Does the Magic Mouse detect single/double clicks without sound clicking like mac book pro touchpad do?

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    Actually there is a way, there's a program called BetterTouch Tool which allows you to ssign the clicking as 'Tap to click', so yes it is possible but only with this software

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  • No, it makes a sound just like any other mouse, it depresses down when pressed thus clicking like any regular mouse. As far as the Macbook Pro trackpad, all you have to do is go into it's preferences and check on the box saying "Tap to Click", that way you won't have to press down to click, but instead just tap.

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  • It does not. There is no touch-to-click option.

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  • The touchpad of the current generation MacBook Pro's is able to click and double click without physical clicking, by configuring it in the System Preferences (tapping).

    The Magic Mouse does only allow physical clicks, probably because the possibility of tapping would cause a disproportional amount of occasional clicks while moving the mouse.

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  • By default you can not tap to click with the Magic Mouse.

    But there is a nice and working good app for MacOs which is adding a lot of settings for the Magic Mouse, Magic Trackpad, MacBook Trackpad: The name of the app is MagicPrefs.

    Just tried it and it is fantastic. No need any more to click. Tapping is enough.

    Lot of settings. Perfect.


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  • Yes, it can sense you taping on the top of the mouse without really depressing the mouse until you hear the click. The default is that a rubble tap with your left finger will zoom in and out while depressing until you hear the click functions like a normal mouse.

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