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MacBook 4-finger gestures

Snow Leopard (OS X 10.6) introduced 4-finger trackpad gestures for MacBooks and MacBook Pros.

If you swipe down with four fingers you will activate Exposé to show all your active windows. If you swipe either up or down Exposé gets deactivated.

If you swipe up, your desktop will show. To deactivate you can again swipe up or down.

If you swipe sideways the Application switcher will show up. Once it's active you can select the required app and click to bring it forward.

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Ivan's picture

Somebody kindly emailed me saying these have been available on 10.5 already. Thanks

steveballmer's picture
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How about a one finger gesture?
I am not Steve Ballmer pretending not to be me!

zager's picture
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Lovely features! The most important thing on Mac's: they're intuitive... I really love this as I enjoy my MBP everyday :-)

Cookie Creative's picture
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What about the poor people who have less than 4 fingers hu?

Ivan's picture

They will have to reach for the keyboard.

3dogmama's picture
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Or use their nose.

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