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I got a new MBP and feel really stupid having to ask this, but I'm not sure how to describe it or else I would have googled it to find the solution. On my previous Mac, when I would scroll if I lifted off of the trackpad the scrolling would smoothly "cruise" to a stop. On this one with a fresh install, the scrolling stops abruptly when I remove my fingers from the trackpad. Where can I find the option to change this? I've looked in trackpad settings with no success.

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Personally if you have the old Macbook available I would look at the settings on It and match them to the new one to see if it helps. Look in preferences there's mouse type settings there also.

In moving to the new Macbook did you change OS versions?
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That must've been done through a separate software program.

edit: look here- i'm assuming you just do the same except enable "with momentum scrolling"
Edited by ez12a - 12/29/10 at 2:09pm
 
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I'm pretty sure it depends on the program, my 15" C2D MBP never used to free scroll after I'd stopped, as far as I remember.
    
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That must've been done through a separate software program.

edit: look here- i'm assuming you just do the same except enable "with momentum scrolling"
Thanks for that - the term "scrolling with momentum" led me to some third party programs that I'm downloading now and should solve the problem. Apparently this option isn't present in newer versions of snow leopard?

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System Preferences > Trackpad > Two fingers > Scroll with inertia
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