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[Bug 964727] Re: Doc page on mouse keys makes a misleading point about right-clicking
I've revised the page. Mouse keys seems to be partly documented in
various places on the internet but I couldn't find a full description
anywhere. My main source was the wikipedia mouse keys page (link below).
I've copied this page in using the terminology "mouse keys" - though
perhaps it should be "Mouse Keys".
In my opinion the page (that is, mouse-mousekeys.html) is mainly about
using mouse keys where the keyboard has a "real" numeric keypad. As the
page mentions, I know that some laptop keyboards can simulate a numeric
I haven't checked the details of text that I haven't changed - though I
did make a small correction to step 4 of the procedure.
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Doc page on mouse keys makes a misleading point about right-clicking
Status in ubuntu-docs package in Ubuntu:
While it is true that "most keyboards have a special key which allows
you to right-click" this is not part of mouse keys. The reader could
be mislead into thinking it is impossible to do a normal right-mouse-
click with mouse-keys. The procedure for doing a right click with
mouse keys involves pressing a modifier key before pressing the mouse-
click key. Usually this will be / for left mouse-click, * for middle
mouse-click and - for right mouse-click.
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