Is there Right-Click in Lion?

Discussion in 'Mac OS X Lion (10.7)' started by appleguy123, Feb 25, 2011.

  1. macrumors 603


    Apr 1, 2009
    15 minutes in the future
    I noticed that 2 finger tap is utilized for zooming in Lion, and that there are a lot more prominent action menus in Finder and other apps.
    So my question is, is there a secondary click in Lion, and how do you activate in on the trackpad?
  2. Kahnyl, Feb 25, 2011
    Last edited: Feb 25, 2011

    macrumors 68000

    Feb 2, 2009
    Zooming is double-tap (one finger twice), like on iOS. Two finger tap is the same as before.

    EDIT: Actually double tap with two fingers zooms. Just figured that out. I was wondering why it didn't work most of the time. A single tap with two fingers still brings up the contextual menu without any noticeable delay.
  3. simsaladimbamba

    Nov 28, 2010
    Have you taken a look at the Trackpad Preferences?

  4. celticpride678

    Feb 15, 2009
    Boston, MA
    The same way as in Snow Leopard: Use two fingers and click on the trackpad. Lion is very good at recognizing the different gestures and what to do.
  5. macrumors demi-god


    Apr 2, 2010
    San Diego, CA
    Zooming is pinching not double tap.
  6. macrumors 68000

    Feb 2, 2009
    Double tap works too. It's featured in the gestures video on the Lion page.
  7. macrumors 6502a


    Apr 24, 2010
    Speaking of two finger gestures. A two finger swipe to the left or right in Safari now functions like hitting the Back or Forward buttons to flip through the window's history. My question: if two finger swiping activates Back/Forward, how can you pan/scroll around a webpage that is bigger than the window? That should also be a two finger swipe. How does Lion know the difference?
  8. macrumors 68000

    Feb 2, 2009
    If it's anything like Preview it would scroll to the edge and then to the other page.

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