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View Poll Results: Tap Click on Laptops - Love it? Hate it?
Love Tap Click 37 39.36%
Hate Tap Click 37 39.36%
What's "Tap Click" 10 10.64%
On Planet X Tap Clicking is deadly 10 10.64%
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Old 22nd September 2008, 01:03 AM   #41
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Thank you for helping me figure out what the frack was wrong with my touchpad. I have now disabled tap-click and am no longer loosing text or find my cursor in a weird spot in the text I'm typing.
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Old 22nd September 2008, 01:15 AM   #42
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I like those computers that have the controller nipple between the keys--maybe I just like nipples.
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Old 22nd September 2008, 02:50 AM   #43
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I love Tap Click.

People who hate it should buy a better computer or reduce their Ketamine intake.
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Old 22nd September 2008, 06:27 AM   #44
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I always call the eraser thingy a clit, as I can never find the damn thing .
I'm unsurprised to find others use the same term.

What I'm still waiting to learn is WHAT THE SMEG IS "TAP_CLICK"?
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Old 22nd September 2008, 06:57 AM   #45
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Originally Posted by Soapy Sam View Post
I always call the eraser thingy a clit, as I can never find the damn thing .
I'm unsurprised to find others use the same term.

What I'm still waiting to learn is WHAT THE SMEG IS "TAP_CLICK"?
On a touchpad, you can set it so that when you tap the pad, it acts the same as if you had left clicked the button. If it's too sensitive, you get a lot of inadvertent clicks.
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Old 22nd September 2008, 07:05 AM   #46
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Some have the "clit" that is sensitive to small manipulations and can be tapped to generate a click. Others have a large area that is sensitive to touch which can also be tapped to generate a click. Some even have both.
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Old 22nd September 2008, 11:47 AM   #47
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Originally Posted by Dan O. View Post
Some have the "clit" that is sensitive to small manipulations and can be tapped to generate a click. Others have a large area that is sensitive to touch which can also be tapped to generate a click. Some even have both.
I have both on my laptop, and disabled tapping on both.
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Old 22nd September 2008, 06:12 PM   #48
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You can tap the clit? When I last used one (which admittedly was quite a while ago), it just controlled movement, and you actually had to use the buttons at the bottom of the keyboard to click.
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Old 22nd September 2008, 06:30 PM   #49
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Originally Posted by arthwollipot View Post
You can tap the clit? When I last used one (which admittedly was quite a while ago), it just controlled movement, and you actually had to use the buttons at the bottom of the keyboard to click.
It depends on the brand. My old Toshiba had no tap option, but my 2002-vintage Dell does. Actually it was more like a press than a tap, and hard to regulate.
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Old 22nd September 2008, 08:07 PM   #50
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Originally Posted by bruto View Post
It depends on the brand. My old Toshiba had no tap option, but my 2002-vintage Dell does. Actually it was more like a press than a tap, and hard to regulate.
Fair enough. I realised that the last time I used a clit mouse was in 1995, on an IBM Thinkpad, so I'm not surprised that the technology has changed a little.
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Old 22nd September 2008, 09:15 PM   #51
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Originally Posted by Dan O. View Post
Some have the "clit" that is sensitive to small manipulations and can be tapped to generate a click. Others have a large area that is sensitive to touch which can also be tapped to generate a click. Some even have both.


Why are users so utterly selfish? How come no one has thought to ask the laptop which one it prefers you to use?
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Originally Posted by Soapy Sam View Post
I always call the eraser thingy a clit, as I can never find the damn thing .
I'm unsurprised to find others use the same term.
I'd guess you're not a touch-typist, if it's hard to find.

I certainly miss having one when I use a laptop without.
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You don't have to be a touch-typist to find the clit.

Is there a "Double Entendre" thread?
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Old 23rd September 2008, 01:37 AM   #54
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Originally Posted by arthwollipot View Post
You don't have to be a touch-typist to find the clit.
True. I'm not a touch-typist, but I can find the clit. I am a cunning linguist though.
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