Have you ever considered of mousing ambidextrously?

Roy Smith roy at panix.com
Sun Mar 19 15:15:37 CET 2006


In article <somdnev55uvLn4DZnZ2dnUVZ_tSdnZ2d at rcn.net>,
 John Salerno <johnjsal at NOSPAMgmail.com> wrote:

> Roy Smith wrote:
> > In article <441c779a$1 at nntp0.pdx.net>,
> >  Scott David Daniels <scott.daniels at acm.org> wrote:
> > 
> >> Roy Smith wrote:
> >>> I never understood why people switch mouse buttons.  I'm left handed, so 
> >>> I 
> >>> put the mouse on the left side of my keyboard.  It never occurred to me 
> >>> to 
> >>> flip the buttons around.
> >> Well, I switch 'em because the "forefinger is primary" is ingrained.
> > 
> > I do both buttons with my forefinger.  It just seems like the normal thing 
> > to do.
> 
> How do you manage that? Do you keep your finger hovered over the mouse? 
> It seems like quite an effort to move it back and forth between the two 
> buttons, unless you have a smaller mouse.

Mostly, I've got both hands on the keyboard.  I don't spend a lot of time 
holding the mouse.



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