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How can I set mouse buttons as shortcuts?

Community Beginner ,
May 21, 2016 May 21, 2016

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Hi,

I've got a mouse which has three keys on the left side which are not in use.

I want to use them to go a frame forward or backward so I went into the shortcut menu. I tried to set this mouse keys as a shortcut but it seems like Premiere Pro doesn't recognize any of my mouse keys

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LEGEND ,
May 21, 2016 May 21, 2016

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Premiere Pro has no way to change mouse buttons.

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LEGEND ,
May 21, 2016 May 21, 2016

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There is a game-controller mapping program that might work for you ... Xpadder ... you can go look it up.

Xpadder

It's around $10USD, and can map a lot of controls from gamer controls to mice & such to keys or combinations. I saw it yesterday, on another forum, from someone who is now editing using an X-box game controller and used this to set it all up. I'm thinking about getting it myself ...

Neil

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Mentor ,
Jul 19, 2016 Jul 19, 2016

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autohotkey is free and easy/powerful to use. re-map/script mouse/keyboard/joystick etc.

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LEGEND ,
Jul 19, 2016 Jul 19, 2016

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My Mouse has its own software that maps  button functions to any of the short Cuts in Premiere ( and other applications)

Logitech G700S

Basically all it does is map any combination of keyboard "keys"  to any button...and these of course are what Shortcut Keys  are.

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New Here ,
Sep 12, 2019 Sep 12, 2019

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Thank you for this comment, just helped me big time 3 years later! 😂

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New Here ,
Oct 14, 2019 Oct 14, 2019

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ABSOLUTELY GENIUS! You probably just saved me hours of research! 🙂 thank you! I have a new Glorious -O mouse with two side buttons I wanted to map as zoom in and out. Not possible thru Premiere it seems, however mapping the buttons to the respective shortcut keys in the mouse own software worked like a charm. Once again, thank you very much!

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New Here ,
Jul 24, 2022 Jul 24, 2022

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thanks man. after 6 years 🙂

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Community Beginner ,
Feb 16, 2023 Feb 16, 2023

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Thanks for this idea, even 7 years later! I was looking for a native shortcut edit in Premiere, but now I've added hotkeys to my Corsair mouse in iCue. I now have my foward/back side buttons as C and V so I can quickly use the razer and selection tools.

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Community Beginner ,
Nov 12, 2023 Nov 12, 2023

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You can use X-Mouse Button Control. It's free. You can map any shortcut to any of you mouse buttons. 

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New Here ,
Apr 12, 2024 Apr 12, 2024

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thanks, it worked for my unofficial mouse and is working great as well 

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