Holding a mouse steady while clicking the button is a very complex task and requires excellent fine motor control. There are a variety of possible solutions available to those you struggle to single-click a mouse button.
The second stage is to have a look at the mouse you are using. Your mouse may be a model that is particularly difficult to use and you may find one that suits your hand better in the shops. Large computers stores often have mice on display that you can try in your hand before buying.
Ergonomic mice that have been carefully and professionally designed around the human hand are available at a slightly higher cost. Notable models currently available include the Anir Verticle and Perfit Mice, both available from Osmond Ergonomics .
A popular solution is to add an external switch to act as a left or right mouse button. The switch can take the form of a foot-operated pedal or a discrete lever switch that can be velcro'd to your keyboard (often a two-handed approach)... [more]
You could also take a look at the various rollerballs that are available. I often recommend these for people who can't control a mouse at all but rollerball could be the perfect solution as the button element is separate from the part that moves the pointer.
Dwell clicking works by resting the mouse in a position for a predetermined amount of time and the computer accepting this to be a click. The downside comes with the potential for frequent accidental clicking... [more]
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