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 sometimes I mean to move the mouse cursor or scroll up or down but instead zoom in or out of the page instead, so hoping to disable it.


To disable the zoom of a web page you want to uncheck the "Pinch" action in the Trackpad Preference Pane as Screen Zoom is a different feature (For zooming in the entire interface). Myself I have it disabled for this exact same reason - I trigger it accidentally far too often.

  • yeah, it happens far too often than the real need to zoom in or out. I think I need to zoom in or out a few times a day at most, but trigger this by it being too sensitive almost 30 times a day. – nonopolarity Aug 19 '10 at 2:07

If you don't want to completely disable the "pinch" action, you might want to look into this. It will only disable this action in Safari, Firefox, Chrome and a few other programs.

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