15 Mar 2005

iscroll2 - two finger scrolling for older pbooks/ibooks

so apple's new powerbooks have this new feature where you can use two fingers on the touchpad to emulate scrolling. all other laptops do it by defining the right most edge and the bottom edge of the touch pad as your scroll bars. sometimes that gets quite annoying when you touchpad is small.


Daniel Becker looked at the driver for this 2 finger scroll feature and found that older powerbooks (such as mine) also have the capability. so he modified the driver (which is open source!) to work on older powerbooks. so now i've gotten rid of sidetrack in favour of this. it even has a circular scroll feature which emulates the ipod scroll, but i can't get it to work properly for me. but the two finger scroll feature is awesome.

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