Resolved Right-Mouse-Click with a 1-Button-Mouse in Windows

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I 've searched the forum and the web without any result ...
My problem: how to perform a right-mouse-click with a 1-Button-Mouse (e.g. my favorite Hockey-Puck-Mouse) within a Windows-session (VirtualMachine or RemoteDesktop-Session).
Is there any way to get it work?
 

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(e.g. my favorite Hockey-Puck-Mouse) within a Windows
I like to use the graphite duo on my windows machine, because together with an apple cinema display they look pretty good on a desk and also are good to use, I like the haptics. However in the two years I used the puck with windows I didn't find any useful tool to emulate right click. With linux though.... its easy
 
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I like to use the graphite duo on my windows machine, because together with an apple cinema display they look pretty good on a desk and also are good to use, I like the haptics. However in the two years I used the puck with windows I didn't find any useful tool to emulate right click. With linux though.... its easy
Thanks for responding! - Hmm, I as I feared, there's obviously no workaround ... ;(
 
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I found an autohotkey script somewhere a while ago that allowed you to CTRL-Click just like in OS X (I think you can change Ctrl to the key of your choosing) It worked with my Pro Mouse. Here's the link
@AL1630, thank you so much - that's what I've been desperately looking for !!!
Today I found the time to try out AutoHotKey and the mentioned script and it works like a charm!
It's great to have the HockeyPuck- and Pro-Mouse fully working now within any RDP-Windows-session.

And now: like in the fairy-tale "The Fisherman and His Wife" the quest for more ... :D
How about emulating mouse-scrolling with a single-button-mouse and plus a key?
 
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AveScroller maybe (I use this): https://www.aveapps.com/osx/avescroller.html

Also, in regards to the subject of this thread, OneFingerSnap: https://www.macupdate.com/app/mac/18941/one-finger-snap

Although I don't know if that would cause the contextual (right-click) menu to open in Windows. Useful for the old single button Apple USB mice though.
Yeah, great, thanks! I was just about to go to bed but went back to my Mac to try OneFingerSnap.
Gatekeeper was a bit picky make OneFingerSnap start it from the prefs-pane, but as soon as it was activated, everything worked seamless both within OS X and within Windows (as an RDP-session).
So I have two options for the right-click now: OneFingerSnap (installation on the Mac-"Client") and the AutoHotKey-Script (installation on the Windows operating system.)
Gonna check "avescroller" tomorrow
... zzZ
 
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