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    I upgraded my work station

    Today I bought an Apple Magic Trackpad. I had been using an HP mouse and it works great, but the Magic Trackpad is so much better! I'll have to get accustomed to the various gestures, there's a bunch of them, but this thing is so much more integrated into OS X and makes everything so much easier.

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    I don't own a magic track, so, I am not sure if they are the same as the laptop, of which I never owned either.. Let me know if they are the same..


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    Quote Originally Posted by sparkyscott21 View Post
    I don't own a magic track, so, I am not sure if they are the same as the laptop, of which I never owned either.. Let me know if they are the same..


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    From what I understand, the Apple Magic Trackpad is the exact same device that is used in the Macbook line of notebooks - the only difference is the size. The gestures are amazing and this thing works perfectly whether it's sitting on a table or in your lap. I think I just found an excuse to use my Mac mini from my LazyBoy recliner :)
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    Even though I have a MacBook Pro I use the Magic Trackpad, It's much more comfortable for me than the built in one.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ardchoille View Post
    From what I understand, the Apple Magic Trackpad is the exact same device that is used in the Macbook line of notebooks - the only difference is the size. The gestures are amazing and this thing works perfectly whether it's sitting on a table or in your lap. I think I just found an excuse to use my Mac mini from my LazyBoy recliner :)



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    The only issue I'm seeing thus far is that the Magic Trackpad isn't quite as precise as a mouse when I'm working in GIMP. I like the tap-to-click feature but dragging in GIMP require a click, the three-finger drag doesn't seem to work in GIMP. I think this is a limitation in GIMP, I don't see this problem in other apps. Maybe it's time for me to find a replacement for GIMP.

    Edit: Never mind, sorted! I was doing it wrong :(

    I can now put my mouse back in its box and gift it to someone in need :)
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    Quote Originally Posted by ardchoille View Post
    The only issue I'm seeing thus far is that the Magic Trackpad isn't quite as precise as a mouse when I'm working in GIMP. I like the tap-to-click feature but dragging in GIMP require a click, the three-finger drag doesn't seem to work in GIMP. I think this is a limitation in GIMP, I don't see this problem in other apps. Maybe it's time for me to find a replacement for GIMP.

    Edit: Never mind, sorted! I was doing it wrong :(

    I can now put my mouse back in its box and gift it to someone in need :)
    PixelMator is a good replacement for Gimp.
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    Quote Originally Posted by iVan View Post
    PixelMator is a good replacement for Gimp.
    I own Pixelmator, and it's a great app, but it lacks a few features that GIMP has had for a while. I should probably buy iDraw, that would give me the text-to-path feature that Pixelmator lacks but is included in GIMP.
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