Erik_
Those are the ones. I remember in elementary school they had
Thu Jun 23, 2022 1:07am

specific lefty and righty scissors and then the "universal" ones which were just without any molded handle.

I probably got used to using the mouse buttons in the "righty" way for a reason like that. My family computer had the mouse on the right as everyone else in my family is right handed. My computer (the 486 hand me down) was where I put the mouse on the left side.

You also looked into learning DVORAK kb layout? (Or in my case, looked it up, went "that would be cool to learn" and then never did anything more with it). I was already pretty fast with QWERTY so I didn't really feel a need to switch. I didn't even think of the extra hassle it would be typing on someone else's keyboard. Or what about a laptop? You can't change the key caps so it would be DVORAK but with QWERTY buttons (not that I really ever look a the KB anymore, but I'm sure I would learning DVORAK).


  • Ah, I see. Especially those with the molded "ergonomic" han - Puckdropper, Mon Jun 20 2022 1:05am
    dles, right? I tried using the mouse left handed for a while back in high school... It was easier to swap the buttons, but I can see how that would be difficult especially when you sit down at a computer to help someone. Wait, let me swap the buttons. No, it wasn't the button swap that fixed your... more
    • Those are the ones. I remember in elementary school they had- Erik_, Thu Jun 23 2022 1:07am
      • I can imagine getting yelled at for swapping the buttons - Puckdropper, Sat Jun 25 2022 11:58pm
        So it was just easier to use them like that. I had an IBM Model M with swappable keycaps and changed them around to DVORAK. I tried using it for a while and decided I needed to use what everyone else did so I could use other computers. Some laptops can have their keycaps swapped easily, like a Lenovo... more
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