(Notebook users) How do you click?

Discussion in 'Portable Devices & Gadgets' started by SPeedY_B, Oct 1, 2004.

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  1. Use the mouse buttons

    16.2%
  2. Tap the track-pad

    51.4%
  3. Use an external mouse

    21.6%
  4. Other (post in thread)

    10.8%
  1. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

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    Pointless poll time! Just curious how notebook/laptop users click their mouse. :D

    I use the track-pad myself.
     
  2. chastity

    chastity Moderator Political User

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    external mouse at times other times the earser head think.
     
  3. NetRyder

    NetRyder Tech Junkie Folding Team

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    Tap the touchpad, even for right-clicks and middle-clicks. The only time the buttons below the touchpad are ever used is if someone else is using my notebook and they don't know about the tap-zones and virtual scrolling features. :D

    I also have an external MS IntelliMouse that I plug in when doing finer work with Photoshop etc.
     
  4. Perris Calderon

    Perris Calderon Moderator Staff Member Political User

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    man, I love the touchpad on laptops...they're so configureable with tap sones and everything

    I deliberately don't use desktops even though they're more powerfull boxes...if my laptop is handy

    tap zones are great
     
  5. Henyman

    Henyman Secret Goat Fetish Political User

    i use the touch pad :D
     
  6. Grandmaster

    Grandmaster Electronica Addict Political User Folding Team

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    I hate using trackpads...if it were up to me I'd carry around an external mouse with me everywhere :D
     
  7. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

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    You get used to them when you use them a lot, I love using mine :D .... except for playing Unreal Tournament.. that's bad, just bad :p
     
  8. NetRyder

    NetRyder Tech Junkie Folding Team

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    True. [​IMG]
     
  9. Hsn

    Hsn King

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    I use the laptop mouse buttons, when I get a chance to use a laptop. :)
     
  10. funky dredd

    funky dredd Moderator

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    I use the touchpad! I have my zones set up so there is no clicking. :)
     
  11. Ferral_Imp

    Ferral_Imp Moderator

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    Depending on what I'm doing, I will either use the buttons or just tap the touch pad.

    I did try using a ps\2 mouse(ran out of usb ports) for playing the few games I do play, but I kept trying to use the touchpad and wondering why the mouse pointer wasn't moving. So I just gave up and learned to play with the touchpad. :eek:
     
  12. Scooter

    Scooter Random Apple Dude

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    I use a hammer
     
  13. X-Istence

    X-Istence * Political User

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    If i have an external mouse available, ill use it, but if not, i love the apple touchpad, it is so reactive, and ****. And the button underneath it is so big, you almost want to click it :p
     
  14. ming

    ming OSNN Advanced

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    The thing that annoys me the most is sometimes when I try to move the cursor using the touch pad.. it closes the window that I'm using (i.e closing the browser if I'm trying to surf the net.)
     
  15. sean.ferguson

    sean.ferguson Moderator Folding Team

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    tap the trackpad :D
     
  16. Bucky Badger

    Bucky Badger OSNN Addict

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    Touch Pad
     
  17. delta4s

    delta4s BLACK HAWK ALOFT

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    ^^^

    he said it for me
     
  18. Mainframeguy

    Mainframeguy Debiant by way of Ubuntu Folding Team

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    tap for left - click for right here...

    must learn about tap zones now I have seen this thread though!
     
  19. delta4s

    delta4s BLACK HAWK ALOFT

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    My HP notebook has a Synaptics Touchpad where you can configure tap zones virtual scrolling and much more
     
  20. Sazar

    Sazar F@H - Is it in you? Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    I love touching and tapping things :p

    so I use the touchpad...