Dell Inspiron 13 touchpad

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Dell Inspiron 13 touchpad

Postby Ed_P » 02 Mar 2017, 07:22

Anyone have a synclient set of parms to control the touchpad on one of these notebooks? I've been hacking at it for a month.

This works and is almost essential to use the touchpad

synclient RightButtonAreaLeft=3471 RightButtonAreaTop=4062

But tapping doesn't always work or only works in the upper right corner, etc.
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Re: Dell Inspiron 13 touchpad

Postby brokenman » 03 Mar 2017, 01:40

You can get a list of available options by typing into the console: synclient

I am not clear on what you want. Does "tap to click" work at all? Do you want to "right click"?
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Re: Dell Inspiron 13 touchpad

Postby Ed_P » 03 Mar 2017, 06:44

brokenman wrote:You can get a list of available options by typing into the console: synclient

I am not clear on what you want. Does "tap to click" work at all? Do you want to "right click"?

I'm aware of synclient and I have "right click" working.
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#!/bin/sh
# To auto run at startup 1. Add to /etc/rc.d/rc.local.  2. And make rc.local executable.

if [ "$1" != "" ]; then
  synclient -l | grep -i Palm
  echo
  synclient -l | grep -i Edge
  echo
  synclient -l | grep -i Button
  echo
  synclient -l | grep -i Tap
  exit
fi

synclient PalmDetect=1 PalmMinWidth=4
synclient MinSpeed=.2

#synclient LeftEdge=30   RightEdge=1385 TopEdge=0    BottomEdge=600
# Acer 722

#synclient  LeftEdge=0   RightEdge=1408 TopEdge=0    BottomEdge=640
# Acer Aspire One

synclient  LeftEdge=30   RightEdge=6942 TopEdge=0    BottomEdge=5218
synclient HorizEdgeScroll=1  RTCornerButton=0  RBCornerButton=9  LBCornerButton=8
synclient TapButton2=2 TapButton3=3 MaxDoubleTapTime=180
synclient RightButtonAreaLeft=3471 RightButtonAreaTop=4062
#synclient RightButtonAreaLeft=3914 RightButtonAreaTop=3918
# Dell Inspiron 13     http://forum.porteus.org/viewtopic.php?f=81&t=5096&p=37761#p37761 

And most of my values are guesses or things I found via Google. At this point tap to click seems to only work, sometimes, in the upper right hand corner of the touchpad.
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