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Does the magic mouse support all of the gestures that the magic trackpad supports, including but not limited to Launchpad and Mission Control?

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The Magic Mouse can open Mission Control with a double tap on the mouse's surface, but it does not provide a gesture to open Launchpad, a Lion only feature. However Launchpad can be launched with a Magic Trackpad with a four finger pinch.

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When you say lion only feature, do you mean Magic trackpad only feature? – Odinulf Jul 20 '11 at 19:14
Launchpad didn't exist before Lion. So my logic is: – Steve Moser Jul 20 '11 at 19:56
I'm sorry, I don't understand your logic, for Mission Control didn't exist before Lion either... – Odinulf Jul 20 '11 at 19:58
Great, apparently comments can only be edited for 5 minutes and enter submits your comment. Basically I was going to say IF a MM allows use of all the multitouch features of Lion then it should have a gesture for Launchpad. However it doesn't therefore a MM doesn't allow use of all the multitouch features of Lion. – Steve Moser Jul 20 '11 at 20:11
Oh, ok. Thanks. – Odinulf Jul 20 '11 at 20:12

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