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.

learn more… | top users | synonyms (1)

4
votes
4answers
3k views

Windows scroll without focus

So I have a windows 8 laptop at home, and a windows 7 laptop at work. Both have synaptics touchpads. The problem is that on the work laptop, I can scroll any window regardless of which one is ...
1
vote
1answer
855 views

Horizontal scrolling not working in Chrome with Sharkoon Draconia mouse

I have recently upgraded to a Sharkoon Draconia gaming mouse from a standard Logitech mouse. Previously by tilting the scroll wheel left or right I was able to scroll horizontally in Chrome with my ...
2
votes
0answers
269 views

How to reverse the scroll direction in Windows8?

I can do a 2-finger swipe on my trackpad to scroll the tiles left and right in Windows 8 Modern UI, but every time I do it, it scrolls in the opposite direction I'd expect. Is there a way to reverse ...
1
vote
1answer
111 views

Horizontal scroll controls volume?

Does someone know how I can use autohotkey to replace the horizontal screen function of my gaming mouse with a volume up and down feature? Most people in these forums are trying to enable horizontal ...
0
votes
0answers
54 views

PDF scrolling on Windows 7

Sometimes, when I scroll a document (most often a PDF) using the two-finger method on my laptop's trackpad, after a while, the scroller starts jittering and jumping pages. At this point, the pinch ...
2
votes
0answers
553 views

Scroll wheel rubber strip detachment

The rubber friction strip on the scroll wheel of my Microsoft 4000 wireless mouse has broken free from the inner hard plastic hub. It has stretched to the point that I do not believe it could be ...
1
vote
1answer
563 views

Removing “snap to column” in Excel 2007

I have a column in Excel 2007 whose width is set to 200. This means that it is longer than the width of my screen. If I scroll the worksheet from left to right, it will move column by column, which ...
1
vote
0answers
3k views

How to get back two finger scrolling on HP notebook?

I am using the HP Pavilion 14-B030TU Notebook with Windows 8. I have had it for 5 days now and the two finger scrolling has been working for the first 4 days. Recently, I had to do a Windows Update as ...
0
votes
1answer
178 views

I want to be able to scroll up/down within a page using the touchpad

I use to have my touchpad scroll up/down and even left/right. I had to reinstall Windows Vista, update all windows updates and cannot figure out how to add scrolling options or download another ...
0
votes
1answer
334 views

Making horizontal touchpad scrolling less “aggressive”

When I want to scroll up or down in a document on my Mac using the touchpad, and the document in question is not only taller than the viewport, but also wider, I constantly find myself having ...
8
votes
1answer
4k views

Is it possible to search tmux scrollback history? [duplicate]

I'm starting to use tmux, and I already love it. But if I could search through scrollback history it would be even better (e.g. like in iTerm2). Is there a way to do it as of now?
7
votes
3answers
2k views

Don't change the cursor position when scrolling in Emacs

Is there a way to stop Emacs from automatically moving my text-cursor position (aka, point) while I'm scrolling? I keep losing my location and marks with this annoying behavior. I tested the ...
0
votes
1answer
262 views

Screen gets distorted when scrolling in Windows 7

My screen becomes like this when I scroll with my mouse in Windows 7,
0
votes
1answer
657 views

Cat file to terminal at particular speed of lines per second

I'm lazy and I could write a script to do this, but I'm even too lazy to think of how to do it. I often do things like : cris$ python runexperiment.py > output.txt cris$ cat output.txt ...
1
vote
1answer
4k views

On Windows 8 how an I adjust the touchscreen scrolling momentum

I have two Windows 8 devices -- A Surface RT and a Toshiba all-in-one. On the Surface if I do a fast swipe from right-to-left the screen scrolls quickly and continues to scroll after I've lifted my ...
1
vote
2answers
624 views

Scroll “less” output using scroll wheel on Mac OS X

How can I enable the scrolling of "less" output (rather than the terminal window itself) using the scroll wheel on OSX?
0
votes
1answer
408 views

How to emulate mouse scroll in openbox?

I use laptop a lot and have no mouse. I use trackpoint which substitutes the mouse very well except scrolling. Is it possible to bind scrolling of windows to - for example - 'Ctrl + middle + mouse? I ...
0
votes
0answers
55 views

Why does my scrolling stop working on the left side of the screen?

No matter what application, as long as my cursor is at position x:218 px or lower (further left) on the screen, scrolling doesn't work. This applies to both mouse and trackpad. I thought Autohotkey ...
0
votes
0answers
1k views

How can I regain control over a “stuck” scroll bar?

I normally have a lot of tabs open in the browser at one time, which normally doesn't cause any problems. Occasionally, though, the page will have fully rendered, the scroll bar is at the top of ...
5
votes
6answers
9k views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
3k views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
525 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
14k views

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.
2
votes
1answer
374 views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
212 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
369 views

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 ...
-1
votes
1answer
3k views

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 ...
5
votes
1answer
127 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

Disable scrolling-icon

How can I disable this scrolling icon? Windows 7, Synaptics TouchPad
0
votes
1answer
112 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

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 ...
3
votes
0answers
306 views

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. ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
135 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
591 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
191 views

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 ...
3
votes
2answers
2k views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
415 views

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, ...
1
vote
1answer
11k views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
2k views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
5k views

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.
0
votes
3answers
3k views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
198 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

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 ...
3
votes
2answers
425 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
691 views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
967 views

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 ...
3
votes
2answers
331 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
58 views

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 ...