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

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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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Mouse: Middle click acts as primary click

I use a Lenovo Thinkpad keyboard with Trackpoint and an external Microsoft mouse with macOS Mojave. The middle click on the Thinkpad keyboard is used for scrolling when combined with Trackpoint ...
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Macbooks keyboard deletes and copies random text; selects too much

Sometimes when I select text - even just a letter - and press backspace, the cursor deletes text from very far away. It's also reproducible: when I select the same text again, the same thing happens. ...
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Boot Camp: Plugging in an external mouse makes mouse click not work anymore

So this started happening recently, I think after the last OS upgrade. Now if I plug in an external mouse (any mouse, I've tested several) while in Windows 10, the mouse click and scroll won't work ...
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Apple Keynote Presentation: move through slides with mouse scroll wheel?

When I give a presentation I've created in Google Slides, I can move through slides via my wireless mouse's notched scroll wheel. I really like the granularity this provides—stepping forward or back ...
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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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Find background process causing jank, erratic mouse movement, choppy audio since upgrade to Mojave

I recently upgraded to Mojave in order to install a new SSD. Since then, I intermittently experience an issue where every now the CPU seems to freeze for a split second, a few times within a second or ...
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Remapping Control + Left Click to Left Click while other keys are being pressed

I need to be able to hold down control and left click, without the click being changed to a right click. I was able to accomplish this using Karabiner Elements, but when I hold down another key and ...
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Weird cursor bug in Chrome in fullscreen mode

Chrome in fullscreen mode shows a really weird cursor when hovering over links. Sometimes it is half a cursor, sometimes it is three cursors and sometimes it is all of that in rapid change. I am using ...
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Magic Mouse freezes ( and sometime disconnects ) on medium/high CPU load

I got a brand new MBP 13" ( touchbar ) with Mojave ( updated as first thing when I opened the box ) and I noticed that problem: When my laptop is on medium load ( some webpages with flash ) , my ...
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Mouse cursor moves to left edge of screen with no input

I can surfing and the mouse cursor will abruptly move to the far left of the leftmost screen. This can happen even if my hand is not on the mouse. The mouse will also turn off at random intervals, ...
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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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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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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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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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New BT mouse interferes with Apple keyboard?

My kid smashed my Logitech M705, so I replaced it with a M720 that has BT as well as its own dongle. I used the BT to connect it. Suddenly my Apple BT keyboard is no longer working so well. ...
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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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strange mouse' cursor behavior regardless of usb port and mouse

a very strange problem has been bothering me for long time, since when I started to use this mac which is not mine. Often, while I'm moving the mouse the cursor suddenly begin to move randomly. This ...
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Increase double-click cursor movement sensitivity

(Note: I think this is new in Yosemite, as I never had this problem before updating, but it's possible I just never noticed.) In Accessibility preferences (formerly Mouse/Trackpad), it is possible to ...
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always Allow control clicking on yosemite?

I've recently started playing Minecraft that uses control and click as the main game controls. On Macintosh, I can't seem to use them both at the same time, it takes me to mission control. Is there a ...
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Mac Mini mid-2011 with 10.9.3 consistently losing bluetooth connectivity

Several times a day Mac Mini (mid-2011 model) with OS X 10.9.3 losing keyboard and mouse connection. Batteries are fresh, showing level between 73 and 100%. If I'm pressing power button on the ...
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How to enable scrolling with the mouse wheel in Safari?

I am currently running OSX 10.9.3 and Safari Version 7.0.4. When using Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome, I am able to scroll using the mouse wheel just fine. But with Safari, it does not work. How am ...
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Keyboard not working with display

I have a MacBook Pro connected to a Thunderbolt Display. In the display I have attached a mouse and an Apple keyboard. The keyboard works ok after it has been working but when I get to work and and ...
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Mouse clicks on toolbars (and window close/minimize/resize buttons) don't always register in Mountain Lion

I am using OS X Mountain Lion (on a MacBook Pro). I have noticed that sometimes if I try to close a window by clicking on the red close button or if I try to click a toolbar button (like get new mail ...
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Why didn't my Macbook sleep (USB Keyboard/Mouse was connected, lid open)

First off, let's begin with some research that I did before asking this question. Now, in my situation, I was using my Macbook Pro (Mountain Lion) with an Apple USB keyboard connected to the computer....
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mac mini flashing mouse repetitive sound wont let me click on stuff

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R5NeoGTkkZ4&index=2&list=PLTlfSplem0iX3CLphwxx5fPGD98ydgbpZ okay so basically half a week ago my computer would start making weird sounds and not letting me ...
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Long text-drag delay

Dragging text used to be instant. Now, especially after an application’s been open a few minutes, it takes forever from the time I press the mouse button on text until I can drag it. (If I try to drag ...
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Wired mouse detected but not responding

I have a wired mouse connected to my Macbook Pro, OS X 10.9.5. The mouse is powered, but completely unresponsive. The mouse works on my windows machine, and the usb port on my Macbook works with ...