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

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Mouse settings don't retain in Logitech options

I have an Logitech MX Master mouse that comes with a program to adjust it's settings called Logitech Options. I use this to adjust the issue many people have a mac: you wanna scroll with trackpad the '...
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How to make display PDF images with mouse hover in iTerm2 after " ls -l '?

On Catalina 10.15.2, Sometimes, in iTerm2 terminal, after a ls -l command, I can visualize some pdf files (a popup window appears suddenly) when my mouse is over the list of PDF filenames. But this ...
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Bluetooth mouse doesn’t work after sleep unless disconnected first

I have a Logitech G603 mouse connected to a MacBook Pro 16” via Bluetooth. After connecting the mouse to my iPad Pro (to test out the new cursor support), and then back to the Mac, the mouse has ...
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How to disable space change by the mouse moving to the screen edge

When I drag a window with the mouse to a screen edge and keep it there for half a second or so my Mac switches to the next/previous space. This behaviour happens on High Sierra and seems to be part ...
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Disable Left/Right Scrolling on Magic Mouse with Google Calendar

I am a first time Magic Mouse user. I love the vertical scrolling on web pages. However, on Google Calendar, scrolling left-to-right makes the calendar move forward and back between months. I'm ...
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Apple magic keyboard not working on Windows 10 PC

I have bought the new Apple Magic keyboard for my pc. I tried following lots of links on how to make it work on my PC but none of which really work. For example, I open windows Bluetooth device and ...
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It takes a while for my MacBook to recognize keyboard presses and trackpad clicks upon wake

Sometimes it takes over a minute for my MacBook Pro 16 inch to recognize anything I write on the keyboard and whatever I do with the trackpad upon waking it up from sleep mode. In fact, sometimes it ...
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Trackpad often does not register first left click

I have an issue in which I often have to left click twice in order for a single left click to register. This issue is described very nicely in this question. In summary, the first trackpad left click ...
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How can I set a different scrolling direction for mouse and trackpad in Lion?

I want to give the new scrolling behavior in Lion a try (both on the built-in as well as on the magic trackpad). But on my Mouse (a Logitech Anywhere MX), I don't want reverse scrolling. In ...
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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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Adjust horizontal scrolling speed on a mouse or trackpad independent of the vertical speed

I have recently bought a Logitech M510 as my main mouse switching over from a magic mouse. I didn't realize missing horizontal scrolling would be such an issue, but apparently it is. Now a mac does ...
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iOS / iPadOS mouse scrolling not working

I´m currently checking out the mouse support in iPadOS 13.4 on my gen 3 iPad Air. Scrolling does not seem to work anywhere. Is this by design or do I need to configure something to make it work? ...
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Track pad and plug-in mouse left click not working

I've searched and noticed other people having the same issue but no fixes. Recently my trackpad stopped working which resulted in me changing it. Worked fine for months. All of a sudden my trackpad ...
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Apple Magic Mouse 2 not scrolling - Magic Mouse 1 works! (Windows 10 / PC)

I have been using an Apple Magic Mouse "1" for quite some time now on my Windows 10 PC and I was very content except the damn batteries that needed replacing every once in a while. So I bought an ...
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Magic Mouse is frequently losing its connection to MacBook Pro

My Magic Mouse is intermittently losing its connection to my MacBook Pro. First the mouse becomes unresponsive and a few seconds later, a picture of the mouse appears on the screen wit the words "...
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Sidecar: use tap gesture as “click” with a mouse

I'm using Sidecar with iPad Pro 11 and MacBook Pro 15 2016. I noticed, that I could use Apple Pencil to interact with the interface elements on the second screen, e.g. open a new empty tab in Safari. ...
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Randomly my Mouse Scroll wheel controls volume

I was just doing some productivity on my mac and have my gaming mouse connected to my mac as usual but out of the blue without me changing anything, my mouse wheel is now controlling my volume and if ...
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How do apps which adjust your mouse speed and acceleration work?

On a mac, the only thing you can adjust is "scaling", which ties in acceleration and sensitivity together. In system preferences, you can only go from 0 to 3. On terminal, you can get a much wider ...
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Mouse issues when hovering over certain areas

I would post this question directly on the Apple discussion site, but it appears to be having issues (if I log in, I get a redirect loop leading to browser error message). I believe this issue could ...
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Game Hangs When Moving External Mouse, Works Fine With Trackpad

I have a Logitech external wired mice connected via a USB type-c hub. When I play this game called "Insurgency" and move the external mouse, the game starts hanging - FPS drops significantly, and gets ...
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How to disable mouse acceleration in Catalina?

The command I've seen from How do I disable mouse acceleration AND adjust tracking speed in High Sierra? defaults write .GlobalPreferences com.apple.mouse.scaling -1 Doesn't change the mouse ...
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How to jump to a location using mouse on iTerm/terminal?

I work on a terminal most of the time. Is there an application / plugin over iTerm or any other terminal like application using which I can control the cursor location of my terminal using a mouse ?
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Switching bluetooth device between two Macbook Pros

I have two different MacBook pros (Catalina and Mojave). Recently, I bought a new bluetooth mice and a keyboard. First time, when I connected keyboard and mice to one of the MacBook Pros, I had to ...
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Any way to map extra mouse buttons to keyboard shortcuts? [duplicate]

My mouse has two other buttons which I think are referred to as button 4 and 5. Is there any way to configure these to trigger a keyboard shortcut like option delete for adobe premiere?
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Using separate Bluetooth keyboard and mouse simultaneously with my iPad

With the recent announcement of the Magic Keyboard for iPad I've been looking to see what I can improvise during the current COVID-19 supplies crunch. I already have a Bluetooth keyboard that I use ...
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Magic Mouse disconnects randomly

Sometimes, my Magic Mouse suddenly disconnects. It has a strong battery level, so I know it isn't that. Anyone have any ideas what might be causing this?
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Smooth scrolling not working with Magic Mouse and macOS Catalina 10.15.3

Recently, smooth scrolling has stopped working on my MacBook Pro when scrolling with the Magic Mouse. Using the internal trackpad works fine and smooth scrolling behaves correctly. I initially ...
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Mouse “randomly” slowing down or stuck in certain places (especially while starting a drag)

Since upgrading to Sierra (but could be other cause), my mouse slows down in certain points (as if something is intercepting the mouse move event and swallowing it). Sometimes this is accompanied by ...
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My apple mouse zooms in and out like crazy. How do I tame it?

My apple mouse zooms in and out like crazy and I cannot control it. The fonts and pages are impossible to view at times. How do I stop this insanity? Is there another mouse that's better?
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USB keyboard and mouse software reset

I have an Advent wireless deskset for my macbook. When I first plugged in the little USB dongle a sequence of configuration screens came up for registering the mouse and the keyboard. I didnt need the ...
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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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Magic Mouse 2 lagging

I have a Magic Mouse 2 which is approx 1 year old. Recently it has started lagging on my 2018 Macbook Pro 15 inch. I can not see anything that is taking a lot of resources and I don't have external ...
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Is there a way to make the iPadOS scrollbar permanently visible across apps?

See the title. I’m using a mouse1 with my iPad (as of iOS 13.4). The lack of persistently visible scroll bars2 across apps (e.g. in Notes) is reducing my productivity, as I have to do a pointless ...
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How to ctrl+click without right clicking?

A website that I use has different commands for ctrl+click and right click. Because ctrl+click is mapped to right click on Mac, when I use I get the right click action. I want to be able to use the ...
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Keyboard shortcut for moving focus to a different screen

I am new to using Mac. I have been using a multi-monitor setup. Specifically, I have two monitors. Each of the monitor have multiple spaces. ``````````````````````````` ` 1 ` ` ` ...
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Disable Trackpad and Keyboard Temporarily

Is it possible to disable the trackpad and mouse temporarily while you have an external mouse and keyboard plugged in. The keys keep getting accidentally hit while I have the mouse and keyboard ...
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Bluetooth and WiFi interfering with one another since Yosemite

Note: The only thing that changed in my setup is installing Yosemite. Since installing Yosemite, I'm having a somewhat peculiar problem: WiFi works fine, and BT works fine. But WiFi + BT working ...
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Mac Catalina wake up without keyboard or touchpad

After Catalina, my mac pro retina (MacBook Pro - 13-inch, 2018, Four Thunderbolt 3 Ports) regularly wakes up without keyboard or touchpad. This usually happens when I wake it up from the touchbar and ...
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Can't recognise Microsoft keyboard and mouse after OS Catalina update

I updated to the latest OS Catalina 10.15.4 on my MacBook Pro 15 with the Microsoft keyboard and mouse connected and working during the download process. Once the computer was updated the keyboard ...
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Wireless Mouse acting erratically- macbook Pro

I have really been pulling my hair over this issue for last few day and I have no idea what is causing this issue but below is the summary of issues that I am facing: I have been using this machine ...
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What does Using “MX Anywhere 2S” may affect Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity mean in iPadOS?

On iPadOS 13.4, the Bluetooth mouse functionality is substantially improved. I have an Logitech MX anywhere that I purchased to test this, and I notice a warning that it may affect WiFi or Bluetooth. ...
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Hold touchpad to right click on Dock disable

I am trying to disable the feature on a mac that brings up right-click like options (the same as you get with control click) when you click for more than a second or two on an icon in the dock. I ...
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Trackpad and mouse require two taps/clicks to register first click

I'm having a horribly frustrating issue that I can't seem to work out. Here are the steps to reproduce the problem, which happens with both an external Logitec VX mouse, the internal MacBook Pro ...
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My MacBook Air won’t click, with the trackpad nor USB connected mouse, any help? [duplicate]

My MacBook is 13” and from 2015, I’ve never had any problems before this. My battery does NOT look swollen, and my trackpad still follows my finger yet the pointer never turns into a hand, just the ...
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How do I install a Bluetooth mouse with Boot Camp (Win10)?

I'm trying to add a Bluetooth mouse to my Apple Macbook using Win10 on a BootCamp partition. --I purchased the Logitech M557 Bluetooth mouse as it seemed to have a great record for robust ...
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Logitech T651 connecting to MBP as an Apple Mouse instead of as a trackpad

I'm trying to connect a Logitech T651 trackpad to a MBP with a built in functioning trackpad (maybe there's some sort of conflict between the two trackpads and this is causing the issue?) I go to the ...
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Dock freezing and right click and expose doesn't work

I don't know why, but there are some very strange problems with my system. At times, the right click will stop working on both the mouse and trackpad, only ctrl+click will work. At the same time when ...
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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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Is there a way to have two mouse cursors on screen, controlled by different input devices (e.g. mouse, trackpad)?

I am using an external monitor with my MacBook Pro. I switch between them quite often. Whenever I'm working on whatever's on my MacBook, I use my MacBook built-in keyboard/trackpad. When I interact ...
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How to set already-paired bluetooth devices again into discovery mode?

How can I set a Magic Trackpad (or, any other bluetooth device, I guess) into discovery mode, if it has already been paired to another mac? Anything I find on google just mocks me.

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