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From the FingerWorks page http://www.fingerworks.com/gesture_guide_lefthand_text.html , with modifications.


Left Hand Text Operation

  • Arrows - Touch & slide any two fingers to move text cursor. Also use to scroll through command history at cmd prompt!
    arrows_lefthand.png

  • Text Select - Touch & slide three fingers. Often much faster than dragging w/ mouse pointer!
    text_select_lefthand.png

  • Home - Touch four fingertips & slide left. Combining with Shift chord selects to beginning of line.
    home_lefthand.png

  • End - Touch four fingertips & slide right. Combining with Shift chord selects to end of line.
    end_lefthand.png

  • PgUp/PgDn - Touch four fingertips & slide up/down.
    pgup_pgdn_lefthand.png

Performing these same gestures with the fingers spread adds the Ctrl modifier, so you can navigate or select in larger increments:

  • Ctrl-Arrows - Touch & slide spread index & pinky to jump by words (horizontal) or paragraphs (vertical).
    arrows_horizontal_lefthand_spread.png

  • Word Select - Touch & slide three spread fingers left/right to select a word at a time instead of a letter at a time.
    text_select_horizontal_lefthand_spread.png

  • Ctrl Home - Touching four spread fingertips & sliding left jumps to beginning of document.
    home_lefthand_spread.png

  • Ctrl End - Touching four spread fingertips & sliding right jumps to end of document.
    end_lefthand_spread.png

  • Ctrl PgUp?/PgDn - Touch four spread fingertips & slide up/down moves cursor to the top/bottom of the current page.
    pgup_pgdn_lefthand_spread.png

-- MorganStar - 27 Aug 2006
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arrows_lefthand.png manage 2.0 K 27 Aug 2006 - 20:19 MorganStar  
text_select_lefthand.png manage 2.1 K 27 Aug 2006 - 20:24 MorganStar  
home_lefthand.png manage 1.9 K 27 Aug 2006 - 20:27 MorganStar  
end_lefthand.png manage 1.9 K 27 Aug 2006 - 20:30 MorganStar  
pgup_pgdn_lefthand.png manage 1.9 K 27 Aug 2006 - 20:30 MorganStar  
arrows_horizontal_lefthand_spread.png manage 2.1 K 27 Aug 2006 - 20:35 MorganStar  
text_select_horizontal_lefthand_spread.png manage 2.1 K 27 Aug 2006 - 20:36 MorganStar  
home_lefthand_spread.png manage 2.1 K 27 Aug 2006 - 20:38 MorganStar  
end_lefthand_spread.png manage 2.1 K 27 Aug 2006 - 20:38 MorganStar  
pgup_pgdn_lefthand_spread.png manage 2.1 K 27 Aug 2006 - 20:39 MorganStar  

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