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

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Did Apple remove the zooming feature from the Magic Mouse in a recent OS update?

Mac OS X has a 'zoom' action which can be used in various views in applications e.g. Photos.app when looking at a photo, zooming an entire Safari page, zooming in an NSScrollView. This action is ...
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Make mousing over a new window or screen change the focus to that window? [duplicate]

I have a multi-monitor set up with my Macbook Pro. Frequently, when I move my mouse from one monitor to another, I'll assume I'm now working in the window my mouse is over, but find myself typing and ...
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How can I navigate backward and forward using a Rapoo Optical Mouse?

I want to use the additional buttons of my Rapoo N3600 Optical Mouse to navigate backward and forward in my web browser. How can I achieve this?
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How can I remap mousebuttons in macos mojave

I use a wireless mouse (Anker vertical wireless) and the buttons which are supposed to go back or forward in a browser just turn on scrolling by mouse-movement. I'd like to remap these two buttons to ...
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How to change bluetooth frequency for magic mouse 2

Sometimes my Magic Mouse does not work when Wi-Fi is on! When I turn Wi-Fi off, I can move it again! MacBook freezes frequently and it really drives me crazy! I guess it isrelated to the Wi-Fi, ...
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AppleScript to connect Magic Mouse on iMac

I'd like to write an AppleScript that will connect my Magic Mouse 2. Basically, in words, I'd like a script that will show up in "Services" that opens system preferences, goes to Bluetooth, finds the ...
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How to increase mouse tracking speed beyond the maximum for MacOS Mojave 10.14?

I have been trying to increase maximum tracking speed for my 2018 Macbook Pro trackpad past the normal settings for Mac OS Mojave 10.14, but I am unsuccessful. I have looking at the previous ...
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Sharing a Bluetooth Keyboard and Mouse sequentially between two Macs

I work out of my house where I have two computers: a mid-2010 Macbook Pro (for my day job) and a mid-2010 iMac (personal). During the workday, my iMac acts as a second display for my Macbook Pro via ...
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Yosemite: Disabling inertia scrolling using scroll wheel for the mouse

Is there a way to disable inertia scrolling (scrolling speeds up the faster you scroll the mouse wheel) for Yosemite for only the mouse? I understand the reason for inertia scrolling for the trackpad, ...
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How to fast forward and rewind a youtube video in the external monitor without moving my mouse out of the main screen?

I want to do programming in my MacBook Pro while looking at the lectures on Udemy on my external monitor. Thanks to How do I control the Play/Stop button for a website (e.g., YouTube) in my external ...
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In iTerm2 Command Click on URLS does not work when inside a tmux session

When not inside a tmux session, Command-Click on URLs works flawlessly. How can I make links clickable in iTerm2 when inside a tmux session? When hitting Command the mouse pointer changes to the ...
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Magic Mouse 2 stops responding after a while

I just got a Magic Mouse 2 (the Space Gray version) and I've been having some really frustrating issues with it. The sequence of events is the following: The mouse will connect just fine, it's ...
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VNC client like x2vnc

x2vnc is a program that lets you use two screens on two different computers as if they were connected to the same computer. The overall result is that it works like a dual-display workstation, where ...
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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, the Bluetooth mouse is lagging. I have read these and I ...
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Hide mouse pointer after any key press in macOS Mojave

While using macOS Mojave, I would like the mouse pointer (cursor, carat) to become invisible as soon as any key is pressed, including modifier and navigation keys. In summary: The mouse should ...
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Mouse Hover Not Working

This may be a simple question, but for a long time now Safari has not registered when my mouse is hovering over something (e.g. hover over a youtube video to show the progress bar, hover over a link ...
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Redragon M602 mouse forward and backwards (page) button not working on mac [duplicate]

I've recently bought a redragon mouse, and connected it to my MacBook Air, everything is fine but the two side buttons and the right the are supposedly to be replacements for the back and forward ...
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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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Is using the Magic Mouse 2 & original Magic Mouse on the same Mac unsupported in High Sierra?

I recently upgraded my mid 2011 Mac mini to macOS High Sierra. I purchased the Magic Mouse 2 about a year ago, but really loathe the charging port on the bottom (unbelievably stupid design, but I ...
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Disable system-wide ctrl-click as right-click in Mavericks

Disabling ctrl+click as right-click is useful because: Many web app rely on ctrl+click (typically for multiple selection). There is little use for this combo (mice have 2+ buttons and trackpad ...
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How can I toggle magic mouse one finger swipe pages gesture via terminal?

How can I toggle magic mouse one finger swipe pages gesture via terminal? The command defaults write -g AppleEnableSwipeNavigateWithScrolls -bool NO triggers checkbox in System Preferences, but doesn'...
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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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How to separate mouse and trackpad scroll settings using terminal?

Currently the scroll direction for mouse is bound to trackpad. Is there any way to unlink them without downloading any third party apps?
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How to connect an MI bluetooth mouse to a MacBook Pro? [closed]

How can I connect an MI Bluetooth mouse a to mac book pro ?
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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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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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Mac often perceives left-click on Magic Mouse as right-click

The bug: All of a sudden, my 2013 rMBP often perceives a left-click on my Magic Mouse 2 as a right-click. Details: "Often" ≈ every 30 seconds. I have 2 different mouses: an Apple Magic Mouse 1 and ...
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Cannot launch executable with source file using drag-and-drop in Finder

I always thought I could drag-drop a target file onto a src executable in Finder, and make macOS perform src target. But I don't seem to be able to do it and I’m not even able to recall if this was ...
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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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Program mouse and keyboard movements to be run with input on Mac

This is a very specific question. I'm running a gaming server for my friends and I to play on (on my old iMac that I just use as an external monitor for my MacBook Pro now), and I have a firewall in ...
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What causes a random giant mouse cursor?

After upgrading my late 2012 Mac Mini from Yosemite to Sierra I notice a weird occurrence - briefly when moving the mouse it suddenly jumps to about 10x the normal size for just a tiny moment. A ...
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Mac mini: Mouse left click not working

Today the left click of the mouse connected to my Mac mini is not working. I tried to change mouse and I tried the mouse on a different Mac, and it works. The problem still persists on my Mac mini. ...
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Swipe between Spaces/full-screen apps: Uniform gestures for Multi-Touch Trackpad and Magic Mouse

I often run macOS apps in system provided full-screen mode. I switch between using an Apple Magic Mouse and MacBook's Multi-Touch Trackpad. To switch between Spaces/full-screen apps, System ...
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I have lost magic mouse2 & keyboard Thanks

as above I think I have to uninstall and re-install both but theyare undiscoverable as well. . Am I on right track? I'm nogeek also could not find library anywhere. Appreciate help have been at this ...
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How to enable mouse control (accessibility?) for Java WebStart application?

We have an demo application that our salesman launches through Java WebStart. It works fine, exception on Macs (running MoJave) for a section that uses AssertJ Swing to drive the mouse and the ...
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How to trigger enlarged mouse pointer without shaking the mouse

There's a feature on OS X at least since El Capitan, but possibly earlier that enlarges the mouse pointer when you shake the mouse. In fact, it's called Shake mouse pointer to locate (under ...
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Dragon Dictation mouse clicks

I use a speak recognition program Called Dragon Dictation. When I work I use the program for mouse clicks but I have to say "mouse click" which doesn't seem like a big deal but when you're saying it ...
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Right click in Ubuntu Virtual Box guest VM is not working

I am running Ubuntu in Virtualbox in Mac OS. I found that rightclick in the guest Ubuntu, by tapping the trackpad while pressing ctrl key, doesn't work. E.G. it doesn't show the menu for file ...
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xmouse button control alternative recommendation

Any recommendations for an alternative to the windows application X Mouse Button Control? More specifically, I'm looking to rebind the mouse scroll up and down because it isn't supported by the ...
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Why doesn't my wireless mouse connect automatically?

Every time I want to use my wireless mouse (Apple Magic Mouse) with my Macbook Pro, I need to plug in a USB mouse and "Connect" the mouse manually via the bluetooth menubar widget. Is there anything I ...
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Disable “right click release” from clicking options in the context menu

When I right click and the context menu pops up, I instantly move my mouse over the menu, sometimes so fast, that the release of the right-click actually clicks on the command below the cursor. I ...
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Applescript temporarily stop user input/detect through mouse and keyboard

I've looking through apple forums and here looking for a solution. The only solution I could find was to permanently disable the built in Keyboard (which is clearly not a great solution). Can anyone ...
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iMac 2017 - Apple Wireless Keyboard 2 and Magic Mouse 2 Bluetooth random disconnects

After having the first iMac 2017 Retina replaced for display issues, my second one seems to be acting up. I use an apple wireless keyboard and magic mouse 2 via Bluetooth. The problem is, they ...
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Bluetooth lagging when Magic Mouse and a bluetooth speaker connected

I'm having problems with my Bluetooth on my MacBook Pro Retina early 2013 OS X 10.9.3 It is constantly losing connection for a few seconds with my Magic Mouse and my Bluetooth speaker (Bose Soundlink ...
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How can I determine the battery level of my magic mouse from the command line?

I know how to get it through the menubar, but how can I get it via the command line?
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How to quickly move mouse cursor between monitors?

I have two external monitors, positioned horizontally on each side of my MacBook Pro. When I am working in the far left or far right screens, I find it a little annoying to have to move the cursor all ...
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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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Trackpad and keyboard problems

My keyboard is working oddly. The right side shift does not work, but the left side shift command button will. The trackpad will click, but it stopped working to move the cursor around. The trackpad ...
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Plugging in Android/iOS device causes Bluetooth mouse to disconnect and not regain connection until reboot

I'm using a logitech MX Master 2s on my work iMac, my home iMac it works fine without any issues but when I use it at work it always has issues. It connects just fine and will work perfectly until I ...
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MacBook Pro's Keyboard and Trackpad stopped working

The Keyboard and Trackpad on my 13" Early 2015 MacBook Pro (currently running macOS Mojave 10.14.4) stopped working completely. I have tried everything, resetting SMC, NVRAM and such. Stayed with ...