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MOUSE NEWS: CLICK ONCE IF YOU'RE A LEFTY

If you buy a PC, it probably comes with a sleek Microsoft mouse shaped to fit a user's hand. No fair, complains Kristin Ryan, an engineer from Placentia, Calif.: "The mouse I have is for right-handers only!" this southpaw writes. Microsoft says that lefties gave the mouse a passing grade in premarket tests--and Windows software allows left-handed users to reverse the functions of the two mouse buttons.EDITED BY STEPHEN H. WILDSTROM


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