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Old 07-03-2013, 09:11 PM   #4971
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To make it easier, you can also use the settings in Control Panel/Mouse to reverse the functions of the buttons so that your main functions are controlled by the right button (your left index finger) and alternate functions are controlled by the left button (your ring finger).

You also might be able to control the speed of each, mouse and trackpad there too.
It only lets me set the speed. Then that is the speed for both the mouse and the trackpad.

Good idea about switching the buttons. I haven't really been using the mouse left handed, but I might do that if I start using the mouse too. A long, long time ago, I had a left handed husband. He got a track ball and attached to the left side of the keyboard. It was really easy to use left handed. I had forgotten about that. I wonder if I could get something like that now.
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Old 07-03-2013, 09:18 PM   #4972
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Can't you change the speed when you switch between them or are both on at the same time.

When I want to use the trackpad, I have to turn it on, otherwise casual brushing sends the cursor flying all over the place.
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Old 07-03-2013, 09:44 PM   #4973
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I just tried turning off the trackpad on my laptop, not allowed to for some reason. I have a wireless mouse installed, love it, but I have the problem of wandering cursor when I am typing.
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Old 07-03-2013, 10:32 PM   #4974
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Company...Shrek's Navy buddy and his wife, Columbo and the Mrs. will be here Friday. We found this out Monday. There is no way I can take time off while they are here on such short notice. So...I'm going to wish the three of them well and wave them good-bye. The cats and I will stay nice and cool, most likely running naked with scissors.
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Old 07-03-2013, 10:57 PM   #4975
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Can't you change the speed when you switch between them or are both on at the same time.

When I want to use the trackpad, I have to turn it on, otherwise casual brushing sends the cursor flying all over the place.
I'm currently using both, but mostly the trackpad left handed. I'm using whatever is causing no pain.
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Old 07-03-2013, 11:17 PM   #4976
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I broke my spacebar a few months ago, it's still somewhat usable. I keep forgetting to order a new one, it will cost all of $5-6, my wallet isn't always near my laptop, I'm just used to ordering from places with my card on file that it can take forever for me to get it together and order from someplace new, LOL.
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Old 07-03-2013, 11:34 PM   #4977
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I broke my spacebar a few months ago, it's still somewhat usable. I keep forgetting to order a new one, it will cost all of $5-6, my wallet isn't always near my laptop, I'm just used to ordering from places with my card on file that it can take forever for me to get it together and order from someplace new, LOL.
I keep all that info in a password protected file on my computer so I don't have to go running for my wallet every time I want to order something online.
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Old 07-04-2013, 01:02 AM   #4978
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I keep all that info in a password protected file on my computer so I don't have to go running for my wallet every time I want to order something online.
Same here. I use Password Safe.
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Old 07-04-2013, 01:27 AM   #4979
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Baby Bro's wifey, The Princess. (Not you, PF). Gah. The only person on Earth who has ever had a child. We.. Must.. Cater..and..obey..

And she is a petty vent. Although I have a few other words that might work too.
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Old 07-04-2013, 03:37 AM   #4980
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Try switching to your left hand for awhile. It is tough at first, but can be done. It is also good for your brain to use the non-dominate hand for routine things like brushing your teeth in the morning.
If I tried brushing left-handed I'd end up with cavities tout de suite!
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