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Author Topic: "Mouser": a new concept of a keyboard mouse.  (Read 4569 times)

jgpaiva

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"Mouser": a new concept of a keyboard mouse.
« on: November 09, 2006, 12:10:02 PM »
No, i'm not talking about our beloved admin, mouser.

I'm talking about an ahk script made by Adam Pash , an editor of lifehacker.
It's about making a different way of controling the mouse through keyboard. It's quite smart for getting the mouse in places far away from the current, but i think it's a bit ennefective to move tho a place very near by.
Still, it's definitelly worth a look if now only for it's clever interface and for the good fun it provides. Here's the link:

http://www.lifehacke...-keyboard-212816.php

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Re: "Mouser": a new concept of a keyboard mouse.
« Reply #1 on: November 09, 2006, 02:29:08 PM »
I watched the video and wasn't impressed . . . but downloaded it anyway as I don't like mice and I'm quickly falling in love with it.  I could stand for an option to go into direct mouse control mode (control the cursor directly with the arrow keys) for more tedius actions, but generally speaking this thing has a lot of potential to elminate mouse usage.  I'm liking it!

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Re: "Mouser": a new concept of a keyboard mouse.
« Reply #2 on: November 09, 2006, 03:56:02 PM »
I could stand for an option to go into direct mouse control mode (control the cursor directly with the arrow keys) for more tedius actions, but generally speaking this thing has a lot of potential to elminate mouse usage.  I'm liking it!
Sorry to jump in, but have you seen/tried Numpad Mouse version 0.6c?
http://www.xs4all.nl/~zwitser1/kalvin/Numpad_Mouse_download.html

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Re: "Mouser": a new concept of a keyboard mouse.
« Reply #3 on: November 09, 2006, 08:20:57 PM »
Mouser, eh? looks like our Mouser is due some image rights..  :)

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Re: "Mouser": a new concept of a keyboard mouse.
« Reply #4 on: November 11, 2006, 01:05:37 AM »
Sorry to jump in, but have you seen/tried Numpad Mouse version 0.6c?
http://www.xs4all.nl/~zwitser1/kalvin/Numpad_Mouse_download.html

Very cute license agreement:

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3. Upon installation of this software, you agree that you shall not, directly or indirectly such as using mouse-traps or poisonous baits, nor allow your cat(s) to kill, murder, harm, hurt, crush, drown, kick, abuse any mice or mouse-like rodents including rats, mice, hamsters, jerboas, lemmings, and voles.

4. This Agreement is subject to the laws of the Kingdom of the Rodents and the parties submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the Kingdom of the Rodents.

5. This Agreement is available in English, Dutch, and the language for Rodents versions.

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Re: "Mouser": a new concept of a keyboard mouse.
« Reply #5 on: November 13, 2006, 07:16:00 PM »
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I could stand for an option to go into direct mouse control mode

Like so?
http://www.microsoft...owsxp/mousekeys.aspx

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Re: "Mouser": a new concept of a keyboard mouse.
« Reply #6 on: November 14, 2006, 07:28:22 PM »
Also, Jgpaiva's GridMove is an excellent program for arranging windows without the mouse, but to tell you the truth, I wanted something just a tiny bit simpler. Here's an .ahk script I came up with:
ScrH = %A_ScreenHeight%
ScrW = %A_ScreenWidth%
ScrHm := ScrH/2
ScrWm := ScrW/2

^#NumPad1::
Gosub, window
WinMove,A,,0,ScrH-WinH
Return
^#NumPad2::
Gosub, window
WinMove,A,,ScrWm-WinWm,ScrH-WinH
Return
^#NumPad3::
Gosub, window
WinMove,A,,Scrw-WinW-40,ScrH-WinH
Return
^#NumPad4::
Gosub, window
WinMove,A,,0,ScrHm-WinHm
Return
^#NumPad5::
Gosub, window
WinMove,A,,ScrWm-WinWm,ScrHm-WinHm
Return
^#NumPad6::
Gosub, window
WinMove,A,,ScrW-WinW,ScrHm-WinHm
Return
^#NumPad7::
Gosub, window
WinMove,A,,0,0
Return
^#NumPad8::
Gosub, window
WinMove,A,,ScrWm-WinWm,0
Return
^#NumPad9::
Gosub, window
WinMove,A,,ScrW-WinW,0
Return
^#q::
ExitApp

window:
WinGetPos,,,WinW,WinH,A
WinWm := WinW/2
WinHm := WinH/2
Return
To use: Press Ctrl+Win+ a key representing a compass point on your number pad and it will throw the active window to that edge of the screen. Ctrl+Win+5 will center it and Ctrl+Win+Q will exit the script.
« Last Edit: November 14, 2006, 07:30:10 PM by Edvard »