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Is it possible to disable magic mouse back-forward gesture only in XCODE? While in browser it is fine, in XCODE it just totaly unwanted feature for me.

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Please for the log of god someone find an answer to this! – onedayitwillmake Nov 18 '12 at 1:52
You cannot configure application specific gestures in OS X itself. You could though try the free BetterTouchTool to add browser specific gestures for back/forward and disable the global system gesture. – MacLemon Nov 23 '12 at 16:32
I was going to add an answer, but @MacLemon's suggestion is probably the best way for now. Unless you want to write a custom daemon that checks for the program being open and writing the string in the plist file for the mouse... – nerdwaller Nov 26 '12 at 0:21
@nerdwaller it would be great if you could tell me which string exactly disables 'swipe between pages' gesture :) I've already written daemon which tracks application switching, but I can't figure out what string I should write to defaults to disable pages swipe thing. – dig Nov 26 '12 at 22:06
@dig It will be somewhere similar to this: defaults write MouseHorizontalScroll -bool NO That obviously disables Horizontal Scrolling, but it will be around there. I would look for you, but I got rid of my apple a while ago. Just run sudo find / -name "", should get you to the right file and you could look through for swipe gestures. The command to disable should look similar to the above. When I get home, I can try to find my wife's laptop if she will let me try it. – nerdwaller Nov 26 '12 at 22:18

In short: disable it on the mouse:

defaults write AppleEnableMouseSwipeNavigateWithScrolls -bool NO

for trackpads use:

defaults write AppleEnableSwipeNavigateWithScrolls -bool NO

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wow, thanks. Xcode is so crappy that it hangs constantly if the back swipe is on. Did I mention I hate xcode? thanks. – SpaceDog Mar 26 at 15:34

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