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

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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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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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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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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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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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iMac Bootcamp and Magic Mouse woes

I've got into a right pickle trying to get my Bluetooth Magic Mouse working with my bootcamped iMac. It works fine on macOS, but in Windows it currently isn't scrolling, right clicking and ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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How can I access the source code of my mouse via the terminal?

I'm currently using a Roccat Kone Pure mouse on my Mac. Unfortunately, the file that should be installed to control the lighting of that mouse is only accessible for Windows or Linux users. Without ...
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Hold down and release right-click with a single click

Essentially, what I want to do is: Upon clicking the right mouse button, simulate holding down the right mouse button. Upon clicking the right mouse button once again, simulate releasing the right ...
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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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Losing mouse cursor on external monitor with 10.13.4

I upgraded from 10.13.3 to 10.13.4. The mouse works on the built-in screen but not on an external monitor. A PRAM reset as in this thread did nothing. Increasing the size of the cursor as in this bug ...
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How can I identify which application I have installed for mouse gestures?

My middle mouse button is set to create mouse gestures. I've spent several hours on different occasions trying to understand which app I installed to set up the gestures but I can't for the life of me ...
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High Sierra 10.13.4 Mission Control Hot Corners Broken

I have a 27" iMac Retina (Late 2015, 3.2GHz i5, 24GB, Radeon R9) with HDMI secondary screen on a Thunderbolt/HDMI adapter. I use Mission Control to put 4 workspaces on the main monitor, and switch ...
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Logitech MX Anywhere 2 Mouse “Smooth Scrolling Mode” is Overly Active

The mouse has two scroll wheel options. One is incremental, which seems to work fine. This is where the mouse wheel clicks slightly as it's turned. The second mode is more of a fluid scroll, which can ...
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High Sierra - make mouse pointer follow focus

Mac works great when I use keyboard shortcuts and Spotlight Search in a single-display environment to switch between windows and workspaces. However, this is not the case in a multi-display setup, ...
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Possible to link mouse buttons to macOS functions

I've just taken delivery of a new mechanical keyboard and laser mouse as I wanted to switch off the Bluetooth on my MacBook Pro (early 2013 Retina, running High Sierra). All is working nicely with ...
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How to change thumbnail size without Command + J

On my mac (macOS 10.12.6) I can't find a quick way to resize image thumbnails in icon view mode. I remember many years ago, with Leopard, by using Ctrl + Scroll Up/Down it was possible to resize ...
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How can I launch an AppleScript app I'm creating without moving my mouse?

The initial cursor position is essential to my app's function. I could preserve the cursor location with a screen capture (using keystrokes only) but I'm hoping to avoid writing a handler to wrest the ...
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Configure Swipe between full screen apps

Im using my macbookpro with external everything, computer is closed. Im missing the trackpad tho.. Is there a way to configure the trackpad option 'swipe between full screen apps'on my mouse? Im ...
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Magic Mouse arrow briefly gets stuck at random places on screen

As I move my mouse around the screen it will briefly get stuck at random points then start moving again. This doesn't happen on the MacBook Pro trackpad...only when I have a Magic Mouse connected. ...
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iOS Bluetooth “mouse” for navigation and Virtual Reality Apps

I bought a set of BlitzWolf VR Goggles to use with iPhone X, and the headset came bundled with a Bluetooth VR hand controller/mouse. In order to test this setup I downloaded a VR Roller Coaster app. ...
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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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Mouse cursor disappeared on external display when rotated

I have a MacBook Pro 13-inch 2017. My macOS High Sierra has the version 10.13.4 (17E199). So my problem is that, after the last macOS update, my 2nd external monitor doesn't show the mouse cursor ...
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Is it possible to change the “Ignore built-in trackpad when mouse is present” setting with a keyboard shortcut?

I like to use my MacBook with a USB mouse most of the time, and keep "Ignore built-in trackpad when mouse or wireless trackpad is present" option checked to avoid accidentally moving the cursor while ...
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Apple Xcode: remapping camera's Pan, Orbit and Dolly controls in SceneKit module

I'd like to remap the following camera controls in SceneKit module of Xcode 9.2 (I'm coding in Swift): panning – alt + LMB orbiting – LMB dollying – alt + MMB Pan drags the virtual camera ...
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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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Disable Safari from loading previous website when scrolling down with Magic Mouse

How can I stop Safari loading a page from history, each time I scroll the current page over the page end? i.e. swipe upwards on the Magic Mouse when the page is already at the bottom. This feature is ...
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Is there a way to emulate an Xbox controller?

I've downloaded Onecast which allows me to stream an Xbox One to my Mac and it supports connecting an Xbox controller. Is there a way to emulate an Xbox controller with my keyboard and mouse on my Mac ...
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Mouse wheel deselects text on High Sierra [duplicate]

This issue was previously reported here: MacOS Sierra; Text deselecting when using scroll-wheel with Logitech mouse., but there is not a solution, the question is a year and a half old, and the issue ...