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Disable “Ctrl”+mouse wheel zooming in Chrome?

I'm a normal-sighted person and I would like to view pages at 100% all the time. I use keyboard shortcuts that involve Ctrl a lot, so about twenty times a day I accidentally hit Ctrl at the same time ...
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How can I get google chrome to switch tabs using the mouse wheel?

At home I'm running Fedora 17, and I've grown accustomed to quickly scanning through open tabs by using the mouse wheel while hovering over the tab bar. It's a very natural gesture for me now. At ...
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How can I adjust the mouse scroll wheel sensitivity?

I just replaced my old Logitech mouse with a Microsoft Wireless Laser mouse, and the scrolling is too fast for my liking. How can I adjust the scroll sensitivity? Update: I just updated to 10.04, ...
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Emulate mouse wheel scroll with keyboard

Some programs (e.g. ms html help viewer) have zoom-in features that only seem to work when you mouse wheel scroll. Is there a way to emulate mouse wheel scroll using the keyboard?
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Mac OS X zoom in application with mouse wheel

I am coming from Windows and miss the feature that allows to increase/decrease the text size in many applications (Chrome, PDF readers, Text editors,...) by using CTRL-MouseWheel. Instead the size of ...
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Mouse wheel scrolling in less and vim using urxvt

I have started working with rxvt-unicode (aka urxvt) but found an issue with mouse-wheel scrolling, as compared to gnome-terminal and konsole. The mouse wheel works fine for going through the ...
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Windows 7 Explorer - Activate mouse focus to be able to scroll in tree and file view?

I'd like to be able to scroll in the tree view without having to click in it. Is there a way to do this? I have once used a tool that generally gives focus to the window underneath the mouse cursor, ...
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Mouse wheel scrolls the page down then up, or up then down

On my Windows 7 system, and in all programs, when I scroll down with my mouse, it will scroll partway down then then scroll partway up. It is totally erratic and is driving me crazy. I do have a ...
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Mouse wheel scroll causes zoom in/out in Google Chrome

When scrolling using the mouse wheel scroll in Google Chrome, there is about 25% chance it would zoom in/out as if I have pressed the Ctrl key. Disabling my mouse gesture extension reduces the chance ...
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1answer
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Google Chrome mouse wheel takes keyboard focus

I recently switched the default browser on all my machines from Firefox to Google Chrome. In general I’m loving Chrome but there is one behaviour that is driving me nuts. Scrolling with the mouse ...
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Setting the mouse wheel to adjust sound level

How can I set my mouse's wheel to increase and decrease the sound level of my PC? Mouse: A4 X-750F
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2answers
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Why is Firefox 4 ignoring my mouse scrollwheel input?

This is getting on my nerves - for some reason Firefox 4 is ignoring my mouse scrollwheel input. In other words, rolling the scrollwheel does nothing in Firefox 4. It works fine in just about every ...
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How can I test my mouse wheel click with windows 7

My mouse wheel click seems to be behaving intermittently with my Firefox browser. But I would like to test it to verify it is a hardware issue and not a software one. How can I test my mouse wheel ...
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2answers
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Is the mouse wheel behaviour of Mac OS X or Linux possible in Windows?

In Linux or Mac OS X, every window I hover over registers mouse wheel events without being the focused window. For instance I can have two windows open at the same time and scroll in each one of them ...
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How to invert mouse scroll wheel zoom direction in Firefox?

When scrolling down the mouse wheel with CTRL, the zoom decreases. I would like it to increase when I scroll down, and vice versa. Is there a way to change it?
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Scrolling mouse sets windows sound volume

Suddenly, when I use the scroll wheel of my mouse, it changes the windows sound volume level. I have a HP DV6-2030SD laptop with Windows 7 64 bit and a Zolid p50622 mouse. When I use the scroll ...
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2answers
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How do I disable the mouse wheel backlight on a Posturite keyboard?

I recently began using a Posturite Number Slide Arch Keyboard (Model EZ-2018) on my Linux workstation. It came with few instructions; none of them dealt with keyboard function, but rather with ...
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Sync vertical scroll between two windows

I need to visually compare two documents of different formats, hence I would like to be able to vertically scroll in two different applications at the same time. I'd prefer to use the mouse wheel to ...
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0answers
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Windows 10 Horizontal Scroll Issue

I'd like to know What this thing is and how to disable it if possible. It only appears in windows with a horizontal scroll-bar and it allows you to scroll left-right with the mouse wheel. I've tried ...
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VMPlayer, Windows 7 and mouse scrolling

I'm using VMPlayer 4.0 and Windows 7 image in it. My biggest problem is, that I can't use mouse vertical scrolling. Did anybody of you have the same problem and know solution? Thank you in advance, ...
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Font zooming without a wheel

Ever since Windows 7 I've found my desktop's mouse has the magical ability to zoom the font used within most apps if I hold CTRL while rotating the mouse wheel. Is there a way I can implement this ...
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1answer
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Geting focus when rotating mouse wheel

In Ubuntu when you rotate mouse wheel while mouse pointer is in a region (for example you can volume up or down without any click while you rotate mouse on volume icon in system trey), that region ...
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1answer
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Mouse wheel Chrome bug

When I use the mouse wheel in Chrome (15.0.865.0) to scroll in most text area boxes (even in the questions with similar titles area in SU as I am writing this), I can scroll far beyond the text, and ...
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Mouse wheel scrolls when it shouldn't in Windows 7

I am running Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Service Pack 1. My mouse is a Logitech MX620 Cordless Laser Mouse, driver provided by Logitech: Logitech HID-compliant Cordless Mouse, version 5.20.12.0 (8/24/...
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How can I stop my browser from scrolling while in a game?

Some games and programs use the scroll wheel to scroll or zoom, but if the main window is large enough, this will usually scroll the browser window as well, which will put the game off of the screen. ...
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0answers
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Word 2007 won't let me mouse-wheel-scroll past cursor after editing

I'm using MS Word 2007 at work (on an HP ProBook 6460b, if that makes a difference) and have come across an annoying issue for which I can't seem to find a solution. I'm pretty sure this doesn't ...
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Scrolling with a mouse on a Mac - either too fast or too slow

I have a Macbook, and love the trackpad. It works like nothing else. However, I've changed the setup of my computer, now use it as desktop with separate monitor, mouse and keyboard. The mouse is a ...
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How do I stop scripts from accessing the mouse wheel in Firefox?

I'm using Firefox 16.0.2 on Mac OS X 10.6.8, including the NoScript 2.5.9 plugin. Sometimes when browsing, a web site will have an embedded map or the like within it, and when scrolling down the page ...
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1answer
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Setting mouse scroll wheel to scroll less than 1 line in Windows

I am trying to fine tune my mouse scroll wheel behavior. When I go to Control Panel > Mouse Properties, there is the setting for [Roll the wheel one notch to scroll]. The minimum allowed setting is 1 ...
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How do you remap the scroll wheel up and down actions of a Logitech G700 mouse?

I have a Logitech G700 mouse. I'd like to remap the scroll up and down actions of the scroll wheel to either a key press or macro. Is this possible using the SetPoint software or some other means?
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How can I make the mouse wheel button perform a double-click in windows 7?

I have a "generic" mouse, and like most mice these days, the wheel has a click action as well. My "Microsoft IntelliMouse 1.1A PS/2 Compatible" Mouse used to have software that would allow the wheel ...
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2answers
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X-scrollwheel in Windows

Is there any way to have mouse-wheel events sent to whatever window is underneath the mouse pointer, even if it's not the active window? I'd like to have x-scrollwheel capabilities without having to ...
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my mouse scroll wheel doesn't scroll

It's only a minor thing but i can't solve it. I have a ps2 mouse on win xp sp3. the wheel has stopped scrolling in all apps however in apps that support it i can click the wheel and bring up the ...
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How to turn off “smart” scrolling mouse wheel in OSX?

I'm currently working on OSX and it seems that Apple has built in some sort of "smart" mouse wheel scrolling where if you turn the mouse wheel slow the page moves slow and if you scroll fast the page ...
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1answer
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microsoft wireless mobile mouse 4000 wheel click problem! [closed]

when i click wheel button, i expect to close tabs, or open link new tab, but this mouse opening (alt+tab) running task dialog. what can i do? i suppose uninstall driver solving problem but this time ...
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How can I disable mouse wheel scrolling of Firefox tabs?

I'm on a laptop, and my touchpad is multitouch. I'm using Firefox 22.0 By tapping with 2 fingers it can simulate a mouse middle-click. By scrolling with 2 fingers it will simulate a wheel mouse. ...
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Can't move up or down with the mouse wheel toward the left of the screen

My mouse wheel doesn't work on the left of my computer screen: I can't go up nor down using my mouse wheel when my cursor is hovering a strip which width is about from 5% to 30% from the left of my ...
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Enable wheel in mintty (cygwin) for vim [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Enable wheel in mintty for cygwin comands: less and man How to enable the mouse wheel inside vim? I'm using mintty and cygwin.
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1answer
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FireFox 4 - Is it possible to disable the left and right arrows at either end of the tabs?

I always use the wheel on my mouse to scroll back and forth along my open tags. I was wondering if there was some way to hide the arrows at either end to free up a bit more space for viewing tabs. ...
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Enable Ctrl+Mouse Wheel in Firefox

usually, scrolling horizontally can be done on Windows machines with Ctrl + mouse wheel. Now, Firefox uses this to increase/decrease page size (which I hardly ever use). Is there a way to tell FF to ...
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How do I make mousewheel focus remain inside the active window with XFCE4?

I'm used to the Windows 8.1 (and earlier) behavior where mousewheel events go into the active window, even when the mouse pointer is over another window. But XFCE4 (or X itself?) always sends ...
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I have a vaio and my touchpad scroll doesn't work

I have a VAIO windows 7 64 bit operating system. My scroll does not work for a while.I used to stroke the far-right edge of the touchpad for vertical scrolling and the bottom edge for horizontal but ...
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cygwin > xterm > bash > less : MouseWheel scrolling not working

I am trying to get mousewheel scrolling to work in less, within an xterm in cygwin with XMing x-server and fvwm window manager ! I hope I make sense.. I have tried rxvt, urxvt, urxvt-X, aterm, mrxvt ...
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Mouse scrolling doesn't work right, sometimes wont work at all

This is a problem Iv'e seen multiple questions about but all of them mostly got answered by answers that don't help me, hence I'm asking my own. Iv'e been having this issue with mouse for a while now....
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No smooth scrolling on Windows 10

For some reason, smooth scrolling (using the mouse wheel) was replaced on Windows 10 (in my case, at least) with scrolling of entire page and sometimes even more. I see this on those apps for now: ...
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1answer
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Mouse wheel not working properly

I have a 3D optical mouse - Vaio. Mouse wheel works counter-wise for about 5% of times . That occurs more often as the speed of my scrolling increases. Do you think the problem is hardware-related ? ...
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Mouse wheel doesn't scroll in windows 7 remote desktop

I recently upgraded to windows 7. I realized that the mouse scroll wheel no longer works in the remote desktop. The remote machine has been the same, so I bet the problem is on the client side. I am ...
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In Microsoft Office Access 2013 how can I use my mouse wheel to advance to the next record?

I am trying to set up Microsoft Access 2013 to advance to the next record by using my mouse wheel. My older version of Access allowed me to do this. How do I do it in the newest version of Access?
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Adjust mouse cursor speed independently of scroll wheel speed

In Windows 8.1, there is one slider (hooray for simplicity) that adjusts both how many lines to scroll when using the scroll wheel, but also the mouse cursor speed. How do I adjust the two ...
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Vertical Scrolling with mouse wheel - number of lines at a time reverts to 1

I would like this setting to stay at 3, but it keeps reverting to 1. In the middle of work, not after a reboot or anything like that. I notice it when web pages / documents scroll vertically slower ...