Trackpad Swipe, Icons Don't Launch ???

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by musicmad2000, Mar 21, 2012.

  1. musicmad2000 macrumors member

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    #1
    Hi

    When swiping the trackpad left or right, icons appear but when selected don't launch :mad: do i need to adjust settings?

    Thanks.
     
  2. MacBoobsPro macrumors 603

    MacBoobsPro

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    #2
    They are apps that are already open. You are merely selecting to 'activate' that app i.e. bring it to the front.
     
  3. musicmad2000 thread starter macrumors member

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    #3
    Ohhh stupid me, thanks for resolving that for me.

    Maybe you could help with another issue?

    Using a 4 finger swipe up on the trackpad results in some pages going directly up. Using the same action some pages will go up but a little to the side. And again using a 4 finger swipe up some pages will go directly to the left.

    What determines which way the pages go? is it possible to control this via any settings?

    Thanks.
     

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