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    Sick and tired, tired of sick of double-click
    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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    cazabam's Avatar
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    Jun 06, 2006
    MacBook 2.0GHz White, 512MB RAM, 60GB HDD
    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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    BIG D 04's Avatar
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    Oct 16, 2006
    Birmingham (S), UK
    20" iMac Intel Core Duo 2 (Standard)
    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
    Damien Healy
    iMac 20" OSX 10.4.9 Tiger | |

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    Member Since
    Oct 19, 2006
    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.
    PC: Intel Core 2 Duo 2.66 GHz, 2 GM RAM, Total 750 GB HDD, Windows Vista Business (For gaming), Ubuntu 8.04 Hardy Heron (64-bit), Slackware 12 (For GTK# coding)
    Mac: 1.66GHz, 1GB RAM, 60GB HDD, Mini

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    Member Since
    May 26, 2005
    Walsall, England
    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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    Member Since
    Mar 11, 2004
    My Logitech can left double-click with only one click by changing its setup in the preferences.

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    MartinS's Avatar
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    Nov 02, 2006
    Bournville, UK
    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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    Jan 14, 2005
    Zurich, Switzerland
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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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