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A two-fingered scrolling trick for the new PowerBooks System
This is pretty trivial, but on my 1.67 GHz 15" PowerBook, I've just noticed that I can scroll by keeping one finger stationary on the trackpad and moving the other one. In other words, as long as the trackpad senses two fingers on the trackpad, it will scroll even though one of them isn't moving.
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A two-fingered scrolling trick for the new PowerBooks
Authored by: Dale Mox on May 16, '05 02:26:10PM

In that case I might also add that the powerbooks that have this function also have some form of altimeter, vertical, horizontal meter, so if you drop your laptop it will secure the hard-disk pin so as not to scratch it.

Dale



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Motion Sensor
Authored by: Azathoth on May 16, '05 04:12:44PM

all about the AMS:
http://www.kernelthread.com/software/ams/



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A two-fingered scrolling trick for the new PowerBooks
Authored by: pkrug on May 16, '05 04:26:15PM

Holy Crap. I thought that was how it was supposed to work! I guess I was so used to using uControl with fn-trackpad to scroll that I only moved one finger!

Ooops.



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A two-fingered scrolling trick for the new PowerBooks
Authored by: robartsd on Aug 31, '05 11:45:06PM

For those of us with older PowerBooks, this also works with iScroll2. By moving one finger, then the other, one can scroll much farther. After scrolling with one finger, if you just lift the finger that moved the window scrolls back a little - it'd be nice if it didn't scroll and you could place the finger down with room to scroll some more.



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