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Mac Touchpad drag release delay

Posted by on Saturday, 7 May, 2011

So I recently bought a new MacBook Pro, and it’s a great machine. There are only a few minor ‘features’ that really bother me, one of them is the release delay that occurs when you use the ‘tap-to-click’ option and try to drag things around. This is especially bothersome when moving windows around or selecting text. What happens is this: once you dragged around and release the touchpad, it takes a second (maybe more) to actually release the object. If you use the trackpad before that, you just keep dragging (or selecting). Now for some people this may be nice, but my mind really doesn’t need a second to realize I stopped dragging. Read the rest of this entry »