'Sib. 6.1: Use of the magic mouse in Sibelius 6 cumbersome'

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Sib. 6.1: Use of the magic mouse in Sibelius 6 ... - Rainer Schnelle, 12 Apr 11:13PM
     Re: Sib. 6.1: Use of the magic mouse in Sibeliu... - Jim Druckenmiller, 12 Apr 11:21PM
         Re: Sib. 6.1: Use of the magic mouse in Sibeliu... - Rainer Schnelle, 12 Apr 11:29PM
             Re: Sib. 6.1: Use of the magic mouse in Sibeliu... - Cees Coenen, 13 Apr 10:35AM
                 Re: Sib. 6.1: Use of the magic mouse in Sibeliu... - Peter McAleer, 13 Apr 12:10PM
                     Re: Sib. 6.1: Use of the magic mouse in Sibeliu... - Rainer Schnelle, 13 Apr 12:49PM
                         Re: Sib. 6.1: Use of the magic mouse in Sibeliu... - Peter McAleer, 13 Apr 04:15PM
                             Re: Sib. 6.1: Use of the magic mouse in Sibeliu... - Eric Crouch, 14 Apr 10:56PM
                                 Re: Sib. 6.1: Use of the magic mouse in Sibeliu... - Tricone, 15 Apr 03:54PM
                                     Re: Sib. 6.1: Use of the magic mouse in Sibeliu... - Peter McAleer, 15 Apr 04:13PM
                                         Re: Sib. 6.1: Use of the magic mouse in Sibeliu... - Steve J Wright, 18 Feb 11:27AM

Sib. 6.1: Use of the magic mouse in Sibelius 6 cumbersome
Posted by Rainer Schnelle - 12 Apr 11:13PM
I don't really like the behaviour of the magic mouse with Sibelius. Whenever my finger involuntarily touches the surface of the magic mouse the manuscript starts sliding around which makes note input and editing somewhat cumbersome. I wish I could turn off one-finger-swipe-scrolling just for Sibelius. It works fine elsewhere.

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Re: Sib. 6.1: Use of the magic mouse in Sibelius 6 cumbersome
Posted by Jim Druckenmiller - 12 Apr 11:21PM (edited 12 Apr 11:22PM)
See about adjusting the settings within. . . >File >Preferences >Mouse >Dragging the Paper.

I think you'll be able to bypass this with a setting of - Hold Shit and Drag.

Just a guess, but I hope it works like I'm thinking it might.


Take Care,

Jim

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Re: Sib. 6.1: Use of the magic mouse in Sibelius 6 cumbersome
Posted by Rainer Schnelle - 12 Apr 11:29PM
Tried that, but that is not doing the trick, unfortunately. But thanks for the very quick response, btw I liked your little typo :-)

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Re: Sib. 6.1: Use of the magic mouse in Sibelius 6 cumbersome
Posted by Cees Coenen - 13 Apr 10:35AM
It works fine for me! That's one of the reason that I changed to Sibelius from Finale after 15 years!

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Re: Sib. 6.1: Use of the magic mouse in Sibelius 6 cumbersome
Posted by Peter McAleer - 13 Apr 12:10PM
>Tried that, but that is not doing the trick, unfortunately.

In what way does it not work? If you go into the Mouse page of Preferences, and select 'Hold commannd and drag' you shouldn't be able to move the page around unless you first pressed the command key.

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Peter McAleer: composer - choral director - teacher - Sibelius user.
Sibelius 6.1; iMac 2.8 GHz intel Core Duo + Apple Cinema HD; 2 GB RAM; OS 10.6.3

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Re: Sib. 6.1: Use of the magic mouse in Sibelius 6 cumbersome
Posted by Rainer Schnelle - 13 Apr 12:49PM
If I do as you suggested, once I brush with my finger over the Magic Mouse the page still moves around according to the direction of my finger. And one of the problems is that the moving continues even if I lift my finger off the mouse.

I think the option you mentioned is only good for dragging the mouse but not for brushing the surface of the Magic Mouse. It looks like Sibelius 6 hasn't yet adapted to the new possiblities of the Magic Mouse.

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Re: Sib. 6.1: Use of the magic mouse in Sibelius 6 cumbersome
Posted by Peter McAleer - 13 Apr 04:15PM
Ah. Not having a Magic Mouse, just an ordinary Mighty Mouse, I didn't realise. Sibelius is obviously thinking you're intending to scroll and it's too sensitive.

In System Preferences, mouse page, is there a way (like there is with a Mighty Mouse) to turn off the scroll 'wheel' function? What you're describing would irritate me something rotten. You have my sympathy.

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Peter McAleer: composer - choral director - teacher - Sibelius user.
Sibelius 6.1; iMac 2.8 GHz intel Core Duo + Apple Cinema HD; 2 GB RAM; OS 10.6.3

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Re: Sib. 6.1: Use of the magic mouse in Sibelius 6 cumbersome
Posted by Eric Crouch - 14 Apr 10:56PM (edited 14 Apr 11:04PM)
I use a Magic Mouse pretty extensively with Sibelius and, though I do notice this problem it is only very occasional. I guess this may be to do with the way I position the Magic Mouse - I use it with a wrist rest; I rest my thumb and little finger on the mousemat and my index and ring finger rest on the mouse surface. The wrist rest ensures that my palm is considerably above the top of the mouse. This provides a very stable position so that very little extraneous movement occurs. Consequently I find the Magic Mouse to be more comfortable than any other device I have used.
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Eric Crouch; Sibelius 6.1 user.
iMac 2.8GHz Intel with 4GB RAM running Snow Leopard
http://www.guitarloot.co.uk

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Re: Sib. 6.1: Use of the magic mouse in Sibelius 6 cumbersome
Posted by Tricone - 15 Apr 03:54PM
I quickly noticed the same issue as the OP. I finally switched from the Magic Mouse back to a Logitech trackball, and haven't looked back. Note that you could keep both "mice" connected to your Mac, and use one or the other, depending on the application. I use my Magic Mouse the majority of the time, and push my trackball behind my iMac, so it is out of the way.

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Re: Sib. 6.1: Use of the magic mouse in Sibelius 6 cumbersome
Posted by Peter McAleer - 15 Apr 04:13PM
All this has strengthened my resolve not to bother with a magic mouse, even though (for the third time) my mighty mouse track ball has given up on me (no amount of cleaning as per Apple instructions helps).

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Peter McAleer: composer - choral director - teacher - Sibelius user.
Sibelius 6.1; iMac 2.8 GHz intel Core Duo + Apple Cinema HD; 2 GB RAM; OS 10.6.3

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Re: Sib. 6.1: Use of the magic mouse in Sibelius 6 cumbersome
Posted by Steve J Wright - 18 Feb 11:27AM (edited 18 Feb 11:28AM)
Was there ever a resolution to this? It's really frustrating to catch the horizontal scroll on magic mouse by accident, only to have to wait 15 seconds for sibelius to stop moving around!

Don't want to disable OS-wide scrolling, as the response in other apps is fine - just sibelius which struggles.

PS ow using Sib 7

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Sib. 6.1: Use of the magic mouse in Sibelius 6 ... - Rainer Schnelle, 12 Apr 11:13PM
     Re: Sib. 6.1: Use of the magic mouse in Sibeliu... - Jim Druckenmiller, 12 Apr 11:21PM
         Re: Sib. 6.1: Use of the magic mouse in Sibeliu... - Rainer Schnelle, 12 Apr 11:29PM
             Re: Sib. 6.1: Use of the magic mouse in Sibeliu... - Cees Coenen, 13 Apr 10:35AM
                 Re: Sib. 6.1: Use of the magic mouse in Sibeliu... - Peter McAleer, 13 Apr 12:10PM
                     Re: Sib. 6.1: Use of the magic mouse in Sibeliu... - Rainer Schnelle, 13 Apr 12:49PM
                         Re: Sib. 6.1: Use of the magic mouse in Sibeliu... - Peter McAleer, 13 Apr 04:15PM
                             Re: Sib. 6.1: Use of the magic mouse in Sibeliu... - Eric Crouch, 14 Apr 10:56PM
                                 Re: Sib. 6.1: Use of the magic mouse in Sibeliu... - Tricone, 15 Apr 03:54PM
                                     Re: Sib. 6.1: Use of the magic mouse in Sibeliu... - Peter McAleer, 15 Apr 04:13PM
                                         Re: Sib. 6.1: Use of the magic mouse in Sibeliu... - Steve J Wright, 18 Feb 11:27AM