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Windows 7: How do I change the context menu to activate on mouse down rather up?

07 Jul 2013   #11
TwoCables

 

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Mostly Back and Forward....
Have you tried Backspace and Shift+Backspace?
But Shift+Backspace requires letting go of the mouse. Backspace does too unless you use your left hand for it.


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07 Jul 2013   #12
Lasrevinu

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

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What about right-clicking and pressing B for Back, and F for Forward?
Too much work too much work. :P
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Mostly Back and Forward....
Have you tried Backspace and Shift+Backspace?
That would be a conflict if my cursor's focus was in a text field, in which case it would be trying to delete characters instead of going back or fowards. ALT+ left or right arrow keys work, though, however my hand isn't always on the keyboard while my other hand always is on the mouse.
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07 Jul 2013   #13
UsernameIssues

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by TwoCables View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by UsernameIssues View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lasrevinu View Post
Mostly Back and Forward....
Have you tried Backspace and Shift+Backspace?
But Shift+Backspace requires letting go of the mouse. Backspace does too unless you use your left hand for it.
Then there maybe the back/forward buttons - but one might have to move the mouse to reach them :-(
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07 Jul 2013   #14
TwoCables

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lasrevinu View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by TwoCables View Post

What about right-clicking and pressing B for Back, and F for Forward?
Too much work too much work. :P
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by UsernameIssues View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lasrevinu View Post
Mostly Back and Forward....
Have you tried Backspace and Shift+Backspace?
That would be a conflict if my cursor's focus was in a text field, in which case it would be trying to delete characters instead of going back or fowards. ALT+ left or right arrow keys work, though, however my hand isn't always on the keyboard while my other hand always is on the mouse.
How is that more work than clicking and dragging? Isn't your left hand already on your keyboard and therefore always ready to instantly tap F or B at a moment's notice?
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07 Jul 2013   #15
Lasrevinu

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by UsernameIssues View Post
Then there maybe the back/forward buttons - but one might have to move the mouse to reach them :-(
I try to keep my web browser UI as simplistic as possible. Have the navigation buttons hidden.
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How is that more work than clicking and dragging? Isn't your left hand already on your keyboard and therefore always ready to instantly tap F or B at a moment's notice?
Nah, mate. I like to use my other hand to pat my head or karate chop some air. It's too wild to stay on the keyboard.
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07 Jul 2013   #16
UsernameIssues

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

Are you using a mouse or a laptop glide pad?
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07 Jul 2013   #17
Lasrevinu

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Mouse.
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07 Jul 2013   #18
UsernameIssues

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

I've tried gestures on a mouse pad - just never on a mouse. You (or someone) mentioned gestures. Does your mouse driver support those?
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07 Jul 2013   #19
Lasrevinu

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I'm unaware if the driver has support for gestures in the software itself, however I will be using an add-on in Firefox for the gestures.
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07 Jul 2013   #20
lehnerus2000

W7 Ultimate SP1, LM18 MATE, W10IP VM, W10 Home, #All 64 bit
 
 
Alt + Arrows

I realise that you have to swap from the mouse to the keyboard (or use your left hand) but in Firefox you can use:
"Alt + Left" Arrow = Back
"Alt + Right" Arrow = Forward
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