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Trackpad: is there a way to prevent scrolling left/right to the previous/next webpage?

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I use a trackpad, and I keep accidentally triggering the 'back' mechanic when I'm trying to scroll down. Not very coordinated of me, I know - is there a way to prevent this?

Thanks in advance!

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Hello LikelyConfused,

Would you please take a look at this article (it's from 2016, but I hope things haven't changed since then) :

https://www.howtogeek.com/261632/how-to-turn-off-the-back-and-forward-trackpad-gestures-on-a-mac/

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Hello LikelyConfused,

Would you please take a look at this article (it's from 2016, but I hope things haven't changed since then) :

https://www.howtogeek.com/261632/how-to-turn-off-the-back-and-forward-trackpad-gestures-on-a-mac/

Any good ?

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Perfect, you're a lifesaver!

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LikelyConfused said

Perfect, you're a lifesaver!

Wow - that sure puts a smile on my face !

Would you be so kind as to mark my post as Chosen Solution ? (it's the "Solved the problem" button to the right of my post)

Thank you in advance !

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Sorry about that delay, certainly!

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