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Old 03-10-2008, 03:19 PM
 
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My new imac mouse only has one button - how do you right click (to short-cut to the tools) ?

And any other clever imac short-cut tricks you'd like to share....

thanks!
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Old 03-10-2008, 05:42 PM
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Hold down the control key on the keyboard when you click the one-button mouse. It has the same effect as right-clicking.

I have the new Mighty Mouse on my Mac which supports right-clicking. I actually prefer the one-button mouse because my finger lands in the right-click instead of the left-click a few times every hour that I'm on the computer. Control-clicking is much more deliberate.
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Old 03-10-2008, 08:33 PM
 
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its one button but you can still "right click" by simply clicking on the "right side" of the one button. its "touch sensitive technology" actually gives you "4 buttons". But the design sucks if you ask me... its not comfortable and doesn't last (see the other thread on mighty mouse down scroll issue).

Best feature of Leopard so far IMO - preview any document without opening it by highlighting it and hitting spacebar.
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Old 03-10-2008, 08:39 PM
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Best feature of Leopard so far IMO - preview any document without opening it by highlighting it and hitting spacebar.
I haven't tried that. I do like album view in the finder, though. It makes previewing a folder full of images a snap.
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Old 02-19-2012, 07:00 PM
 
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depending in updates: try shift control mouse click or fn control mouse click
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Old 02-19-2012, 08:53 PM
 
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You can. You can adjust the settings in <system preference><mouse>
As great as apple and being the ones that brought the mouse to mainstream use, they have always made some REALLY BAD mice. I use a wired HP mouse, or a Wacom Tablet
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Old 02-19-2012, 09:23 PM
 
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You can. You can adjust the settings in <system preference><mouse>
As great as apple and being the ones that brought the mouse to mainstream use, they have always made some REALLY BAD mice. I use a wired HP mouse, or a Wacom Tablet
I agree; have never been crazy about the Mac Mouse. I use a Kensington Orbit Optical: Kensington Orbit

The keyboard for my iMac is on a pull-out drawer and the Orbit fits right on it.
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Old 02-19-2012, 11:42 PM
 
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I have the iHome mouse, awesome mouse love it, yes I can right click with it.

Was cheap from Amazon, like 22 bucks...

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Old 02-21-2012, 12:11 PM
 
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If it's a relatively new iMac (built within the last form years or so), it should have this mouse, I believe:
Apple - Magic Mouse - The world
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Old 02-21-2012, 02:05 PM
 
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If it's a relatively new iMac (built within the last form years or so), it should have this mouse, I believe:
Apple - Magic Mouse - The world
Four years is what I meant to say. Also, as mentioned above by another poster, you program this mouse in the System Preferences (the icon that looks like a set of gears on the dock).
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