or 98. To me, it means exactly what it says. The mouse cursor should become ...
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Windows 7 Dualview: Allow mouse transfer to smaller monitor on complete display height

I have a 2 monitor setup, a large 2560x1440 main monitor and a second 1080p monitor to the left. However, there's always a significant amount of screenheight where my mouse gets stuck when I try to ...
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In Windows Chrome, how can I reduce the scroll wheel speed, including in the developer tools?

Running Windows 7 and Chrome. For some reason, one tick of my scroll wheel jumps something like 20-30 lines at one time, far too fast. It's most annoying when trying to use the developer tools, ...
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How to programmatically control the mouse cursor, without hardware mouse attached in android?

I have an Android device and an app which should move the mouse cursor programmatically. When I have an Bluetooth or USB mouse attached to the device, I can send events to /dev/input/event7 to move ...
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Mouse click only works once with iterm2/tmux/mosh

I'm trying to set up iTerm2 + mosh + tmux to do my remote work. I can get everything to connect up, but for some reason, the mouse response is funky. If I split my tmux window so I have two panes and ...
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Mouse rotated 90 degrees

Three hours ago I opened a PDF file and my mouse changed its movement, like moving it left is down, etc. I have been fighting with this problem ever since. I have read many forums but nothing helped. ...
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Windows 7 how to have mouse keys on, and retain use of numeric pad for numbers at same time

Windows 7 how to have mouse keys on, and retain use of numeric pad for numbers at same time Plus still be able to use numeric pad for numbers at same time? I bought a separate usb numeric pad in ...
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X11 evdev mouse generates duplicate events

Lately my x11 server started registering several duplicate mouse click events per single click. I've tried upgrading xorg server and drivers, but it didn't help. Using different mouse doesn't help as ...
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Lightdm, x11vnc two seats: VNC keyboard/mouse input only works if seat is active

I have Lightdm setup to run two seats: XBMC (Seat:0) which uses my monitor xfce (Seat:1) which uses virtual terminal 8 This way I can switch between them using Crtl-Alt-F7/F8 I use x11vnc to ...
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Recent changes to drop-down lists and display in Google Chrome

I'm currently using Chrome version 32.0.1700 on Windows 7 and after last (or one of last) browser update I noticed some strange (at least to me) changes in look & feel of this browser. I would ...
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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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Linux detects Vaio touchpad as a ImPS/2 Generic Wheel Mouse

I tried this on Ubuntu, Linux Mint and Fedora. My problem is that in these distros, my Vaio VPCSA touchpad is detected as a normal mouse. It works as a simple mouse but multitouch gestures, double ...
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How to automatically disable 'Enchance pointer precision' mouse setting

I upgraded to Windows 8.1. I'm using a Razer Taipan with Razer Synapse 2. Every time I reboot, the Enhance pointer precision option is re-enabled, so I disable it every time, as it makes the mouse ...
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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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Set mouse sensitivity beyond maximum

There are many, many duplicates to this. I do not wish to buy a mouse with higher DPI. If setting my mouse speed higher degrades the performance, that would still be fine. I have tried setting ...
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Synergy: Can I flash the screen when mouse enters?

I am new to Synergy, which seems like a very cool product! The problem I have is that with 6 monitors I can never find the mouse cursor. Is there a way to flash a monitor when the cursors enters, or ...
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How can I use a laptop pointing stick for scrolling up/down?

My laptop has a touchpad but it's not multi-touch so I cannot use it to scroll up/down with two finger gestures. I was wondering if I could use the "pointing stick" in the keyboard to do the scrolling ...
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Scroll wheel rubber strip detachment

The rubber friction strip on the scroll wheel of my Microsoft 4000 wireless mouse has broken free from the inner hard plastic hub. It has stretched to the point that I do not believe it could be ...
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More visible mouse point locator with multiple monitors

I have the "Show location of pointer when I press CTRL key" option on in Mouse Properties to help me find my mouse pointer. This however is not enough as I have a 4 monitor setup and if the mouse is ...
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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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Certain running applications cause middle-click in firefox to function differently under Windows 7

If I have photoshop, vlc player, or even just the Windows task list open, when I middle click in firefox to get it to open in new tab (by depressing both buttons on my Lenovo g550 with alps touchpad), ...
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Keyboards and mouse of my Laptop (HP DV7) behaving weirdly

I have HP Pavilion DV7 laptop.. for last few weeks I am having problem with the key board and the mouse.Few keys gets pressed automatically. Then few keys performs wrongly like "shift" key acts as ...
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Chrome in Xmonad - Mouse Unresponsive

I have Xmonad installed on Ubuntu 10.10. When using google Chrome, sometimes the mouse becomes unresponsive (only inside chrome). The problem goes like this: I have several tabs open Click with the ...
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High-pitched noise when USB mouse receiver is plugged in and CPU is idle

When my wireless USB mouse receiver is plugged into my laptop, my laptop generates a high-pitched hissing noise that's very irritating -- but only if the CPU is idling. (It goes away when there is CPU ...
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How to change scrollwheelspeed in Xubuntu

Two things I hate about Xubuntu: Mouse is crazy fast in the slowest setting, and the scrollwheel is crazy-slow, scrolling only 2 lines of text per scroll, and this cannot be changed at all. For the ...
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Microsoft BlueTrack technology on cotton surfaces

I have recently acquired a Microsoft Arc Touch Mouse. It has a Microsoft BlueTrack technology for motion detection. Microsoft claims that it should work on practically any surface. Well, when I use ...
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Can I force the system mouse cursor image for a selected application?

Short Question Is it possible to force the system mouse cursor image to a fixed image (Arrow) on an application by application basis? Background I have been trying to hide an annoying hourglass ...
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dual-monitor “infinite desktop” for the cursor

I have a dual-screen Windows 7 set-up. The monitors are set side-by side, and I have it configured so that I can move the cursor directly from one screen to the other. i.e. The right edge of Monitor 1 ...
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How to auto left click a specific location of a specific window while im working on another window?

Is there any way to (preferably repetetive and rapidly) auto left click a specific location of a specific window with having the comfort to use the other windows at the same time ? I've tried so many ...
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How to create new functions on laptop keyboard?

I got a new laptop, a Toshiba Portege Z30-A. It has a pointing stick (the dot in the middle, also called TrackPoint on Lenovo laptops) and it has the left and right click buttons. My old laptop used ...
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Sound cuts out, PC says it's still playing. Randomly works if I unplug and replug usb mouse.

This is just weird and I cannot find any similar issue online. Normally while playing a game, the laptop's sound cuts out completely. Unplugging the mouse and replugging it in sometimes works. The ...
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wired mouse wheel sensitivity adjustment

I just upgraded from Kubuntu 14.10 to Kubuntu 15.04, but a problem persists among all the versions I've tried since long ago: my usb mouse wheel don't behave as expected. Even if I turn it very slowly ...
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Create key combination to run script action

I am having shoulder problems and the mouse movement is hurting my arm, so I am trying to create a simple way of navigating the mouse with vim-like movements. I found xdotool and can, for example, ...
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Windows 7 mouse sometimes scrolling extremely fast

I have a custom built desktop running Windows 7 fully updated as of last night with a Logitech Wireless Wave Combo MK550. About a month ago I started to notice that occasionally my mouse would act ...
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Repositioning the mouse pointer upon starting Windows

I am using a windows 7 computer to run digital signage. I have the mouse hidden using nomousey. However, I need to start up with the mouse pointer located at a position on the left side of the screen, ...
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Windows 7 touch emulate mouse

I have recently bought a small 10" capacitive touchscreen which works in windows 7 with the native HID touch support. For my application, I dont need multi-touch support at all. I need it to exactly ...
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Any kind of Usb mouse does not work on my laptop

I have a usb mouse and it does not work on my laptop, Actually, it stop working suddenly. I do not remember what was happen the mouse is stopped working. I try different mouse (wired/wireless) nothing ...
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Unable to Scroll In Arch Virtual Machine Running Gnome Shell

In my Arch VM (on VirtualBox), I cannot scroll in any program. System: Windows 10 with VirtualBox v4.3.20, r96997 Razor Deathadder Chroma mouse The VM is Arch Linux 64-bit, running gnome-shell ...
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Mouse pointer in Android-x86 inside Oracle Virtual Box

Is it possible to see normal mouse operation in Android-x86 inside Oracle Virtual Box? There are few apparent options for mouse, but neither work well I can't find "Mouse Integration" option as ...
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Fine tuning mouse acceleration of a logitech mouse on windows 8.1

I have a logitech mouse and want to fine tune the acceleration. I have Logitech's Setpoint software installed and the settings for Acceleration allow me to set: off low medium high But even low is ...
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Touchpad feedback in linux?

How to execute a command on every touchpad tap? I am constantly losing clicks (taps) on my touchpad, and situation doesn't seem to improve with new updates. I want to add a click sound for each ...
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Mouse scroll wheel is intermitent with Win7 Remote Desktop session with Debian machine

I have a Debian Linux machine which I access with Windows 7 Remote Desktop Connection (RDP). Frequently the mouse scroll wheel quits in the remote desktop session. If I go back to the Windows desktop ...
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Mint - can't click anything

My problem in Mint 17 is that, on occasion, I will suddenly lose the ability to click anything. The mouse still moves, and hovering works fine, but the buttons don't do anything. The only way to fix ...
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Mouse selection based on initial mouse movement direction

Sometimes when selecting with the mouse, I select everything other than what I intended to select due to the mouse moving slightly above or below the line being selected. For example, in your address ...
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Windows/Synaptics trackpad snapping backwards after clicking quickly

tl;dr: Whenever I move the mouse a small distance and click, Windows/Synaptics will pretend I didn't move the mouse at all, reset the cursor position, but still process the click at the wrong ...
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How fix my mouse and keyboard from disconnecting. is it the driver or the usb?

I am using a HID-compliant mouse and HID keyboard and they keep disconnecting. I tried every thing like reinstalling them, using msconfig and making a new INFCACHE.1 folder. But nothing works. Do I ...