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Old Nov 3, 2009, 06:24 PM   #1
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How do you control Spaces with the trackpad?

Is there a way to navigate through Spaces using the trackpad, instead of having to click on the applications?
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Old Nov 3, 2009, 06:31 PM   #2
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I use a hot corner (upper-left, in my case) to bring up Spaces. Once in Spaces, you can click on any Space or Window to switch Space.
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Old Nov 3, 2009, 06:34 PM   #3
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I really wish I could 4-finger swipe for spaces, but that gesture isn't customizable...at least not that I'm aware of. I'd be delighted to be wrong about this.
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Old Nov 3, 2009, 07:07 PM   #4
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I use command (or control) and the arrow keys to move between spaces. (I've remapped my keys so I don't know which is which). It's not the trackpad but it is easy...
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Old Nov 3, 2009, 07:30 PM   #5
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I really wish I could 4-finger swipe for spaces, but that gesture isn't customizable...at least not that I'm aware of. I'd be delighted to be wrong about this.
I agree sooo much. I would never use the 3-finger gestures and I wish I could assign them to something more useful to me.
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Old Nov 3, 2009, 07:50 PM   #6
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Yes, there is a way to control spaces. First like others have said set spaces for an active screen corner. When you go into the spaces overview you can use two fingers to navigate the different spaces, then just click using one finger and there you go!
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Old Nov 3, 2009, 08:10 PM   #7
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I would love to see this. I have requested it, you should too -

http://www.apple.com/feedback/macosx.html
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Old Nov 3, 2009, 08:14 PM   #8
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You could try MultiClutch, which allows you to bind certain actions to certain multi-touch movements on the trackpad.

I use it in firefox, and it works like a charm. I also have "three finger swipe to the left" set to pull up spaces.

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Old Jan 15, 2010, 09:13 PM   #9
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Old Jan 15, 2010, 09:27 PM   #10
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Why are you bumping this? You have some very good advice listed above.
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Old Jan 15, 2010, 09:51 PM   #11
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Jitouch is probably what your looking for. Can change spaces via the trackpad and much more.
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Old Jan 15, 2010, 09:56 PM   #12
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While everybody's at it, check out BetterTouchTool -- good for touchpad as well as Magic Mouse. Better Touch Tool
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