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Mouse buttons wrong reaction

When click on right click system register that as ESC+F5, middle click registers first ESC then F5 in turn. What can help to fix that. Linux Mint 21.1 Cinnamon.
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How to quickly select everything (including the parentheses themselves) between two parentheses in Microsoft Word?

For example, when I double-click a sequence of characters between two parentheses, I would like for all the characters to be selected when I use Microsoft Word. What settings can I set so a click ...
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Middle mouse clicks are ignored because of Task Switcher

I'm currently using two different Windows 10 PCs: The first uses Win 10 20H2 and a wired Logitech M500 mouse (=old model). The second uses Win 10 21H2 and a wired Logitech M500S mouse (=new model). ...
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How do I know what is my special mouse button doing and how do I change it?

I have a mouse, Havit model ms1020. It comes with two customizable buttons, but the proprietary software to change them does not work. It already comes with two preprogrammed functions, one of them is ...
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I have a Windows 10 Inspiron 7559 and it's running slow at start up and doesn't allow me to click on anything how can I fix this issue

I just recently picked the interest of working on computers. I currently own a Windows 10 Inspiron 7559 but when I first boot it up everything freezes and I can't click on anything even I plug in ...
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How can I combine two xclip commands?

Copy string into clipboard: echo "hello world" | xclip -sel clip Copy string used by middle-click mouse button. echo "hello world" | xclip How can combine them as one? echo &...
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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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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 to easily select a link text in a browser without activating the link

I'm used to select text by double (or triple) click to select whole word (paragraph). But this doesn't work when the word or the paragraph is a link. The link is activated by first click. Is there ...
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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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X-Windows: sending a mouse click to a window in a different desktop without switching to that desktop?

I am using XFCE4 under Xubuntu 20.04.2. I already know how to use wmctrl and xdotool to identify a window in a different desktop, switch to that desktop, send a mouse click to that window, and then ...
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My mouse cursor is self-clicking and flickering

My mouse cursor is behaving like mad, it's continuously self-clicking. Option of left-click appear without me clicking it and it selects on of the option from the list. Especially while browsing it ...
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How to prevent mouse button 4 from triggering the "back" action on macOS?

When using mouse button 4 (or mouse button 5) on macOS as, for example, a push-to-talk button, every browser, the Finder, System Preferences etc. go back (or forward) after release. It's extremely ...
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What is the difference between running a from cmd line vs. double click?

I have a miner program and if i double click and run it, it works fine, but if i run it from the cmd line using executable name it doesnt run, it crashes. I tried to run with CreateProcess function ...
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How do I make Emacs honor (setq mouse-yank-at-point t) when using isearch?

When using Emacs in a terminal, if I start a search (C-s) and then middle-click paste something, it goes into the search no matter where I click. This is what I want to happen in the GUI. This answer ...
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Windows 10 Change TwoFingerTap to be middle-click

My Question is basically the same as this one except for an Asus Expertbook P1 and I'm fine with installing new drivers if necessary. Is there some way to remap TwoFingerTap from right-click to middle-...
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Inconsistent Mouse Scrolls and Mouse Stops Clicking

I have a Logitech Performance MX wireless mouse. Logitech's Set Point software will do some weird scrolling behavior. Sometimes I will scroll 1 click of the wheel and it scrolls a few lines. Other ...
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Mouse click (both left and right) deselects/unfocus window

I'm using an HP Pavilion laptop (model 15-cc1xx). It has a touchpad but I also use a USB mouse. Recently, the click commands from my mouse doesn't seen to work. Rather the windows get deselected ...
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Strange issue with mouse

Hardware in question: Mouse: Skiller Sharkoon SGM3 (usable wireless or with cable) Laptop: Lenovo Legion Y740-15 When I turn on my mouse or plug it in via cable I can't do a left click anywhere. That ...
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Decreasing debounce time of mouse

I bought new mouse "Razer deathadder essential". This mouse has a double click prevention, that mean debounce time is big but I need debounce time set to minimum. How could I do that? I know such a ...
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Interface issue when using Fruity Loops

A simple but extremely frustrating issue. I cannot enter notes into the piano roll (with a left-click) while at the same time playing notes on the keyboard. It’s as if playing the notes (by pressing ...
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My screen has a dead "click" zone(invisible window)?

The weirdest thing is happening to me - there is a dead zone on my screen where I can't left-click up on the right side of the Screen. On SO, it covers parts of the toolbar. I can click the left two-...
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Cant Right Click ANYWHERE all of a sudden?

Suddenly I cannot right click anywhere on my Manjaro Linux system. I think VirtualBox might have something to do with this, but I am not even 50% on that. I can't right click my Desktop, within ...
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Mouse shortcuts for Visual Studio (F5, F10, F11)

Is it possible to configure the mouse shortcut buttons to simulate F5, F10, F11 keys inside Visual Studio? Basically to allow debugging an application in Visual Studio with just the mouse. I don't ...
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Extra mouse click 30 pixels + on the X

What I need is a script that will run in Windows 10 that will cause a second click a constant number of pixels to the right (or left) after clicking the left mouse button once. Any ideas? The ...
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Slightly moving pressed button on high dpi mouse causes initiate drug too early when in fact I want to execute click on 4k laptop

Related question with answer on close but slightly different topic: Slightly moving high dpi mouse prevents executing single and double clicks normally on 4k laptop Problem is only on new 4k 17'' ...
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Slightly moving high dpi mouse prevents executing single and double clicks normally on 4k laptop

Problem is only on new 4k 17'' laptop. I use Windows 10. I use: UtechSmart Venus Gaming Mouse RGB Wired, 16400 DPI High Precision Laser Programmable MMO Computer Gaming Mice ( https://www.amazon.com/...
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Severe Linux Mouse Click and Window Focus Issues

I have recently been trying to get a working Linux install on my main PC. My PC runs on a GTX 1060. I've been having this issue where my mouse won't click properly in what looks to be a properly ...
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Linux Mad Catz R.A.T.3 Mouse not working

UPDATE As for now, I am 100% the issue is my mouse. I connected another mouse and everything works just fine. Here is the mouse I am using that doesn't work: https://www.amazon.com/Mad-Catz-Optical-...
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Notapad++ column editing: how to deselect a clicked location?

1- There is an option in NP++ to hold Ctrl while clicking in multiple locations in the text file, so the cursor stays there for multi-editing. I want to know how to de-select a clicked location? I ...
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Windows can't click inside certain windows

So I've had this bug for a while, but it's getting more and more annoying... It's the bug, that prevents me from clicking on windows. When I'm hovering over a button on the blocked program, I can see ...
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How to fix my mouse auto click?

My mouse buttons are auto clicked randomly, mostly right button. I have tried 3 new mice, all worked OK on other computers but auto clicked randomly on my laptop. When i remove all external mice and ...
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Mouse clicks stop working shortly after login

I am not sure if this is the right place to ask this but I am really out of ideas: When I log in (Windows 10), my mouse works fine for a short duration. Then this sound appears when you plug in a ...
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Keep Firefox suggestions pane open when middle-clicking on suggestions

When you type into the address bar of Firefox, it opens a pane containing suggestions: Upon middle clicking on any of these suggestions, it opens the suggestion in a new tab, then switches to that ...
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How to set context menu on touchpad top right button?

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad W510 and I want to change touchpad top right button behavior and set Windows Context Menu or Mouse Right Click. How can I do this?
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Point-N-Click virtual mouse partly working on reFX Nexus

I use Point-N-Click virtual mouse (version: PNC 2.10.1, CPNC 2.5.5, BT 1.0.11, run as admin) as my dwell clicking software on Windows 7 SP1 x64 Ultimate. So far it has been able to send mouse clicks ...
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How do I control two cursors with one mouse?

I want to be able to use one mouse to control two cursors, where if I move the mouse the two cursors move together, but one cursor is offset a little. I also want both cursors to left click at the ...
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How do I move the Windows Command Prompt cursor with the mouse?

When I click in Command Prompt, it just selects the character I click and leaves the cursor where it is. I only seem to be able to move the cursor with the keyboard. How do I use the mouse to move the ...
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Right click goes back a page

For some strange reason, whenever I right click on my USB mouse, it goes back to the previous page that I was browsing. This can be hindering when I'm attempting to use right click to access something ...
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Alternative to Autohotkey to Middle click and drag on a trackpad with Windows 10?

I have a typical 2017 Ultrabook, the Yoga 910. It has a trackpad with no separate buttons; bottom left portion of the trackpad is left click, bottom right is right click. There is no region of the ...
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Execute mouse macro without disturbing the physical mouse?

I have used tinytask to execute simple macro involving clicking at a point. But when I start the macro, it takes my physical mouse. I want to be able to run the macro in the background and continue ...
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How can I simulate the middle mouse button on Linux?

I just got a 4-button trackball mouse without a mousewheel (many of those don't have a mousewheel, for some reason), and I would like to make one of those buttons act like the middle mouse button (for ...
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Simulate click on a minimized program

I was wondering if it is possible to simulate a click on a computer program that is not visible/is running as a background process. I am NOT looking for code (although I would happily see some if you ...
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Map Two Finger Tap Middle Click touchpad Windows 10 Dell XPS 9360

Using two finger tap for right click seems superfluous on a windows built machine, as I already have a right click button on the track pad. I am certain it is possible to use two finger tap for the ...
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In Windows 10, can you make background windows not register mouse clicks used to bring them to foreground?

For example, I have a window playing video in the entire window.. when I click to bring it to the foreground, it also pauses the video. Or some webpages will respond when I click to bring the web ...
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File opens on single click

In windows 7 when I single click a file or folder it opens it. yet when I go to: explorer.exe > Windows Explorer > Menubar > tools > folder options > general the radio button: 'double click to open ...
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My mouse's back button minimizes all windows

I've only started having this problem when I hit the back button on my mouse it'll act like I'm pressing Win+D and minimize everything and then reopen them all if I press it again. Sometimes it'll ...
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Windows 10 Enterprise (version 1607) cannot click bottom half of the screen

I am running Windows 10 Enterprise (version 1607) on VMWare Workstation 12.5. Since the last Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 1607 for x64-based Systems (KB4022715), I am experiencing a ...
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How can I reduce the double-click speed below the slowest setting in Windows 7?

How can I reduce the double-click speed beyond the slowest setting available in Windows 7? I am aware of this setting in the mouse property: However I would like to further reduce the double-click ...
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Mouse click drags while released

Sometimes when I use left mouse click (click and release) it drags whatever I clicked on. It happens once every ~100 clicks or so. I have to click again to release. I have win10 x64 bit, all drivers ...
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