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One finger scrolling on a Macbook touchpad

After an accident that damaged my hands, I am no longer able to do the two finger scrolling gesture on Macbook touchpad. On Windows I set up so called "scrollzone", it allows me to scroll smoothly by ...
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Erratic touchpad behaviour on MacBook

The trackpad on my MacBook moves on its own and jumps about on the screen. Sometimes I can't move it at all, and most mouse actions has a little delay on it. When I close the lid and re-open it, the ...
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How do I disable the touchpad on my Macbook pro

The touchpad on my Macbook Pro is acting up so I wanted to be able to disable it completely while using a bluetooth mouse. Any way to disable trackpad?
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How to make the pointer glide on Mac OS X?

I just moved from Dos To Mac. On my old laptop I could configure the touchpad to "glide" with the synaptic driver. That is the pointer would continue to move a bit after I lift my moving finger off ...
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How to use tap on Macbook Pro with Windows 7?

I have a new Macbook Pro with Mac OSX and Windows7. Tapping the touchpad works with Windows using VM and Bootcamp but not when I boot direct into Windows7. Anyone know how I can get the tap function ...
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MacBook Pro's Trackpad not doing multi-touch gestures after sleep

i've got a MacBook Pro mid 2012 with Mountain Lion. Sometimes when i wake up my computer from sleep (open the laptop), all the multi touch gestures of the trackpad (4 fingers to change screen, 3 ...
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OSX Remapping Physical Trackpad Click for Mac

The MacBook trackpad is a marvellous thing. Assuming that one uses the 'tap to click' functionality exclusively (including the double tap to click-hold within Usability settings) as I do, the physical ...
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Touchpad on MacBook is shiny?

I noticed that the touchpad was getting a little shiny on the middle-most part. I just want to know if there's a way to clean this and restore the laptop to its previous texture? If there's no way to ...
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How to reset/restart an internal Macbook trackpad driver on OS X?

My Macbook's trackpad occasionally starts behaving erratically but after a system restart it works well again (at least for a while). I'm still looking for a solution to the root problem of the ...
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Macbook Air trackpad not clicking nor moving cursor, but multi-finger gestures are working

This has been happening to me several times recently just after I disconnect my MBA from a USB hub (for an external keyboard and mouse). The internal trackpad just won't move the cursor, not does it ...
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macbook pro: is it better to use a mouse with macbook pro [closed]

I want to know is the trackpad really that efficient? say my priority is to get things done Fast, i don't care whether using the trackpad or the mouse is cooler or whatsoever. I'm wondering if there ...
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Switch spaces trackpad MacBook Pro

I want to be able to change spaces by swiping. Example: Swiping right would switch to the space to the right Swiping down would switch to the space underneath I tried BetterTouchTool but it only ...
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1answer
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Macbook Pro click not working

The "click" on my MacBook Pro has started having problems. I haven't been able to find a root cause on the problem yet. It doesn't work on either my magic trackpad or the internal trackpad. I have ...
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More multi touch macbook trackpad gestures for windows 7 bootcamp

Duplicating another question that still doesn't have a positive answer... 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 ...
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3answers
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How can I release a click-locked mouse pointer in OS X? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: MacBook Pro Trackpad freeze / holds click on its own Every now and then, seemingly randomly, the mouse pointer on my OS X 10.6.4-running MBP (summer 2009) will become ...
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Drag Lock bug on MacBook Pro?

Even tho I untick Drag Lock in Settings, still when I double tap, move the window and release the finger from trackpad, window is still locked to trackpad, I have to tap again to unlock it. Anyone ...
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How to disable Macbook's trackpad to not zoom?

I went to Mac's Preferences for TrackPad and uncheck Zoom already, but if I go to Chrome or Firefox, and use two fingers to zoom, the page will still zoom in or zoom out. It is troublesome because ...
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MacBook Pro Trackpad freeze / holds click on its own

My MacBook Pro's Trackpad shows an annoying behavior in the last few days. I think the only relevant thing that changed is the firmware for the Trackpad. An update has been distributed via Software ...
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MacBook trackpad fires left and right click events when two-finger clicking in Windows

I bought a new MacBook Pro - it is awesome. I love Windows 7, and it flies on this hardware. However, I have one issue - two-finger right clicks fire both left and right click events. So I used to ...
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What does drag lock do in boot camp?

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 ...
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Why does my MacBook Pro trackpad sometimes set its tracking speed to slow, all by itself? Is it a VMWare issue?

Every now and then, the trackpad on my MacBook Pro will seem to set its own tracking speed to slow. I’ll notice that the cursor is moving slowly, and when I check in System Preferences, the tracking ...
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Strange mouse behavior for MacBook

In the last three days my mouse click button started acting up. At first sometimes I would click and it would think I clicked twice. Then I would click places and it would not recognize it. And now if ...
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1answer
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VMWare Fusion 3 MacBook Pro: Trackpad not working

I'm running the trial of Fusion 3 using Windows 2003 and the trackpad just won't work. I've updated VMWare Tools and still no trackpad. Anyone else run into this? I'm in need of a workaround or it's ...
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Can I write Japanese on my trackpad?

I see Mac OS 10.6 has a new Chinese character input via the trackpad. This looks really cool, but I can't find a detailed description of it, so I'm not sure if I can use it. Can I use it to enter ...
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Annoying trackpad freeze on MacBook

Trackpad usually works, but sometimes stops responding for around 5 seconds and then suddenly starts working again. Seems to happen when I switch between typing and moving + button-clicking and also ...
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1answer
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Disable trackpad when mouse is plugged in - Windows 7 Macbook Pro

I just installed Windows 7 64-bit on my Macbook Pro. I would like the trackpad to be disabled when I plug in a USB mouse. Is this possible?
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How to “middle-click” on new macbooks

I have recently switched to Mac, and the only thing I miss from my old notebook is the ability to middle-mousebutton-click by clicking both mousebuttons simultaneously. This is a crucial feature ...
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Trackpad stops clicking on a Macbook Pro

My wife has a 17" Macbook pro with a Wacom tablet and occasionally the trackpad button machine will all of a sudden stop responding. A reboot will fix the problem, but does anyone have an idea what ...
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Enable trackpad tap-to-click in BootCamp on 1st-gen (non-multi-touch) MacBook?

Apparently, the trackpad driver in later model MacBooks (those with multi-touch trackpads) has trackpad tap-to-click support. Is there any way to enable this in Boot Camp on a first-generation ...
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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. ...