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In the control panel for my mac book pro I have an icon called Boot camp. Inside there and inside the trackpad tab I have an option called drag lock.

It sounds useful to me as I sometimes find it awkward dragging long distances. I can't figure out how to use it though. Can someone explain how I can find out more info on drag lock? I can't find any references on google.

Also even without the dragging option on I can drag.

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BootCamp is a tool that allows you to boot foreign operating systems. What can it share with drag&drop? I don't know. –  whitequark Jun 6 '10 at 1:33
@whitequark - It can set the preferences for Apple specific hardware when using Bootcamp. –  MDMarra Jun 6 '10 at 1:33
@whitequark: Maybe you should take this opportunity to learn not to be rude to people even when you think you are far superior in knowledge. A life lesson. –  MacBookNewb Jun 6 '10 at 1:45
One could argue that whitequark wasn't rude, but maybe wrote an unnecessary and uninformative comment... –  Peter Jaric Jun 6 '10 at 10:20

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It is explained here: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?path=Mac/10.6/en/8351.html

You tap the trackpad to highlight, then drag your finger to move the item, then tap again to drop it.

FYI: Googling "What is Apple Drag Lock" produced this result easily.

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I was trying what is boot camp drag lock –  MacBookNewb Jun 6 '10 at 1:35
@MacBookNewb - That would be turning drag lock on or off when you're in Bootcamp. –  MDMarra Jun 6 '10 at 1:40

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