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Questions tagged [multi-touch]

Multi touch refers to a touch sensitive surface that can recognize two or more points of contact

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disable animation for one finger magic mouse swipe

do you know any way without 3rd-party solutions to disable the animation whilst swiping with one finger on the Magic Mouse and enable that swiping also for Finder and others applications, not just ...
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iOS 3D Touch menu not working after language change

When I switch language, Safari's and Calculator's 3D menu is not working. (Message's one does however.) When I open these apps and background them, it works again. Is there an official bug report for ...
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How to move notes on the piano roll using the apple magic trackpad 2 in GarageBand

I have a Macbook Pro 2017 13" and I'm struggling to figure out how to drag a note over. If I force-click, it deletes the note. I've tried using 2, 3 and 4 finger swipes to no avail. I've tried double-...
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Close mission control by repeating gesture

Currently I have mission control to activate on three fingers up as so However once mission control is activated I would expect to be able to close mission control by repeating this three fingers up ...
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iPhone 6s 3D touch overly sensitive

On an iPhone 6s running iOS 11.2.5, suddenly 3D Touch is triggered at the slightest touch. For example, swiping to go back always opens the 3D touch app switcher and holding an app icon on the home ...
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Trackpad multi touch pinch gesture not working

I just bought a 21.5 inch iMac (latest macOS), I was using a macbook and got used to the trackpad and multitouch gestures, so I bought one (Magic trackpad 2) for desktop stuff as well. Its my third ...
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Magic Trackpad 2 became less responsive

I've been happily using Magic Trackpad 2 for exactly a year and a week (suspicious ;)) and today it started acting strange - I'm using only three gestures mainly (dictionary lookup, two finger scroll ...
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How to enable a particular magic mouse gesture in Adobe Illustrator for mac?

Sketch app for mac has this wonderful feature which allows you to zoom out or zoom in keeping the command key pressed while scrolling forward or backward on the magic mouse mouse surface but when ...
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Swipe up/down on window top to maximize/resize to default size

I upgraded my Mac's OS from macOS Sierra to macOS High Sierra today and found one feature disappeared: I used to swipe up on top empty area of a window to maximize the window to "fill" the full screen ...
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Has 3D touch to switch apps been removed in iOS11?

One of the best uses of 3D touch in my opinion was being able to push on the side of the phone and swipe between apps in a single, fluid movement. However once I updated to iOS11 I noticed that I ...
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Stop AppleUSBMultitouchDriver From Trying

I am having problems with the multitouch subsystem of my MacBook Pro. But I am happy working with an external USB keyboard. But: that multitouch driver keeps trying to load, I think. Sometimes it ...
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How to fix stuck/'disabled' zooming on trackpad?

I recently bought myself a new Trackpad, since my old Magic Trackpad broke. Ever since, however, zooming (two finger pinch) gets stuck/disabled/not working somehow and, besides rebooting, the only ...
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Do iPhones have a built-in mouse or trackpad and how do I use it?

Quite some time ago someone told me (or maybe I read it) that iPhones have a built-in trackpad or mouse pointer that makes it easy for you to move the cursor around for editing text. I want to know if ...
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Fullscreen on multiple displays and swiping moves all screens

This worked up until May 16th. Before and after updating to macOS Sierra 10.12.5 did not solve problem. Config / Specs: MacBook Pro Dell monitor iPad using Duet app Previous functionality I could ...
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Stop opening Dictionary.app when three-finger-tapping non-text in Google Chrome

I have "Look up & data detectors" set to three-finger tap in the Trackpad preference pane. This means that when I three-finger tap on a word, I get a dictionary tooltip/overlay like so: This is ...
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Mission Control randomly “stuck” on MacBookPro 15 inch 2016 model … workarounds?

Mission control's zoom feature allows me to partially zoom out and partially zoom back to normal mode. Assume for a second that I can zoom out into mission control by the slightest degree. (about 1/2 ...
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Zoom in or out with trackpad stops working

I am using OS X El Capitan 10.11.6 (15G1217) on a MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Early 2015). Sometimes when reading PDF's I notice I suddenly can not use the trackpad zoom feature anymore. It is not ...
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How to set keep touch on Mac touchpad?

I am rookie in Mac and I came from Ubuntu On my previous Dell laptop if I needed to mark some part of text in order to copy or delete it I just made one short touch on touchpad and immediately second ...
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How to select a paragraph using 3D Touch

On my iPhone 7 using iOS 10, I can hard press on the keyboard to move the cursor around. I've noticed on a few occasions that, instead of moving the cursor around, hard pressing on the keyboard will ...
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What does middle click do in terminal?

For a while now I noticed that 'randomly', my terminal will paste in recent command/log as input. I finally narrowed it down to the fact that I have jitouch installed with 3 finger tap as 'middle-...
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Reduce size of 'bottom corner' for seconday click

Is there a way to reduce the size of the 'bottom' corner of the touchpad that responds as the secondary click? It's way to big and I would like to make it the bottom corner, not bottom quadrant.
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Secondary Click: Click but not tap with two fingers

On my Macbook Pro, I prefer the secondary click to be "Click with two fingers", but the closest option that exists in the Trackpad Preferences is "Click or tap with two fingers". Is there any way for ...
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How do we extend trackpad touch area all the way to the edge in OS X?

For example, when touching on the very edges of the trackpad, OS X ignores gestures. In Linux, I can use the full trackpad. How do I use the full trackpad in OS X? How do I tell OS X not to ignore ...
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pinch/zoom gesture with magic mouse 2

I just purchased a magic mouse 2, and I can't figure out how to do a pinch gesture or its equivalent that I am used to with a macbook. From what I have read, it doesn't seem like it is possible to do ...
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Scrolling with two fingers doesn't work at the bottom of the trackpad

I have MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Early 2015) with OS X El Capitan 10.11.3. If I put my index finger at the bottom of the trackpad and my middle finger closer to the center of the trackpad and try ...
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4623:011a multitouch monitor

At work we have a multitouch monitor which apparently is a USB Human Interface Device (HID). It identifies itself as vendor 0x4623 product 0x011a, apparently produced by Beijing Honghe Technology ...
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Safari swipe gesture with a non multitouch mouse

I love the swipe gesture but I recently switched from a Magic Mouse to a gaming mouse which is non multitouch. For the back command, Safari only offers a straight keyboard-only shortcut or the ...
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Will iOS backup include a paired Bluetooth keyboard?

I have an iPad with a broken digitizer. This, of course, renders the iPad useless. Although I would still be able to use it for typing, etc, if only my Bluetooth keyboard was paired to it. But how to ...
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Restoring trackpad to original

I messed up with my trackpad settings. I am also using bettertouchtool. The problem is three finger drag has completely stopped working. None of trackpad settings in system preferences or options ...
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Trackpad gesture to select text

Ok, it should be very easy one to figure out but I can't do it, so I'm asking experts. I want to know which one is accurate trackpad gesture for selecting text. Is it "three finger swipe right" or "...
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EL Capitan and 3-finger selection

After updating to el capitan I've noticed one annoying problem. When I select something using 3-fingers gesture I should wait about a second until cmd + c copy operation actually copies something to ...
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Touch LCD with Mac Mini

I bought my first Mac Mini today. I'm using touch screen LCD PL2735M (http://www.iiyama.com/gb_en/products/prolite-t2735msc-2/). When I click on screen, mouse is moved to that place, but no click is ...
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Disable two-finger horizontal scroll

Is there any way I could disable two finger swipes for horizontal scrolling on the Mac. I want to configure it for moving between tabs (using a 3rd party app called BetterTouchTool) Edit: Oh I should ...
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Sensitivity of 3D/pressure/force-touch sensor in iPhone 6S in real, physical terms

There are 10 trillion reviews/news-stories about the force/3D touch sensors in the iPhone 6S. But has anyone tested how accurate/responsive it is in terms of exact pressure/force measurements? I have ...
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How to fix Right-click issue in WebStorm on Mac

I am using the BetterTouchTool Version 1.47, and configured that a right click should be simulated using a tap with two fingers using the magic mouse (see picture). The problem is that WebStorm 11.0....
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Is there a capability difference between 3D Touch and Force Touch?

Wired claims that there is a difference because 3D Touch can detect levels of pressure, but in my experience Force Touch can as well. For example, pressing the fast forward button in QuickTime with ...
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Simulating a touch on a phone screen without a finger?

I'm trying to simulate a touch on my iPhone without actually touching it (with a finger) for an app I'm making, I already tried electricity and it didn't worked, what is the correct way of doing it? ...
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Can I adjust the sensitivity of 3D Touch?

I find that I have to touch more firmly than I would like to activate 3D Touch. Is there a way to make 3D Touch react to a firmer or softer touch?
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What is the difference between a tap and a click?

I can click on both my Magic Trackpad and my Magic Mouse but I can tap on neither, if my understanding is correct. On my Magic Mouse all I can do is click. Same with Magic Trackpad. What am I ...
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OSX Yosemite Can't disable four-finger swipe

Intro I want to set a custom gesture for the four finger swipe left/right, but I noticed that four finger swipe was switching between spaces. I went in to system preferences->Trackpad and changed "...
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The multi-touch functionality from my Magic Mouse is frustrating with Google Calendar. Can I disable it?

...The tiniest swipe left or right changes the month. It makes using my calendar sooooo frustrating. Can I disable it? I would like to disable side-swiping in general. It mostly causes me frustration. ...
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Yosemite 10.10.4 nowhere to set three finger tap to access Dictionary

I'm in OS X, and I bought my mac from one of my friends. He bought this April,2015. This is my Force touch trackpad. It's come from the fifth in the first picture. I know you may not understand the ...
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How to swipe up into Mission Control and then swipe back down again without lifting fingers?

Okay, weird and sort of unnecessary question, but I'd love some help if you're able. In Mountain Lion, you could swipe up with three fingers into Mission Control and then swipe back down to exit ...
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Hidden features of Safari? [closed]

While using Safari, I accidentally three-finger tapped on a link and Preview of that web page popped up, like below. I think it's pretty useful. Do you know any other hidden features of Safari? I ...
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Change to Chrome behavior for pinching to zoom in PDFs

Recently, I've found that when using the pinch-to-zoom motion with the trackpad while reading a PDF in Chrome, I no longer get the preferred behavior: Chrome's zoom ticking up discretely by 25% or so. ...
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MacBook Pro trackpad click

I am new to the MacBook Pro laptop. Why does the trackpad have to be pressed down to register a click, rather than just touching on the pad? Is there a way to change this? Please advise because it is ...
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How to enable trackpad gestures in windows(bootcamp)

I have used Parallels. Windows installed in Parallel VM supports most of the trackpad gestures( including three finger ). How to enable them in Bootcamp version of Mac. Any external software to enable ...
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Macbook Trackpad Tap To Drag Issues

I'm having a weird problem that just started with my 2012 15" Retina Macbook Pro with Yosemite. The ability to tap and drag using the internal trackpad has stopped working. All the other gestures work ...
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Recently scrolling up and down gesture triggers page change gesture

Recently my mid 2012 Retina Macbook Pro's trackpad has started exhibiting some strange behavior. Attempting to scroll up or down using the two finger gesture randomly seems to trigger the page back/...
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Magic Mouse: disable lower half of the touch area

To avoid false gestures, I would like to disable the lower touch area of my magic mouse. I tried to use an option in Better Touch Tool (BTT) that is supposed to do this and in the BTT live view, I ...