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Dont forget the defaults command!
Authored by: bhines on Oct 01, '01 08:42:15PM

Everyone seems to forget.. you shouldnt be editing plists by hand. "defaults" is nicer and does this work for you..

defaults write -globalDomain com.apple.mouse.scaling -float 3.0

has the same effect as the original tip.

-Ben



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Doesn't Work that well
Authored by: jtsombakos on Oct 02, '01 08:46:45AM

I tried this tip as soon as I saw it. While it does seem to speed up the overall speed of the mouse, moving the mouse slowly (to select a menu item, or hilight some text, for example), is still glacially slow. The "acceleration curve" of the mouse, no matter what I set that value to, is still horrible. And, the value I set usually doesn't "stick". Change the value and go and look at the mouse control panel and the speed will be back in the middle. I've also noticed that the speed of the mouse will slow down after a while too.



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