View Full Version : Who asked about using computer with one hand?

04-11-2014, 07:47 AM
I'm sure i read this, but cannot find the thread so please mods, feel free to move this post if YOU can find it.
Person was asking about using pc/keyboard with one weak arm. Have a friend with only one arm so asked him and he reccomends:

I can use a mouse but if someone can't and needs a workaround I found these 2 links that appear to have good tutorials. On windows xp it was called sticky keys so you click, release then move. I think that's he needs from your description. If these are no good let me know and I'll look again: http://www.sevenforums.com/customization/173271-accessibility-drag-drop-options.html

Accessibility on drag and drop options - Windows 7 Help Forums
www.sevenforums.comI (http://www.sevenforums.com/customization/173271-accessibility-drag-drop-options.html) am a disabled Windows 7 user and I frequently find I have a problem when I am trying to select multiple files to work with (copy, move, delete) that my hand accidentally has the tiniest wobble and

And this one: http://www.bbc.co.uk/accessibility/guides/keyboard_mouse/computer/win/win7/index.shtml

https://fbstatic-a.akamaihd.net/rsrc.php/v2/y4/r/-PAXP-deijE.gif (http://www.bbc.co.uk/accessibility/guides/keyboard_mouse/computer/win/win7/index.shtml)

It's also possible to buy a separate keypad which might be useful if he wants to control the mouse pointer that way and doesn't want to accidentally hit the rest of the keyboard. He could then tape the cord to the desk to stop it slipping if he works at a set place. http://www.misco.co.uk/product/208002/V7-Numeric-Keypad-USB-Black

I'm copy n pasting this cuz it may be very useful to those who have one weaker or unco-operative arm