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After about fifteen years of using computers, I woke up this morning and decided that I am tired of double clicking. How do I set all single clicks to be double clicks and thus never have to double click again? I'm on Mac OS 10.4.8.
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What an odd thing to spontaneously decide.

Here's a question for you: what happens if you don't want to double-click, but actually you only want to single click? It'd be really annoying to keep having files open because I tried to select them and it auto-double-clicked.
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Had a quick look and I personally don't have a clue, but I know what you mean, I use to have it that way on my Windows PC.

It makes thinks easier..but I personally got use to it on this but it would be nice to have the option to change

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I've gotten used to the same thing on Linux, and when I get my Mac, it's the first thing I plan to try and change. I really like being able to just do a single click on files & folders to open them, instead of that horrid double. (I always laugh at the people that double-click on links on the web)

If there is a way of setting it to be single, you should be able to use control (or command, I can't offhand remember which, again, don't have one yet) to select the file instead of opening it, as though you were selecting multiple files.

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Get a multibutton usb mouse (or a mouse where the scroll wheel is a button) and get an app called usboverdrive. This will let you assign a double click to your extra button.
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My Logitech can left double-click with only one click by changing its setup in the preferences.
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I've got a wireless Logitech mouse (currently available from the Apple store in the refurbished section). I've programmed the scroll wheel button as double-click, the back button for save, the scroll down button as undo and the scroll up button as redo. Wouldn't be without it.
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Considering that the original poster hasn't replied to this yet, I feel this was just an impulsive thread.
Maybe he just came to realise the brilliance of his idea.

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