Command>click to deselect not working

dspindl

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Sep 30, 2011
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When in the Finder, I used to be able to highlight multiple image icons, then command/click the ones I didn't want. Suddenly, this has stopped working. I can command/click images one at a time, but can no longer command/click to de-select.
I have a 2011 17" Macbook pro, Snow Leopard and Magic mouse.
Does anyone have a suggestion??

Thanks!
Dave
 

dspindl

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Sep 30, 2011
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Tried both suggestions, and also replaced batteries in Magic mouse as they were at 30%.
It is intermittent at best. Some images deselect just fine now, most not at all and some only if I hold down the command key for 5-10 sec and then click.
 

GGJstudios

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May 16, 2008
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Tried both suggestions, and also replaced batteries in Magic mouse as they were at 30%.
It is intermittent at best. Some images deselect just fine now, most not at all and some only if I hold down the command key for 5-10 sec and then click.
Sounds more like a hardware issue with the mouse, rather than software.
 

adamtheturtle

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Dec 5, 2011
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Try using the mouse and command keys in different situations. Have you tried with the other command key?
 

dspindl

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Sep 30, 2011
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Tried other command key...same result. I can deselect three or four images in a row just fine, then it just stops working. What is strange is that I can command click to select just fine. It is only deselecting that is the problem. I also just activated apple bluetooth keyboard...same issue.
 
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