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First I'd like to say that not all laptops lack a middle mouse button. I had a Lenovo Thinkpad laptop with a middle mouse button for the trackpad (picture below from web). As for how to achieve the effect, you can use AutoHotKey which enables you to write a script to assign the middle mouse button (or any other button/key) to a keyboard key, CapsLock for ...


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I've never seen a physical middle click on any laptop but I've seen those implementation: Press both left and right click at the same time Three-finger tap/click anywhere on the trackpad My analysis on the lack of physical middle button is that its usage is not that common and thus not worth to use precious space for it. Many, many users do not even use ...


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In all honesty even the big companies don't always practice proper UX. There is no reason to ever have a tooltip that says the exact same thing that is already stated. It is a waste of time, resources and overall won't benefit the user in anyway. Tooltips are used to inform the user of what they are hovering over if it is unclear from what is already ...


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From Tog himself Not that any of the above True Facts will stop the religious wars. And, in fact, I find myself on the opposite side in at least one instance, namely editing. By using Command X, C, and V, the user can select with one hand and act with the other. Two-handed input. Two-handed input can result in solid productivity gains (Buxton 1986). It ...



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