How to Use the ASUS Eee PC Touch Pad

by David Clair

The Eee PC line by ASUS includes a range of small notebook computers. Each model is equipped with a touchpad that guides the mouse pointer. The touchpad can be used with a single finger or two fingers at a time, depending on the action that needs to be taken. In addition to single-finger actions, the touchpad can be used to zoom in and out using two fingers simultaneously.


Move a single finger around the touchpad to move the position of the mouse pointer on the screen.


Press the left touchpad button to perform a left-click operation. Press the right touchpad button to open a right-click menu.


Move two fingertips apart on the touchpad to zoom in on a document or Web page.


Move two fingertips together on the touchpad to zoom out on a Web page or document.


  • check Use a light touch near the middle of the touch pad to move the mouse cursor around your screen without scrolling.
  • check To scroll the page, touch and hold down the touch pad near the far right or near the very bottom of the touch pad.


About the Author

David Clair began writing for websites in 2001, creating online marketing content for business owners. He has written for Internet companies including eBay and creates training materials for an online education company. Clair is studying technical writing and pursuing an Associate of Arts in information technology from the University of Phoenix.

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