Subject: Setting mouse options



Mouse actions can be customized to best accommodate your work style. For exam­ple, you may prefer to repeat a recent command when right-clicking the mouse if you do not use shortcut menus.

A 3Dconnexion mouse is set up differently.
For more details, see Using a specialized mouse for CAD.

To set mouse options

   1   Do one of the following to choose Options ():

   On the ribbon, choose the Application button then choose Options, or choose Tools > Options (in Manage).

   On the menu, choose Tools > Options.

   Type options and then press Enter.

   2   Click the Display tab.

   3   Mark the Reverse Mouse Wheel Zoom Direction check box if you want to reverse the zoom direction of the mouse wheel, that is, spin the wheel forward to zoom out and spin it backward to zoom in, This can be especially helpful if you use the mouse with your left hand. When unmarked (the default), you spin the mouse wheel forward to zoom in and spin it backward to zoom out.

   4   Mark the Use Mouse Wheel to Scroll Ribbon Tabs check box if you want the abil­ity to scroll ribbon tabs using the mouse wheel when the mouse hovers over the ribbon.

   5   To set the action to take when you right-click the mouse in a drawing, choose from the following options:

   Without Entities Selected — To repeat the previously used command if you right-click when entities are not selected, choose Repeat Last Command. To display a shortcut menu if you right-click when entities are not selected, select Show Shortcut Menu.

   With Entities Selected — To repeat the previously used command if you right-click when entities are selected, choose Repeat Last Command. To display a shortcut menu that displays options specific to the selected entities if you right-click, select Show Shortcut Menu. You can right-click anywhere in the drawing with entities selected and the shortcut menu for the selected entities will display.  

   6   When you have finished, click OK.

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