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    • PJB
    • By PJB 12th Sep 17, 12:43 PM
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    Programmable mouse
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    • 12th Sep 17, 12:43 PM
    Programmable mouse 12th Sep 17 at 12:43 PM
    Hi all,

    I am after a simple cheap programmable mouse please. I just need to programme one button to write defined text and hit return.

    Any help or pointers gratefully appreciated, thanks you

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    • psychic teabag
    • By psychic teabag 12th Sep 17, 1:49 PM
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    I don't know for sure, but I would have thought that this sort of thing could be done with a utility at the OS level, without requiring special programmable hardware.

    I assume you're using windows ? Which version ?
    • PJB
    • By PJB 12th Sep 17, 1:52 PM
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    • 12th Sep 17, 1:52 PM
    I don't know for sure, but I would have thought that this sort of thing could be done with a utility at the OS level, without requiring special programmable hardware.

    I assume you're using windows ? Which version ?
    Originally posted by psychic teabag
    Thank you for the reply. I never knew that, I am using the Windows 10 Home OS
    • AndyPix
    • By AndyPix 12th Sep 17, 2:19 PM
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    https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/258892/assign-macro-or-function-to-buttons-on-your-mouse
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    • PJB
    • By PJB 14th Sep 17, 2:04 PM
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    All sorted, thanks for your help
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