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From: Josh Vermaas (vermaas2_at_illinois.edu)
Date: Wed Jun 25 2014 - 10:49:48 CDT
If you had a "gaming" mouse with side buttons, I think its doable, as
those buttons can be mapped to keys easily and simulate hitting r and t.
Most of the people in lab use one hand on their mouse, and the other
hovering over the r & t keys if they are doing rotations + translations.
On 6/25/14, 10:30 AM, Carlos Simmerling wrote:
> Thanks - I do know about these and it's what I do now. It just slows
> things down to have to go to the keyboard all the time. A button
> combination would be much more convenient...
> On Jun 24, 2014 4:37 PM, "Ajasja Ljubetič" <ajasja.ljubetic_at_gmail.com
> <mailto:ajasja.ljubetic_at_gmail.com>> wrote:
> There are keyboard shortcuts "r" for rotate and "t" for translate,
> that make switching very easy & painless for me. Does that also
> help with your use case?
> On 24 June 2014 20:17, Carlos Simmerling
> <carlos.simmerling_at_gmail.com <mailto:carlos.simmerling_at_gmail.com>>
> hi all- is there any way to use a combination of mouse buttons
> to translate while staying in rotate mode for the mouse? it's
> inconvenient when navigating a molecule to have to keep switch
> modes if you just want to shift the view a little but maintain
> rotate mode.