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    Member Since
    Oct 02, 2012
    Angry Cursor jump
    I just updated my software (OSx Mountain Lion) last week Sept 2012 and now my cursor jumps back a space when typing and when typing online it will type several characters and then just disappear and not allow me to type anymore til I click in the box OR it will scroll down the web page. It started happening immediately after the last update.

    - No my sleeve is not touching the track pad
    - No I donít use an external mouse or keyboard
    - Yes I have rebooted (several times)

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    Apr 30, 2012
    Wales, UK
    I Mac 27-inch 2.7 GHz Intel Core i5 12GB ram. MacBook Pro 13-inch 2.5GHz dual-core Intel i5 4GB ram

  3. #3

    Member Since
    Mar 10, 2013
    Cursor jumping fix.
    Mine started jumping to a new field when I typed ' (quotation mark as in I'd and I'll). I finally noticed the green dots under the ' I typed, I right clicked it and played around with different settings and I finally highlighted substitutions and unchecked smart quotes. Problem fixed.

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    Jul 30, 2009
    Mac Mini Core 2 Duo
    Good tip, but the OP has only posted this one time, and that was almost a year ago. Hopefully the tip will help someone else.

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