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MX 18 - Two finger double click

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babon
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MX 18 - Two finger double click

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Post by babon » Thu Jan 24, 2019 9:26 am

Hello everyone,
I am using MX 18 on a Thinkpad T460. Everything works perfectly.

I just want to enable two finger right click from the trackpad. Seems like by default, right click is associated with three fingers and whatever is supposed to happen on a middle button / mouse wheel click is associated with two finger tapping.

How can I swap this behaviour? Thanks in advance.

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Re: MX 18 - Two finger double click

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Post by dolphin_oracle » Thu Jan 24, 2019 9:40 am

IIRC, you can do this by modifying /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/synaptics.conf and changing the "TapButton" parameters. You would probably want to reverse buttons 2 and 3.

here's the original

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Section "InputClass"
        Identifier      "touchpad catchall"             # required
        MatchIsTouchpad "on"                            # required
        Driver          "synaptics"                     # required
        Option          "MinSpeed"              "0.5"
        Option          "MaxSpeed"              "1.0"
        Option          "AccelFactor"           "0.075"
        Option          "TapButton1"            "1"
        Option          "TapButton2"            "2"     # multitouch
        Option          "TapButton3"            "3"     # multitouch
        Option          "VertTwoFingerScroll"   "1"     # multitouch
        Option          "HorizTwoFingerScroll"  "1"     # multitouch
        Option          "VertEdgeScroll"        "1"
        Option          "HorizEdgeScroll" "1" 
        Option          "CoastingSpeed"         "8"
        Option          "CornerCoasting"        "1"
        Option          "CircularScrolling"     "1"
        Option          "CircScrollTrigger"     "7"
        Option          "EdgeMotionUseAlways"   "1"
        Option          "LBCornerButton"        "8"     # browser "back" btn
        Option          "RBCornerButton"        "9"     # browser "forward" btn
EndSection
so try modifying the TabButton2 and TapButton3 lines by flipping their values

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 Option          "TapButton1"            "1"
 Option          "TapButton2"            "3"     # multitouch
 Option          "TapButton3"            "2"     # multitouch
 
log out and log in after the change (I don't think a reboot will be required but it might).
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lenovo ThinkPad T530 - MX-18
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Re: MX 18 - Two finger double click

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Post by babon » Thu Jan 24, 2019 10:31 am

Thanks. Perfect.

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