[Wolves] advice on a skipping optical mouse
alex at moreati.org.uk
Tue Apr 25 17:44:42 BST 2006
Bobby Singh wrote:
> I have a dell optical mouse. I find sometimes the
> arrow skips across the screen. I have noticed this on
> some other optical mice independent of OS. Although
> not a major repeating problem, when it occurs it can
> be very irritating and can open up stuff and links.
> I know its works on all surfaces but is there a
> surface/colour it works best on?
I've found a matt surface with a fine texture or surface detail in both
dimensions is best.
Something (ironically) like a traditional mouse mat should work well.
My desk is wood-effect plastic. My mouse is fine up/down, which is
across the grain, but left/right is plagued by the skips you describe.
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