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Percussive cursor centering

Bang the mouse down to re-centre the cursor
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Don't bother with keyboard shortcuts or extra buttons - just lift and bang the mouse down to re-centre the cursor (on the primary screen, if you have a multiscreen setup).
Being old enough to have been brought up on ball mice this is a natural reaction when the pointer sticks and I now find myself doing this when the cursor disappears, as it seems to quite frequently with optical mice.
robilode, Dec 21 2007

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       "Bang the mouse down" to do anything seems eminently sensible. It may even evolve to double-banging for special functions.
phundug, Dec 21 2007
  

       Brilliant. I love this.
hippo, Dec 21 2007
  

       if you use a graphics tablet or possibly some of the earlier optical mice with the special pad, this happends as soon as you lift the mouse (puck) off of the pad (tablet).
webfishrune, Dec 21 2007
  

       Not to be confused with pertussive cursor centering which re-centers the cursor when you cough.
phoenix, Dec 21 2007
  

       Would software that predicts when there is going to be a problem and corrects it in time be known as a precursor?
egbert, Dec 21 2007
  

       I know someone who shouts oaths before anything bad has even happened, he's definitely a precursor.
phundug, Dec 21 2007
  

       If these oaths cannot be printed here, could they be considered percussive?
bungston, Dec 21 2007
  

       PREcussive?
phoenix, Dec 21 2007
  

       If I get tired of your puns and throw the mouse at you it might be concussive.
hippo, Dec 21 2007
  

       <cough>
po, Dec 21 2007
  

       <center>
phoenix, Dec 21 2007
  

       Bang! ---------------------- !!!!>
reensure, Dec 22 2007
  

       Wrong sort of percussion.
egbert, Dec 22 2007
  
      
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