Using CTRL modifier

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lefty
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Using CTRL modifier

Post by lefty » Sat Apr 08, 2017 4:06 pm

Sorry if this has been answered before, but I did not find a solution.

I am one armed and have a 7 button EX-G trakball mouse. For one of the software packages I use frequently at work, I need to do a CTRL-left click. My thought was that I would program one of the buttons to hold CTRL while I clicked. I tried this:

{CTRL} as the custom key and set it to option 3 During. Then, I hold the button I am modifying and click left once.

It doesn't seem to give me the desired result of CTRL-click. Any thoughts?

Thanks,
Bryce

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Re: Using CTRL modifier

Post by phil » Mon Apr 10, 2017 8:00 am

Hi Bryce,

That should work. There are several things to try. Firstly, you could trun on debug logging that will tell you (or more likely me) what is happening - if the presses are being seen and remapped as expected. Repeat the action a few times and then send me the log (post a snippet here, PM it to m or email it to me).

You could also try setting the custom key to {CTRL}{LMB} to send both the CTRL and the left button (presuming the left button is the one you need to click), but if {CTRL} isn't working, maybe that wont either.

Thanks,
Phil
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