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

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Wireless Mouse only works with USB hub

I have a Microsoft Wireless Mobile Mouse 4000 and a mid-2012 Macbook Pro (non-Retina). I normally have a lot of USB devices that I need to have plugged in so when I got my Macbook Pro I just continued ...
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magic mouse doesn't scroll when I move my finger up and down or side to side

10.9.5. I have to click on scroll bar and manually drag or click to get pages to scroll --in safari, in Pages--in anything. Did I turn something off inadvertently? I seem to remember not being happy ...
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MacPro ignoring mouse

MacPro Mid 2012; quad core 3.2 GHz Xeon processor 24 GB ram running Yosemite 10.10.5 4 internal 4 TB drives, 2 external 4 TB drives in NewTech cradles. 3 Dell 1920 x1280 pixel LCD monitors. ...
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Mouse lags in VirtualBox

I want to use VirtualBox on my MacBook Pro. I allocated 8G memory and 4 cores as CPU to the VirtualBox. I have installed Windows 8.1 Pro. But I realize that the mouse still lags in Windows. Does ...
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OS stops receiving left (primary) mouse click

I've got a frustrating problem that seems to have cropped up within the last two months or so. Infrequently, the left (primary) click stops registering with the OS, so I can't really click on ...
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Can't Turn Off Swipe Between Pages!

I recently picked up the new Magic Mouse 2. Since then, the 'Swipe Between Pages' has started working on it's own. With the old mouse, I turned it off, as I was constantly flipping through web pages ...
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Adjust Mouse Wheel Zoom sensitivity in Microsoft Office 2016

In Microsoft Office 2016, it's possible to Zoom In/Out using a Mouse Wheel while holding the Ctrl button. For some reason the zoom sensitivity is insanely high (probably because of my normal page ...
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copy text inside terminal.app without mouse

I'm inside a terminal.app with about 20 lines of commands and it's output $ previous command previous command output $ git branch develop master * you/236-add-more-test $ previous ...
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Why does my mouse cursor stick as the default arrow instead of a text selector?

I use NetBeans, and when I activate other applications or windows then return to NetBeans, the cursor no longer changes to the text selection cursor, but instead it remains as the default mouse icon. ...
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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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Zooming in or Out in Sketch App for Mac using command + space bar (Keyboard Combination) triggers spotlight!

I use Sketch App for mac as my main designing software and I am already used to some familiar shortcuts for zooming in/out and moving the Art-board. The shortcuts are holding command and then ...
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Can I disable the Magic Mouse swipe to go back feature in Safari?

I have an Apple Magic Mouse, and in Safari, when I swipe my fingers left and right on the mouse, first the page scrolls left or right if there is a horizontal scrollbar, and then if there is no ...
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Disable mouse scrolling for specific apps

I have a Magic Mouse for my Macbook. I use the Kindle app for macOS, and it is driving me crazy: I barely touch the mouse and it decides I've tried to scroll, so it turns pages. Plus, it also ...
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Magic Mouse Left-Click Intermittently Doesn't Work Sometimes in Chrome

I'm running macOS Sierra. Lately, my left mouse click intermittently doesn't work in Chrome. I'll. I have to click a few times for the click to register. It's worst on the Magic Mouse, but also ...
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OS X Sierra - Force focus follow click events?

Some questions I found that I think are similar just not asked in the same context and the answers are not too promising: Can I remove the useless click when switching monitors? macOS windows ...
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macOS High Sierra: Can't use Mouse and MacBook Trackpad at the same time

Using a Mouse at the same time as being able to use the built-in Trackpad of a MacBook has worked in previous versions of macOS. But with macOS High Sierra, 10.13.0, they don't work in parallel ...
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How can I set mouse scroll up, page go up, while the opposite like trackpad?

I just come from windows to mac, so I have some habits in windows that I want to continue on my mac. In windows, I use trackpad for natural way, which means when I move upwards on trackpad, the page ...
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How can I slow down scroll on mac more than the system preferences let me

I've gone into system preferences and made scroll as slow as it allows me to, but it's still way too fast. I'm using a logitech mouse, but logitech's software doesn't seem to work. What I'm ...
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How to disable middle click? [duplicate]

Middle click to paste is making scrolling impossible in Terminal on my thinkpad keyboard because of middle click pasting. I'd prefer to just disable it on that app, but globally would be fine. I ...
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How to disable middle click paste Mavericks Terminal?

I have looked all over the Net and can't find a way to disable middle-click paste in the Terminal application in Mavericks? I want it scroll but not paste. Anybody know how to fix this? I'd sure ...
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How to Drag and Drop between full screen apps on a Mac using a standard mouse?

I have a Logitech mouse. I often maximize my applications in OS X. E.g. I will have Evernote running on one Desktop and Google Chrome running on another, both in full screen mode. Suppose I have a ...
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How do I use my Logitech G9x mouse on Mac OS X Lion?

I've got Logitech G9x mouse. Gaming mouse. Great mouse. Logitech doesn't support it under MacOS X. Mouse works perfectly (as far as I can see ) with standard Mac OS driver. (ie right/left/middle ...
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How can I copy application settings from one user account to the other on the same machine?

I have two user accounts (a work and personal account) on my MacBook Pro 5,3 with OS X 10.11.6. On both I use the same Logitech MX Master mouse in combination with the Logitech Options application. I ...
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Bind mouse key to continuously send clicks

Question is in the title. I have a mouse with extra buttons and would like to bind the button so that it sends continous left clicks when I hold it down.
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How do I turn off scroll for page navigation on the mouse, but not the trackpad

On my Macbook pro I frequently use an external mouse while working. When the option to use the "Swipe Between Pages" gesture is enabled, it also makes horizontal scrolling on my mouse do the same ...
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Is it possible to bind mouse 4 btn to a specific key on the keyboard on MacOS?

I bought a cheap USB mouse with 2 additional buttons, the ones that you can click to go back and forward when surfing etc. I'm wondering if it's possible to bind one of those mouse buttons to another ...
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Prevent waking from sleep with USB mouse?

I have an iMac running El Capitan. I put my iMac to sleep because it's faster than hibernate and only uses 1.2 watts anyways. But every time the mouse is moved, it wakes it up. How do I stop a USB ...
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This mouse won't click — so can't setup mac mini

I have a 2012 mac mini I'm setting up. I've connected it to a new dell monitor I bought for it. I plug in the usb mouse and can get the pointer to move, but the click doesn't work. Any advice? I've ...
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Sierra: can't change Magic Mouse scrolling speed

Since one of the recent updates I no longer see the option to change the scrolling speed of my Magic Mouse. It's way too slow. Any way to speed it up?
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Magic mouse 2 scrolling not working after installing windows 10

I have installed windows 10 via boot camp. Now when i start up with windows , i can move magic mouse 2 on the screen but scrolling with mouse not working. When i start up with Osx 10.11.4 magic mouse ...
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Mouse scroll and trackpad behaving differently

I am using a dell mouse with my mac. Although in most context scrolling the mouse wheel produces the same effect as swiping down with two fingers, it sometimes happen that the mouse does not work. One ...
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What features won't I get with a Magic Mouse under Windows XP and 7?

I like the magic mouse for the two-finger scroll and other features under Snow Leopard. Which of those features will not work under Windows XP and 7. I have XP on a home machine and 7 at work, so I ...
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Magic Mouse not working Properly after upgrading to macOS High Sierra!

Today I upgraded my late 2014 iMac to macOS High Sierra, for the first few hours the mouse was working fine (even before upgrading to High Sierra) but after a few hours it suddenly started ...
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Striped Macbook mouse pointer

For a few months my Macbook (white, 1.83Ghz Core Duo, OS 10.6.recent) has been showing the mouse pointer in a strange way. It's as if alternating vertical rows of the pixels making up the pointer are ...
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How do I prevent reduced mouse sensitivity during a screenshot on High Sierra?

Steps to reproduce Move the cursor using a mouse (not the trackpad) and note the cursor speed. Now Press Command + Shift + 4, which should change the cursor to a crosshair. Move the cursor again. ...
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Wireless keyboard/mouse problem with iMac during start-up

I have an iMac 21.5" (late November 2010, OS X 10.6.8 with latest updates). I bought a wireless keyboard and mouse at same time. When I started up with ⇧ shift or ⌥ alt/option key down, the computer ...
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Different speed for Magic Mouse and built-in trackpad

Is there any way to set different tracking speed for Magic Mouse and for built-in trackpad? I'm using both, but Magic Mouse acts good for me at max tracking speed, but trackpad good for me at average ...
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Magic Trackpad / Mouse very spongy on Windows 7 with Bootcamp Update Drivers [closed]

It seems to me that both, Magic Mouse and Magic Trackpad respond differently on Windows. While using them with Mac OS X feels natural, on Windows 7 with drivers extracted from Bootcamp Upgrade, it ...
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How can you change the mouse cursor in OS X?

I can't find many solutions for changing the mouse cursor on OS X 10.6 I've seen http://unsanity.com/haxies/mightymouse but it does not support 10.6 at the moment. Any hints or tricks to change the ...
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Magic Mouse: replace single finger swiping/scrolling with two finger swiping/scrolling

I sometimes accidentally trigger the horizontal swipe/scroll gesture on my magic mouse. Especially in X11/Inkscape, if I work zoomed in on a big canvas, this often moves my canvas several screens to ...
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Mouse cursor jumps to top of screen at random times

At random times, my mouse cursor jumps to the top of the screen in the middle of the status bar for no reason at all. This used to happen on my previous install of El Capitan but stopped when I did a ...
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Showing two mouse cursors?

Whats up with this?: When I have a mouse cursor size that is bigger than the actual mouse, this shows up. Please help! It is really annoying and it makes my computer lag. It does not survive a ...
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adjust battery-warning-level of magic mouse

How can I adjust the level at which Mac OS warns me about the battery of my magic mouse? I always have a lack of batteries, so I would prefer if the battery warning comes up at 15 or 20%, so I could ...
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Make accidentally opening an app on the Dock more difficult

I always open a program accidentally by clicking too fast within the Dock. I thought that maybe I am the only one having this problem, but my spouse recently got a Mac and keeps complaining about the ...
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Mac OS X - Mouse moves are not smooth nor constant

I have a Logitech optical USB wheel mouse I've used for years on my PC (Windows 95, 98, XP, Vista, 7): http://www.clubic.com/shopping-1360-3-logitech-wheel-mouse-optical.html I'm now using it on a Mac ...
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3rd party gaming mouse works before login but stops working afterwards

I replaced my broken gaming mouse with a new one and it doesn't work. The weird thing is that the mouse works when I reboot but only until I login, then the LEDs turn off and the mouse doesn't do ...
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How can i disable the “mouse scroll wheel click” to view all windows feature in El Capitan

Ive got a mac mini running El Capitan, i use a piece of CAD software which requires me to use the "mouse scroll wheel click" to move around the software. This works fine on other machines that i ...
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Really Strange Behaviour on Trackpad/Keyboard [duplicate]

Macbook Pro / Sierra /Model 1502 My Touchpad stopped clicking. I could move the pointer around but couldn't click. Then I plugged in an external mouse. Still couldn't click but the right click worked ...
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Wi-Fi Interfering with Bluetooth Mouse

I have an issue with my Logitech MX Master when trying to connect to my Macbook Pro (Early 2015 retina base model) via Bluetooth. The mouse has a stable performance only when Wi-Fi is turned off. Once ...
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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 ...