world of warcraft mouse settings

Discussion in 'Mac and PC Games' started by siggybert, Jun 16, 2009.

  1. siggybert macrumors newbie

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    i want to play wow on my iMac but i cant het the mouse setting right.
    on pc i used left and right mouse button to " move and steer"
    i activated the r mouse button in the imac mouse settings
    BUT i can asign the "move and steer" settign from wow macsetting to any mouse key.

    i know players that have same mightymouse and they can ,
    it should work , unfortunaly it doesnt

    can someone pls help me
     
  2. TheAnswer macrumors 68030

    TheAnswer

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    Unfortunately, because of how the mighty mouse is wired, you can't simultaneously signal both a right and left click to get the move and steer function. The mouse has only one mechanical button and uses electrical signals on the top of the mouse to register left or right, so you actually have to lift off of the left portion of the mouse to register a right click.

    I believe the WoW default for move and steer on the Mac is the "middle button" (the scroll wheel button on most mice). Unfortunately, that's also used by Apple for Dashboard (or was it Exposé?). So if you want to use that button, you'll have to move the OS X function (in the Exposé & Spaces pane of System Preferences).

    I use a third party mouse, so I can't guarantee that the scroll nipple on the mighty mouse will function like the scroll wheel button on my mouse. Additionally, since using the scroll wheel changes camera depth, I find myself using the arrow keys about 90% of the time (though this could be because that's how I played before I figured out how to get the middle button to work).

    Good Luck.
     
  3. Gasu E. macrumors 68040

    Gasu E.

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    Get a third party mouse. Really. I am 100% Apple all the way-- except for the mouse. And it was WOW that put me over the edge. Up until WOW, I was even willing to grit my teeth and live with the hockey puck.
     
  4. sinser macrumors 6502a

    sinser

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    Uh yes, buy an other mouse, even a cheap one. I love the MM, but for gaming it's completely useless.
     
  5. siggybert thread starter macrumors newbie

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    i still had a wireles mouse that was compatable witch mac , plugged it in and ready . went on wow and that seemed to work to ... hope it stays that way

    tnx for the helps..!
     

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