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Re: how to properly configure a touchpad with clickpad


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The messages I can remember so far all don't have an ideal solution.

My approach to it would be the following (if I had the time), if this is at
all possible:
Leave the whole touchpad area touch sensitive, *but* separate the area into
two sections (the main part, and the button part). For any touch-activity
on the button part, use the touch-position to determine whether or not it's
a left or right click, and after the touch-position has been used for *that*,
discard the movements (stop the event from bubbling upwards, or send a
software move-event in the opposite direction after it)
Maarten Abbink

On Mon, Nov 5, 2012 at 12:05 AM, Calin Crisan <ccrisan@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> One of the last issues that I have with my Vaio (2012 Z series) and Linux
> is the touchpad. I run Arch Linux with the latest version (1.6.2) of the
> synaptics input driver, but I still fail to get a 100% usable touchpad. If
> I set the AreaBottomEdge above the buttons limit, I lose the right click.
> If I set it so that it includes the buttons, the right click works but the
> buttons area becomes sensitive to finger movements and makes it impossible
> to click on a precise point on the screen. Any ideas on how to fix this
> problem?
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