Newbie Need HELP , Left Click

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Mouse
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Newbie Need HELP , Left Click

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v2.19.1 / Windows 10 Pro

Hi, Newbie here please HELP !
1) I cannot move any 'Desktop Icons' ( AS i have set 'Left Click' to go 'Back' ? )
2) I cannot highlite , say text in Chrome search Bar, as again it thinks i want to go 'Back' when i click to Highlite ?
( I want 'Left' mouse button to go 'Back' .. but i also want Left Button to enable me to HIghlite and copy text ??? )
3 ) I cannot work out how to 'Drag' a scroll bar ? ( Only Mouse wheel works for this ? )
4 ) How do move an 'Explorer' window ?? as again, it thinks left click is something else ?
( Ive set 'Double-Click to Drag' but just keeps resizing by doing this action ? )
Thanks in advance :cry:

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phil
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Re: Newbie Need HELP , Left Click

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If you change the behaviour of the left button, then the left button wont do what it did before- I'm not sure what you expect, but if the left button no longer clicks as normal, of course anything in Windows that relies on that click wont work.

As I have said by email, changing the left and right button is not sensible and can be dangerous - you can loose the ability to control Windows with the mouse. I don't know why you want the left button to go back (makes no sense to me) but you could change it for a very specific area of the screen/window only maybe or for a particular program, but if you do that, don't expect the mouse to work as normal with left click!

You may perhaps choose to use "Button Held" instead, so a normal click behaves normally but if you hold the button down for a defined period, it goes back. That would work better (but still I'd advise changing the left button can be dangerous!).
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Re: Newbie Need HELP , Left Click

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Hi, Thanks for the Replie(s)
I NEED the 'Back' as left click, as its so much easier than moving cursur to the back button on top left of screen for example, its so quick, just clicking 'Left Mouse' and Presto ! its gone back ! .. Ill investigate your help, many thanks ! :shock:

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Re: Newbie Need HELP , Left Click

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5 button mice have back and forward on the 4th and 5th buttons by default, so I presume you don't have a 5 button mouse.
I'm afraid that you need some software that actually knows what you are thinking as you press the button so it knows what to do each time - XMBC can't do that!!! :)

The closest you could get would be to setup a profile for the browser window and change the left button on that - BUT it still wont work if you wanted to click on a button on the web page (e.g. pause a video or hit a submit button!) so I still don't think that will be practical.
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