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The Microsoft IntelliPoint software is a set of drivers for mouse that along with other things provide the ability to assign specific functions to each button including user defined macros. This application is not very compatible with others (even with Intellitype) and if you use of plat to use clipboard managers like , ArsClip, or macrorecorders like AutoHotkey is is better be avioded.
|Intellipoint is not very compatible with others (even with Intellitype) and if you use of plat to use clipboard managers like , ArsClip, or macrorecorders like AutoHotkey is is better be avioded.|
Structurally it is very similar to Microsoft IntelliType and probably shares codebase. So if you use Intellitype you can instantly use Intellipoint (althouth generally you probably should not because of incompatibility problems ;-). I wonder who was this Microsoft PHB who ordered it to be a separate application and why Intellitype can't support mouse as well.
The only situation when Intellipoint makes sense is when it is installed alone (and you just have Microsoft mouse). This situation exists probably only for entry level users.
To make assignments to the buttons on any of the pointing devices that are listed in the "Applies to" section, follow these steps:
Caution Do not save passwords or other sensitive information in macros.
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