Currently Being ModeratedJul 27, 2011 10:09 AM (in response to parish_chap)
You can adjust the scrolling speed in the Mouse System Prefs, iirc.
This is a known problem with the Magic Mouse. My adaptation (hardly a work-around) has been to avoid the MM when using Aperture, or to be very careful with my finger movement and never attempt to scroll with it.
It is maddening to lose one's place, and have to wait for Aperture to return control to the user.
I don't know of any undocumented prefs.
The Naga Razer 17-button Mouse is so useful with Aperture that I recommend it when appropriate. The sensitivity alone will change how you interact with the display. Search the forum, if interested, for my other comments on this mouse. (Just someone who found a good use for it. No relation to Naga other than having purchased a mouse.)
Currently Being ModeratedJul 27, 2011 10:28 AM (in response to parish_chap)
In addition to Kirby's suggestion I have been using a program called MagicPrefs which gives a lot more control over the function of the magic mouse (as well as laptop trackpads and the Magic Trackpad)
Its free and may give you the control you are looking for with the magic mouse.
Standard disclaimer, just a satisfied user of the program.
Currently Being ModeratedJul 27, 2011 11:12 AM (in response to Frank Caggiano)
Didn't know about it -- looks super -- THANKS! (already downloaded) -- two tails up.
Currently Being ModeratedJul 27, 2011 11:21 AM (in response to Kirby Krieger)
Glad to help, just be aware go slow if you turn on a bunch of new gestures all at once you're in for a wild ride!
Currently Being ModeratedJul 27, 2011 11:27 AM (in response to Kirby Krieger)
On my iMac I set it to _not_ scroll the Viewer image when the Magic Mouse is stroked. Other scrolling still works but in the Viewer I use the arrow keys.
Prefs->General->Scroll to navigate photos in the Viewer (uncheck)
Currently Being ModeratedJul 27, 2011 8:14 PM (in response to Frank Caggiano)
It's brilliant! Makes the MM what it should have been all along. Going slow on the config changes, but already have made my MM useful again. Thanks again for the hint.
Currently Being ModeratedJul 28, 2011 12:00 PM (in response to parish_chap)
Thanks everyone for your help. I've installed MagicPrefs which seem to have improved things as bit (set Gesture Triggering to harder).
I think that Apple should add prefs to Aperture to allow you to modify mouse bahviour. Personally, I like a couple of settings; one to define how far you need to move your finger on the mouse surface for it to be registered as a scroll action, and secondly, one to set no matter how far you swipe - even the full width of the MM or trackpad - it will still only scroll one photo forward or backward.
Currently Being ModeratedMar 17, 2013 3:38 AM (in response to Frank Caggiano)
Frank - thank you thank you thank you! I've been swearing at Aperture for years and this has fixed the problem is a swipe! I used the option to set the region of the surface of the MM lower down the mouse so that my attempts to click are no longer misinterpreted as scroll requests - now the images stay where they should in the scrolling view and the map stays at he zoom I set it at instead of zooming to no map data or out to world view.