I love the "Hot corners" concept. However, it happens very often that I trigger them accidentally.

Is there a built-in way to add a "click" requirement to a hot corner? ie. I have to move the mouse there and then to left-click.

(This would also help recreate Windows 7's "show desktop" behaviour, which is cool for people who recently switched from there to OS X.)


Modifier Keys

or keyboard click ;)

You can hold , or when selecting a hot corner.

You will need then to use the modifier key and the hot corner to trigger the action.

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While you cannot use hot corners, you can use a single finger gesture like this:

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  • Thanks gentmatt. A mouse-only method would be ideal, but I can work with this if that is not possible. – Pekka 웃 Mar 18 '12 at 13:03
  • @Pekka Maybe BetterTouchTool helps. It's not an optimum solution and without hot corners. – gentmatt Mar 18 '12 at 13:11
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    Beat me to it! While I was writing my answer (and rebooting because BetterTouchTool was acting odd), you wrote a much better one. Well done! – Daniel Mar 18 '12 at 13:18
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    The corner click in BetterTouchTool seems to apply to the Trackpad only (ie. no mouse clicking, which is a shame! I'll write to the author and ask whether that could be added). But it's a very interesting tool either way. Thanks! – Pekka 웃 Mar 18 '12 at 13:18

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