How to middle-click with the trackpad?
#1
Hi everyone,

I just got my Pinebook Pro on Friday and have really been enjoying setting it up and playing with it.

One question: How do I activate middle-mouse-button clicks with the trackpad? I use that a lot for unix-style cut-and-paste and to open links in new tabs in Firefox. I got it work once by accident, but I don't know what I did, and haven't been able to repeat the feat.

Is there some trick, or a setting I need to change? I'm using the default Debian-MATE image which came with the laptop.
#2
3-Finger should do middle click. I have found it necessary to full-click the touchpad for the clicks to register.
#3
Thanks! I'm starting to be able to get that to work reliably...
#4
(01-15-2020, 10:53 PM)rillian Wrote: Thanks! I'm starting to be able to get that to work reliably...

Yes its a bit wonky, sometimes the full-clicking is not needed, but I haven't been able to assemble any rhyme or reason to it.
How is the right click (two finger) behavior for you? I also need to full click the 2-finger right click emulation.
#5
Hey Guys,

What do you mean by full-click ?
#6
(01-16-2020, 12:23 AM)cartoonworld Wrote:
(01-15-2020, 10:53 PM)rillian Wrote: Thanks! I'm starting to be able to get that to work reliably...

Yes its a bit wonky, sometimes the full-clicking is not needed, but I haven't been able to assemble any rhyme or reason to it.
How is the right click (two finger) behavior for you? I also need to full click the 2-finger right click emulation.


The 2 finger tap to click works best of you separate your finger tips by an inch or two (might apply to 3 fingers too)

(01-16-2020, 04:31 AM)as400 Wrote: Hey Guys,

What do you mean by full-click ?

I think they mean having to actually depress the trackpad for the actual click, instead of tapping.


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