Image gallery: Secrets of the Mac trackpad

Have you enabled the best trackpad functions on your laptop?

This gallery accompanies our story "Secrets of the Mac trackpad, from iBook to MacBook Air." See that story for the full set of tips.

To enable the trackpad options discussed in our main article, go to System Preferences, choose Keyboard & Mouse, and click the Trackpad tab.

The exact look of this pane will vary depending on the Mac notebook model and on the version of Mac OS X installed. This shot was taken on a 2.2-GHz Core 2 Duo MacBook, which offers one- and two-finger trackpad gestures including two-finger scrolling.

standard Trackpad pane of System Preferences

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