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Why were mouse wheels designed with notches? [closed]

A few models have free turning mouse wheels, but why do most mouse wheels have a notched mechanism?
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How to let an Auto-Hotkey Script survive desktop-locking?

I got an Auto-Hotkey script #NoEnv ; Recommended for performance and compatibility with future AutoHotkey releases. #Warn ; Recommended for catching common errors. SendMode Event ; Input worked ...
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How do I make Auto Hotkey convert “RButton down, Mousewheel action, RButton up” into “MButton down, Mouse moving up & down, MButton up”"

I got a program that zooms when pressing MButton while moving mouse up and down. Because this seems a little bit odd to me, I decided to use AHK to let this program zoom when the mouse wheel is ...
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How can I remap the volume scroll wheel to mouse wheel on a Corsair K70 keyboard?

How can I remap the volume scroll wheel to mouse wheel on a Corsair K70 keyboard? (e.g., instead of increasing the volume, I want the scroll to send a mouse wheel up signal) I use Windows 7 SP1 x64 ...
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How do I make Auto Hotkey do Alt+F4 when I press right mouse button and scroll wheel?

My question is simple, I want a script in Auto Hotkey so that I can press Alt+F4 by pressing the right mouse button and scroll wheel. How do I do this?
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How does a Logitech scroll wheel detect movement?

I just replaced my scroll wheel in my mouse, a one minute repair. But now I've seen something that can't be unseen. Logitech scroll wheels apparently function using magic. It freely rests on three ...
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Jumpy scrolling with mouse wheel

All of a sudden, when I try scrolling through a web page, for every click of the mouse-wheel, it moves up or down a whole page, not smooth scrolling. Yesterday it was still scrolling smoothly. What ...
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Windows: Mousewheel scrolling on window without focus

Linux and Windows have a number of differences. One of the little things that I found useful on Linux (this may be specific to certain desktop environments, such as LXDE in my case), was that if I ...
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Why do mouse wheels stop working correctly with time?

I noticed that I need to change my wireless mouse every few months because of the same reason: mouse wheel starts to get more and more unresponsive as time passes. I was wondering how does the mouse ...
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How to stop mousewheel in Windows File Explorer from doing strange things?

I have been using the Windows File Explorer as one does, using the mouse wheel to scroll up and down the list of files in a directory. But sometimes this stops working; instead of scrolling up and ...
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Using tmux - scrolling via ssh

Instead of ssh-ing from many terminal windows to a remote server, I deceded to start using tmux via one single ssh connection. There are things I cant seem to get working though. The most important ...
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How to make the mouse wheel scroll behave the same on both windows and mac os?

I observe that the mouse wheel scroll direction is different on mac and windows. They are opposite. Is there a way to make them behave in the same way? Any help is appreciated. Thank you.
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Mouse scroll wheel has stopped working

As of about a week ago, the scroll wheel on mice have stopped working (not just one, all mice). Here's what I've tried to investigate and fix the problem, all to no avail so far: Confirmed the ...
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ZhiZhu ET X-08 scroll wheel

This is the mouse. It was working fine 6 months and few weeks ago its scroll wheel just went nuts. It scrolls jerky, up and down, jumps unpredictably. Also, something went wrong with the mouse a month ...
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How do I disable the middle mouse button click?

My mouse is buggy and the middle mouse button is always pressed and I dont know how I disable the click function. I have looked at my mouse settings and I cant change the middle mouse function at all....
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Mouse scroll wheel is jumpy

I'm using Mad Catz R.A.T 5 and recently I started having problems with the my mouse scroll wheel. When i'm scrolling up or down in google chrome, steam or anything else, my mouse scroll wheel isn't ...
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Windows 10 Automatic zoom

Today, when I turned on my laptop, after a few minutes Windows automatically start zooming in and out. For example, when I scroll some windows like explorer, Chrome or any other application it starts ...
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How can I stop my browser from scrolling while in a game?

Some games and programs use the scroll wheel to scroll or zoom, but if the main window is large enough, this will usually scroll the browser window as well, which will put the game off of the screen. ...
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Clicking on mouse wheel button switches language

I have two languages installed on my Windows 8.1 OS: English and Hebrew. Recently I've started to use mouse middle click to open a link in Chrome in a new tab, and then I noticed that when I do that,...
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Windows 10 Horizontal Scroll Issue

I'd like to know What this thing is and how to disable it if possible. It only appears in windows with a horizontal scroll-bar and it allows you to scroll left-right with the mouse wheel. I've tried ...
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In Microsoft Office Access 2013 how can I use my mouse wheel to advance to the next record?

I am trying to set up Microsoft Access 2013 to advance to the next record by using my mouse wheel. My older version of Access allowed me to do this. How do I do it in the newest version of Access?
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In Sublime Text, for syntax-specific preferences, how do you enable increase/decrease font size with CTRL+Mousewheel

I am normally able to use CTRL+MouseWheel to increase and decrease the font size in Sublime Text (I am using Sublime Text 3). This behavior appears to be on by default. When I am in an editor window ...
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No smooth scrolling on Windows 10

For some reason, smooth scrolling (using the mouse wheel) was replaced on Windows 10 (in my case, at least) with scrolling of entire page and sometimes even more. I see this on those apps for now: ...
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Logitech MX518 Custom Clicker?

I got an old Logitech MX518 gaming mouse, that, despite its age (2009) still works like a charm. However, recently I decided to take it apart to clean it, but somehow lost the small metallic clicker ...
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Mouse wheel not working properly

I have a 3D optical mouse - Vaio. Mouse wheel works counter-wise for about 5% of times . That occurs more often as the speed of my scrolling increases. Do you think the problem is hardware-related ? ...
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How can I test my mouse wheel click with windows 7

My mouse wheel click seems to be behaving intermittently with my Firefox browser. But I would like to test it to verify it is a hardware issue and not a software one. How can I test my mouse wheel ...
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Adjust mouse cursor speed independently of scroll wheel speed

In Windows 8.1, there is one slider (hooray for simplicity) that adjusts both how many lines to scroll when using the scroll wheel, but also the mouse cursor speed. How do I adjust the two ...
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Word 2007 won't let me mouse-wheel-scroll past cursor after editing

I'm using MS Word 2007 at work (on an HP ProBook 6460b, if that makes a difference) and have come across an annoying issue for which I can't seem to find a solution. I'm pretty sure this doesn't ...
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Mouse Wheel Lines not honored/saved after stable reboot

After changing the mouse lines per scroll preference in Windows 7 Mouse Control Panel from three to eight and rebooting the preference is set back to three, how do I force Windows to honor the ...
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Scroll inside a Windows dialog without first clicking inside the dialog

This might seem like a very insignificant desire but I work on my computer a lot and open a lot of files constantly. The problem is when I open the Windows 8.1 dialog frame e.g., open, save-as, and ...
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Scrolling with a mouse on a Mac - either too fast or too slow

I have a Macbook, and love the trackpad. It works like nothing else. However, I've changed the setup of my computer, now use it as desktop with separate monitor, mouse and keyboard. The mouse is a ...
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How do I disable the mouse wheel backlight on a Posturite keyboard?

I recently began using a Posturite Number Slide Arch Keyboard (Model EZ-2018) on my Linux workstation. It came with few instructions; none of them dealt with keyboard function, but rather with ...
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Mouse wheel scroll causes zoom in/out in Google Chrome

When scrolling using the mouse wheel scroll in Google Chrome, there is about 25% chance it would zoom in/out as if I have pressed the Ctrl key. Disabling my mouse gesture extension reduces the chance ...
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Mouse scrolling doesn't work right, sometimes wont work at all

This is a problem Iv'e seen multiple questions about but all of them mostly got answered by answers that don't help me, hence I'm asking my own. Iv'e been having this issue with mouse for a while now....
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How to change mouse scrollwheel lines on an Acer Aspire 7741?

My Acer Aspire mousewheel is set to the default setting and I need to increase the amount of lines it scrolls by. Normally this wouldn't be a problem on Windows 7, but the Mouse Properties Window does ...
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Vertical Scrolling with mouse wheel - number of lines at a time reverts to 1

I would like this setting to stay at 3, but it keeps reverting to 1. In the middle of work, not after a reboot or anything like that. I notice it when web pages / documents scroll vertically slower ...
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Scroll wheel boosts

I have a little over two years old Logitech Performance Mouse MX that has had a problem the last two months or so. When I'm scrolling websites, it sometimes gets a boost and can scroll a lot more than ...
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Remapping Mouse Wheel in Mac

I have been trying to remap my mouse wheel up and down actions to keyboard keys in a specific application. Does anyone know how? I'm using a steelseries sensei, and the steelseries engine doesn't ...
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How do I disable tab scrolling on mousewheel tilt in Firefox?

When I try to click on the mouse wheel to close a tab i Firefox I often tilt it instead by mistake. The result is that the tabs are scrolled (I have many tabs open). How can I disable this behavior? ...
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How can I disable mouse wheel scrolling of Firefox tabs?

I'm on a laptop, and my touchpad is multitouch. I'm using Firefox 22.0 By tapping with 2 fingers it can simulate a mouse middle-click. By scrolling with 2 fingers it will simulate a wheel mouse. ...
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Why does `less` not recognize the mouse wheel when stdin is a pipe?

I was wondering why my less sometimes does not recognize the mouse wheel (my terminal is Konsole). Now I've found a pattern: It seems to work whenever less's STDIN comes directly from the shell (zsh ...
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Can't move up or down with the mouse wheel toward the left of the screen

My mouse wheel doesn't work on the left of my computer screen: I can't go up nor down using my mouse wheel when my cursor is hovering a strip which width is about from 5% to 30% from the left of my ...
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How to invert mouse scroll wheel zoom direction in Firefox?

When scrolling down the mouse wheel with CTRL, the zoom decreases. I would like it to increase when I scroll down, and vice versa. Is there a way to change it?
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How can I get google chrome to switch tabs using the mouse wheel?

At home I'm running Fedora 17, and I've grown accustomed to quickly scanning through open tabs by using the mouse wheel while hovering over the tab bar. It's a very natural gesture for me now. At ...
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How do I stop scripts from accessing the mouse wheel in Firefox?

I'm using Firefox 16.0.2 on Mac OS X 10.6.8, including the NoScript 2.5.9 plugin. Sometimes when browsing, a web site will have an embedded map or the like within it, and when scrolling down the page ...
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Mouse wheel works bad in some programs?

I have Microsoft Wireless Mouse 5000 connected to USB dongle by radio, along with Microsoft's keyboard, and USB dongle is connected to KVM into "keyboard" socket. I have mouse wheel working badly in ...
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I have a vaio and my touchpad scroll doesn't work

I have a VAIO windows 7 64 bit operating system. My scroll does not work for a while.I used to stroke the far-right edge of the touchpad for vertical scrolling and the bottom edge for horizontal but ...
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Geting focus when rotating mouse wheel

In Ubuntu when you rotate mouse wheel while mouse pointer is in a region (for example you can volume up or down without any click while you rotate mouse on volume icon in system trey), that region ...
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Mouse wheel doesn't scroll in windows 7 remote desktop

I recently upgraded to windows 7. I realized that the mouse scroll wheel no longer works in the remote desktop. The remote machine has been the same, so I bet the problem is on the client side. I am ...
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Setting mouse scroll wheel to scroll less than 1 line in Windows

I am trying to fine tune my mouse scroll wheel behavior. When I go to Control Panel > Mouse Properties, there is the setting for [Roll the wheel one notch to scroll]. The minimum allowed setting is 1 ...