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Hello Everyone,
I need help urgently, I'm a graphic designer plus an instructor and my tools of trade are Photoshop and Illustrator. Last Monday I had a road accident and got my right hand fractured. I've resumed my job but having lot of difficulty in working and teaching. Although I'm a right handed person. I am still managing to use mouse with my left hand now problem is only mouse is not enough to work on these softwares. I was wondering if any one can design a simple strip with three buttons having functions of  "SHIFT, ALT, CTRL" and can be connected through USB and I will stick that strip on my plaster near fingers of right hand. So that I would be able to work properly.

I only need a PCB designed so that I can hire someone here in Pakistan to make this for me. Doctors are saying that this plaster would last for atleast six weeks.

Please help me.

Regards
Imran Ali

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iadina (author)2011-02-02

Thanks alot guys. I'm so dumb that I never thought of some software. Even Windows' On Screen Keyboard solved my problem :)
Again Thanks all of you.
Best regards,
Imran Ali.

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Goodhart (author)2011-02-02

You didn't say which OS you use, but let me assume Windows for the moment: you COULD use a software solution such as IntelliType
to reassign keystrokes so as to make them more convenient.  

There are other similar options also: Here is a simple and also free solution...

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Kiteman (author)2011-02-02

If you need to press all three at once (as I do to log on at work), why not get somebody to make a simple widget out of a couple of rulers taped together, with lumps on the press all three buttons at once?

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crapflinger (author)2011-02-02

if this wasn't quite so expensive it would work exactly how you want it

but this might also be an option

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