When you use a laptop, what is your preferred mouse option?

Posted 14 Jun 2011 by 

bascha (Red Hat)
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The exact same mouse or trackball I'd use with my desktop. Carrying the extra? So worth it.
24% (36 votes)
A travel mouse or trackball. It's smaller but it works.
12% (19 votes)
My usual pen and graphics pad. I can't use anything else.
1% (1 vote)
The built-in trackpad. Convenient, easy--why bother with more stuff?
43% (66 votes)
That tiny eraser-shaped nubbin in the middle of the keys. I love those things.
19% (29 votes)
Something else not mentioned here. (Feel free to elaborate in the comments.)
1% (2 votes)
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Something else... The built-in trackpad. Not at al convenient, but I don't want to bother with more stuff. With the laptop on my lap a mouse is also not very convenient.
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I actually use a laptop as my primary machine, and I switch between a full-sized mouse when I'm at home and a trackball that is always with me. I consider trackball a good solution since it doesn't require certain surface to work properly.
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