right clicking v.serious

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  1. frostedfrank

    frostedfrank OT Supporter

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    since the laptops only have one button, let's say I want to run bootcamp or anything that needs right clicking, is there a combination or someething to simulate a right click with the touchpad on a macbookpro? I still don't have the computer yet but coming soon.
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    control + click
     
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    not in windows by default...
     
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    cool thanks.
    thinking of going to mac. never used one before. gonna be a bumpy ride for the first few days I assume.
     
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    ah, I'm guessing there is a way though? I guess what he said was for OSX. I also read in an other thread, two fingers on pad+click= right click?
     
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    i can use a mac mousepad or single button mouse and right click just as fast, once you do it for a while you dont even think about it, i frequently switch between mouse and mousepad so i switch back and forth
     
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    also, since you're getting a mbp...
    i beleive the touchpad has a right click feature that you can turn on in your preferences...
    basically it's like the 2 finger scroll...
    except you keep your pointer finger on the track pad, and tap it with your middle finger to bring up the right click option...

    not sure if that works in windows, but it should work in osx
     
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    cool thanks, I'm sure I'll figure out a bunch of stuff as I use it.
     
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    CarRamRod The schnozzberries taste like schnozzberries.

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    The new touchpad drivers for Windows enable two-finger right click and two-finger scroll.
     
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    two fingers on trackpad + click = right-click in both windows and os x
     
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    Do I have to reinstall bootcamp for this or what?
     
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    just download the upgraded package from the apple website.

    run boot camp assistant

    burn macintosh drivers cd

    done.
     
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    CarRamRod The schnozzberries taste like schnozzberries.

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    And then run the installer in Windows again. That will upgrade all your drivers.

    But I noticed that it is installing extra sound drivers now. If you have any Intel machine *except* the Mac Pro, you can uninstall the Realtek audio drivers and just keep the SigmaTel audio drivers.
     
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    I figured that part was self-explanatory...

    clearly burning the cd wouldn't autmatically upgrade your drivers :mamoru:
     
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    But, but, but I burned the cd like he said.. why isn't it working?

    :bowrofl:
     
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