Guide to System Preferences

Trackpad Preferences

This can be used to change settings for your trackpad, used on MacBooks.


Double-click speed. Set reaction time when you double-click on the trackpad.

Spring-loaded delay. Use the slider to determine how long an item has to be over a folder before it opens.

Ignore built-in trackpad when mouse or wireless trackad is present. Disable trackpad if other input devices are connected.

Trackpad Options.

Scrolling speed. Adjust speed when scrolling through windows or docments using the trackpad.

Scolling. Turn scrolling on or off, and if to use inertia to stop how scrolling stops.

Enable dragging. Enable dragging of items and whether to use drag lock or use a three finger drag.