Entire Trackpad clickable?

Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by hbtd, Jul 30, 2011.

  1. hbtd macrumors newbie

    Jul 30, 2011

    New forum member here with a question. Just migrated from a white Macbook to a 2011 13'' Air.

    Question: Does the entire area of the trackpad click? Not tap but click. The "top" 1/4 (near the keyboard) of my trackpad does not click. My old MB has the trackpad button so I'm getting used to the new trackpad.

    Very nice laptop compared to the MB. The keyboard is night and day.

  2. PaulWog Suspended

    Jun 28, 2011
    Most of it is clickable, but it gets harder to click as you get to the part of the touchpad closest to the keyboard. Some is unclickable, but that's about 1/8th of the trackpad maybe.

    Basically the bottom 3/4 of the trackpad is clickable, and it's nicest to click on the bottom half.
  3. christophermdia macrumors 6502a


    Sep 28, 2008
    you are correct in that not the entire trackpad clicks...only the bottom 75%, the click is driven by leverage on the top 25%....this is normal...
  4. Mrguidogenio macrumors regular


    Jun 4, 2011
    In my MBP 13" 2011 the Trackpad only click at the bottom. I think the new Airs are like that.
  5. hbtd thread starter macrumors newbie

    Jul 30, 2011
    Thanks for the feedback. Just wanted to make sure I didn't have a bad one.
  6. PaulWog Suspended

    Jun 28, 2011
    You'll also notice the very bottom portion (like the bottom 1cm) doesn't really respond or anything. That's also normal. And you'll notice the very very corner areas also aren't really responsive, which is also normal. :p (Just a heads up).

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