Macbook Pro trackpad: slight delay after single click

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by Chazn, May 28, 2011.

  1. Chazn macrumors regular

    Mar 25, 2011
    Hey guys,
    i have a question regarding my 2011 Macbook pro's trackpad. I noticed that the trackpad is a bit "sticky", meaning when I initiate a new movement after a single click the cursor doesn't start moving immediately but instead it takes a few milliseconds before it starts registering my normal cursor control. This can be somewhat annoying sometimes. Is this normal?

    This is more evident playing First Person Shooters (I know you shouldn't play games with a trackpad) when you're trying to burst fire at different directions.

    Anyone noticed this?
    Feel free to ask me for a more detailed explanation if you don't understand my question.
  2. Chazn thread starter macrumors regular

    Mar 25, 2011
    No answers? =0
    I assume it's just my machine then.
    Might go to Apple tomorrow to check it out
  3. pattithepotato macrumors newbie

    Jul 29, 2010
    If I'm understanding you correctly, all you have to do is turn off One Finger Dragging, and the slight Tap to Click delay will disappear.
  4. iMacDragon macrumors 65816


    Oct 18, 2008
    At a guess, it's a hidden optimisation to make double clicking easier.
  5. w00t951 macrumors 68000


    Jan 6, 2009
    Pittsburgh, PA
    I've never noticed it before. I've played Portal 2 in OS X and multiple games in Windows using the trackpad.

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