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@mntmn Really should consider putting the trackball on the left side.
Well you could, and do with certain tasks, but I was thinking more about what's more ergonomic to use. In the same way that, most (I know) put their mouse on the right side, and not bellow the keyboard.
You could argue keeping the trackpad in the middle gives you quicker access to the home row, yet with normal usage I depend more on the arrow/cursor-keys.
@katnjia normally the trackball in the middle is not in the way at all if you use both hands to type. i can make a video later how the typing works.
@mntmn Oh sorry I kind of mixed up the directions.
My comment about blocking was more directed at laptops with the touchpad aligned to the left. I don't doubt that the trackball interface isn't in the way.
Anyway, the easiest way to understand what I'm hinting at is just run a test design with the trackball aligned to the right instead of the middle, and see how it feels.
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