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

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Scroll button on Logitech mouse won't left/right “click”

I just got a Mac and couldn't stand the Mighty Mouse it came with, so I got a nice little Logitech wireless USB mouse (Model M325). It's much nicer, but when I have Finder in column views and go to ...
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Black Screen With Cursor on Logout in Yosemite

This is specifically occurring on Yosemite Macs that have been NetRestored. Initial login works fine. However, when restarting the Mac or logging out of the user, a black screen appears with only the ...
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How to disable scrolling while clicking with the Magic Mouse?

I want to disable one finger scrolling with my Magic Mouse while I click with it, because I don't like that it scrolls the content in apps if I click something. I also don't see any practical use of ...
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How to add a mouse scroll gesture on dock to switch between window of same application?

I am trying to figure out a way to toggle between same application window when scrolling on the dock. Something like how do they do on elementary OS and Ubuntu. reference link
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Magic Mouse 2 Only Connects When Plugged In

I have a Magic Mouse 2 - the type that can be connected to my laptop with a Lightning cable, and a Retina MBP 15-inch Mid 2015 running Sierra (10.12.3). My mouse does not connect via Bluetooth. Power ...
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Natural Scroll Direction: On with trackpad, Off with mouse

I already tried this: Changing trackpad scroll direction with AppleScript in Yosemite But it didn't work. What I need is when I use the internal macBook Pro trackpad, natural scroll direction is ...
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How to dump raw mouse input events

I have a Logitech vertical mouse. I can move the mouse and click. The scroll wheel does not register on macOS, neither in Safari, nor Finder, or other. On Linux, it works like a charm. Therein, I can ...
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How do you make a keyboard shortcut for clicking at a certain point? [duplicate]

I have an Android emulator on my MacBook Pro which I would like to play mobile games on. The game requires clicking at certain buttons at certain points as the core gameplay. Some of these clicks may ...
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Mac equivalent to AutoHotkey's PixelSearch?

I am aware of AutoHotkey alternatives such as Hammerspoon, Karabiner, and Keyboard Maestro, but do any of these have a way to search for a pixel with a specific colour on the display like how ...
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Are my wireless Microsoft mouse+keyboard supported in OSX?

I have a MS Wireless Laser Mouse/Keyboard 5000 set where both connect to my Windows desktop using a special USB bluetooth receiver. I'm not sure if this is generic USB technology that will work on my ...
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MacBook doesn't find any Bluetooth device

After running sudo nvram bluetoothHostControllerSwitchBehavior=always because I wanted macOS to use only external Bluetooth dongles instead of the internal one I cannot find any Bluetooth devices ...
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RAZER SYNAPSE issue - binding modifier key only to mouse button is not working

I just bought Razer Naga Trinity, I tried to bind any modifier key only to mouse button on the Razer Synapse but it does not work, I hold it and press a key, it only types the key, it should launch ...
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Magic Mouse 2 - Do I need to raise my finger?

When I use the right click, I need to raise my left finger or it works like a left click. Is this a normal behavior? Can I change it?
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Can window focus with multiple displays follow the mouse on macOS?

I'm a new MacOS user and some things disturb me as it was more convenient on Windows. One of them is the following: on a dual screen set up, I have to first click the second monitor for it to take ...
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iMac does not wake from sleep on Bluetooth action

I work on an iMac (Late 2015) with macOS High Sierra (10.13.3). On this computer I use a Bluetooth keyboard and mouse. The computer should wake from sleep if the peripherals are used. The ...
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Script (tie-able to a keystroke) that slows down the mouse for fine movements? Or app that does this?

Sometimes when doing graphics work one needs to briefly slow down the mouse movement to make fine pixel-by-pixel movements. One can chance this setting in System Preferences: Mouse, but it then ...
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Globally move mouse pointer and click using VIM keystrokes?

I'd like to be able to hit a hot key, and enter a mouse movement mode where I can move the mouse pointer around the screen using VIM keystrokes - regardless of the app I'm in (ie globally for all apps)...
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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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Logitech MX Ergo Scroll wheel doesn't work

Whether or not I have scroll direction "natural" checked or not, when I use my mouse wheel to scroll nothing happens. I can scroll with two fingers on the trackpack but turning of the mouse wheel of ...
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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 do I go back and forward in Chrome using a Magic Mouse in Lion?

Before installing Lion, I could use the "double finger left/right swipe" gesture to go back and forward in the history in Google Chrome. After installing Lion, I can't find any mouse gesture that ...
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Reset USB bus without reboot (MacBook ignores display)

I have a MacBook Pro and work with different external monitors. The monitors have a keyboard and a mouse attached. Frequently the MacBook does not recognize the USB devices in the display and the ...
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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 do I change the OS X Mouse Pointer's color?

I have some visual impairment, and I often have problems finding my mouse pointer on the screen. I want to change the color of the pointer. I know in "Universal Access" you can change the size, but ...
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Magic Mouse Not Very Smooth When Physically Moving It Around

I love the Magic Mouse, but there seems to be too much friction between it and my table, so I got a mousepad. That made it even worse, so I bought a special very thin mousepad. Maybe it's a little ...
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Disable battery warning for bluetooth keyboard and mouse

I would like to disable the extremely annoying notification popups when my bluetooth mouse or keyboards batteries are getting low. I have enough rechargeable batteries in my drawer, so I do not need a ...
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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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Apple Magic Mouse is discoverable, but not pairing

Just got Apple Magic Mouse from eBay. I cannot figure how to pair it with my Mac Mini: it's discovering fine, but when I click on Pair button, my Mac is thinking for a little while and says: "Couldn't ...
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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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Mad Catz RAT 3 Mouse Drivers/Software

Does anyone happen to know where I can get the RAT3 drivers? I have a 2015 MBP. Currently my Mac will not do any hovering of the mouse and I think it may be due to the lack of drivers for the mouse. ...
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How to assign mouse button to Mission Control's 'Application windows' feature?

I have a button on the side of my mouse that Mission Control sees as Mouse Button 4. In Mission Control's preferences, I can assign this button to either 'Show Desktop', 'Mission Control' or 'Show ...
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Magic Mouse 2 stopped showing up

My Magic Mouse 2 was working perfectly fine at work for a week after opening it, then I went home for the weekend. I got back and it wasn't connecting properly, so I removed the device from the ...
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How do i fix left click mouse behavior for Logitech M720 Bluetooth mouse?

I'm seeing the following symptoms on OS X Sierra: After a duration of time, my Logitech M720 Triathlon Mouse will register all left clicks as a left-ctrl click. This results in web links being ...
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Edit commands in iTerm2 with standard OS text keyboard/mouse controls

I'm a heavy terminal user, but I'd like to be edit commands like I would in any other mac app, e.g.: select a portion of a command with the mouse and press backspace to delete it use shift+up to ...
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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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Get low battery notifications for mouse earlier

Is it possible to tweak the % that I get warning of low battery for my Magic Mouse 2? I currently only get it at 2% at which point it's very close to dying so I have to stop what I'm doing and plug ...
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Mouse pointer stuck to edge when switching to smaller monitor in dual display setup

I have 2 different size monitors that I am using in dual monitor setup. While switching from the larger to the smaller, often times the mouse pointer is stuck at the bottom corner between the monitors....
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How do I turn focus follows mouse off?

I keep reading online that the Mac doesn't support focus follows mouse, even that its not really possible all around. Anyway I never had it on, then one day I woke up and its on. Is there a way to ...
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El Capitan losing bluetooth mouse and pan connection after sleep

I already gave up of using my iPhone as Internet connection by Bluetooth PAN because if I close the Macbook, or it sleeps, after re-opening the connection is gone, and will not come back. But I have a ...
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Intellipoint software on OS X Mavericks not recognizing Intellimouse

I just upgraded my Snow Leopard 10.6.8 system to Mavericks, complete with the latest software updates, and I can't get Intellipoint working with my mouse (MS Intellimouse Optical USB). Prior to the ...
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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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USB keyboard and USB mouse with Mac mini

I was told by the salesman that I cannot use USB keyboard and mouse with my Mac mini, so I have to use wireless keyboard and mouse. Is there anything I can do to use USB keyboard/mouse?
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Mouse click event being fired on right mouse-down AND right mouse-up

I've run into an interesting issue while trying to migrate to MacOS. Whenever I go to right-click something, a click event will be fired on the initial mouse-down event, and then a click event will ...
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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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Pair a bluetooth mouse with the keyboard only

I have an iMac running OS 10.4.2. It used to have a wired mouse, but it doesn't work any more. I have a Magic Mouse (the kind that takes AA batteries) that was paired with another Mac before. I'd like ...
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Is Bluetooth battery information readable in Windows on Boot Camp?

Is there any way to see the battery level of a Bluetooth device (e.g. magic mouse) in Windows with Boot Camp?
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Magic Mouse 2 vertical tracking issue on iMac 27

I have a weird issue that makes my Magic Mouse 2 usage experience very uncomfortable on iMac 27. The problem is: when I move the mouse vertically (up or down), tracking works very slow. That is: I ...
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What determines whether a Bluetooth mouse can be paired with iOS?

There are some Bluetooth mice that can be paired with an iOS device, for example the Citrix X1, or the Swiftpoint GT. These can be used in any app that supports them, like RDP clients, etc. A ...

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