OS X V10.7 Lion :: Adjust The Sensitivity Of Trackpad?

Jun 5, 2012

How do I adjust the sensitivity of my trackpad? 

MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.7.4)

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MacBook Pro :: Can Adjust The Keyboard Backlight Sensitivity

Aug 23, 2009

Just got a new MBP 15" AG this week and was wondering if you can adjust the sensitivity of the keyboard backlight. It seems to come on even in a fairly well lit room and I mainly only need it in a completely dark room. So I find myself hitting the backlight keys to turn it off and then whenever it wakes from sleep goes back to full bright. Didn't find anything in the keyboard preferences and found a program called Lab Tick which will take care of the level on wake.

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Windows On Mac :: Bootcamp 3.1 - Trackpad Sensitivity

Jan 25, 2010

Is the trackpad sensitivity still a problem for anyone else with a MacBook Pro? I'm using Windows 7 Professional (64-bit) on a 2008 Penryn non-UB, and downloaded/installed the new 3.1 update manually and the Trackpad is still incredibly sensitive with accidental clicks galore and "dragging". What options do you have under the Trackpad tab, on the Bootcamp 3.1 Control Panel? I have:

One Finger:
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Two Fingers:
-Secondary Tap

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MacBook Pro :: Trackpad Sensitivity Since Upgrade

Apr 8, 2012

Ever since up upgraded to lion, my trackpad is ultra sensitive. I'll have my thumb hovering over the pad while scrolling around or circling on a page, and it will think i've tapped it. I've checked all my settings and can't find anywhere that changes this.

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MacBook :: A Small Horizontal Section Of Trackpad Has Lost Sensitivity?

Jun 22, 2012

i have a macbook that is a few years old.  a small horizantal 'section' about 1 cm wide has lost sensitivity to tracking and clicking? ever run into it before?  hoping it isn't the end of life for something..


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OS X V10.7 Lion :: Slider To Adjust Thumbs?

Feb 1, 2012

The (in Lion) slider at the bottome right of the Finder window used to adjust size of thumbnails. Now it's disconnected. I can only change size via View Options. which switch I turned on…or off? 

iMac (27-inch Mid 2011), Mac OS X (10.7.2)

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OS X V10.7 Lion :: Adjust The Column Widths?

Mar 14, 2012

When I open my server window, there are no longer lines between the columns when the first desktop window opens as "list."  I like to adjust these columns so that the "name" column is wider than the rest.  I cannot do that the old way, by putting my curser on the line between the columns and widening it, as there are no lines between the columns.  Strangely, the secondary windows do have lines, and can be adjusted in the old way.

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OS X :: Mouse Sensitivity Settings Keep Resetting?

Aug 1, 2010

I use a Razer Deathadder and ever since I've started using it I've had to reset my sensitivity settings (via Apple -> System Preferences -> Mouse) after every system restart. I've read a bit about it online, some seem to think that deleting the Razer driver would work, but it hasn't for me. Any ideas on why the settings keep getting changed back to default?

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MacBook Pro :: How Can I Reduce The Motion Sensor's Sensitivity?

Aug 23, 2010

Been having this clicking sound on my 13"MBP lately. I was told it might be the motion sensor being too sensitive. Anybody know how to reduce this sensitivity?

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MacBook Pro :: Setting Keyboard Sensitivity - Lack Of Response

Nov 7, 2010

I had a look today at various models of the MBP, I must say I like everything about them except the keyboard, to touch type on it, it feels very cheap, very "lack of response". I am a fast touch typist, and I am used to bashing out 60+ wpm, however I found on all the models I tired, 13,15 and 17 the keyboard is all much of a much. I found typing fast that characters don't appear on the screen.

I assume somewhere in the options there are settings to change the keyboard sensitivity? That's really the only thing putting me off buying one, well apart from also deciding what screen size to get. Portability vs. Screen Size. I wish Apple offered an i7 version of the 13" MBP, that would make the choice easy.

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MacBook Pro :: Liquid Indicators Sensitivity - Would Washing The Keyboard Do It

Apr 27, 2010

I'm considering buying a new MBP, and I'm wondering about the chances that washing the keyboard with a little bit of water on a cloth would trip the LSIs. Is there a "safer" way to get rid of dust and the like?

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MacBook Air :: Glass Trackpad 11" - Bottom Line Air Trackpad Seems More Polished

Dec 21, 2010

I have an late 08 unibody Mbp and a 11 mba, I have noticed the glass trackpad on the air is much closer to the glass on an iphone in the way your finger reacts to it... the least bit of moisture and your finger doesn't glide as easily. On the pro it seems to have more of a coating to allow for smoother use under these normal conditions (humidity). Has anyone else noticed this? bottom line the air trackpad almost seems more polished.

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OS X V10.7 Lion :: How To Control The Trackpad

May 17, 2012

The track pad seems to have a mind of its own after Lion installation. Seems to copy everything it crosses over. Is there a way to have it behave like it did in the Snow Leopard?

Pro, Mac OS X (10.7.4)

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OS X V10.7 Lion :: Login With Magic Trackpad?

Apr 19, 2012

I recently got myself a Magic Trackpad for my TV-computer(a Mac mini running 10.7.3). It seems to work fine, but there's an annoying problem. I can't use it to click on things on the login screen. When I've logged in I can click around on various items, but not on the login screen and since this computer have a couple of family accounts it's a bit annoying. I can move around the pointer so it's not entirely dead, but I can't click making it a bit hard to choose the account you want to login as.Is this how it's supposed to work or is there some setting I've missed?

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OS X V10.7 Lion :: Bugs With Trackpad Gestures?

May 17, 2012

Lion introduced several gigantic bugs when it comes to trackpad gestures. Go to System Preferences>Trackpad>More Gestures, and look at the options for "Swipe between pages":BUG

#1: If you choose "Scroll left or right with 2 fingers", this only works in Safari to go back/forward, but it no longer works in other apps like the Finder.

BUG #2: If you choose "Swipe with 2 or 3 fingers", you can use 3 fingers in all apps but not 2 fingers.

BUG #3: If you choose "Swipe with 2 or 3 fingers", you can go back a page in Safari using 3 fingers, but you don't get the animation of going back like you do when you use 2 fingers.

Apple needs to make all of these options consistent across the board, so that you can always use 2 or 3 fingers, and that it works in all apps, and that you always get the animations. 

MacBook Pro (17-inch Mid 2009), Mac OS X (10.7.4), 8 GB RAM, 750 GB HD

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OS X V10.7 Lion :: Trackpad Mouse Being Unresponsive?

May 20, 2012

I have a macbook pro that is less than 1 year old. Recently I have been experiencing issues with the trackpad mouse being unresponsive. 

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MacBook :: Missing Trackpad Options In Lion?

Mar 27, 2012

I've been using Lion long enough now that it feels normal.  I just got interested in organizing things using multiple desktops and started reading about how things work.  I continue to see references to a 'three-fingered-swipe'.  My older macbook doesn't seem to know what this is.  I check Preferences for Trackpad and it doesn't have most of the options mentioned in various posts I've seen.  Is this because my macbook is too old and the hardware doesn't support it? 

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MacBook Pro :: Trackpad Reversed After Upgrading To OS Lion

May 3, 2012

Since downloading the newest version of OS Lion (currently using version 10.7.3) when I use the trackpad on my MacBook Pro if I use two fingers and drag down that now makes the screen image scroll up and vice versa.  Does anyone else have this problem? It feels backwards to me and is the opposite of how I used to use two fingers to scroll upd/down before upgrading this afternoon. 

Mac OS X (10.7.3)

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OS X V10.7 Lion :: Take A Screen Shot Using A Magic Trackpad?

May 4, 2012

How do I take a screen shot using a magic track pad?

iMac, Mac OS X (10.7.3)

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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.

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Mac Pro :: Can't Adjust Volume

Feb 7, 2012

I can no longer adjust the volume on my MacPro. I've rebooted the computer, repaired permissions, etc.

Mac Pro, Mac OS X (10.7.3)

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Mac Pro :: Adjust A Macpro To It?

Jun 17, 2012

Can I adjust a Macpro to a MacBook pro?

Info:MacBookPro, Mac OS X (10.7.4), 13" core i7

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MacBook Air :: MB003LL/B Trackpad Right Click Not Working In OS X Lion?

Feb 27, 2012

I have an older MB003LL/B when I upgraded to Lion the click bar beneath the trackpad stopped working (partially, only left click works now). Can anyone tell me if this is normal? Is there a way to get the right click function back?

MacBook Air, Mac OS X (10.7)

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OS X V10.7 Lion :: Magic Trackpad Freezes When Waking From Sleep?

Mar 23, 2012

After installing 10.7.3 when waking from sleep magic trackpad sometimes freezes. If I then I use a mouse the magic trackpad starts working.

Mac mini, Mac OS X (10.7.3)

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OS X V10.7 Lion :: Any Way Can Have Secondary Click Activated By Two Fingered Tap On Trackpad

Jun 19, 2012

Is there any way I can have secondary click activated by two fingered tap on trackpad AND by clicking the bottom right of the trackpad? I have a Macbook, Late 2008

MacBook, Mac OS X (10.7.4)

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OS X :: Can I Adjust The Font In Preview?

Jan 3, 2011

So I'm trying to adjust the font in a PDF in Preview. I can't do it....is there a way? I also realized that I don't have Adobe....I have Adobe Digital for downloaded books but I guess that's all it's for.

I went online and all I can find is Adobe to buy.

So, finally my question....can I adjust the font in Preview? Zooming doesn't work for me...won't bore you with the reasons.

Or will I have to buy Adobe to get that function in PDF's?

If you can't tell I'm new to the Mac, coming over from Windows for 12 years!!

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OS X :: Need To Adjust The Partition Size?

Apr 13, 2009

is it normal that I cant adjust the partition size from partitions on an external harddrive? one is for time machine, another is partitioned for mac, and a tird is NTFS. a want to enlarge the NTFS but seem to not be able to.

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OS X :: VLC Sound Output - How To Adjust

Aug 14, 2009

I recently bought an ACD which I hook up to my MacBook. I watch videos and movies on it late at night so instead of playing it through the speakers I prefer to play it through headphones so I don't keep everyone up.

This works great with iTunes. I plug them into my MacBook and off I go. For VLC, however, it STILL plays the audio through the speakers even though my headphones are plugged in.

How do I change it so the audio plays through the headphones when plugged in using VLC instead of the speakers. (Jeez, you'd think this would be basic functionality. >_>)

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OS X :: Adjust Menu Bar Transparency?

Apr 16, 2010

I have recently switched back to OSX with the new i7 MBP. I was wondering if there is any way to adjust the transparency of the menu bar? I like the transparency, I would just like to make it a tad more opaque. Is there a way?

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OS X Yosemite :: 10.10.1 - Can't Adjust Volume

Dec 10, 2014

I just bought a new 15 inch retina display macbook pro a couple days ago, it came with yoemite installed, it was 10.10. I did a software update and now its 10.10.1 the problem is when I try to adjust the volume the following icons appear, sound source are the internal speakers and i don't have any earphones/external speakers connected.

MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2014), OS X Yosemite (10.10.1)

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