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Apple's 3-button "Mighty Mouse": grenades won't la

Postby ShepFan » Sun Apr 30, 2006 7:37 am

Apple's "Mighty Mouse" is unusual in that there are no mechanical switches for the left and right buttons--instead it has circuitry to detect the proximity of a finger.

Perhaps for that reason, I can't hold down the right button, fire lasers with my squad, and tap the left button to launch a grenade. Tomorrow (since I've already spent a shameful 17 hours playing Darwinia today) I'll try a true 3-button, wired USB mouse.

The middle scroll wheel works fine.

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(edit 5/3/06: fixed left/right confusion above. Also, a real, mechanical 3-button USB mouse worked.)
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Re: Apple's "Mighty Mouse" 3-button mouse: grenade

Postby xander » Sun Apr 30, 2006 3:55 pm

ShepFan wrote:Apple's "Mighty Mouse" is unusual in that there are no mechanical switches for the left and right buttons--instead it has circuitry to detect the proximity of a finger.

Perhaps for that reason, I can't hold down the right button, fire lasers with my squad, and tap the right button to launch a grenade. Tomorrow (since I've already spent a shameful 17 hours playing Darwinia today) I'll try a true 3-button, wired USB mouse.

The middle scroll wheel works fine.

-ShepFan

You might try changing your configuration from 3-buttons to 1-button. You can then use a click-and-hold as a right-click to issue officer and armour orders, or a shift-click to fire lasers. On the other hand, a real three button mouse would probably work better...

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