double-tap and hold touchpad behavior
peter.hutterer at who-t.net
Thu Aug 18 23:15:07 PDT 2011
On Wed, Aug 17, 2011 at 10:16:18PM -0500, Brandon Casey wrote:
> Please let me know if this is the wrong place to post this message.
> For a long time now I have been missing the old method that I used to use to
> highlight text, drag-and-drop, and move windows around. I used to be able
> to produce a button press-and-hold by performing a double-tap and hold (tap
> twice on touchpad, but leave the finger resting on the touchpad on the
> second tap). But with recent distributions the last few years, that doesn't
> work. Now, it seems, you have to double-tap, hold, and drag.
> Is there any way to re-enable the old double-tap-and-hold instead of the
this probably doesn't help but I've just tried it here and it worked fine.
you can disable it by unsetting the Synaptics Gestures property but it is
enabled by default.
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