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I am trying to get the secondary click to work using preferences. When I check the secondary click box, and ask for the left corner option, I get two screens and no right click feature. I thought maybe this was due to the fact that I set hot corners. I thought I had confused the little dear with mixed messages. So I went into the hot corners set up and removed the command for the lower left click by replacing it with a "-" But alas, this did not fix the problem.

I am out of guesses. Your thoughts?
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You are using the Magic Mouse I'm guessing? Try BetterTouchTool to configure your mouse and you will get a lot more options than are available in the Sytem Preferences..

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There is also MagicPrefs which does pretty much the same thing: https://www.macupdate.com/app/mac/33095/magicprefs

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Thank you for you speedy replies. I am not using a magic mouse. I do not prefer to use a mouse. I am trying to program my track pad.
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I would love to use this but it is not working That is why I tried to some of the above solutions. When I choose the default, and do the two finger tap it causes two windows to pop up and does not give me the right click.
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Thank you for clarifying that definition I tried both. Neither causes the desired result. When I two finger tap nothing happens. When I two finger click all windows close except two which become the same size and centrally located. Two windows when I have preferences open. If I do not have preferences open, I get one window. So interesting... I have a Mac Book Pro with Lion 10.7.5.
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Sounds like 2 finger click is set up as Mission Control.

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Screen shots included.
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Umm...where? No screen shots.

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I see I missed a step. I think this will work.
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I believe cradom is right. The same action for the trackpad is set for more than one thing.

What version of OSX is this? is this an Apple Trackpad?

Go into System Preferences and Mission Control. Check your settings there for the trackpad. Here is a pic of mine.
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This worked. Thank you so much!
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cradom knows his stuff and gave me the idea! Glad you got it sorted!
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The problem was in the Mission Control settings as Cradon and Chase said earlier. Travis showed me a photo of what the Mission Control section looked like on his computer. Happy Apples! The right click is now working! Thanks for sticking with me everyone.
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cradom knows his stuff and gave me the idea! Glad you got it sorted!
Sheesh, tone it down or my hat will be too small...

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