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Sunday, May 14, 2006

Operating the mouse with your foot

Yes ladies and gentlemen, I am now operating my mouse with my foot. I'm using a freeware program called MouseTool (mentioned in my previous post) to automatically click whenever the mouse stops moving (it also has a way to let you drag, and there are buttons for making the next click a right-click or double-click). Now I never have to take my hands off the keyboard. MWA HA HA HA.

The Firefox Mouse Gestures extension is handy for opening a link in a new tab when you drag up (or in a new window when you drag down).

Note that you'll need to crank down your mouse sensitivity for this to be comfortable.


  • Far out! I thought I was good because I was mouse ambidextrous, but this is taking it to an entirely different level. :)

    By Blogger Phil, at 5/14/2006 4:12 p.m.  

  • Congratulations, you've now officially reached "eccentric".

    Monkey boy :P

    By Blogger Dan, at 5/14/2006 4:55 p.m.  

  • phil - hehe

    clockwerx - heh, thx! I just like to try out new ways of doing things, especially if they cost little or nothing :-)

    By Blogger Jonathan, at 5/14/2006 9:26 p.m.  

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    By Anonymous Anonymous, at 5/15/2006 8:19 a.m.  

  • One may say that you now have 'Foot and Mouse'?

    Seriously Jon, you never cease in suprising me - love it!

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at 5/15/2006 8:21 a.m.  

  • haha - thanks Paul! Sharp as ever.

    By Blogger Jonathan, at 5/15/2006 8:07 p.m.  

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