[RndTbl] Re: [TLUG]: wondering about

Lennart Sorensen lsorense at csclub.uwaterloo.ca
Fri Jun 21 14:51:47 CDT 2002

On Fri, Jun 21, 2002 at 12:30:51PM -0700, Mel Seder wrote:
> Does anyone know of a user interface that brings the action to where
> your mouse is sitting.  Instead of taking me off to the side somewhere
> and forcing me to move the mouse cursor to the question,  let the
> question come to where my mouse cursor is.  Don't force us users to
> waltz that mouse across our desks all day long.
> That will become a big boost in productivity I think.

Logitech's mouseware has an option to send the mouse pointer to new
dalog boxes when they pop up.  A few video drivers have options to send
dialogs to the location of the mouse.  I find both VERY annoying, since
I might be about to click on something, and really would not want to
answer a pop up dialog incorrectly.  I do tend to answer most dialogs
with the keyboard of course, since it's the fastest, most accurate way
to do it, and involves no mouse movement.  Programmers who don't use
standard keyboard shortcuts, or make keyboard navigation difficult,
should be forced to, ehm, use their own programs, without a mouse.

Lennart Sorensen

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