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Make the most of IE7Pro's customising options

Mouse gestures

11. Mouse gestures allow you to complete actions without using the keyboard, menus or toolbars – instead, they’re executed using mouse movements. To customise these settings, click the IE7Pro icon and select Mouse Gestures. Check that the ‘Enable mouse gestures’ box is ticked.

Step 11

Step 11

12. Select which mouse button should ‘fire’ the gestures by selecting ‘Use right button to fire gesture’ or ‘Use left button to fire gesture’. You can opt to see mouse trails, which temporarily ‘draw’ your gesture on the screen – you can even select the colour of the trail shown onscreen.

Step 12

Step 12

13. The default gesture settings are shown in the Mouse Gestures window, but you can change the settings to suit the way you work. Type in the gesture, then choose the Action you want this gesture to perform from the drop-down Action menu. You can restore the default settings by clicking Restore default.

Step 13

Step 13

14. You’re now ready to use mouse gestures to control IE. Click the selected mouse button and make the appropriate gesture. You’ll see the trail appear (if you chose that option) and the action will take place automatically.

Step 14

Step 14

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