The mouse is a rodent-shaped device used to move a pointer on the screen

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Mouse cursor periodically jumps to left side of screen automatically even when mouse is off!

I work in a museum and we've set up some interactive stations for the public that use Mac computers. 6 of our 7 Macs work perfectly, but one has a problem that is seriously disrupting some of our ...
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Using apple trackpad and mouse together - Problems

I am hoping somebody can answer my problem. I have been getting a lot of pain in my wrist with RSI. I use thousands of mouse clicks an evening processing my photos on L?R. It all got too much for ...
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My keyboard suddenly stopped working

I was playing a game on my laptop when suddenly my mouse wouldn't move and my keyboard stopped working. My computer just shut down randomly and when I turned it back on I couldn't sign in because the ...
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Can you, and if so, how, set a repeat rate for mouse buttons?

I have an external mouse, with programmable buttons. I'd like to set some of those buttons to repeat if I hold one of them down- similar to how keyboard keys repeat, but don't see where to do that.
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Trackpad going crazy

A few days ago, I don't know what happened, possibly nothing but my 13" macbook pro trackpad started acting weird. Did I spill water? Food? Shook it? Pressured it? Any of these might have happened, ...
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Logitech USB Mouse cannot register quick movements - MBP 2015, El Capitan

The Logitech M100 mouse lags on swipes with my MBP- Early 2015, with El Capitan. Here is a video demonstrating the issue. -I have tried SmoothMouse -This occurs on all games, not just Counter ...
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How can I change the modifier key that is used for horizontal scrolling in OSX?

In OSX, you can scroll horizontally by holding down the shift key while scrolling the mouse wheel. While that's handy, I'd, ideally, like to change that to the cmd key... How can I change which ...
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Double click on keypress macro

What is the simplest way to assign a key to trigger a double click of the mouse? And even better if holding down the key would perform multiple double clicks. Free or open source or script preferable.
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OSX 10.11 El Capitan: Disabling accelerated scrolling

I use an external bluetooth mouse by Logitech and while the accelerated scrolling is nice for the trackpad, it is absolutely terrible for the external mouse. How can I deactivate it so that I get ...
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Installing SSD on 2012 MacBook has messed up Bluetooth keyboard and mouse

My MacBook worked fine but was getting slow, so I replaced the HD with a Crucial 1 TB SSD. I usually use it with an external monitor, an Apple Bluetooth keyboard and a Magic Mouse. I also have a CPU ...
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How can I get VMWare Fusion to recognize my mouse?

I recently switched from Parallels to VMWare Fusion and need some help getting my Windows 10 virtual machine to recognize my Lumenata Sentey mouse I have plugged. Basically, what I'm trying to do is ...
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Magic mouse does not switch ON

I have been using the magic mouse for two years. I always slide off the switch under the mouse after the mac shuts down as I have seen it to save battery life to some extent. Since a week the mouse ...
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After upgrading to El Capitan, wireless mouse and wireless keyboard are not picked up

I have an iMac from 2009. It was previously running Snow Leopard and I just upgraded to El Capitan. I ONLY have wireless peripherals and now OS X cannot pickup my keyboard and mouse. Now I have NO WAY ...
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Is there a way to change only the horizontal scrolling speed on an apple corded mouse?

I have the latest macbook pro running the latest osx and i am using the corded mouse. Hope i could use the magic mouse but i am stuck with the crap corded one for now. I can say i am OK with it, apart ...
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Built in keyboard and trackpad on 2015 Macbook Pro not working

A few weeks ago I started noticing that after waking my mac from sleep, or after starting it up, they keyboard and mouse (and sometimes just the mouse) would not be responsive at all. I'd have to do a ...
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Screen flickering when the Shake to Find gesture on MacBook Pro Mid-2014

When using the Shake to Find gesture, my screen intermittently flickers -- usually at the end of the animation. I thought it may be due to the external mouse but it also occurs with the trackpad. The ...
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How can I determine where mouse input is coming from? Is there a way to log click events? No other mice are connected

I am experiencing the strangest behavior. My computer is clearly receiving mouse clicks that I'm not doing, as though they're coming from another mouse, but the cursor never moves on it's own, which I'...
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alt tab on multi monitor setup to move mouse

When having a multi monitor desktop, we pin some applications to a monitor, and when switching between different apps with alt tat mouse still remains in its place and you have to drag it all the way ...
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How to use the mouse scrollwheel to trigger a macro/service?

I want to trigger "+" resp. "-" when I use the scrollwheel of my mouse (G700) together with CMD. Shortcuts triggered by key combinations only are simple, but using the scrollwheel as the trigger seems ...
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How to disable middle-click from closing tabs in chrome?

I'm using a magic mouse in Apple Mac. Since there is a fuzzy boundary b/w left-click and middle-click, manytimes left-clicking on a tab end up in middle-click, resulting in closing the tab. This is ...
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Mouse thumb buttons stopped working on one user profile

I have a mouse with thumb buttons. Recently, on my Personal user profile, they stopped working. But on my Work profile, they still work. Any ideas on how I can fix this? I'm using OS X El Capitan ...
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Magic Mouse 2 Mountain Lion

Is there any way to enable scrolling on Mountain Lion (10.8.5), I have a Magic Mouse 2 but can't seem to be able to get it to work fully. Is this only compatible with El Capitan?
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Mac mouse acceleration

I installed the Logitech driver for my G500 mouse. This driver overrides the standard acceleration curve and leaves it just linear. I want the original one back. But just uninstalling the driver (...
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Focus Follows Mouse?

TL;DR—Is it possible to get focus-follows-mouse (not focus-raise-mouse)? This topic has been discussed at length on the net, but most of the talk is 5 years ago. I'm hoping something has changed ...
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iMac El Captain issue with Mad Catz R.A.T7

Since El Captain has made the Mad Catz editor useless I have been using a combination of USB Overdrive and SteerMouse. However, the Mac now no longer even allows the mouse to connect. Every time I ...
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Is there a configuration for El Cap 'Find Your Cursor' to work for vertical shakes?

As one of the El Cap features, Apple touts: Find your cursor Rapidly shake your finger on the surface of your trackpad to increase the size of the pointer so it’s easy to spot. You can also ...
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Mouse clicks not working on MacBook Pro, with both track pad and USB mouse

This evening the left mouse button on the track pad on my MacBook Pro stopped working. Rebooted. No change. Zotted PRAM. No change. Reset SMC. No change. Connected USB wired mouse. No change. ...
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strange mouse' cursor behavior regardless of usb port and mouse

a very strange problem has been bothering me for long time, since when I started to use this mac which is not mine. Often, while I'm moving the mouse the cursor suddenly begin to move randomly. This ...
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How do I remove mouse acceleration AND increase/decrease sensitivity?

I like to do some casual gaming on my mac, however it's frustrating to deal with mouse acceleration. Now I've found various ways to reduce the acceleration, but this affects the sensitivity.. Is there ...
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Mad Catz R.A.T. 3 mouse problems on macbook pro

I am having difficult time to costumize my buttons on RAT 3 mouse. I want my side buttons to go forward and backward. Anyone know how to do that? Also scrolling wheel is inverted and I dont know how ...
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In Safari, mouse scroll wheel will not work

In Safari, mouse scroll wheel will not work. I can use the mouse scroll wheel in Chrome and Firefox though. How do I fix the problem in Safari?
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iMac 2015 - recovering from stop

I have an issue with my iMac. Before going to bed I set it to the sleep mode. The following morning it's running but the screen is turned off. If I try to switch it on by mouse or keyboard doesn't ...
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MX Master continuously unpairing itself

I have an issue with my Logitech MX Master mouse continuously fail to reconnect when I get back to my desk. I have to press the connect button on the bottom of the mouse and pair it. This is getting ...
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USB wireless keyboard works from one USB port, but not the other

I have a wireless USB keyboard/mouse combo (Microsoft Wireless Keyboard 1000) which is working perfectly on a 2013 MacBook Air running Yosemite, the keyboard & mouse work perfectly - but only when ...
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Apple bootcamp windows 10 and apple magic mouse 1 not connecting

A week or so ago I installed windows 10 on my 2015 macbook pro retina with bootcamp. At the start my apple mouse (magic mouse 1) and my keyboard were already paired. Today my mouse wouldn't click for ...
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Safari Mouse Cursor doesn't change back to pointer

I have an issue with Safari on El Capitan where the cursor doesn't change from the Link Select (finger) cursor or the Text Select cursor back to Arrow pointer cursor when i leave the DOM area. It's ...
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Magic Mouse does not open links etc

When I click on any link with my Magic Mouse, it doesn't always open it, then when it does it brings up dialog boxes like Open With..., New Tab etc. I have to click several times before it opens. I ...
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My Apple Magic Mouse never works on login screen when no one is logged in (first time I turn on my MBP)

as described in the title: My Magic Mouse works perfectly when: At least one person will log in At login screen but only when someone is still logged in (When I'll press Control ⌃ + Shift ⇧ + Eject ...
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How to map buttons on my mouse with AppleScript?

Since BetterTouchTool is becoming paid, I was looking for an alternative solutions to map my navigation buttons (prev. page, next page) on my mouse (Logitech MX518) that I enjoy using for browsing ...
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Drifting mouse cursor

I have a Mac Book Retrina Pro. My mouse seems to drift to the right of screen all by itself. It doesn't matter if I am using the track pad, a bluetooth mouse or a USB external mouse (or no mouse at ...
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Anyone having USB problems with OS X 10.11 and Logitech Mouse

Ever since I installed the first version of OS X 10.11 My Logitech MX Professional mouse with the unifying receiver plugged into a USB 3.0 hub is not recognized while a Logitech keyboard using the ...
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OS X 10.11.1 failed to recognize my mouse after reconnection the wireless USB adapter

Hi I bought a Delux M618 wireless vertical mouse lately and it is amazing. But I noticed a problem with this mouse (and a few other wireless mice), that is if I unplug the wireless adapter (to change ...
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Scroll to zoom on a mac with a non-mac usb mouse

Moving over to a mac from windows and one feature I really enjoyed was being able to map my scroll up and scroll down keys and (+) and (-) respectively. Then, while in a web browser or picture ...
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Logitech Ultrathin mouse scroll behaviour on mac

i am using a Logitech UltraThin T630 mouse with a macbook pro (2015, os 10.11.1) and i am having a strange scroll behaviour. I mean its working but its different to the mouse working on windows. Let ...
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Mouse pointer lag

For almost 2 months now my mouse (Apple Magic Mouse) pointer seems to lag when using it on my machine (Mac Mini - OS X 10.10). The mouse will take a second to before it starts moving anywhere, and it ...
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Quickly disable the mouse

Sometimes in school someone comes up and takes my mouse and drags it around on the table so it causes random actions on my computer. I would want a quick way to temporarly disable the mouse by the ...
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X11 Mouse Acceleration setting

X11 that I am using (XQuartz 2.7.5 (xorg-server 1.14.4)) with Yosemite has very high acceleration with the mouse (external or trackpad). Is there a way to lower the acceleration or remove it all ...
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MacMini Mid-2010 4,1 USB Problems with Keyboard and Mouse (IOUSBHostHIDDevice & AppleUSBHostPort errors)

I am having following issues on the MacMini quoted in the Title. Basically every so often, the keyboard and/or mouse freeze. I then have to unplug them and plug them back in and they work fine again ...
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Bluetooth connection instability with Magic Mouse on El Capitan

I'm using a ~3 year old Apple Magic Mouse (1st generation, removable AA batteries, part number: MB829LL/A), and it has started to give me brief disconnection warnings, but always automatically ...
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Moving to right Space shortcut broken, just beeps

I have this wireless mouse with a receiver. When I plug it in, it works as a mouse. But way back the first time I plugged it in El Capitan asked me to "Configure Your Keyboard". Mouse comes without ...