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trackpad doesn't work 10.8.3 OSX

349 Views 1 Reply Latest reply: Jun 7, 2013 9:18 AM by sterling r RSS
kayrakaye Calculating status...
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Jun 5, 2013 8:20 AM

scrolls up and down and right and left but not pinch etc. scroll and zoom

MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.7.2)
  • sterling r Community Specialists Community Specialists (3,240 points)
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    Jun 7, 2013 9:18 AM (in response to kayrakaye)

    Hello there Kayrakaye,


    It sounds like the Pinch and Zoom checkbox might be unchecked in the System Preferences.

    Check this out from the article Mac Basics: Set your preferences found here:

    Customize your trackpad

    Trackpad preferences lets you control the clicking, scrolling, zooming, and gestures of your trackpad.


    1. Open System Preferences.
    2. Choose View > Trackpad, or click Trackpad.
    3. To change your tracking speed and click settings, click the Point & Click tab. Then, move the Tracking slider to adjust how fast the arrow moves across your screen; move it left to slow it down, or right to speed it up. You can also enable secondary-click by selecting the "Secondary click" checkbox. You can then click using two fingers to secondary-click. The secondary-click can be used to display shortcut (contextual) menus for an application.
    4. To change your scroll and zoom settings, click the Scroll & Zoom tab. You can enable and disable scroll and zoom gestures.

    All the best,



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