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Old 1st November 2008
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Originally Posted by JMJ_coder View Post
The reason I disabled the touchpad is because when I type, my palms have a tendency to move the cursor via the touchpad - and I don't like using it anyway.
I know what you mean... First time I started working with a laptop, I'd be typing in vim or mozilla and my cursor would randomly 'jump' to another position in the text. It's 'push to click' feature would trick a click from my thumbs gliding over it, before my hands got "trained" to my laptops keyboard -- it really made for very aggravating coding sessions!

But I've found learning to use the touchpad better then variable rat-surfaces. A laptop can take a bit of time to get used to, either a new one, or a first one.
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