Today, Apple laptops are used by absolutely all segments of the population, including users who are not particularly computer literate, many of whom sometimes face commonplace, but, as practice shows, actual problems.
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For example, during the first experience of working with an apple laptop, a newly minted “macho” may have a question – how to call the context menu of a file or program in the absence of a mouse and, accordingly, the functionality of the “right button”, to which everyone has become accustomed since the days of Windows PCs. The MacBook trackpad, unlike some Windows laptops, doesn’t show any buttons, but the problem is fairly straightforward.
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How to use the “right mouse button” on a MacBook using the Ctrl (control) key on your keyboard
To use the right-click action on a Mac, hold down the Ctrl (control) key on your keyboard and then click on a file or desired location to bring up the context menu.
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How to use the “right mouse button” on a MacBook on a trackpad
To set up a simulation of the right mouse button on your MacBook, you should go to “System settings → Trackpad “ and in the very first section “Select and click “ find the desired item “Imitation of the right button “…
The drop-down menu offers three options for replacing – click or tap with two fingers (the most convenient option according to most users), click in the lower left or lower right corner.
Now, to call the context menu and other operations, you do not need to connect a mouse to the laptop. It is enough to touch the trackpad anywhere with two fingers or click in the desired corner, depending on the option selected in the settings.