[Openstreetmap] Macintosh's mouses (was: Thanks)
richard at systemeD.net
Tue Feb 14 10:43:17 GMT 2006
On 14 Feb 2006, at 10:36, Immanuel Scholz wrote:
> I thought even Macintosh now ships mouses with two mouse buttons?
The latest desktop ones do, yes. But most "old" Macs (and mine's a 2004
model, so not that old) still only have the one-button one, and of
course, the trackpad on the portables is also one-button only.
> How do macintosh user uses applications with actions on two mouse
> currently? Are there some kind of mapping the right button of
> to some key+mouse click on mac?
By and large, Mac apps are written to only require use of one button.
If you want the contextual menu which is often found in Windows, you
hold ctrl and click.
> Of course, I don't want to exclude mac users. But I am one of these
> arrogant, stubborn people who believe software which uses fewer than 5
> different mouse button modes (real buttons plus modifiers with keys)
> aren't complex enough to be considered "cool"! ;-)
Ah, we like "modeless" here in the Mac world. ;)
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