For people with poor hand function the gesture recognition on most laptops is impossible to use. I have to turn the two, three finger and swipe commands off all together. This makes scrolling a pain (many pages and browsers hide scrollbars now also), but this is easy fix with css.

First enter this command into a terminal window (might need sudo):

defaults write “Apple Global Domain” AppleScrollBarVariant DoubleBoth

For other hidden but useful OSX settings, check out this blog. Then next, under OSX browse to:

Users/brad/Library/Application Support/Google/Chrome/Default/User StyleSheets/

Create file named ‘Custom.css’ in your user directory with the following text and restart Chrome: