Did you examine the Logitech software for the mouse? Or is it not
installed? If you are using only USB Overdrive, then perhaps the usual
suspect is to be blamed. Delete the preferences file for USB Overdrive
and reset the preferences.
Steve Rickaby wrote:
At 10:14 -0800 20/12/13, Syed Zaeem Hosain (syed.hos...@aeris.net) wrote:
I am not particularly familiar with the Mac, so these would be real SWAGs:
1. Is it a wireless mouse?
No, it's a Logitech wired mouse, standard issue, nothing fancy.
And, if so, have you tried changing its batteries? I have seen occasional
misbehavior with my wireless mouse when the batteries are low.
I agree, which is one reason why I prefer mouses with tails ;-)
2. Does the middle scroll wheel also have a push-button click capability (like mine
does)? Or a "sideways" tilt click?
And, if so, is the /software driver set to do an insert when you "click" the
No, I disabled this on purpose, in case of accidental use.
An accidental click (sometimes very soft and undetectable with some mice - or
old ones) when scrolling is possible.
I agree, and your point about mouse wheel sideways click is of interest, as
this is in fact the first mouse I've had that has that feature (causing
unbounded joy in Excel). I checked, though, and 'wheel left' and 'wheel right'
in USBOverdrive are mapped to scroll left and scroll right, universally, so I
doubt if it's that.
I guess this is either a system bug or a very obscure one in FrameMaker 7 for
Mac. Either way, I don't think I'm going to resolve it. It's especially
embarrassing, as a client spotted some gibberish in a draft caused by this
problem. It would have been picked up by later processes such as proofing, but
it still caused a bit of a red face. As it only happens (when it does) when
paging forward, it's all too easy to miss the accidental insertion of rubbish
into the document. At least I can search for ']'s later and fish them out - it
always inserts the ']'
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