Super User works best with JavaScript enabled. To my frustration, my figure is often too big to navigate error free. A pointing stick or nipple mouse is a small joystick used as a pointing device typically mounted centrally in a computer keyboard. This means that you have to push downward to use the stick. I am currently looking for a replacement nub i believe the rubber edges inside the nub wearing off is the problem. July 16th, at 4:

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What’s interesting is that I have an external Lenovo “Thinkpad” branded keyboard with a trackstick.

Kos you need to buy your next Dell from the Small Business section of the website. Imprint on my finger and this Latitude’s to blame, Dell gives nubs a bad name.

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Additional pressure again moves the cursor, but the calibration may occur again, requiring even more force. Buck up, Toshiba, because you’ve got a good thing going here, if you’d only believe in it.

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All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from August Articles with unsourced statements from October Articles with unsourced statements from January Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. It’s the “classic dome” that they compare to a cat’s tongue. August 8th, at 7: Delk means that you have to push downward to use the stick.

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February 5th, at 5: This question appears to be off-topic. Selker built a model of a device that would minimize this time.

During later years, they faced a decline in popularity as most laptop-producing brands switched to touchpads, although as ofsome manufacturers like Lenovo still trackstixk laptops with pointing sticks.

May 28th, at 7: View Cart Proceed to checkout. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Yes, the rubber trackkstick of the trackpoint is supposed to come off, there’s no need to glue it on.

The trackstick is 20 in the diagram, between the keys just above your mystery buttons. Negative Inertia is intended to avoid feeling of inertia or sluggishness when starting or stopping movement.

In that case, its broken.

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There was a problem completing your request. On certain Toshiba Libretto mini laptops, the pointing stick was located next to the display.


Sorry for my bad English. Dubbed the AccuPoint, Toshiba’s slate blue pointing stick was extremely accurate and smooth in my testing. I got this same mouse behaviour in manjaro liveboot, btw the Dell feeling imprecise.

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To make sure yours has the pointing device look for ” Dual Pointing ” as opposed to “Single Pointing” which the cheapest configuration lists in the “The following options are default selections included with your order” section at the bottom of the configuration page.

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