Do you guys like the whole trackpad as a button?

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  1. verbal

    verbal Active Member

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    Been using it for a day and I'm not sure if I like it. My Powerbook was the only laptop that I was content with using the trackpad all the time. I'm not sure I like the whole trackpad as a button. Clicking and dragging doesn't work like I'm used to or at least it doesn't seem like it does. And I've always hated turning on drag lock.

    Any tips?
     
  2. iridium130

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    how about tap clicking?
     
  3. verbal

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    Tap clicking? I always do that. I'm just having an issue with dragging.
     
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    Jonny Chimpo OT Supporter

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    Dragging kinda sucks, but other than that, I love it.
     
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    after about a week it is perfectly natural. i love it :cool:
     
  6. verbal

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    What's your dragging technique?
     
  7. dbman96

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    click with thumb, drag with finger.
     
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    exactly...it isn't like the button is completely gone or you have to change how you do things, just continue to act like there is a physical button there and you'll be fine.
     
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    i agree its not the best but the new trackpads pros out weigh the cons
     
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    this.
     
  11. mobbarley

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    doesnt it still support tap as a click? cant you just tap then drag? (I havent used one yet..)
     
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    you can do tap and drag
     
  13. fl0rine2

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    that's what I do. I used to hate the whole button trackpad now I love it :bowdown:

    you can pretty much set your thumb down on the spot where the button is on older macbooks and still works fine as you move around your other finger on the trackpad
     

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