How to enable the three-finger drag gesture in OS X El Capitan


Step 1: Open System Preferences

Step 2: Click Accessibility

Step 3: Click Mouse & Trackpad

Step 4: Click Trackpad Options…

Step 5: Click Enable dragging

Step 6: Select “three finger drag” in the drop down box

Not only does the three finger drag gesture allow you to move around windows and other desktop items, it also allows you to select text.