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I am currently a PhD student at the University of Porto, integrated in the BIODIV Doctoral Programme (Thesis title: “Analysis of the mechanistic link between micro-climate and macro-biogeographic patterns of intertidal rocky shore organisms”). During my Msc I worked on the characterization of the hydrogen metabolism in marine cyanobacteria.

My main research interest is the study of how environmental factors influence species’ distributions across multiple scales, with a special focus on temperature. Recent work from this research group has revealed striking temperature differences in intertidal micro-habitats (i) during aerial exposure (i.e., during low-tide) and/or (ii) facing opposing directions (i.e., North vs. South) but just few meters apart. To better understand how this can influence intertidal organisms, I am presently working as a member of a team that is deploying bio-mimicking temperature sensors throughout NW Europe. This network of sensors is already providing high-resolution data on the temperatures intertidal organisms have to withstand, at various micro-habitats on shores from NW Ireland to SW Portugal. Knowledge of the mechanistic link between micro-climate and macro-biogeography will allow improved forecasts of upcoming climatic-driven ecosystem impacts.


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comment Is it possible to create a shortcut in Mountain Lion for a mouse click in a specific area of the screen?
After a few days testing the answers provided (mine and Lauri's), mine seems to be the one working best. Nevertheless, even with mine I get this strange behavior where after a large amount of consecutive usages of the same automator service (around 1000 times), X11 becomes unresponsive to the service, and I have to reboot to get it working again. Still, totally worth it in terms of productivity...
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comment Is it possible to create a shortcut in Mountain Lion for a mouse click in a specific area of the screen?
Again, I can't upvote your answer because I don't have enough reputation...
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comment Is it possible to create a shortcut in Mountain Lion for a mouse click in a specific area of the screen?
OK, your example works flawlessly. I only tried the 1st one. For the lay ones like me, I edited your answer to include a few more steps. Thanks a lot, Lauri!
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comment Is it possible to create a shortcut in Mountain Lion for a mouse click in a specific area of the screen?
OK, I'll give it a try. Thanks
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comment Is it possible to create a shortcut in Mountain Lion for a mouse click in a specific area of the screen?
@ Lauri Ranta: OK, but do I paste exactly your examples, word by word, or am I supposed to adjust parts to match my needs?
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comment Is it possible to create a shortcut in Mountain Lion for a mouse click in a specific area of the screen?
I'm sorry Lauri Ranta, but I don't have the knowledge to implement what you suggest... I tried copy&paste your 1st example asIs in the automator services, but to no avail... Can you please elaborate a little more? It does seem more straightforward than my answer...
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comment Is it possible to create a shortcut in Mountain Lion for a mouse click in a specific area of the screen?
Yes, I'm pretty sure your suggestion would also work (but I haven't tried it) as it definitely allows moving the mouse cursor to an xy coordinate, and then click, which is what is need for this task. It even seems to me that xdotool is more powerful than the solution I'm posting soon, albeit slightly less straightforward. As for the upvote, I had already tried that but again, I don't have the minimum reputation required. Will definitely endorse that, as I'm 95% sure your suggestion would work...
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comment Is it possible to create a shortcut in Mountain Lion for a mouse click in a specific area of the screen?
ahah, I have too low reputation, can only answer my own question within 4 hours... well, I'll come back then
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comment Is it possible to create a shortcut in Mountain Lion for a mouse click in a specific area of the screen?
Thanks H_7, from what I read it seems that could work. In the meantime, however, I found another solution I'll be posting right away - it follows a similar logic as what I would be trying with xdotool if hadn't been successful yet. Cheers.
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comment Is it possible to create a shortcut in Mountain Lion for a mouse click in a specific area of the screen?
@ MaQleod: I have no experience at all with automator routines - can you post/direct me to an example?
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comment Is it possible to create a shortcut in Mountain Lion for a mouse click in a specific area of the screen?
@ Dan-o: I wish!... I do perform an automated analysis on each file that can detect gross errors on the heart beat reading, but most errors are minor and require my input to fix, and therefore I do need to look at every file. The thing is some times I may get, say, 100 files in a row that are good with 1 or 2 in between that are bad. It would be so much comfortable to just press a key to reject those few files without having to reach for the trackpad... again, > 80000 files (I'm guessing it'll be ~2 weeks full work...)
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