Editing Gnome for single click

Andrew Kane googoleyes at gmail.com
Thu Jan 7 21:06:45 UTC 2010

On Thu, Jan 7, 2010 at 12:34 PM, Dotan Cohen <dotancohen at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Open nautilus - Edit|Preferences|Behavior|'Single click to open items' ?
> Thanks, Gary, but that is already set. I need single click on all
> Gnome functions, for instance in the otherwise terrific gucharmap one
> must double-click to select a character. In general, that is bad. But
> in my case where I cannot double-click comfortably (disability) it is
> a deal-breaker. There are other applications which use Gnome settings,
> such as Zim-wiki.

Under System -> Preferences -> Mouse, in the Accessibility tab, is an
option to "Simulate secondary click by holding down mouse button". I
don't know if this "secondary click is equal to a double click or a
right click or something else, as I haven't tried it.
Alternatively, the "Dwell Click" applet can be configured to generate

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