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I'm left-handed. I wish to swap the left and right mouse buttons.

How can I do so for this game?

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I thought this was a system setting? –  ElfSlice Dec 28 '11 at 2:44
    
@GnomeSlice One would be led to believe so, however a quick google search reveals that this is a known bug/issue. System settings for some reason do not affect Terraria. Most solutions I have seen seem to rely on a script of some sort to capture and swap clicks as they are input. –  chandsie Dec 28 '11 at 4:40
    
This is a well known problem for lefties. Ubisoft have a lot of games that don't care avec system settings in the menu. Sometimes, I endup tweeking my Razer mouse driver to set a profile for the game. But this must be resolved. –  Philippe Lavoie Dec 28 '11 at 15:04
    
Some (gaming) mice allow one to "hardware swap" the buttons so that the computer acually sees the left button as the right one and vice-versa. –  oKtosiTe Dec 28 '11 at 16:06

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You could try to use an utility to remap the mouse buttons. This will of course switch them system-wide, so it might be a bit less practical.

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I don't think this is possible with the game settings alone.

You could use AutoHotkey to do so. Here's a quick script that switches the left and right mouse buttons back and forth via Ctrl-Alt-L (for the entire system, though).

#NoEnv
#KeyHistory 0
#SingleInstance force

SetBatchLines, -1
ListLines, Off
SetMouseDelay, -1

Suspend, On
LButton::RButton
RButton::LButton

^!l::
Suspend, Toggle
return
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I used my Mouse drive to do so (Razer Lachesis). It can be bind by profile, by application. Work great without real 3rd party.

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So how is this specific mouse and its driver software not third-party stuff? –  lunboks Feb 7 '12 at 17:38
    
It is, no doubt about it. It's just not in my context as the driver was already installed. –  Philippe Lavoie Feb 7 '12 at 18:16

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