In order not to confuse with CapsLock's own feature, iMouse automatically switches off CapsLock when you press and hold it to enable right-click. Mac makes its own mouse for this - the Magic Mouse and its predecessor the Mighty Mouse , which doesn't appear to have two buttons, but can be programmed so that the right-hand side responds like a second button. You can access this from the Apple Menu and selecting the System Preferences… option. Finally, you may find the site of great interest to you. You can change how fast or slow you need to click a second time to trigger double-clicking on the Mac operating system.
Cheers, Henry I don't have an iMac here I can test with, but my guess is, if you use Composer in either Snapshot mode or Monitor File System Changes mode, you can go in, make the necessary changes in System Preferences, then close it and see what preference files get updated. Assign the bottom-right corner If the two-finger right-click methods feel awkward to you, you can assign the bottom-left corner as a right-click zone in System Preferences. If it is from a phone or tablet, save the video to the computer, then open your email and click on the icon for an attachment. If you don't want to buy a Mac mouse, any two button mouse can be programmed to work with a right click on a Mac. Steve Jobs famously hated buttons, so all Apple products are a bit light on use of them. The first tip uses a mouse but the same operation is usable on iPhone and laptops with trackpads too. To create this article, 36 people, some anonymous, worked to edit and improve it over time.
There are just a few ways to right click on a Mac. The image has been deployed to the iMacs but we have an issue where the right click of the mouse doesn't work. Simply hold down Ctrl on the left of the spacebar and tap the trackpad to achieve exactly the same thing without a mouse. How can I enable my mouse to allow a right click on the Mac? Like the trackpad method above, it sets up the Mac to right click with a simple gesture. To create this article, 25 people, some anonymous, worked to edit and improve it over time. My Bondi iMac's hockey-puck went in the drawer after 2 days, same with every variation of 'magic' mouse ever since.
Note: you cannot change the secondary clicking side on a non-Apple mouse. When you click on the left side of the mouse, it will send a left mouse click. Now when you click on the right side of the mouse, it will simulate a right mouse button click. Many years ago, Apple wanted us all to switch to a single button mouse, trying to convince us it was the future. I haven't tested this in any way shape or form. The problem with that approach is that each user that logs in to the iMacs will have to manually enable right click and have 30 iMacs, isn't an ideal solution. In other words, allow your mouse to have both a left click and a right click response.
Well first you do need the Apple Windows Support software which is all the drivers and the like for the hardware in the Mac. Luckily you don't have to forgo the convenience of right-click menus just because you don't have two mouse buttons. If it's just to run Some Windows programs, Not Games, then the Virtual Machine is the way to go. There are a several different ways to access the right-click menu with a MacBook. Hi All, I love Mac so much that I bought an Apple Mouse Pro several for my Windows laptop several years ago yes, I had no money to buy a full Mac so I bought the mouse only! Josh S's looks good though. .
Once you have enabled secondary click, you can tap the trackpad with two fingers at once. Your only option is to actually send it a right click. Then when Windows is done installing you install the Apple Boot Camp Support software when Windows boots for the first time. I use it because requires the least amount of movement from my standard mousing-and-clicking posture; my index finger and thumb remain in their usual position, leaving me to move only my middle finger down to the surface of the trackpad. A mouse traditionally has two main buttons, a left and a right. To create this article, 25 people, some anonymous, worked to edit and improve it over time.
Quick question though, while you could package the plist in composer, that's a little kludgy for just a plist change. Either they should create a system not requiring right click in the first place, and every thing should work with a single click. It came with an Apple keyboard, Magic Mouse and Magic Trackpad. It does not on both points. Instead of tapping with two fingers I need to press touchpad and then press the button. Well while I'm here I may as well seek other workable options, I simply need to run a windows music software on the mac and others have used it without any problems via bootcamp so that is why I am going that way, all is well except for the rightclick issue in Vista and seeing in this thread you mentioned: When in Windows go to control panel and then the Boot Camp Applet. At first glance, it may not seem possible to right-click with your new Mac.
Sorry for the confusion if any. The wikiHow Tech Team also followed the article's instructions, and validated that they work. Also see our article If you have used Windows or Linux for any length of time, right clicking is second nature so it makes sense to utilize it on your Mac too. Then once that is in done In Windows you open Control Panel and the Boot Camp Applet and run Software Update to get the most current drivers and any other updated software currently available. I'm happy with my Magic Mouse! Best Regards, Livecn This seems ok, but three seconds? No one used it for years. You can select left too if you prefer. I had same problem on Macbook Pro Retina.