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10.7: Secondary click on Macbook Pro 4,1 System 10.7
In the release version of Mac OS X 10.7, there is a bug that prevents secondary click working with two-finger click on the Macbook Pro 4,1. The only way to right-click is using Control+click. To enable right-click using two-finger click, run the following in Terminal:

defaults -currentHost write -g com.apple.trackpad.enableSecondaryClick -bool YES

After doing this log-out and log-in again.

[crarko adds: I don't have the hardware to try this on, but if people with the mentioned MacBook Pro have (or don't have) this problem please mention it in the comments.]
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10.7: Secondary click on Macbook Pro 4,1
Authored by: ebow on Jul 26, '11 08:42:32AM

"MacBook Pro 4,1" refers to the Core 2 Duo models released in Feb 2008, for those who were wondering (like me).



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10.7: Secondary click on Macbook Pro 4,1
Authored by: nschum on Jul 26, '11 02:50:54PM

I have no such problem on mine.



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10.7: Secondary click on Macbook Pro 4,1
Authored by: leamanc on Jul 26, '11 07:22:52PM

Works for me also. Since it was a simple 'defaults' command to bring back the functionality, I wonder if the problem is unique to the submitter, i.e., he had installed some software or drivers that changed the 'defaults' setting.



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10.7: Secondary click on Macbook Pro 4,1
Authored by: Dyvyr on Jul 26, '11 08:46:14PM

Worked for me on a Macbook Pro 4,1 that had this problem.



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