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Topic # 111158 25-Oct-2012 21:22
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Hi There!

I am considering the purchase of one of these mice, because I have the revolution Bluetooth and I HATE the fact that the middle mouse button, isn't a middle click but a switch between two scrolling types. I want to click links to open links in new tabs which I am unable to do with the Revolution. 

Is someone who owns the performance mx able to confirm that the middle scroll/mouse click acts as an actual mouse button rather than a change from mechanical to smooth scrolling?

Thanks. 


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  Reply # 706521 25-Oct-2012 21:26
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Most logitech mice I've looked at recently have the dual scroll functionality - and a button behind the wheel to use as a middle click...does your current revolution mouse have that?




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  Reply # 706522 25-Oct-2012 21:28
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Nope no button behind the scroll wheel sadly. I think in newer mice that button as best I can tell is used to switch scrolling mode and now the click on the scroll mouse is the traditional middle click.

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 706527 25-Oct-2012 21:33
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Brilliant mouse. There is a separate switch behind the wheel to switch smooth scrolling on/off. The wheel switch itself acts as expected.




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  Reply # 706528 25-Oct-2012 21:33

I have a M705 Marathon Mouse, and it has a separate button behind the scroll wheel that acts as a clutch (i.e. switches between ratcheted and free-wheeling scrolling).  The scroll wheel tilts side to side as well as being able to be clicked as a middle mouse button.

Edit - according to http://www.logitech.com/repository/1400/pdf/24426.1.0.pdf the Performance Mouse MX has the same setup as the M705.

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  Reply # 706733 26-Oct-2012 10:42
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I am not familiar with your mouse. Most mice function buttons can be repurposed using software.

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  Reply # 706762 26-Oct-2012 11:09

gzt: I am not familiar with your mouse. Most mice function buttons can be repurposed using software.


...except some models of Logitech mice where the scroll wheel isn't a middle click button, but a clutch toggle switching between ratcheted and smooth scrolling.



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  Reply # 706763 26-Oct-2012 11:11
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KevinL:
gzt: I am not familiar with your mouse. Most mice function buttons can be repurposed using software.


...except some models of Logitech mice where the scroll wheel isn't a middle click button, but a clutch toggle switching between ratcheted and smooth scrolling.


Kevin, do you know if this is still the case with the performance MX?

 

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  Reply # 706779 26-Oct-2012 11:27

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KevinL:
gzt: I am not familiar with your mouse. Most mice function buttons can be repurposed using software.


...except some models of Logitech mice where the scroll wheel isn't a middle click button, but a clutch toggle switching between ratcheted and smooth scrolling.


Kevin, do you know if this is still the case with the performance MX?

 


According to the document I linked above, it has a separate clutch button and retains normal middle click functionality.



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  Reply # 706782 26-Oct-2012 11:29
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Ok now I need to find a really good keyboard. Any Recommendations? I like my G15 at home :)

Needs a display :)

Sorry Kevin I didn't see your edit with the link until after I'd posted. 

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  Reply # 706791 26-Oct-2012 11:42
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As I said above...




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  Reply # 706793 26-Oct-2012 11:43
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I've ordered one now, just need a new keyboard.

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  Reply # 706795 26-Oct-2012 11:46
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I've had a Logitech K520 for some time and it's not bad.

Which of course lacks the screen




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  Reply # 706798 26-Oct-2012 11:47
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Yah I bit the bullet and ordered a K510 which has the screen. I'll see how that goes, I really like my G15v2 but I can't find it anymore.

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  Reply # 706800 26-Oct-2012 11:48
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G510 looks okay. G19 is a tad on the pricey side!




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  Reply # 706801 26-Oct-2012 11:49
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I'd really love a g19 :)

A supplier cut me a deal so I cancelled the G510 and got the G19!

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