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Keyboard and Mouse sharing between Windows and OSX

At work I use both Mac OSX (laptop) and Windows (desktop). I frequently have to switch between keyboards, the mouse and the trackpad. I'm looking for recommendations for software that allow for ...
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Record and repeat mouse actions

I am looking for a software that lets me record and save mouse movement and clicks. The main feature I need is a random delay between the repeats, but within a preset range. For instance, repeat the ...
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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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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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Software that makes the mouse jump to nearest clickable objects like buttons, fields, etc

Is there a software that makes the mouse jump to nearest clickable objects like buttons, fields, etc? So if you begin to get close to the nearest one it would jump there and lock it for a bit? Maybe ...
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How can I use multiple input devices on a single computer?

I'm looking for software available on any major operating system (Windows, OSX, any Linux derivative) that supports the use of any/all of the below: Multiple mice (to control different cursors) ...
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Lock mouse pointer to first screen when using extended display and two screens

I am using two screens on my desktop computer. It is extremely easy when I'm writing code or document on one and browsing on the other. However, problems occur when I play games. Nearly all the ...
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Scroll on a non-active window

In OSX, there is a handy feature where you can scroll (with the mouse) on any window that the mouse is above. For example: I have a Google Chrome Window and a Microsoft Word window. I'm searching in ...
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Quickly swapping mouse buttons on Windows

I use my mouse with my left hand, so I invert the left and right click buttons. But, at work, it's pretty common to people come to my workstation and do some quick work (show me how to do something ...
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What will let me find keyboard input for Mac (like AutoHotKey's console for Windows)?

My use case: I have a mouse with rocker buttons. I want to remap these buttons to be something else (forward and backwards). I know the button is recognized since it seems to allow for "open link in ...
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Software and/or developer library that can simulate multiple mouse devices?

I am looking for an library and/or software recommendation for simulation of more then one virtual mouse device. Ideally, the software will be able to create at least 4 or more mouse devices and send ...
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Highlight mouse position on OS X

I often lose track of the location of the cursor when I bring my attention to something off-screen (a book, a mobile device, etc). Since I have a big display, moving the mouse a little won't do the ...
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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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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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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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Windows clipboard manager with support of copy by select and paste by middle-mouse

I'm looking for a clipboard manager for MS Windows which would support the X.org way of copy/pasting by selecting/middle-mouse-button-clicking. Preferably free/open-source.
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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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Software to click anywhere on the screen without mouse

I know that I can move the mouse using the keyboard. But I am searching something that work faster. Some years ago I had a software that make a table on the screen, that give any place a number, and ...
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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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Screen record and mouse tracking

Is there any software that can record a screen as well as track mouse actions (xy-location, time, click) available. I could only find several programs that can change the mouse cursor to indicate ...
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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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Chrome extension that changes mouse icon when hovering over a link with _blank attribute

When I hover over a link with the mouse I would like to know if the link will open in a new tab (has a _blank html attribute). Is there a Chrome extension that implements this?
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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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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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Disabling window resizing or mouse dragging

I'm on Windows. Since I always prefer the default appearances of GUI, I want to prevent accidental resizing (e.g. window resizing, column resizing). Any tools for disabling resizing? Or by indirectly ...
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Detecting changes in mouse sensitivity

I am looking for a program working on Microsoft Windows 7 that can detect and give an alert or log whenever the mouse sensitivity is changed.
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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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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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Detecting mouse acceleration

I am looking for a program working on Microsoft Windows 7 that can detect or test the presence of mouse acceleration.
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Autoclicker that moves mouse using relative coordinates

I need to place objects in a map. They are a lot but distributed regularly (zig-zag). I need an "auto-clicker" that can repeatedly: click move mouse of +5 pixels on y axis click move mouse of +3 ...
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Is there a linux program for mouse stroke recognition?

Is there a mouse stroke recognition software for linux? I need one that I can press a mouse button, and drag, and then it will open a program, or something like that. Is there any programs out there ...
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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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Locking the mouse cursor within a specified window on Ubuntu

I am looking for a program that can lock the mouse cursor within a specified window on Ubuntu 14.04 (using KDE). Ideally I should be able to enable/disable the locking using a keyboard shortcut. On ...
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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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Dwell clicking software that supports right-dragging

I use SmartNAV dwell clicking software, but it doesn't support right-dragging. What dwell clicking software support right-dragging? Free and supporting Windows preferred. A few definitions: Right-...
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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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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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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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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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Mouse controlling software [duplicate]

Every day I export a report from an online database, and I'm trying to learn whether this could be automated. The process involves moving the mouse 5 times and clicking, and this is why I'm asking ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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Binding the meta key (a.k.a. super key / Windows key) to left click in Kubuntu

I'm looking for a program for Kubuntu 14.10 Plasma 4 x64 that can bind the meta key (a.k.a. super key / Windows key) to a left click: Hitting the meta key should trigger a left click, and pressing ...