Scrolling is the act of moving vertically or horizontally across visual data to view something that normally would not be in view with the current viewing mechanism.

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Synaptics touchpad stops working randomly

I have two laptops. One dell Vostro and other Vaio Z. Both have Synaptics (Yes, I have checked, and the original drivers were from Synaptics as well). On both laptops, the touchpad scrolling stops ...
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When editing a presentation in powerpoint, is there any way to scroll continuously between the slides?

Pretty much the title. I don't like the way that a single scroll wheel 'notch' moves an entire slide. I would rather scroll continuously between slides if possible. Maybe I'm wrong and it would be ...
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Scroll modifier for mouse/trackball in windows

I have a trackball (Logitech Trackman Marble in this case, though this could apply to any mouse or pointing device) where I would like to use one of the buttons as a middle-click when I click it, but ...
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Natural Scrolling on Trackpad and Reversed Scrolling on Mouse

I'm using a MacBook Pro running Mac OS X 10.7.5. I recently got a wireless mouse to use for photoshop, gaming, etc. I like my trackpad set to natural scrolling but I'm used to the scroll wheel on a ...
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Windows 8: Enable smooth scrolling

Does Windows 8 have a smooth scrolling feature? I have a Chrome extension that works for the browser but was hoping to implement it everywhere.
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autohotkey scroll feature

I recently got a trackball that does not have a scroll option. I don't know if this is possible but is there a way to detect if the trackball is being moved while a key is being pressed (lets say the ...
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Mac OSX: Scroll half a page

I am no longer using the trackpad on my macbook and using a separate wired apple keyboard instead. I miss the scrolling functionality on my trackpad, I'm having to make do with the keyboard (the mouse ...
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Mouse wheel works bad in some programs?

I have Microsoft Wireless Mouse 5000 connected to USB dongle by radio, along with Microsoft's keyboard, and USB dongle is connected to KVM into "keyboard" socket. I have mouse wheel working badly in ...
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How to make Chrome remember webpage position after going back? [closed]

In IE, when I scroll down a webpage, click on an article to read it and then hit Backspace to go back - IE always remembers how far down on the page I was so I never have to re-scroll down every ...
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Is there a name for scrolling by middle click rather than spinning the wheel?

I recently found myself having to describe a problem that happens when you middle mouse click and drag the mouse up/down/left/right to scroll, as opposed to actually spinning the mousewheel. Is there ...
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Disable scrolling-icon

How can I disable this scrolling icon? Windows 7, Synaptics TouchPad
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How do I make firefox's pagedown just go to the next page

I'm running Debian on a 400MHz machine, so everything's quite slow. When I press PgDn, I see two or three flashes of what the page should look like as it's scrolling down to the next page (I assume ...
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LibreOffice Calc - more than million (empty) rows

I've pasted the data from an outer source into LibreOffice Calc. There are ~3000 legit rows and around a million empty after. This makes problems with vertical scrollbar because it is very small now ...
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What is causing spurious mouse wheel events using Magic Mouse in applications?

I recently switched to using an Apple Magic Mouse and have found that I am getting spurious mouse wheel events (mouse-5) when moving the mouse intermittently. I've seen this in Chicken of the VNC. ...
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Disabling smooth scrolling in OS X Lion when using page up/down

In OS X Lion, when I hit the page up/down keys in browsers (Chrome, Safari), the page doesn't instantly jump as I'd like it to; instead, the page smoothly scrolls into position. I find that ...
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In Vim, how to scroll past the beginning of the file?

In Vim you can scroll past the bottom/end of a file with the mouse wheel or with ctrl-E. It adds a ~ per line. However when using ctrl-Y or the mouse wheel to scroll up, you can't scroll past the ...
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Copy a picture in a scrolling flash window

I'm trying to copy pictures of a product (camera: Sony NEX-5N) Found here ► http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16830179468&Tpk=NEX5NK When clicking on the picture, a window pops ...
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scroll both column at the same time in twin panel view mode

which file manager software (Total Commander, xplorer², Directory Opus,...) has twin panel view mode and it can browse files in both column at the same time, simultaneously? My purpose is to compare ...
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linux terminal, see the output one page at a time

I am running a make file and when it runs it prints a whole bunch of log with errors and warnings. Please let me know how will I be able to see the output one page at a time. Or after the make file is ...
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How to make Ultranav Trackpoint always scroll?

I want to configure the trackpoint on my ThinkPad T510 to ALWAYS scroll. I know I can do this by holding the middle button but I don't want to do that. I want it to never be used as a pointing device, ...
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Adjust MBP trackpad scrolling speed in Windows

Does anyone know how the scrolling speed for the trackpad can be changed in Windows? I installed the bootcamp drivers but I can't find this option anywhere. THe scrolling is way to fast on Windows ...
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Mac OS X - Lion: Possible to disable scroll wheel?

Is it possible to disable the scroll wheel on my bluetooth mouse for my iMac? I remote desktop into a computer at work (windows xp) to run some mapping software (ArcGIS 10), and the mouse wheel ...
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Fujitsu LifeBook A531 laptop touchpad scrolling

Is it possible to scroll using your touchpad on this laptop? All my older laptops let you scroll in some way but I must be missing something on my Fujitsu.
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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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Linux terminal, my program only resumes after scrolling the printout

I am using Ubuntu 12.04, unity. I have a program running in terminal. It is supposed to run for ~10 hours. But it halted after I came back after a few hours. The CPU usage shows that the program is ...
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Logitech mouse m705 misses scrolls

I've found a very annoying bug with my Logitech Marathon m705 mouse: sometimes ( like 1-2 of 10 ) it misses wheel scrolls. That doesn't depend on whether I use hyperscroll mode or not. Neither it ...
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How to stop Vim from scrolling when splitting vertically

The problem Somehow on this box every time I split a window (^W v or :vs) the original pane scrolls in such a way that my cursor is exactly scrolloff=5 from the top. I have tried to remove all ...
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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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Horizontal scrolling in Visual Studio 2010

Does anyone know if there is a hot key I can press to activate horizontal scrolling with my mouse wheel in Visual Studio 2010? e.g. Pressing 'ctrl' while scrolling the mouse wheel would scroll the ...
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Why don't modern programs use scroll lock and pause keys anymore? [closed]

On the top right, there are two keys that I don't use at all: Scroll Lock Pause | Break And two more that I rarely use: Caps Lock Num Lock (I leave it on most of the time) Why do they still ...
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Smooth (!) mac-like two-finger scroll with Win7 / Synaptics [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Get two-finger scroll on Windows laptop touchpad (like on macbook)? I know there are many threads about this topic, but all of them are answered either with "use ...
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Why only my PuTTY scroll slow on ubuntu 10.04 running under VMware?

Scrolling up in PuTTY is very slow even just after starting and connecting. I've tried black listing the VGA16 frame buffer that showed on 'dmesg | grep -i frame' output. It is not used now but this ...
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Use trackball to scroll, zoom, etc

I've got a Logitech Marble Trackball (which is great, btw). By setting one of the extra buttons as a "middle" mouse button, when I click it, many apps (like browsers) will start "scrolling mode" so ...
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Jump scroll in PuTTY?

I have a file contains many lines, like 1 million lines, and cat the_file takes too much time to scroll. $ time cat 1m ...... cat 1m 0.00s user 11.21s system 28% cpu 38.839 total How to make it ...
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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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Enabling mouse scrolling in OS X terminal man pages

I have been trying to find a way for the OS X Terminal to accept the mouse input to scroll in the man pages. I have installed SIMBL and MouseTerm but this does not enable scrolling in the man pages. ...
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Cursor in nano jumps instead of scrolling

When scrolling (by holding down the down key) in nano, the cursor does not move while the key is pressed, but once I let go of the key it jumps to where it should be. How can I get it to move as I ...
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Microsoft mouse makes an additional jump scroll after scrolling

When I do some scrolling with the middle button, often the page suddenly makes another jump and scrolls down after a short delay. This is very annoying if you just fixated on a sentence and the page ...
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How to Enable side scrolling on Lenovo 3000 G530

I have a lenovo 3000 G530. How do I enable side scrolling(scrolling pages with one finger at the side) on the touchpad?
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How to change scrollwheelspeed in Xubuntu

Two things I hate about Xubuntu: Mouse is crazy fast in the slowest setting, and the scrollwheel is crazy-slow, scrolling only 2 lines of text per scroll, and this cannot be changed at all. For the ...
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VirtualBox Scoll Up/Down Guest Terminal

I have a FreeBSD guest on an XP host. BSD has no GUI, so it just boots up to the terminal. The output of most commands is more than is visible on the screen, but I can't scroll up/down in the ...
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Linking to a specific scroll position on a web page

Is it possible to create a hyperlink to a specific scroll position on a web page? For example, I'd like to create a link to http://www.stackoverflow.com/, but with the page scrolled down 100 pixels.
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How can I enable touch pad scrolling on a Sony Vaio?

I mostly use Chrome or Safari to navigate and would like to enable touchpad scrolling.
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Don't let vim scroll below bottom line

How can I disable that vim lets me scroll past the end of a file?
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Disable scrolling to next slide in Powerpoint Edit Mode

When editing in PowerPoint lately (using 2010, but occurs in other versions I believe), I have often pasted in large images that are larger than the screen. I'll then scroll down (with my trackpad) to ...
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Emulate Typewriter Scrolling in Vim

I've been using WriteRoom for a while for all my distraction free writing needs. But since I recently decided to move to Vim (or more specifically, MacVim) I've tried to reduce my usage of other text ...
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Windows 7 Smooth Scrolling

Is smooth scrolling broken in Windows 7 x64? It is enabled in both Internet Options and Performance/Visual effects Windows Explorer doesn't even make a pretense at smooth scrolling (only scrolls ...
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How to scroll up with 'B' key in Firefox

I am used to scrolling up and down with the space bar and the 'B' key in more/less on Unix, to an extent that it is "programmed in my muscle memory". While Firefox supports scrolling down with the ...
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How can I change the scroll wheel behavior in vim, so that it scrolls instead of moving the cursor?

I would like scrolling up to be equivalent to c-y c-y c-y, and scrolling down to be equivalent to c-e c-e c-e. The documentation here seems to suggest that this should already be the case, or I can ...
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How to scroll the terminal emulator window in smaller steps using the keyboard?

How could I scroll up and down the bash shell window (without the mouse or scroll bars, just using the keyboard)? Shift+PageUp and Shift+PageDown acts like page up and page down. But how could one ...