Amazing app that tracks Multi-Touches

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  1. doblezeta

    doblezeta Well-Known Member

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    Found this small app that allows you to track the touches on your MT trackpad or your Magic Mouse. Works with unibody macs, and the new Magic Mouse.

    Download here.

    From here:

    "A little known fact about the unibody touchpad is that it can distinguish between up to eleven touch points - i.e., fingers.

    Another little known fact is that the sensor knows about the contact surface area (in terms of ellipsoids).

    Another yet less known fact is that Johan Nordberg didn't sleep much last night, and wrote a neat OS X application which simply plots what the trackpad (or Magic Mouse!) is saying about touches."

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    this is cool! thanks! :D
     
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    Downloading it now..:)
     
  4. docnico

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    The potential for this is limitless. I hope somebody make an app which allows one to assign a shortcut key corresponding to each of those multi-touch gestures.

    Incidentally, here's a tutorial on how to enable Expose and Spaces on the Magic Mouse. I haven't tried it though as I'm content on using corners to activate Expose.
     
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    Roman Let's hug it out!
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    Hi, where's the tutorial?
     
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    What can it do for us NOW?
     
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