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Found a strange solution for the same issue with Mavericks on an iMac not clicking. However, while I couldn't click anything in the desktop, app windows or launchpad, I was able to click menu items. My solution was simply to open the alert menu (default set to swipe two fingers from the very right edge of a trackpad, toward the left). The first time the ...
You can drag the screens into the arrangement you wish in the Displays Control Panel, just click, hold, drag. The screen you are moving will show a red surround on both the panel & the display itself, so you know which is which.
there used to be an option for it as seen in this article: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3608?viewlocale=en_US&locale=en_US If you have a mac running mountain lion or below this still works. There is still an option to disable tap to click in system preferences/trackpad but that disables it even when you are not typing.
No way right now as far as I'm aware. I'd like to see an option to disable the trackpad while typing, for a user-selected number of ms after a keystroke. That would solve the most irritating thing about the macbook for me.
I had a similar issue, the problem was that the battery had expanded and was applying pressure to the trackpad chip. When the battery was removed it worked fine. Try taking it out and see if it fixes it. If so then you need a new battery. :)
A simpler solution that seemed to work for me in Firefox: open about:config and then find the properties browser.gesture.swipe.left browser.gesture.swipe.right and set them from Browser:BackOrBackDuplicate and Browser:ForwardOrForwardDuplicate to empty. It's a workaround for a known bug ( https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=927702 ).
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