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TinyMito

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Does anyone know an app middle ware to fix the hardware mouse double click problem?

App will capture the first click but ignore the 2nd click within 50ms? Also known as key chattering but for mouse.


I know this is hardware, but looking for software to work around the issue instead of spending on another mouse yearly issue is wasteful.
 

TinyMito

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MacGizmo

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Have you tried adjusting the Double click speed in the System Settings>Mouse panel?

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TinyMito

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It will not work, the mouse double click issue is within <0.1 ms
 

f54da

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It'd be pretty easy to write one yourself, have a global var to track last click timestamp, and cgeventtap callback. Callback will check if current timestamp > 50ms + last click timestamp. If so it passes the click through, otherwise it blocks the click.

Could feed the above into chatGPT if you're not familiar with these apis, it should probably spit out something usable.

Other option is to use the native double-click speed setting but do it via terminal so you can go below the min system preferences sets. Don't know the plist key off top of my head, just google around.
 
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