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    Hi All,

    I've been using a macbook pro this week, just to keep me uptodate with it.
    One thing I can't fathon is pageup/pagedown.
    The internet says I use the alt (funny little symbol key) and arrows but it doesn't seem to work.
    any ideas?

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    I use 2 fingers on the track pad. Put 2 fingers together and move up and down. I really miss this on Windows laptops.

    The funny symbol key is called the option key, on Australian macs thats what they are labeled as instead of alt.

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    Awesome. That two finger action works great. (thats what she said anyway).

    Thanks matey.

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    ha ha

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    Sweet. It works on Ubuntu on the macbook as well

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    It works on most of the newer Windows laptops too, its just part of the driver that allows it to handle multitouch.

    I think there may be some more that could work for you, I think there is two finger tap - or second finger beside the pointing finger - for right click and some have a three finger tap thing as well. You get the whole pinch to zoom thing on most now also.

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