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Is it possible to get the external Magic Trackpad disabled automatically while I'm typing?

I do get a lot of cursor movements/clicks when just touching the trackpad accidentally.

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  • Magic Trackpad or Built-in Trackpad? I think you mean the last one.
    – Nathan
    Commented Feb 16, 2013 at 10:54
  • It is for external Trackpad
    – Art
    Commented Feb 16, 2013 at 11:07

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You could just goto your Bluetooth icon in the menu bar and disconnect it till you wish to start using it again, then goto said menu again and reconnect it.

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If you mean the built-in trackpad, then you cannot disable it. But you can disable it if you connect an external mouse to your Mac.

To do, just open System Preferences > Accessibility (or Universal Access) > Mouse & Trackpad > tick on Ignore built-in trackpad when mouse or wireless trackpad is present

You're done.

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  • It is for external Trackpad
    – Art
    Commented Feb 16, 2013 at 11:07
  • yeah same here, want to do this for an external trackpad (magic trackpad)
    – chrismarx
    Commented Jul 2, 2014 at 17:54

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