Force Touch Trackpad - Change gesture length/magnitude

Discussion in 'MacBook' started by Brookzy, May 15, 2015.

  1. Brookzy macrumors 68040

    Brookzy

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    #1
    Any ex-MBA-turned-rMB users notice a more deliberate horizontal swipe is needed on the rMB to move backwards and forwards between webpages?

    After more than a week I still often fail to go back on the first swipe - the shorter swipe that seemed to suffice on the MBA is still embedded in my muscle memory!

    Is it just me? Can it be changed by software? :)
     
  2. jev425 macrumors 6502

    jev425

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    #2
    I have a 2010 macbook pro and although not a macbook just got the pro and have also noticed the swipe to go back on webpage is a little different. Not in a bad way but definitely noticeable
     
  3. mattopotamus macrumors G5

    mattopotamus

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    It is both the new rMB and the new rMBP (both with the new trackpads). Like you said, you have to be more deliberate with you swipes.
     
  4. J.C macrumors 6502

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    Same experience on my MacBook. Sometimes it gets really bad and i need to swipe across the entire trackpad from one side to the other before it will work. Hate it.
     
  5. turbo87 macrumors newbie

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    Agreed. Same for me on both the rMB and the 2015 13 rMPR with force touch. Wondering if this can be fixed in SW update.
     
  6. J.C macrumors 6502

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    I think it's a software issue more than hardware as you can pull the current page right out of the way (showing that the hardware input is working) only to have it bounce back.
     

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