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#1 PropagandaPanda

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Posted 29 November 2008 - 10:59 AM

Hello.

Title says it all.. does anyone know what that is called?

People seem to call it the "eraser mouse" or "pencil eraser thingy", what is the proper name?

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Posted 29 November 2008 - 11:51 AM

"TrackPoint":

http://www.pc.ibm.com/ww/healthycomputing/trkpnt.html

"Pointing stick" -- a table at the end describes various other names used by different manufacturers:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pointing_stick




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