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04-07-2017

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Need a way to quickly disable/enable touchpad temporarily

2017-04-07, 5:23 AM

When writing a lot on the keyboard on my T560, I keep getting into situations where the cursor just jumps around wildly and all of a sudden I find myself on a completely different line in the paragraph than where I'd like to be. It's really very annoying and lowers productivity. It's even worse when I find myself in a spreadsheet application such as Excel. 

 

My previous laptop had a button on top of the touchpad that easily allowed me to turn the touchpad on and off, mitigating such problems. Unfortunately, the only way I could find to turn off the touchpad on my T560 is by going through the control panel or to turn it off permanently in the BIOS. That's not at all convenient. 

 

Do you know of some easier way to turn off the touchpad temporarily? A key combination or a tray icon would be my preferred solutions. 

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