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Putty is also good for hand exercise. I'm partial to Crazy Aaron's Thinking Putty. Here's a diagram of recommended hand exercises using the Thinking Putty, but it also applies to any kind of putty that you can put in your hand and manipulate.


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check out carpal tunnel exercises online like bending your wrist up and gently flexing it a few times, then doing the same but bending it down. also, you may want to look into a comfortable mouse if it isnt already, and a wrist lift for your mouse pad. Here are some recommended carpal tunnel hand exercises, with descriptions


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Go to \Users\[Username]\My Documents\My Games\Skyrim Open the SkyrimPrefs.ini file with notepad Find the line bMouseAcceleration=1 (located under [Controls]) (If there is no line, add it) Replace the 1 with a 0 Save the file (make sure you don't accidentally save it as Skyrim.ini.txt)


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The suggested SkyrimPrefs.ini i was using was the wrong one. Using Process Monitor i was able to figure out that the correct one is: %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\Skyrim\SkyrimPrefs.ini e.g. C:\Users\Ian\Documents\My Games\Skyrim\SkyrimPrefs.ini Changing [Controls]\fMouseHeadingSensitivity to fMouseHeadingSensitivity=0.1250 (new) ...


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From memory, there was a legion of keyboard shortcuts, but the only way to interact with objects was by mousing over and clicking them; I am 90% sure there was no way to "tab" between interactive items, and, for better or worse, Baldur's Gate was way before the current age of context sensitive controls. Even if there was, you'd have to have a way to move ...


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Try going into 'Control Panel' through the start menu, and accessing the 'Mouse' option. Under the 'Pointer Options' tab, uncheck 'Display pointer trails' and press 'Apply'. (this seems to be a common issue) Under the 'Pointers' tab, uncheck 'Enable pointer shadow'. If you are running Windows 7, or possibly Vista (not sure about vista), go into the ...


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Short answer: New games: Run in fullscreen mode. Old games: Use CSMMT. Long Answer: The best way to accomplish your goal in newer games is to run the game in fullscreen mode. This is a simple configuration option within the game and it will require no new software. Take World of Warcraft (WoW), for example. Running it in fullscreen mode would be ...


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There may be a built in Windows way to do it but this Lifehacker link suggests a tiny program called MouseJail to keep the mouse on the correct screen.


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There is, in general, very little mouse control in DF. I consider myself a highly efficient DF player, and rarely use the mouse at all. Most designations, such as digging, channeling, stairs, etc., can be drawn free-hand with the mouse, or in rectangles using the keyboard. Certain screens are mouse-interactive too: The designations list, as well as cursor ...


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There are actually two sets of settings that can be configured in the Cyborg Profile Editor, the 'Sensitivity Settings' and 'Programming'. Sensitivity settings allows you to switch DPI settings on the fly, and is operated by the rocker switch just below the middle mouse button while the current setting is shown on the mouse with the array of four lights to ...


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I'm not aware of a way to remap the scroll wheel within Minecraft, so I think your best bet is to look for third-party tools that will remap your mouse keys for you. After a quick Google search, I found X-Mouse Button Control for Windows, and USB Overdrive for Mac. Looking at screenshots of both programs, they both allow you to remap mouse buttons as mouse ...


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If you install the Logitech Gaming Software drivers, you can have it automatically change the dpi and sensitivity based on which game you're launching. That may be the most elegant solution.


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Yes. To add a Bluetooth keyboard, go to Settings > Accessories > Manage Bluetooth Devices. For a non-Bluetooth wireless keyboard to work, it would probably have to have its own wireless receiver that would plug into the console via USB. It also supports USB keyboards. From page 31 of my PS3 owner's manual: Using a USB keyboard You can enter ...


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I've had no issues with lag/responsiveness, but this is very hit or miss depending on the user (the same reason why some people use gaming CRTs). The only downside I've had is that the batteries make the mouse a little heavier, which causes faster fatigue for long periods of gaming. Also, you run the risk of batteries dying on you in the middle of a frag ...


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Professional gamers will bring their own mice as well as mice pads to events. The reality is no surface is frictionless, nor does any surface have consistent friction throughout it. As a result there are parts of the surface in question which the mouse will move on at different speeds. A good mouse pad will have even friction throughout it. How much ...


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It depends on the mouse. One of my favorite mice is a Laser mouse made by Razer, but the mouse really sucks unless you've got a good mousing surface to go with it. I personally use good mousing surfaces for all of my computers (even when I'm just at work programming, without a gaming mouse), because I like the extra precision.


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I use a trackball for my computer and am an avid gamer. I play many different games (a lot of minecraft, lots of FPS games, lots of RTS games, etc) and feel that I am just as good with the trackball as I used to be with a mouse. I'm also a software engineer, so I use my computer a very large amount of time every day. Making the switch to a trackball is ...


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Mouse movement interpretation can be vastly different between different game-engines, and often even between different games using the same engine. There is no standard for mouse sensitivity, so the only way to measure it is to use our own impression. When I start a new FPS game, the first thing I do to calibrate the mouse sensitivity is: close my eyes ...


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Assuming that you're just getting cramped, tired out and not experiencing full carpal tunnel (which you should see a medical professional for). I can highly recommend an NSD Powerball (or at Amazon). Great for giving your arm/wrist a whole different motion and exercise, and a fun way to build up a bit of lower arm strength (a lot of climbers and tennis ...


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Wireless mice can be fine for gaming if you spend enough. I purchased a Wireless Logitech G7 5 years ago and used it for competitive gaming with no problems. I never had interference, never lost connection (as far as I can remember) and its response was great. But I also paid for that. I think at the time I spent between 60 and 70 dollars on it. Something ...


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Here are some more mouse-trap applications, like CSMMT which Shaun's answer mentioned, that trap your mouse cursor in one screen of a multi-monitor setup: MouseTrap MouseJail MurGeeMon (supports Lock Mouse Cursor On a Monitor) Script for AutoHotkey I can't vouch for any of these, but you can try them out. You can also search for more with keywords "multi ...


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For Civ 5, this should have been fixed in the patch that was released at the end of October 2010. In my version of the game, there is a setting in the option to "Bind" the mouse to the game window {Never | Full-Screen Only | Always}. Where did you purchase the game? If you purchased on Steam like I did, you should be automatically updated to the latest ...


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This is an old question, but I suffer from wrist problems (and have for probably 10 years now) so I feel like I should share my experiences. The first thing I want to say is - if you are experiencing pain, go and talk to a doctor. Keep talking to doctors until someone acknowledges that wrist pain is a serious condition and they take you seriously. This ...


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In regards to direct mouse input: No. Mouse input is not supported. Other than plugging it in and trying, I would say it does nothing and can think of nowhere on the interface that it would do anything. I could find nothing on Xbox Support's site, but did get a response from their Twitter support @xboxsupport Mouse input is not supported for the Xbox ...


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I'm seeing similar issues. Vsync doesn't do a lot for me. Seems to me: Triple buffering can really tax some systems and make input unresponsive. I assume the game honors the setting you choose, but definitely try turning that off. There's a negative mouse acceleration (I personally dislike the feel- like a neck brace or eye surgery). Normally this is ...


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There are two fixes for mouse lag. There's the one you mentioned, which you should use. There's also this one: Disable mouse smoothing Go to your Steam Directory, then steamapps, common, skyrim and select Skyrim again. Create a backup of the SkyrimPrefs.ini file. Open the file, then scroll down to where it says [Controls] and find ...


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The answer Lemmings19 gave might indeed fix the issue. But I have had a similar issue and the above fix still did not work. However, my issue was solved by playing the game (it was a rather old one) in compatibility mode. To do this follow the following steps: Right click the game's .exe file. Go to properties Go to the compatibility Check Run this ...


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I found a consistent workaround to this issue but for the life of me I can't figure out how to login to the Stardock forum to contribute there. Maybe this'll help someone. I hope google notices the relevance. Anyway, here's how you can get the cursor to lock into the game screen: Start the game Go to options Go to the Video tab Check the "Use Window ...


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The Unofficial Elder Scrolls Page on Skyrim's controls even mentions this issue with mice like the Apple Magic Mouse: Dual Cast: Attack with both hands simultaneously. If the same spell is assigned to both hands and you have unlocked the appropriate Dual Casting perk, a more powerful version of the spell is cast. If your mouse doesn't support left click ...


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It depends on your monitor resolution. Larger monitor resolutions have more pixels (or dots). So, for example, if your screen resolution was 1920x1200 and your mouse was capable of a maximum DPI of 600, you'd have to move your mouse two inches to get to the bottom of the screen to the top of the screen. If your mouse was capable of a DPI of 1200, it would ...



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