Gestures performed with a touch-input device or the mouse (see [mouse-gestures])

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Disable Mountain Lion Dictionary Gesture

Ever since Lion I've been using Better Touch Tool in order to have the three finger tap gesture trigger a middle click. Now, in Mountain Lion, Apple has changed the in-line dictionary definition ...
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Trackpad gestures on Asus VivoBook stopped working after using mouse

I have had my laptop for a month now, and had no problems. I recently got a mouse to go with my laptop in order to play games. However, ever since I started using this mouse, all of the gestures have ...
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How to move through browser tabs using gestures in Mac OSX Lion?

I'd like to move back and forward through the tab collection in Safari (or Chrome or FF) using trackpad gestures. Does this gesture exist? Using a 3 finger swipe (left and right) nicely moves you ...
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How to make the Windows 8 trackpad edge swipe zones smaller?

I'm running Windows 8 on a Lenovo x220 laptop; and have just inadvertently discovered the edge-swipe feature or that brings up the charms or switches between desktop and RT. Only problem is that the ...
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Is there any way to create a non-keyboard user authentication method on Windows 8?

Now that Windows 8 supports touch screens, is there some third-part software or even an embedded function on Windows 8 that enables a non-keyboard based method (gestural for example) to unlock a ...
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I don't have a touchscreen. How can I do gestures on my Windows 8 laptop's touchpad?

I just got a new Windows 8 laptop, but it doesn't have a touchscreen, and it seems like a lot of the gestures are designed for touchscreens, and not current mice & touchpads. Is there a way to use ...
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Is it possible to edit Windows 8 swipe actions?

I would like to edit edge swipes in Windows 8. Specifically, I want to swipe up to show the taskbar. Is there any way to do this?
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Three finger swipe to change between windows

I'm using Synaptics PS/2 Port TouchPad. I want to be able to switch between open windows (like Alt+Tab) by swiping three fingers left and right. I've been searching the deepest depths of the internet ...
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Multi touch trackpad gestures for Windows (7)

I have Windows 7 running on my Macbook and I am wondering if it is possible to take advantage of the multi touch trackpad and have (more) gestures, more than the default boot camp drivers give you. ...
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3-Finger swipe (page up and page down) not working on Mac OSX Lion

I just upgraded from snow leopard to Lion. My 3 finger swipe for page up/down is not working. Any suggestions?
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How can I reassign the OS X trackpad three-finger tap to a four-finger tap?

I am using three-finger tap as a middle click to do things like open links in a new tab, which works great (using the app MiddleClick). However, it also open the dictionary simultaneously. I could ...
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Three finger flick not working as expected

I've got a Lenovo y580 with both Windows 7 and Windows 8 installed. When I first installed Windows 8, the three finger flick to go back or forward a page in an internet or file browser worked fine. ...
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How can I make i3wm bind multitouch gesture to change desktop?

The one feature I really miss from OSX is multitouch gestures for changing desktops. Three-finger-swipe in either direction let me go to next/prev fullscreen app or desktop. I would very much like ...
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Yosemite: Three Finger / Look Up Trackpad Gesture Not Working

The Look Up / Three Finger trackpad gesture is not working in Yosemite for my user. This gesture was working in Mavericks, but stopped when I upgraded. If I log in with the Guest user, the Look Up ...
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Three fingers drag doesn't work when fingers are vertically

I have a problem with three fingers drag gesture in OS X Lion on my Macbook Air 2011. This gesture can be turned on in trackpad preferences. I have no problems when my fingers are horizontally like in ...
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Application that recognizes default gestures and tells me about results

I need to check what gestures are available for certain touch pads and also find out what kind of information is available. Is there some kind of application that simply recognizes gestures and ...
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Software (official or third party) to make a Dell laptop trackpad mimic touch gestures?

Is anyone aware of / have seen discussions of software that can translate actions on a Dell TrackPad to emulate swipe actions similar to those on touch devices? Or is the Dell TrackPad hardware ...
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Disable zoom/pinch zoom in Firefox on Mac

Is it possible to disable zoom in Firefox altogether? I work as a web developer and sometimes those odd off pixels is caused by the page being unintentionally zoomed in Firefox. I do most of my work ...
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Disable “left swipe gesture / app switching” in Windows 10 on Surface 3

Is it possible to disable 'left swipe / gesture' or 'App Switching' in tablet mode on a Surface 3? I am Left Handed and whenever I use the 'Pen' in One note, my palm rests on the left hand edge and ...
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Emulating touch screen on Windows 8 with a Touch-Pad

I am currently running Windows 8 Pro RTM (MSDN) and wonder if there is any way to use the touch-pad as some kind of touchscreen for it or maybe just gestures. I have a Synaptics Touch-pad, searching ...
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Camera Hand Mouse/Keyboard

Is there software out there that lets me control the computer purely through gestures using a webcam? I understand that it might need to have novel ways to process what used to be "keyboard input" (...
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Enable one finger swipe in Google Chrome on OS X Lion & Magic Mouse

Is there a way to use the one finger swipe gesture with the Apple Magic Mouse in Google Chrome as the back button, just like in Apple Safari 5.1? I know one can set OS X back to use the two finger ...
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Is it possible to disable WinRT app close gesture (Pull app from top to bottom)

I want to disable the app closing gesture, pulling app from top to bottom, in my Dell Latitude 10. See the below given image which shows which thing I want to disable.
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Disable pinch-zoom gesture in Chrome (Windows 10)

I have a disabled client who awkwardly grabs his touch screen to use it. Unfortunately this means he often 'zooms' webpages, making them unusable. Can I disable this behaviour in Chrome?
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Gnome - touchpad gesturers

I am using gnome 3.17.90 on XPS 13 2015 , arch linux. I tried use xf86-input-libinput. The touchpad works well as a mouse and for scrolling up and down. I dont understand how can I make the ...
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Assign a gesture to a key combination? [closed]

Anyone aware of a software that supports gestures and allows you to assign a key combination to them? I'm using a similar program to spaces on windows, and i'd like to swipe to view a new desktop, I'...
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Switching Between Desktops does not Stick

I am using a MacBookPro and use the three-finger swipe gesture to move between desktops. However, this feature seems to stop working randomly. Interestingly though, when this happens, I am still able ...
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How to enable three finger swipe in linux (Debian GNU/Linux 8 (jessie) 64-bit)?

I'm running Debian GNU/Linux 8 (jessie) 64-bit on my system. how to enable three finger swipe here, how can i set an event in three finget swipe ? e.g if i want to switch workspace in 3 finger swipe,...
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How do you disable touchscreen gestures on Fedora/GNOME?

I'm creating a touchscreen project on Fedora 23 (using GNOME 3.18.2) that requires a fullscreen Firefox (or Chrome) window that the user cannot close using the touchscreen. However, we realized that ...
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Microsoft Surface Pro 4 - Disable Virtual Desktop Swipe

I have a Surface Pro 4 and I'm left handed. This means that whenever I try to write something with the pen, I accidentally activate the swipe gesture to see the open tasks / add new virtual desktop. ...
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How can I define custom Gestures on my touch screen windows laptop

I want to define my own gestures on windows 8.1 on my Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro laptop. First of all, is this possible? and if it is, how can I do so? For example I want to tell my laptop when I put five ...
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Using touchscreen for right-click drag

I just got a Surface Pro 3, and am trying out some older games designed for mouse control. I found that many of these would be playable even without the type cover (i.e., touchscreen only), except for ...
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Disabling touch gestures in Windows 8.1

I'm setting a Windows 8.1 computer with a touchscreen for a web-based betting terminal, but I'm having some problems with the gestures. Basically I'd like to disable touch gestures such as pinch-to-...
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Enabling multi touch on Windows Phone 8 emulator using Wacom Intuos Pro

Using the tablet with the emulator I am able to select and click. Two-finger scrolling and pinch-to-zoom does not seem to register. I can confirm that these gestures work on the Windows 8 start screen ...
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Windows 8 trackpad gestures along with scrolling stops working after running virtualbox or vmware player

I have an AMD A8 based HP laptop, Pavilion G6 2201AX running Windows 8. It has a Synaptics touchpad. My problem is whenever i run Virtualbox or Vmware player all the gestures on trackpad stop working, ...
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Pointer 'snap to' Start button when swiping from right on touchpad

I want my mouse pointer to 'snap' to the Start button when I swipe from right on the touchpad to unveil the Charms Bar. I've seen this in some ASUS Windows 8 laptops. Because dragging my mouse ...
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Reduce touchpad area for left edge swipe gesture in Windows 8

So this question is similar but different to the question Modify or disable Windows 8 swipe gestures on touchpad / laptop, or at least the "modify" portion of the question was never addressed. I've ...
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How do I enable 4 finger swipe on Synaptics touchpad 7.2 on Windows 8?

I have driver version 16.3.1.2. It's not available in the control panel applet. I have tried the registry hack to change visibility but that did not work. How do I enable the 4 finger swipe?
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Mouse 'swipe' gestures for VMWare Fusion

Is there any way to enable the 'swipe' gestures available within Mac OS X inside Fusion? I'm regularly trying to swipe around in my Windows guest machines until I realise I'm not in Kansas any more.
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Switch Desktops Shortcut / Gesture - windows 10

I know this issue was discusses for preview builds of win10. Today I installed the final release version of windows 10 and still cant find any shortcut or trackpad gesture to DIRECTLY switch to the ...
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How do I turn off touch gestures in OS X even when no touchpad is detected?

I have a delicate problem. I use a large multi-touch screen from PQ Labs with a Mac Mini. It is used in an exhibition where I run an application i fullscreen mode. However, since there is a touch ...
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Use camera to control applications on Mac OSX

Is there a way I can use the camera on my Macbook Pro to control the applications on my desktop? I would like to be able to wave to use waving gestures to change between apps, show the app expose, etc....
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Turning off Touchpad Multi Gesture in Windows 8

I have an Asus A55V laptop with Windows 8 installed on it. Now I'm trying to turn off the Touchpad gestures. On Superuser I found this answer: However, after experimenting with drivers I found a ...
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With drag and drop, is there a way to make a destination folder/app window stay on top with the source folder window underneath (Windows and Linux)?

Scenario: You have a file Window, where you want to drag a file from, and on top of this Window is another window, the destination: an app or other window. So you click on the file you want on the ...
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How to disable Chrome two-finger horizontal history navigation? [duplicate]

On Ubuntu, Chrome goes backwards/forwards through the browser history if I scroll horizontally. I want to disable this. Here are some keywords I searched for when I was trying to find a solution: ...
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any way to disable mouse gesture in microsoft mouse for Linux?

Beginning to migrate to natural keyboard, I bought a wireless keyboard/mouse from Microsoft, and am quite happy with it. I can live with the "Windows" button on the mouse. But every time I (...
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Windows 10: How to disable touchpad gestures for HID-Device

I want to disable the edge swipe gestures for the touchpad (not the touchscreen, though) on my Windows 10 tablet. However, the touchpad has no specific driver - it is only recognized as an "HID ...
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How can I kill pinch-to-zoom in a Win 10 PC, that has a “normal” (non- Non-precision) Touchpad?

Some people have asked on this forum how gestures can be enabled in their PCs. But gestures can also be a pain if they can´t be disabled. The touchpad of my Win 10 laptop has the mouse buttons ...
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Win 10 Pro, Surface Pro 4, DISABLE right/left edge swipe tasks

Win 10 Professional. Surface Pro 4. I want to DISABLE, the right/left edge-swipe (technical jargon, unknown to me). I use my OneNote-2016 all the time for taking notes and so I am writing on the ...
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Windows 10 Mail swipe actions stopped working

I was using the touch "swipe actions" in Windows mail to archive individual emails. For some reason, the swipe actions seem to be gone. Now when I swipe an email with my finger, it acts like a "drag" ...