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Lefthanded users

Postby Nigel Heald » Sun, 07 Dec 2003 07:48:33 GMT

Hi Group,

Having just got a Dell Axim X5 I'm searching the net for any software that
will give a "left hand" scroll bar, do any group members know of anything
around the web?  I cant imagine I'm the only left handed user that finds it
a pain in the {*filter*}with just a right hand scroll bar


Re: Lefthanded users

Postby Sven, MVP-Mobile Devices » Sun, 07 Dec 2003 11:31:35 GMT

Quit searching and use the time to get used to it. Sorry, but there just
isn't any relief for lefties that have trouble with the right side scroll,
etc.  There is a program or two around that lets you change the scroll side,
but nothing that is an OS or system wide hack.

Sven, MS-MVP  Mobile Devices


Re: Lefthanded users

Postby Marlof Bregonje, MS-MVP/Mobile Devices » Sun, 07 Dec 2003 17:52:15 GMT

On Fri, 5 Dec 2003 12:48:33 -1000, Nigel Heald wrote
(in message < XXXX@XXXXX.COM >):

As Sven said, there's nothing that can do what you want system 
wide, and I don't expect Microsoft to release something to 
change this.

I'm a lefthanded user like you, but in the end I simply got used 
to the scroll bar on the right hand side. It's not like I have 
my stylus on the scroll bar all the time, so my vision of the 
screen is only blocked for a second or so. I can live with that.

Marlof Bregonje
Microsoft MVP - Mobile Devices [ http://www.**--****.com/ ]
Pocket PC Thoughts [ http://www.**--****.com/ ]

Re: Lefthanded users

Postby Steve » Sun, 07 Dec 2003 19:48:21 GMT

Try dotPocket I think you can reverse the screen giving you what you are
looking for.

<Marlof Bregonje>; "MS-MVP/Mobile Devices"


Re: Lefthanded users

Postby Mark Edwards » Tue, 09 Dec 2003 14:14:28 GMT

I don't have anything specific.  But you might try searching this


In article < XXXX@XXXXX.COM >, Nigel Heald

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