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Questions about using, installing, configuring, repairing, or otherwise troubleshooting mice.

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How to scroll faster (vertically) in LibreOffice Calc using mouse wheel (trackball wheel)?

I have a large LibreOffice Calc spreadsheet with over 5000 rows. I regularly import fresh data into the spreadsheet using a process that I automated. I cannot control the original data, or how it is ...
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Disable horizontal (left/right) mouse input during specific key press (toggle) or key hold

In Windows 10, I am looking for a way to disable any input from my mouse's movement in the horizontal or left/right direction while still allowing the input in the vertical or up/down direction to be ...
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Keyboard/Mouse issues: Events 257, 258, 263, 265 (A pointer device reported a bad angular physical range)

I'm trying to understand what's up with my system when it hibernates or sleeps. Sometimes the keyboard/mouse stop working after a couple of sleep cycles. They're a wireless combo connecting through a ...
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Middle click in Microsoft Edge browser

I'm used to using the middle mouse button in browsers to open links in a new tab. However, Microsoft Edge has added an additional capability: drag the browsing window up and down. However, it seems to ...
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Switching off the middle click with the mouse button

I had the "Lenovo ThinkPad Compact USB keyboard with trackpoint" keyboard. When I wanted to rewind the page, content in the text editor, positions in Filezilla, clicked the Wednesday button &...
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Drag and drop between maximized applications in Windows 11

I am using most of my apps in maximized mode. When I need to drag'n'drop something (usually a file), I don't minimize neither of them. Instead I am: Dragging a file from source application to a ...
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Slowing down scrolling in IMWheel for one of the two mice

I have two mice. I want to apply the settings to only one of them. On the site → https://wiki.archlinux.org/title/IMWheel I only see settings for selected windows, not for the selected mouse. xinput --...
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Can I turn off mouse acceleration for just one mouse? [duplicate]

I have two mice that I use regularly. One for general productivity and one for gaming. I like to have mouse acceleration on for productivity and off for gaming. Is there a way to make it so that the ...
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Mouse scroll wheel becomes jumpy after a year

I have used multiple mice over the years with my PC from multiple brands. However, all of them start to have scrolling issues after about a year of use. I have tweaked all the settings in my PC. ...
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Lenovo ideapad 3 My pointer/ mouse has dissappered

My pointer has dissapeared 'mouse & other pointer devices' is not displayed in Device Manager I think its in (hidden devices) under the View tab, but i cant access that tab using the L/R keys or ...
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Right mouse button not working (Ubuntu 22.04)?

I have Ubuntu 22.04 with all latest updates. Starting today (01.06.2022) my right mouse button is not working, so, for instance, when clicking on a file icon in the file viewer, before clicking on the ...
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Why is my autoclicker not working?

I recently built a 125 cps autoclicker (using a 555 timer circuit and some mouse-breaking), since the normal polling rate of a mouse is 125 hz. For some reason, my computer is only detecting 35 to 40 ...
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Sanwa TrackballMouse frequently going inactive until click? [duplicate]

I'm running NixOS 21.11 with KDE plasma providing the UI, and recently replaced my older Kensington trackball with a wired device from Sanwa Supply (this device also identifies itself as an "...
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Mouse sensitivity ratcheting downwards

Every time I run a particular application (a ~20 year old one, which changes the screen resolution) my mouse sensitivity is lower after I exit (and screen resolution goes back to normal). At first, I ...
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Is my microsoft wireless keyboard blocking my Steelseries mouse?

I have just gotten a new computer and a Microsoft Keyboard+Mouse (Mouse 5000+Keyboard3050). I am happy with the keyboard but I don't like the mouse. I tried to plug in my Steelseries mouse (Rival 310) ...
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Number pad side buttons on Mac

I am considering purchasing a “gaming” mouse for my Mac with 12 side buttons and I would like to map those side buttons (buttons 1-9) to press the corresponding numbers on a keyboard. I’ve found 3 or ...
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On Windows can I change the mouse cursor icon when I'm pressing the left mouse button?

You might have noticed on some video games that the cursor changes when the left or right mouse buttons are being pressed. Can I do this on regular windows? I know that in Control panel -> Mouse -&...
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Unwanted mouse activity during mousedown on Windows 10

If this is not the appropriate community for this, let me know and move this. Starting a couple months ago, when I click left mouse button and hold it down, almost immediately extra activity takes ...
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Where is brand & model information stored in an output device?

For example, why does Windows show me "SanDisk Ultra USB 3.0 USB Device" string when I plug in my flash drive to my computer? Or, why does Windows show me "GXT 922 Gaming Mouse" ...
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Buzzy sounds when mouse moving

As title says I have buzzy sounds when mouse is moving. I've seen a lot of questions on web about it. Common answer is either change mouse usb port or just forget about it because it's not that ...
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Trying to autoscroll on Linux Mint

I'm running Linux Mint and trying to get autoscroll to work, which means that when I press or hold down the scroll button on my mouse, I want to be able to get the page to scroll indefinitely by ...
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MacBook Pro mouse cursor hangs periodically

Every ~3 seconds, my mouse hangs for 0.5 seconds and then jumps to where it should be. This happens no matter if I'm using my trackpad or bluetooth mouse or usb mouse. Why is this happening and how ...
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Actually, permanently disable wake-on-mouse in Windows 10

I have always had the same issue with all of my Windows 10 computers - it is essentially impossible to put the computer to sleep with the mouse. When I click Start > Power > Sleep, the computer ...
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How to track device IDs assignments in Windows?

Is there a way to keep track of device IDs as they're assigned by the OS? I'm using Windows 8.1, trying to track mouse IDs in specific. A cursory glance at the System logs turned nothing useful. To ...
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Rotating screen on my laptop doesn't allow my mouse to go to lower portion of screen

So, when I attempt to change my laptop's screen from landscape to portrait, the mouse doesn't go past the height of the landscape mode. This is in landscape mode: This is in portrait mode: That red ...
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How can I offset a mouse pointer and where it clicks?

For example, if I wanted to make it so that to click (or hover) on something, I had to click 50 pixels to the left or below it. The motivation is that a game I'm playing incorrectly detects the mouse ...
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How can I emulate a popup hint on KDE

When working with a computer, the mouse is often unnecessary. But there are actions that I don't know how to perform using only the keyboard. Specifically now I need to emulate a popup tooltip in the ...
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Kubuntu freezes after unplug-plug usb mouse

Kubuntu 20.04.4 LTS (Focal Fossa) freezes after unplug-plug usb mouse. I've tried a different mouse and different usb port but it didn't help. These two strings from xorg logs look strange (logs after ...
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Stuck in an infinite up scroll

My Razer Mamba continuously scrolls up independently of the physical scroll wheel. This happens in any application and only with this specific mouse. This DOES NOT happen with any other mouse and ...
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Using keyboard on dell e5440 disables left click (but not trackpad)

On my dell e5440 with an Alps touchpad, typing disables the trackpad left click for a second. This feature is annoying me but I cant seem to figure out how to disable it. I already disabled TouchGuard ...
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Keyboard not working after BIOS. What should I do? (Клавиатура не работает после биоса. Что мне делать?)

After installing 2 programs and rebooting in Windows, my keyboard and mouse do not work. I tried many settings in the BIOS (Version Ami 2.5x-2.6x). I searched for a long time on the Internet - did not ...
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Cursor and keyboard input periodically lags/stutters for exactly 3 hours after boot

When I boot up my computer the keyboard input and cursor will lag and jitter once every half second for exactly 3 hours. What this means is the cursor will pause for a few miliseconds while being ...
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Modifier + Left Click to Middle Click

I would like to map a modifier key + left click to function as a middle click. For example, Ctrl + left click to middle click. I use a logitech mouse with the frictionless wheel that tilts left and ...
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emulate xbox controller using keyboard and mouse

So I am trying to emulate an xbox 360 controller with my keyboard and mouse. use The OS I am using is parrotOS. As far as I can see there is not really any type of program which is able to emulate. ...
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Scroll wheel slow after Alt-Tab

When I Alt-Tab and then scroll somewhere in the window, then every rotation is delayed by 1-2 seconds. If I scroll fast, then there is no delay. If I click outside the window and then back in, then ...
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How do I configure newly added input devices to not wake the computer?

Last few weeks my PC has been waking up at random during the night. So I did some looking: powercfg -devicequery wake_armed HID Keyboard Device HID-compliant mouse Now I'm sure that I set the mouse ...
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How to automatically set autoscroll on bluetooth mouse in Linux

I'm running Linux Mint 20.3 and I created a .xsessionrc file to set autoscroll settings on all connected mice. However, I am using a Logitech M590 bluetooth mouse which connects too late to be ...
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How to allow trackpad use while bluetooth mouse is connected (MacOS Big Sur)?

I can't figure out how to have both operational. It's frustrating when I take my computer into the other room and can't use my trackpad b/c my mouse is connected.
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USB controller being disabled/conflict on start/restart

Running Windows 10. I have a wireless keyboard and Mouse, each time the system starts or restarts, the devices wont work. The device Manager shows an error,remove the dongles, if the controller is ...
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External keyboard’s Trackpoint middle button clicks even when scrolling

I am using a Thinkpad and try to get into the habit of using an external keyboard, which also has a Trackpoint. With the internal keyboard, I can use the middle mouse button to click (e.g. paste, or ...
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Zoom / magnify tool at the cursor's position

I'd like to do a screen recording video to demonstrate a product (with OBS recording tool), and be able to zoom at specific parts of the screen to highlight a feature, see this example for a beautiful,...
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Sync logitech keyboard and mouse connection when I switch devices

I recently bought Logitech MK850 keyboard and mouse combo which has M720 Triathlon mouse and K850 performance wireless keyboard. So far, I love the features and the ability to switch bluetooth ...
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Middle click doesn't open a new tab, but only in the address bar

I have a Logitech MX Anywhere 3 mouse, which I recently started using with a new laptop. Whenever I try to open a new tab by searching it in the address bar and middle-clicking it, it just opens in ...
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Enabling autoscrolling in Windows

I'm looking for a way to enable autoscrolling in Windows 10. For example, I'm using a software inside which sometimes I need to scroll down continuously (it updates stuff only if I scroll down), for ...
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How to disable new mouse find feature in windows 10/11?

When double press ctrl-left there is a new feature in Windows that darkens your screen and shows a white circle where your pointer is. I have the "find you mouse option" disabled in the ...
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Is there a way to set timeout (100ms etc) before registering the next mouse click in windows?

So I have this mouse which has developed a problem where a single click sends 2 click notification to the OS. Since these are sent simultaneously, I was thinking if there is a way to set minimum ...
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Asus UX303L with Arch Linux: Mouse Jittering when Plugged In

My dad recently gave me one of his old ASUS UX303L laptops. I formatted his machine and put Arch Linux on there. I noticed, however, that the mouse jitters whenever it is plugged in and I have my ...
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Switching computers not working as expected

Summary: So I bought a switch Wenter HDMI Switch 4k 60hz HDCP 2.2 and was attempting to connect three computers on clamshell mode (two macbooks and one dell xps PC, all sharing the same monitor and if ...
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Mousepad makes mouse pointer snap to top of screen

I have recently replaced my old Mousepad with an Aukey KM-P7; if I plug it in before my PC boots up (Windows 10), my mouse pointer is essentially stuck to the top of the screen. It can still be moved ...
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Disable a second USB Mouse so it can be used with vJoy

I'm trying to use an old mouse as a gaming wheel. I have the hardware sorted out, and I can use vJoy to map the second mouse’s movements into a virtual game controller. My problem is cursor moves with ...
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