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Map keyboard input to mouse input

I'm looking for a software that could translate keyboard input into mouse input. For example, tap G and it becomes a click on a specific position of the screen. Preferably for Linux, but it could be ...
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How can I move the mouse with just a physical keyboard?

I'm looking for software that allows me to move the mouse (and click, of course) on Windows with just my physical keyboard. Essentially, something like mouseless or xmouseless but for Windows. Ideally ...
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Software KVM that can be controlled via script

I'm trying to find something like synergy/barrier/input-leap, that allows you to share your keyboard and mouse to a client windows pc over the network, but one that allows you to switch which computer ...
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Share keyboard and mouse with Chrome OS

I've been using Synergy for many years and I definitely like how it works. But now I need to add a Chromebook to my list of devices and unfortunately Synergy does not support it. I need to share both, ...
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Any Free Mouse Gesture App in WIndows 10 or 11?

When I search for "mouse gestures app" in windows, there are many "touchpad gestures" results. It's pretty weird, because touchpad gestures is completely different from mouse ...
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What's a good program that would let me add a keyboard shortcut, but with the combination being all three mouse buttons?

I want to add a Windows-level (as in, always active) keyboard shortcut to run a program (ideally a Python script) whenever I press all three mouse buttons (left, right, and middle) at once. What would ...
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Control computer mouse using a webcam

I am looking for a solution to control my computer mouse just with my hands and a webcam. The goal is to combine it with voice input to let me move more freely in front of my desk. It should support ...
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On a Windows PC, is there a software that I can automate a left down mouse-click at a specific location using a keyboard shortcut

I have checked out the recommendations of this page. However, I've found that "AutoHotKey" has a pretty steep learning curve and "Auto Mouse Click Generator" does not have the ...
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Need two mouse pointers on Windows 10

Update: We are having this need now also for Windows 11 You know this concept from your car driving lessons: You have your steering wheel and your pedals and mirrors and the instructor has got his own ...
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Record number of keystrokes per hour

I need to record numbers of keystrokes and mouse clicks per hour for my own record keeping. (09:00~10:00, 10:00~11:00, ..., 17:00~18:00 etc) I don't need to keep what key I typed, but just need only ...
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Mouse jiggler for keeping multiple tabs / windows active

I have a couple of annoying apps and webpages that automatically kick you out if they sense that you are idle. I am trying to bypass this feature by using a mouse jiggler. However, the "jiggle ...
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Software to count clicks and keypresses on macOS

I'm looking for some software that will count my mouse clicks and keypresses throughout the day, and show a report of my activity. I would like to use it to inform decisions about ergonomics, such as ...
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CLI text editor for Linux that supports scrolling bar and stdin reading? [closed]

Is there a CLI text editor for Linux that supports a scroll bar useable with the mouse and that can read from stdin ? If not is there at least a simple GUI text editor that support stdin reading ? I ...
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Mouse automation software for macOS that's still maintained?

Over the years I found Murgaa.com's mouse automation tool to be very useful, however their support has seemed to disappear over the last year or two. I'm looking for a mouse automation tool that's ...
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Tool to let make a window ignore clicks (clicks go through to the window under it)

Is there an app that makes a window kind of a ghost window? I have a script running which uses mouse clicks and keyboard input and I want to be able to open a video file for example as like a ghost ...
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Recommendation for Open source alternative to SteerMouse

I am looking for an open source alternative to the program steer mouse: SteerMouse The software would need to be for mac. I am currently aware of SensibleSideButtons program and this does not fit my ...
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Software to select portion of screen, and click

Some time ago I saw software running on either a Mac or a Linux desktop which enabled full keyboard control of mouse-centric GUIs. The user could press a hotkey which divides the screen into sections, ...
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Mouse and keyboard recording and replaying on Linux

On Windows, I used TinyTask multiple times a week for years (amazing program, recommended for every Windows user). Now I want to switch to Linux, but I can't find a program that does the same: Start ...
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Need a recorder that can record my mouse and take away the background image when i do so

I need it for some animations I am doing: the software must record the mouse and must let me take the background image afterwards!
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Windows app to turn a bluetooth dongle into a keyboard to control other devices

This is a bit unusual, because everything I've found by searching is the other way around. I'd like to control my android tablet and phone over bluetooth from a Windows computer. So I guess I'm ...
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Even larger Windows mouse pointer

Windows 10 lets me select normal, large, and extra large, but even the largest setting looks quite small on a small high-resolution display. Is there a tool that could help make the mouse pointer ...
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A remedy for the lack of 1 finger scroll on recent laptops?

I've been looking for a way to get back 1 finger scroll / edge scroll functionality which used to be common on notebook touchpads, but now seems absent on newer models with Microsoft precision ...
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Software to use keyboard as a mouse

I am looking for a Mac OS software that lets me use my keyboard as a mouse (Something to emulate this keyboard's functionality: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4rjnkHqnA3s) I am aware of Mac OS mouse ...
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Software for Linux that disables trackpad while typing?

Problem: When I type, my thumb pad(?) brushes on the trackpad of my laptop. Windows has a feature that I turned on to temporarily disable the mouse while typing. I am looking for similar software or ...
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Software that makes an image pop when i click on a certain location

I have a picture (image file) of a line map(from autocad), and a need to put put real photos on a certian location of a map. Like this example but for a bigger map or like google maps
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Mouse/keyboard macro program?

I need a program that can record mouse and keyboard input, however it needs to record a specific way. Most macro programs record the position your cursor is at using pixel coordinates, however this ...
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Click Lock for external mouse on OS X Sierra

I have OS X Sierra and I use an external USB mouse. I would like to be able to somehow click a mouse button and it "click lock" (emulate me holding down the mouse button for a length of time). ...
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Software for simulating mouse click at a specific position with shortcut key?

I'm looking for a software which lets me simulate left mouse click at specific positions by pressing custom shortcut keys. And I also need to create multiple simulations. For example, I would like to ...
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Is there software or online resources where I can measure double click time?

The tool must run on Windows 10 and shall measure time between 2 clicks. Something like this; however I want to know exact ms between the double click. How would I do so?
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Linux code editor with bookmark toggling via mouse?

On Windows, Notepad++ is my favorite editor because I use the mouse to toggle bookmarks by clicking the line number. Is there a code editor that does that on Linux? Atom and Sublime only appear to ...
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Keyboard and/or mouse profiles similar to NetSetMan?

NetSetMan lets you configure and recall presets/profiles for various network settings, presumably by adapter and location (I'm still learning how to use it). I would like a similar software for ...
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App that controls PC's mouse cursor using Android's mouse cursor

I want an app that let me control the mouse cursor on my computer using a mouse connected to my Android device without having to touch or drag on the screen to move it, i.e., when I see the mouse ...
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App to hide cursor when typing in Windows

Windows has a feature to hide the cursor (aka "pointer") when typing text. The option is called "Hide pointer while typing". Unfortunately, it does not work reliably. Is there a Windows 7 ...
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Automate left-clicks (configurable interval + number) on Debian

For cases where I have to left-click many times on the same spot, I would like to have a tool that relieves me from having to do it manually. Setting it up should be easy, ideally self-explanatory (...
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Software to map custom keys on a keyboard / mouse

I'm searching for a software which can bind commands / actions / etc. to the custom keys on my keyboard / mouse. I mean the keys: Mode, M1-9 & C1-9 I know there is always special software and ...
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Synaptics driver for Windows 10 (Acer Aspire E1-571)

I have an Acer Aspire E1-571 that had a Synaptics touchpad driver preinstalled on it. Some time back, a corrupted Microsoft Office update corrupted the file registry of the entire HDD on my laptop. I ...
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Record the travel distance of the pointer throughout the day on Microsoft Windows

I am looking for a program for Microsoft Window that can record the travel distance of the pointer throughout the day. Ideally, it should be able to distinguish between different inputs ( e.g., mouse ...
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Control Android device from PC with linux

I know there's a lot of similar questions, but this is why it's not a duplicate: I've checked most of the questions I need to control the device from Linux I don't need shared screen I'd like to see ...
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Free software to define mouse hotspots, like "point to upper left -- display off"?

The title says it all -- I'd like to define mouse hotspots which, when pointed to, will, possibly after a definable delay, perform a definable action, like going to the lockscreen, blanking the ...
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Customize combination of multi-button mouse and keyboard

I am looking for a program that can allow me to set deliberate action for pressing mouse and keyboard buttons. For instance win key + Wheel up can be set to Volume up. I prefer a gratis program for ...
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customize "dpi button" for multi-button mouse

I dont use different settings of dpi so I dont use dpi button on my mouse. It can be nice to find a program to customize this button and set a specific action. Unfortunately x-button (which is a ...
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mouse and keyboard share with copy buffer via usb (or other non-network solution)

What I Require I want to share my mouse and keyboard between my windows and my linux PC, so that I just have one mouse and keyboard between two PCs. What I Have Tried I have used synergy (a tool ...
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Android app - bluetooth mouse - without pc app

Is there any Android app enabling an Android phone to pose as a mouse or keyboard through bluetooth without requiring the user to install an app on the PC? I just want to "pair" the "mouse" and start ...
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Need a virtual touchpad to use my phone which lost the upper half of the screen's touch

I have a nexus 4 phone, which has lost upper half of the screen's touch capability due to its digitizer problem. I would like to have "TouchMousePointer Windows app" like app in android. Required ...
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Virtual mouse for Android

Sometimes I find it very difficult to click a link in Android. I am wondering if there is any good virtual mouse app for Android users whose fingers are not slim enough to click a web link.
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Using left- and right-handed mouse at the same time

Using a right handed mouse only, I get pain in my shoulder after working with it for some hours. I used to plug the mouse from right to left; meanwhile I have two mice connected to my PC. ...
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What apps can turn an android phone into bluetooth keyboard and mouse/touchpad?

I am looking for an app that can turn an Android phone into a Bluetooth keyboard and mouse/touchpad. Recently I have bought a projector with built-in Android KitKat, but it requires a mouse and ...
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Share mouse to linux from windows

Quick overview of my setup: Where: 1: Raspberry Pi 2: 2nd Monitor for Windows 7 Laptop 3: Windows 7 Laptop 4: 2nd Monitor for Linux (Ubuntu) laptop 5: Linux Laptop I would like to share my ...
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Utility for navigating between Spaces (virtual desktops) in the same manner as dragging windows between Spaces, in OS X

In OS X, you can drag windows between spaces by positioning the cursor at the left/right edge of the window while dragging. But you can't navigate between spaces the same way. I'm looking for a ...
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Make Windows act as a hardware mouse through USB?

When I connect a unit (smartphone) to my computer with usb I want the unit to think that it has connected to a regular mouse (usb otg). Is there any such driver for either Windows or Linux? (You ...
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