ML trackpad gesture for going back a page?

Discussion in 'OS X Mountain Lion (10.8)' started by evilpaddy, Aug 2, 2012.

  1. macrumors regular

    Aug 2, 2012
    In Lion swiping left with three fingers would take you up in the directory hierarchy or back in the Safari history. Has this changed in ML?

    swiping right seems to take you back a page in Safari (although this seems counter-intuitive) but the same doesn't apply to finder... where am I going wrong? I'm having to use the back arrow for the first time now! :p
  2. macrumors 68020


    Sep 22, 2009
    Check your system preferences under "Trackpad", but for me to go back is two finger swipe left.
  3. thread starter macrumors regular

    Aug 2, 2012
    I've been through it with a tooth comb. I'd appreciate a screenshot with the highlighted option of that's ok.. It's driving me nuts!

    Thanks mate!
  4. macrumors 6502a


    Oct 29, 2007
    It the very first entry under "more gestures" in trackpad preferences: "Swipe between pages".
  5. thread starter macrumors regular

    Aug 2, 2012
    Odd. If I change the default behaviour to swipe with two fingers it works, scroll with three doesn't unless I'm making the wrong gesture...

    Cheers for the help!

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