In article <lvtk2u$3h6$6...@news.albasani.net
>, Ger Robertson
> I am new to the Macbook Air, and the misplaced touchpad is huge.
> Too huge, in fact.
it's a good size and centered, which is exactly where it should be.
> With my formal training in touch typing, my "thumbpads" (whatever that
> fleshy corner of the palm is called)are directly on top of the huge
> misplaced touchpad.
> The touchpad is in exactly the wrong position for touch typists.
> I don't like mice, as I travel a lot, but, is there a way to turn off the
> huge misplaced touchpad, temporarily for typing, and then turn it back on
> when needed?
unlike other laptops, there's no need for it since it automatically
detects when your palms are on it.
The "Ignore accidental trackpad input" trackpad option no longer
appears in System Preferences. Functionality for "Ignore accidental
trackpad input" is enabled automatically, by default for these