A pointing device consisting of a ball held by a socket that contains sensors to detect rotation of the ball about two axes.

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How to scroll in browser with Logitech Trackman Marble?

I have a Logitech Trackman Marble and I really love it. I spend a lot of time on web browser and code editors. I was wondering if there could be a feature like when I press Option Key the trackball ...
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My Microsoft Trackball mouse back/forward buttons no longer work

Just recently - I believe yesterday or today - my Microsoft Trackball Optical mouse - back and forward buttons (the ones on the side) - no longer work. I have Win7 64bit and it's been working fine. ...
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How do I reprogram the extra buttons of a Kensington Expert Mouse trackball under Windows 7 with left/right keys swapped?

I've got my Expert Mouse trackball situated to my left (right hand is bugging me lately). If I just plug the thing in, it works, but I've no control over the extra two buttons. With no extra software, ...
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Scroll modifier for mouse/trackball in windows

I have a trackball (Logitech Trackman Marble in this case, though this could apply to any mouse or pointing device) where I would like to use one of the buttons as a middle-click when I click it, but ...
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Same WIRELESS mouse + keyboard (Logitech Unifying) for two different computers?

I have a mouse and keyboard with the Logitech Unifying receiver. I have two of those receivers, one in my desktop and one in my laptop. It is quite a pain to actually unpair and repair the ...
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Is Track Stick™ On DELL's Laptop Supposed To Come Off That Easy?

I have this little button trademarked by DELL as Track Stick™ comes loose: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4RIb7HV1bKA&hd=1 Is it supposed to be like this and I should leave it or better to ...
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Prevent sun interference with optical trackball?

I have a Logitech Trackman that recently began showing weird behavior: slow pointer, random pointer movements. As it turns out, it was due to a newfound exposure to sunlight. (Yay for windows!) Any ...
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Use trackball to scroll, zoom, etc

I've got a Logitech Marble Trackball (which is great, btw). By setting one of the extra buttons as a "middle" mouse button, when I click it, many apps (like browsers) will start "scrolling mode" so ...
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alternating between devices and rsi [closed]

I'm having light RSI issues in both wrists and I'm looking for best setup from RSI perspective. Is it pragmatic and healthy to alternate between devices at home and work? I use Apple keyboard and ...
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How to avoid ball blockage caused by the “black finger grease” on a trackball

I've a Logitech Marble Mouse trackball and I'm very very happy with it (solved completely my RSI in conjunction with a typematrix keyboard/dvorak-like layout). The only problem I have is that after a ...
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Trackball with 9 pin serial port not recognized by OS

I need to support a trackball mouse (Make:- Cortron Inc) with a 9Pin serial port connector in my application (qt VS2008). This mouse is not getting recognized by my OS (Windows XP) (I dont see the ...
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How to adjust mouse speed multiplier for multiple mice individually? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Configuring Separate Accelerations for Mice (Per-Pointer Speeds) I have a laptop with a Synaptics touchpad, a wireless Logitech laser mouse (USB) and an X-Gaming ...
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remedy for a no scroll wheel trackball?

I am thinking to buy an trackball and my option is Logitech trackman marble. But then I found that there is no scroll wheel. How do you tackle with that? Do I definitely want to buy a trackball with ...
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How does a trackball reduce pain caused by RSI? [closed]

I developed RSI (Repetitive Strain Injury) in my index fingers due excessive mouse clicking. I might consider a trackball as many people suggested. But how does trackball help? I can see it get 2 ...
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How do I enable middle-click functionality on a two-button mouse?

I bought a new trackball mouse, but it only has a left and right button, no middle click. I use middle click almost exclusive to close tabs in Firefox and Visual Studio, close windows, open links in ...
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How do I emulate a scroll wheel in Ubuntu 10.04?

I have a Kensington Orbital Optical trackball. This has two buttons and a trackball. I am using Ubuntu 10.04. I wish to set this up so that when I click and hold the right mouse button (button 3 ...
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Kensington Expert Mouse - current build quality and alternatives

After messing around with a few mice and the trackpads of various laptops, it's time to get back to using a proper input device: A trackball. I used to be very happy with my old Logitech Marble ...
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Does anyone use the L-Track trackball?

I've been using the Logitech Trackman Marble Mouse for years. Now I'm looking for a trackball with a scroll wheel, larger and heavier ball, and preferably rollers instead of pins. It must be finger ...
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Which trackball is better to avoid carpal tunnel syndrome? [closed]

I am starting to see signs of carpal tunnel syndrome on my right hand whenever I use a regular computer mouse. After some research, the trackball seems most appropriate to alleviate the wrist pains. ...
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Trackball alternatives

Are there any trackball manufacturers other than Logitech or Kensington who make a trackball that has most, if not all, of the following design specifications: Large ball to be manipulated by the ...
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Are there any alternatives to the Apple Mighty Mouse that have the small trackball for scrolling?

Other than the Mighty Mouse itself, that is, as I don't like their tactile "feel". Preferably with: USB interface OSX/Windows support 3+ buttons