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Faking a right click

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Msg#: 448 posted 7:03 pm on May 18, 2006 (gmt 0)

I got a hand-me-down notebook a couple of months ago that's got a few, let's say, issues. The biggest one is that the right mouse button doesn't work. Is there a keystroke that will fake a right-click when I'm really left-clicking?



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Msg#: 448 posted 10:43 pm on May 18, 2006 (gmt 0)

Widows has an accessibility feature called MouseKeys [microsoft.com]. If you activate this then the minus sign on numeric keypad will act as a right-click.

Alternately you can use SHIFT + F10 which opens a shortcut menu for the selected item (this is the same as right-clicking an object
- from Keyboard shortcuts for Windows [support.microsoft.com]

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