MacBook Pro :: Hard To Click And Drag With Left Trackpad Button?

May 17, 2012

It feels like there is less room for the left button to press down and the right button clicks loudly when I press down on it. Everything still woks in terms of clicking but it's so annoying to have to press down harder than I have to.

Info:
MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.7.4)

View 1 Replies


ADVERTISEMENT

MacBook Air :: MBA Trackpad Button - No Right Click?

Mar 7, 2010

I've been considering either a MacBook Pro 13" or a MacBook Air. I'll probably wait until the next MB Pro refresh (looks to be toward the end of March), and either pick up a new one, or possibly a refurb (of the earlier models) or close-out. Not sure yet.

I'm a long-time Mac user, on Macs exclusively since 1987, so no stranger to the platform.

I was checking out the MacBook Air (Apple Store and Best Buy), and noticed something about the trackpad.

It has the "button" at the bottom. But - try as I might - I could not configure it to do a "right click" (that is to say, press "towards the right" on the button to display a contextual menu).

I was able to go to the "trackpad" preference, and was able to set up the "two-finger touch" to invoke the "right click". But there seems to be no way to use the right end of the trackpad button itself to do this.

Is this correct, or did I miss something?

By comparison, it is easy to set up the MacBook Pro to do a right-click, even with its "buttonless" trackpad.

But this feature seems missing from the MB Air.

Is it?

View 8 Replies View Related

MacBook Pro :: Trackpad Stopped Working - Cannot Left Or Right Click

Apr 6, 2012

I have owned my MacBook Pro for about 3 years and just a couple of weeks ago the trackpad stopped working when I clicked on it. I can still use it by finger touch but I can no longer left or right click on it. I have been using a mouse for the past week so that I can right click.

Info:
MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.5.8)

View 2 Replies View Related

MacBook Pro :: Enabling Single Click+select To Drag Windows On Trackpad Of MBP

May 5, 2012

Before I formatted and reinstalled Lion on my MBP, I could select a window by tapping on its top bar and drag it using single finger on my trackpad. After reinstalling it, I am unable to do so. I have investigated the trackpad features in System Preferences, but it shows only the three-finger drag option. How do I get to select + drag a windown using single tap.

Info:
MacBook, Mac OS X (10.6.7), MB intel Core2Duo,320GB HDD,4GB RAM

View 2 Replies View Related

MacBook Air :: Trackpad Click/Button Not Always Working?

Jan 23, 2009

Just bought my MBA about a month ago. Recently it started doing something weird, mostly on the dock icons.

Sometimes when I go to click on an icon, it doesn't do anything, regardless of whether I am clicking, double clicking, or pushing the button below the trackpad. I end up having to move the cursor off of the icon and back on once or twice before it will let me click.

View 1 Replies View Related

MacBook Pro :: Bottom Left Corner Of Trackpad Does Not Register Click

Feb 26, 2010

Ok so my bottom left corner of the trackpad doesn't like to register. It only happens when I want to click on it. It doesn't work however when i tap on it. Sometimes it works and other times it doesnt..

View 3 Replies View Related

MacBook :: Trackpad On It (left Side Click-opens App) Does Not Function?

May 9, 2012

I have a two year old Macbook (lion os) ,  the on board Trackpad does not respond when I click in the lower left window to open an app.  I have cold booted the system with no success.   

Info:
MacBook, Mac OS X (10.7.2), launching an app via terminal.

View 2 Replies View Related

MacBook Air :: Turn On Trackpad Clicking That Just About NEVER Use Think Click Button?

Mar 16, 2008

For people to start getting use to not having a button with the track pad and only learn to use multitouch like how it is on iphone?I realize now that i turn on trackpad clicking that i just about NEVER use my think click button. Also the click button is so small i'm thinking they did it on purpose so it'll force us to use multitouch.

View 5 Replies View Related

MacBook Air :: Trackpad Click Button Not Working Properly

Feb 26, 2009

basically i havent had my macbook air that long (few month, maybe few more) but all of a sudden the click button on the trackpad has almost became slightly annoying, that when you press it slightly it clicks in as if youve clicked but nothing has happened, and then i press a slight bit more (normal pressure for a click) and it works normal. its just really annoying and it seems to be getting worse at one end, and ideally id like it to stop.

View 13 Replies View Related

MacBook Pro :: (Early 2008) Unresponsive Trackpad Button Not Register Click

Sep 7, 2009

I've noticed that when I try clicking on the trackpad's button, most of the time it will register the press and other times it doesn't. The button, physically, doesn't feel any different whether it registers the click or not. The button "clicks" down like normal and doesn't feel loose. Also, when I click and hold on the button and try to move my finger around the trackpad to highlight text or drag a folder, most of the time, the computer acts like I let go of the button and pressed it down again multiple times. While it does this, my finger remains on the trackpad button without being lifted. I recently upgraded my Mac to Snow Leopard but the problem occurred even with Leopard installed. I'm unsure as to whether or not this is a software or hardware issue. Could it be that there's something lodged under the trackpad button to cause this? If so, how would I be able to check under the button?

View 3 Replies View Related

OS X Yosemite :: Why Trackpad Does Not Click Or Drag And Drop After Updating

Dec 9, 2014

My track pad is not working after i upgraded my os x to yosemite and surprisingly just the double click is working!

Also i have checked my trackpad setting in system preferences.

Info:
MacBook Pro, OS X Yosemite (10.10.1)

View 1 Replies View Related

MacBook Pro :: Hard To Right Click On Trackpad - Stuck At Bottom Right Corner

Apr 5, 2012

I have trouble to right click on my Mac book pro trackpad. trackpad looks like got struck at the bottom right corner. However, left click is fine and rest of the operation is as well.

Info:
MacBook Pro, Trackpad issue

View 5 Replies View Related

MacBook :: Disable MB Trackpad Button But Not The Whole Trackpad?

Apr 8, 2009

My MB's trackpad button is spoilt, I think there's something wrong with the spring which makes it unclickable and sometimes remains pressed.

Is there anyway to disable only the trackpad button but not the whole trackpad? Tapping still works, but the MB mistakens it as dragging sometimes because the button is stuck as a pressed button.

View 4 Replies View Related

Hardware :: Unable Right Click/Left Click On Wireless Mighty Mouse After Disassembling

Aug 9, 2010

I had to dissassemble my wireless Mighty Mouse to clean it properly, as the trackball was unable to scroll up and down. As I had cleaned the trackball, I attached the two internal cables to their respective "slots" again and assembled the mouse.

Now my right button does the same as the left button (right click = left click). I tried dissassembling the mouse again, but I cannot see what I could have done wrong. After all, there are only two cables to attach and de-attach inside it.

View 4 Replies View Related

Hardware :: Mighty Mouse Not Working Fine / Right Click Acts As Left Click

Feb 12, 2007

I just bought a mighty mouse, happy as I was, plugged it in and started my ibook running OS X 10.3.9.I know the mighty mouse shouldn't have full functionality (as the software delivered with it is >10.4.2).The problem is that the right click doesn't work right. When I try to right click it sometimes takes the right click, sometimes takes it as a left click (which is extremely annoying in firefox or finder).

I have SteerMouse (I'm a windows/linux user too) installed but when I de�nstalled it the problem remained.
When I plugged the mighty mouse in my pc (at that time running windows) right click just worked.When using a cheap mouse (from pleomax) the right click on the ibook (with Steermouse installed) works all the time.

I find this al really confusing. Seems like it can't be the hardware because it works on windows, but it can't be the software because another mouse does work.

I noticed that when right clicking at the total right side near the "expose-button" (not a position my fingers lay naturally) right click works all the time. I don't hope this is normal?

View 5 Replies View Related

Intel Mac :: Left-click Doesn't Work Unless Go Up To Menu Bar / Click There / Then Go Back

Apr 20, 2012

I'll try and click on a link and nothing, then I click bookmrks in the menu bar, it works, then i can go back and be to click on the link and it'll work.

View 2 Replies View Related

OS X :: Right Click Noise Supposed To Sound Different To The Left Click?

Jan 16, 2010

Is the right click noise supposed to sound different to the left click? Mine does, is that normal?

View 7 Replies View Related

OS X V10.7 Lion :: Click On Play Button In DVD-player / Button Becomes Purple Square

Feb 19, 2012

When I click on the play button in DVD-player, the button becomes a purple square. Has someone got a solution?

Info:
MacBook, Mac OS X (10.7.3)

View 3 Replies View Related

MacBook Pro :: Track Pad Stuck On Right-Click And Drag?

Oct 28, 2009

I did a search and didn't see anybody with the same problem. I have an Oct 2008 (unibody) MBP with 2.8 ghz core 2 duo, 4GB RAM, 320 GB 7200 RPM HDD.So I loaded a YouTube page, paused a video to let it load and suddenly when I tried to click "play" the track pad seemed to not be working. I then realized that it was highlighting all the text and I couldn't click out of it. Likewise, when I apple-q safari, it began selected icons in my desktop. I noticed I could still two-finger-tap to right click and open a context menu, but I can't select anything within that menu.

I can't imagine the notebook suddenly became damaged. I know early macbook pros had a similar problem due to the battery swelling, but I opened the battery compartment and the battery feels very cool. I also read that resetting the SMC and repairing disk permissions might help, but that didn't do anything either.

View 3 Replies View Related

MacBook Pro :: Unable To Drag And Drop With Trackpad

Jun 3, 2012

Having issues with trackpad, specifically not able to drag and drop Tried changing the setting in control panel (preferences) but with no changes. Also looked at permission associated with a particular file but again ... same problem, its a global. Ran OnyX maintenance and clean up, attempted to use diskwarrior but need to upgrade to 4.4.Had no real chance to search forum yet so the answer maybe waiting to be accessed.

Info:
MacBook Pro (15-inch Late 2011), Mac OS X (10.6.8)

View 3 Replies View Related

MacBook :: Fix A Non-responsive Left Click?

Apr 16, 2012

My daughter's macbook, circa 2008, is not left clicking easily anymore. Is there a simple fix for this aside from an external mouse? 

Info:
Mac OS X (10.6.4)

View 2 Replies View Related

MacBook Pro :: Trackpad Weird Behaviour When Drag Stuff?

Sep 2, 2010

Dont know what's going on but my trackpad is really weird... Im having sensitivity problems.. extra sensitivity when I drag stuff or select ( even when I do not want to ) and extra low sensitivity in the bottom part of the trackpad.

Should I contact apple? Or just a software problem.

View 3 Replies View Related

MacBook :: Left Shift Button Types Only An Uppercase?

Nov 28, 2010

My keyboard has suddenly started doing weird things, such as the left shift button types an uppercase 'r', the 'r' key will only type as uppercase, and the right shift key takes me to the overlay screen with post-it notes and the calculator. Any ideas besides taking it to the mac store? And any idea on how much they typically charge to fix things like this?

View 1 Replies View Related

OS X :: Small Gray Button Left Side Of Macbook Pro?

Dec 24, 2009

Maybe this is a noobish question, but what does the small circle button the the left side of a macbook pro do?

View 8 Replies View Related

MacBook Pro :: Left Mouse Button Doesn't Work After Waking?

Jun 2, 2012

Occasionally after waking from sleep, there's no response when I try to use the left button on the mouse, or the equivalent on the trackpad. Everything else seems normal. The cursor moves OK, and the right button actions do still work.

Info:
MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.6.8), 2.2 Ghz Intel Core i7

View 4 Replies View Related

MacBook Pro :: When Right Click In The Secondary Menu It Left Clicks

Jun 8, 2012

When I right click and open the secondary ("right") menu and accentily right click it again the right click acts like a left click. Is this normal?  

Example: When I right click on a picture and the cursor is in the menu it will automatically left click what it is over.

Info:
MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.7.3)

View 1 Replies View Related

MacBook :: Trackpad Unable To Highlight Or Drag Things / Internet Is Very Slow

Apr 3, 2009

My trackpad is now having some troubles on my Alu macbook. I can't highlight or drag things anymore. Occasionally it will work but it will be jerky and only highlight bits that I don't necessarily need. This is vital for me as I need to copy parts of statutes etc. as I'm in law school. I think I have installed the firmware update but I'm not entirely sure - if someone could link me to it that'd be grand.

My internet on campus is also extremely slow.. It doesn't have anything to do with the signal either. We have an Apple reseller on campus who said it might be a problem with the airport card.

Basically - should I take it in? Obviously it has some issues but I don't know if I'm being too pedantic or what..

View 3 Replies View Related

MacBook :: Glass Trackpad - Right Side Is Lower Than Left ?

Dec 5, 2010

My macbook has the glass trackpad (7,1).The ride side is lower than the left after 1 month of use?

View 3 Replies View Related

MacBook :: Mb Trackpad And Mouse Not Registering Left Clicks

Feb 19, 2009

I have a friend that has a Blackbook CD 2ghz. Anyways, he told me that after he applied some updates (10.4.11) his macbook trackpad stop registering clicks. At the beginning we thought it was the click button, but after we connected a mouse to his MB, we figured out it may be a software problem because his mac is not even registering left clicks, only right clicks with a mouse. I already tried smc reset and pram reset with no avail. Also we tried to make a new account but same problem happens. I think the only way to fix this problem is to do an archive and install, but he does not have his recuperation cd's.

View 1 Replies View Related

MacBook Pro :: Left Side Trackpad Stop Clicking?

Sep 28, 2009

My left side of the trackpad has suddenly stopped clicking.

what do i do?

i cant take it to apple store till wed.. as i have to work on a project

View 4 Replies View Related







Copyrights 2005-15 www.BigResource.com, All rights reserved