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Questions tagged [mouse]

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

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Mouse pointer in Android via VirtualBox cannot be controled easily

I successfully created Android machine in VirtualBox 5.2.20. Problem is that I cannot make it so that mouse is easy to control via trackpad. I have searched and tried various solutions with no ...
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Send clicks to several windows or spaces [duplicate]

Is there any way to send a click to multiple specific windows or Spaces? I've done this succesfully on Windows with an AutoHotkey script (see below), but I can't figure out a way to do it on MacOS. ...
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When in Chrome Full Screen, sometimes the menu bar doesn't slide down when mouse over the top of the screen

I use Chrome in full-screen mode all the time, and constantly have to hover my mouse over the top to show the menu bar (sometimes I need to check which keyboard layout I'm using, or the time, or how ...
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Remapping Control + Left Click to Left Click while other keys are being pressed

I need to be able to hold down control and left click, without the click being changed to a right click. I was able to accomplish this using Karabiner Elements, but when I hold down another key and ...
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How do I reset the mouse settings on a mac?

The three-button mouse on my iMac is showing some weird behavior: Clicking once selects something Clicking twice selects everything Scroll wheel does a horizontal scroll (instead of vertical) ...
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Is there still some way to get scroll wheel functionality on the Marble Mouse with macOS today?

I have a Logitech Marble Mouse that I was hoping I could use with a Mac. It used to be that you could use KeyRemap4Macbook, known later as Karabiner, to allow you to hold a button down and turn the ...
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How to create a toggle right click macro?

I've been trying to play MGSV (Metal Gear Solid 5) via Geforce Now but sadly it doesn't have a built-in toggle aim option. I also tried to use controllermate but to no avail, I can't seem to do it or ...
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Mouse scroll works only couple seconds after restart

It seems like my mouse scroll works only for a short period of time after restart. I use Bluetooth mouse Logitech MX Master with installed it’s Logitech options. I tried to reinstall the Logitech ...
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Cannot scroll up in Terminal.app with mousewheel if window has focus

I tried fish for a while, and now in Mojave, I cannot scrollback in Terminal.app when using /bin/bash - I can manually scroll back and see things using the scrollbar, but the mouse wheel doesn't work. ...
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What's the difference, in Apple parlance, between a Cursor and a Mouse Pointer?

I tend to call it a "pointer", to distinguish it from the text cursor, and because it can be controlled without a mouse (e.g. trackpad). However, I would like to use the same kind of language Apple ...
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Bootcamp Bluetooth mouse lagging when WiFi is enabled

The problem is very simple but the solution seems not so. I'm trying to work with my bluetooth mouse in bootcamp, but when WiFi is enabled, bluetooth mouse is lagging. I have read those and I applied ...
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Stop mouse pointer from sticking to the edge of display in dual monitor setup

I am using macOS Mojave on a MacBook Pro. I don't know if it's just me, but I feel like the mouse pointer, from time to time, seems to stick to the edge of the monitor when I try to move it from ...
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Macbook Pro Mid-2014 trackpad not working

My mid 2014 13" macbook pro (retina) has been acting really weird. Two days ago, after I powered it up, the mouse started going crazy, moving all over the place, and eventually stopped moving, and ...
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How can I use Logitech Options to lock my screen with my MX Ergo?

On Windows I'm used to locking my screen via a Logitech Mouse Gesture. Unfortunately, I cannot select "Lock Screen" in the menu on MacOS. Is there still another way to lock the screen? Given that ...
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Weird cursor bug in Chrome in fullscreen mode

Chrome in fullscreen mode shows a really weird cursor when hovering over links. Sometimes it is half a cursor, sometimes it is three cursors and sometimes it is all of that in rapid change. I am using ...
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How to allow mouse pointer to move to smaller display?

I have two monitors connected to my Mac (running Mojave). A sits "left" and has resolution 1680x1050 B sits "right" and has resolution 2560x1440 So, when I put my mouse in the "top" of B, and move ...
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Mouse cursor moves to left edge of screen with no input

I can surfing and the mouse cursor will abruptly move to the far left of the leftmost screen. This can happen even if my hand is not on the mouse. The mouse will also turn off at random intervals, ...
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I want to control Multiple macbooks, mulitple cursors with 1 input mouse

Read this correctly: I want to have 5 macbooks sitting next to each other. Each running their own OSX. Each with their own cursor. Total number of cursors = 5 But i input only 1 mouse. When i move ...
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Magic Mouse disconnects macOS Mojave (MacBook Pro 2018)

I bought a new 2018 MacBook Pro with Touch Bar. I am experiencing Bluetooth issues such as my Magic Mouse disconnecting randomly and lagging. These are the steps I have taken (not in the order as ...
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Magic Mouse 2 sluggish/lagging when Bluetooth Settings is open

Whenever I open the Bluetooth settings screen on my MacBook Pro (mid-2015 model, i7, 16GB RAM, 256GB SSD, though not sure if this matters), the mouse becomes extremely unresponsive. It starts lagging, ...
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3D Acceleration Virtualbox 5.2.18 bug on Macbook Pro 2018, 15"

Background I have been having two different issues related to the performance of my virtual machines running on my brand new MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2018). Given the specifications of my new Mac, there ...
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Wireless mouse stopped working with monitor USB port

Setup: * MacBook Pro 2017 * Mojave * DELL U2717D Display * Logitech unifying receiver and mouse m705 Mouse & receiver work have worked for a year. I upgraded to Mojave 2 weeks ago, and it has ...
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Magic Mouse not working in macOS Mojave

I update my Macbook Pro* today to macOS Mojave 10.14 (18A391). I have a Magic Mouse that I've been using for years and that has so far always worked. However, now the right click with that Magic ...
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Toggle Bluetooth using wired keyboard on iMac

Every so often my iMac looses the Bluetooth mouse connection. The only way to resolve this (other than a reboot) is to switch Bluetooth off, wait about 10 seconds then switch it back on. This ...
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MacBook Pro mouse speed too slow

My mouse speed started off just fine. Then occasionally, every few weeks it would appear to go back to being really slow for no reason, usually while logged on, doing very regular stuff, e.g. coding. ...
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Operate PhotoBooth with mouse clicks

I would like to make a wedding photo booth using my macbookpro and the osx photo booth software. To prevent that the guest can click away the apps or do things that I don't want to, I build the laptop ...
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How to share mouse and keyboard via Wi-Fi to Android?

I use 1keyboard via Bluetooth to share keyboard with my Android phones, but this is less productive than Logitech's Flow where I can switch between devices much faster and more seamlessly. Is there ...
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How do I disable mouse acceleration AND adjust tracking speed in High Sierra?

The obvious answer you can find everywhere is: defaults write .GlobalPreferences com.apple.mouse.scaling -1 which disables mouse acceleration, but locks you at one sensitivity. Old solutions: ...
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Change mouse speed in terminal without restarting

I used this link https://paulminors.com/how-to-speed-up-mouse-tracking-on-mac/ which has a bash line that updates your mouse speed (beyond the default maximum): defaults write -g com.apple.mouse....
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Show desktop via mouse button not working

I have a Logitech G305 wireless mouse that I use with my computer. I want to be able to assign “Show desktop” to “Mouse button 5” (top side button on the mouse), but it works very unreliably. A couple ...
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Magic Mouse not working intermittently on Bootcamp with Windows 10

For some weird reason when using Windows 10 via Bootcamp on my High Sierra MacBook Pro 13" 2017, my Magic Mouse 2 will stop working randomly. I have tried diagnosing why it works sometimes and not ...
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iPhone won't stop connecting to bluetooth, interferes with mouse

My iPhone keeps pairing itself to my Mac. I know because every time it happens my mouse lags horribly until I remove it. Things I've tried: Reset the Bluetooth module Factory reset all connected ...
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How to Configure extra buttons on mouse

I have a mouse that I bought from eBay and has two buttons on the side. For some reason, these keys don't do anything. In the modifier keys section of the keyboard settings, it called the mouse "...
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Keyboard and Mouse start behaving oddly. I've had to restart my Mac to fix this

I imagine I'm hitting some serious of hotkeys but on rare occasions, my Mac will start handling keyboard AND mouse clicks in an odd way. This just happened and, all of a sudden, here are some of the ...
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Mouse scroll stopped working with Less in Terminal

For a few years now, Terminal.app in MacOS has supported mouse-scrolling with the less program, but today I noticed that it is no longer accepting mouse scrolls, and only works with the Up and Down ...
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How to stop screensaver with a keyboard button press, rather than a mouse button press

When then screensaver is activated, pressing a button on the keyboard does not stop the show and display the lockscreen. The system bell chimes, but the screensaver show continues. If I press a ...
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How to start App Expose without using Force Touch or the keyboard?

I know there was a way to trigger App Expose, by pointing the mouse cursor over an dock icon, and scrolling the mouse wheel. As far as I remember, it was something I had to enable with the "defaults" ...
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Mouse Cursor Freezes every 8-10 seconds unless

iMac 27" Late 2015 / 3.3GHz i5 / 16GB Ram / 10.12.6 Sierra We operate with two external displays. One of those displays is a Matrox DualHead2Go which splits the display across two projectors. The ...
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Is there a less ludicrous way to temporarily enlarge the mouse pointer than Apple's silly “Shake to find”?

I'm aware of Apple's "Shake to find" feature, which enlarges the pointer (too briefly, in my opinion, but Apple Knows Your Needs Better Than You Do™), and I occasionally use it (or accidentally ...
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macOS High Sierra 10.13.6 windows getting focus on mouseover

As of about a week ago (no corresponding system upgrade) all windows in every app gain focus automatically on mouseover. So if I have two visible windows (in the same or different apps) and one has ...
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How can I use one set of bluetooth devices for two Macbooks? [duplicate]

Here is a problem I have been having for a while, and I can't imagine I am the only one. I suspect there is a fairly simple solution that I have just not yet thought of: I have two MacBooks that I ...
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Mouse lagging on iMac

I'm using iMac 21,5. Since my magic mouse broke, the new one wasn't working properly, it had insane lags, I bought another wireless gaming mouse and it works better but still have lag issues. I was ...
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Wireless mouse not working in Boot Camp

I bought a new iMac (Retina 4K, 21.5-inch, 2017, with macOS High Sierra 10.13.5) about a week ago, and I have mostly-successfully installed Windows 10 on it using Boot Camp. The Boot Camp drivers ...
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Cursor Responsiveness/Stickyness over Textfields

When I'm hovering a textfield in certain programs (e.g OmniGraffle), my mouse cursor becomes a little bit "sticky", meaning that to achieve any movement I have to move my mouse physically a lot ...
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Non-apple USB mouse tracking slowly

This morning my (non-apple) USB mouse, a HyperX PulseFire, has suddenly started tracking slowly. I've checked the mouse preferences and nothing has changed since Friday. I've also increased the ...
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Right-click randomly quickly hides menu

I'm not figuring out what is causing this, but often when I right-click, the menu appears then quickly disappears... the time it takes seems random, I'm not finding anything consistent about it. The ...
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ARD lets move mouse, but not click on external displays powered by USB3 display link hub. Internal display still works

I've got a mid 2012 Macbook Pro (host computer, running 10.12.6, ARD 3.9.4) im connecting to via Apple Remote Desktop (ARD). My client computer is a late 2012 Macbook pro (client computer, running 10....
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How to Disable resize window on mouse over edge

I have my window in full screen and I want to scroll. In Windows, I would just move the mouse all the way to the right side of the screen where the scroll bar is. Then I would click down and scroll. ...
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Enable keyboard shortcut to look up word in dictionary

I have been using the trackpad w/ force touch to look up the defintions of words when browsing (safari/chrome/ff/etc). It looks like this: The problem is my wrist has been bothering me as I use the ...
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Scaled up screen for better cursor positioning

I have an iMac 5k and DELL U2412M. Despite different resolutions, these screens have almost the same height. What I want to do is shown here: Is there any way or maybe an app that can better ...