Mouse gestures are a combination of mouse-pointing movements and clicks which the computer’s software recognizes as a specific command. Many users find using mouse gestures a great way to simplify tasks and a way to speed things up.
1. Get an operating system that supports mouse gestures. These are:
- Windows (Strokeit, gMote)
- Linux (Easystroke).
- Mouse Gestures Redox (Firefox).
- Mouse Stroke (Chrome)
3. Turn mouse gestures on.
- In Opera, go to Tools, Preferences, Advanced, Shortcuts, and click on “Enable Mouse Gestures”. OR Perform any gesture and Opera will ask you to turn gestures on.
- In Firefox, go to Tools, Add-ons, Extensions and double-click “Mouse Gestures”.
- In Chrome, go to Customize, Extensions, Mouse Stroke, and click “Enable”.
4. Set up mouse gestures. LMB means Left Mouse Button and RMB means Right Mouse Button.
- In Opera click Opera Standard and click Edit.
- In Firefox, open the sidebar to see which gestures are available: View, sidebar, and click on Mouse Gestures.
- In Chrome, click “Options.”
5. Use mouse gestures.
- RMB and move to the left goes back.
- RMB and move to the right goes forward.
- RMB and move up then down to refresh.
- RMB and move up then right maximises.
- RMB and move down then left minimises.
- RMB and move down opens new window or link in new window.
- RMB and move down then right closes.
- Easy to visualize examples of Opera gestures:http://www.opera.com/browser/tutorials/gestures/
- Memorize them just by using them. Remember you don’t need to know all of them. Start with back and forward.
Things You’ll Need
- Applicable operating system
- Applicable application
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