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Old 06-29-2020, 06:55 PM   #1
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program to correct mouse double-triiggering


A while back I read about software for Linux that would run in the background and detect double-triggers from the mouse button and then it would prevent them from being misinterpreted as double-clicks. That was not of interest at the time, so I forgot what it was called.

Now my mouse has begun to get spazzy, with single clicks often being interpreted as double-clicks. Now I would like to find and build that software.

Does anyone remember the name? I tried to google such terms as "mouse double-trigger" or "mouse mis-trigger" but got oddly unrelated results.

Thank you.
 
Old 06-29-2020, 08:00 PM   #2
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About 20 years ago the middle button of my laptop's built-in mouse started firing randomly. I never used the middle button so I re-wrote the mouse driver to discard it.

A few years ago I started to get double-triggers. I looked for debouncing code in the mouse driver so I could make it longer, couldn't find it, e-mailed its author, who told me it wasn't there, told me to clean my mouse. I cleaned my mouse, solved my problem. I didn't see an easy way to add debouncing.
 
Old 06-29-2020, 08:36 PM   #3
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I just noticed I have 5 dead mouses lined up on the table. I too would suggest cleaning or replacing if cleaning doesn’t work.
My cordless mouse gets flaky when the battery is low.
 
Old 06-30-2020, 02:06 AM   #4
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I have 5 dead mouses lined up on the table.
Isn't the plural of mouse meeses?
 
Old 06-30-2020, 02:16 AM   #5
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I have 5 dead mice lined up on the table.
Sounds much creepier than "mouses", so maybe scasey misspelled that on purpose?
 
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