How do I use a single-button Apple Macintosh mouse with applications?

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Many Microsoft Windows and X applications make use of a middle mouse button or a right mouse button. To use these applications from an Apple Macintosh mouse with one button, you click the button while holding down a key on the keyboard.

  • To simulate a middle mouse button click, press Alt while clicking the mouse button.
  • To simulate a right mouse button click, press Command while clicking the mouse button.

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