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How to simulate a mouse on MX-980
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Post 1 made on Sunday June 2, 2019 at 19:46
Diamond Dog
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I want to build a Home Theater PC. I won't need a keyboard to type in much, however, I will need to move a cursor around and click (basically a mouse).

Is there a way tomget the MX-980 to move around like a mouse and accept clicks so I can select files? I know i can hook up an IR MOUSE, but I don't want another device on my coffee table
Post 2 made on Monday June 3, 2019 at 23:12
tomciara
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Maybe buy one of those snazzy LG TVs and call it a day 😀
"Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing ever happened." - Winston Churchill
Post 3 made on Tuesday June 4, 2019 at 09:48
Duct Tape
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yes there is a way, but it is messy and you won't end up being happy with it.

can I suggest that you give up this idea before you begin?

home theater pcs are outdated at this point.   build a plex server with a NAS drive and use a Roku running the Plex app for your TV interface and you will save whatever hair you have left on your head.
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Post 4 made on Saturday June 22, 2019 at 10:54
gbrown91
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Back in the day I learned codes from a Microsoft media center ir keyboard with mouse. As duct said, you will not be happy with trying to emulate a mouse. However I was able to use keyboard commands to do everything I needed for a media pc.


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