[Question] About keybord and touchpad interaction within X
jj_ding at emc.com.tw
Thu Sep 22 23:20:28 PDT 2011
On Fri, 23 Sep 2011 15:49:33 +1000, Peter Hutterer <peter.hutterer at who-t.net> wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 23, 2011 at 01:22:37PM +0800, JJ Ding wrote:
> > Hi everyone,
> > Notebooks usually have a touchpad as the default pointing device, and it
> > is most often placed just below the keyboard. This makes typing
> > sometimes annoying because users might touch the touchpad
> > unintentionally and cause the cursor to move away from your current
> > window or accidentally make the desktop or other windows active.
> > Although some touchpads have the capability to sense palm actions, I
> > think palm detectoion is often not enabled by default, or just
> > unavailable. So is there any method to make X disable touchpad when
> > typing, or any API so I can write a program for this functionality?
> > Any help would be appreciated, thank you very much.
> syndaemon(1), should be part of the xf86-input-synaptics
> fwiw, synaptics has palm detection too, though whether it works is a
> different question.
Thanks, Peter, this is just what I want to do.
I'll look into it more closely, thanks again.
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