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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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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How can I create a link to a specific 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 ...
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Auto-Scroll PDF's every minute

Is there a way to automatically scroll PDF files one page every few minutes. I see this feature advertised in Foxit's reader for Linux, where it is called Time-Lapse Scroll. However, this option is ...
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Apple Mail: Scroll message by line

How do I scroll a message by line in Apple Mail? I am using OSX Lion, and it seems Mail was updated last night. Before that, I could tab from the list of messages over to the message and use cursor ...
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Free panning/scrolling on LibreOffice Draw

LibreOffice Draw allows me to scroll vertically or horizontally using my mouse as follows: Scroll Wheel: Scroll vertically Shift + Scroll Wheel: Scroll horizontally My question is: Is there any way ...
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Why do I get random page scrolls in VIM (gvim)?

I often find that I am editing away then gvim randomly does a page scroll. which means I start typing in the wrong place. On the basis that its most likely to be user error, is there some key ...
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saving content of terminal in ubuntu

We can scroll up/down using shift+up/down to see the content of terminal. but is there any way by which we can save the whole content in file. Since we can see the content, so I think there must be ...
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Where can I find drivers for my Sony Vaio touchpad?

The other day while I was clearing some space on my Sony Vaio PCG-71312L, I accidentally deleted the touchpad's driver. The mouse itself is fine, it's just that the scrolling is not working. I looked ...
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Window-scrolling suddenly began to “drag”. What should I do?

Suddenly, it happened so that on my laptop whenever I scroll the window down or up it kind of began to drag. It doesn’t scroll as smoothly as it used to be. It kind of gets stuck for some fractions of ...
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Mouse like scrolling with keyboard in Firefox?

As a followup to this question, I've trying the ways to move through a webpage with the keyboard in Firefox 6. However, there seems to be no way to do smooth, fine scale scrolling with the keyboard. ...
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Scrolling in Chrome on Windows 7 is very slow?

I have Chrome 13.0.782.220 m version and Windows 7 Proffesional. The problem is that when I open random site in new tab and then continue to scroll in the current site, the scrolling starts to lag big ...
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Scrolling with laptop pointing stick doesn't work in NetBeans

I have a Lenovo ThinkPad X201s laptop. I'm using the laptop's TrackPoint (the red pointing stick which functions as a mouse) in order to scroll. Scrolling using the TrackPoint usually works for me, ...
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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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OSX Lion: Can I use “classic” mousewheel scrolling but keep “natural” trackpad scrolling?

I recently upgraded from OSX Snow Leopard to OSX Lion version 10.7.1. So far, I'm enjoying the "natural" scrolling when using my trackpad. However, when scrolling with my mouse wheel, I'm having ...
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Magic Trackpad clicks and points, but doesn't scroll

I just got a new-to-me Magic Trackpad, but after pairing it and adjusting the settings in System Preferences, I can't get it to do the two-finger scrolling gesture. So far, I've uninstalled USB ...
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Is there a way to get x-mouse-type scrolling under the cursor for child windows within one program window?

I've been messing with X-mouse setups, to enable scrolling for whatever is under the cursor, regardless of whether it has the focus or not. I've found several ways to get this to work between various ...
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Is there a way to turn off safari's overscroll?

Alright, so safari's showing-linen-when-overscrolled thing is old and really ugly. Is there a way to disable it with an options command?
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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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Notepad2 horizontal scrolling issue

I love Notepad2, but the one thing that is starting to make me want to ditch it is the horizontal scrolling quirk that prevents you from using the scrollbar to scroll all the way out to the right in ...
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Is there a way to allow continuous scrolling in Adobe Reader?

I am having to read through a MASSIVE (1000+ page) PDF specification in Adobe Reader X (version 10). It has always bugged me that if you scroll to the edge of a page, the Reader automatically jumps ...
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Disabling scrolling acceleration on Max OS X [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you disable mouse scroll wheel acceleration in Mac OS? Using a fairly generic gaming mouse (no Mac drivers available) on Leopard, I've noticed that the faster I ...
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Google Chrome scroll problem — the screen splits into three parts [closed]

When I scroll through PDFs, and certain web pages, and I scroll using my mouse wheel. When I scroll using the slider bar or the mouse wheel, the screen splits into 3 parts: Upper, middle and lower. ...
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Make Windows 7 feel like Lion?

Are there any programs that can make my newly "BootCamped" Mac work like Lion (or at least Snow Leopard) when running Windows 7 Ultimate? I'm talking about things like Command+L for the URL bar, (on ...
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How to make mouse wheel scroll the less pager using bash and gnome-terminal?

I have two computers with the latest Fedora. On the first, I'm using zsh and the mouse wheel can be used with the less pager within gnome-terminal to scroll the pager. On the second, I use bash and ...
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Why is KatMouse scrolling sideways once first before scrolling down?

I've installed the latest version of KatMouse mostly for the ability to scroll the window under the cursor (as opposed to the window with keyboard focus) with the scroll wheel on my basic wired ...
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Disable smooth scrolling in Preview in Lion

Smooth scrolling in Lion's Preview application sucks. Pressing the Page-Down key too quickly leaves you waiting for Preview to catch up to your position. The only way I can find to turn this off is ...
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Disable “Natural” Scrolling for the Vertical Direction Only?

In Apple OS X Lion, how can I disable "natural" scrolling for up-and-down but leave it for left-to-right?
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Scroll wheel not working during selection

In Excel 2010, my scroll wheel doesn't scroll on roll while I'm holding the left mouse button to make a selection. Without the left mouse button, it works. Is it a bug or just me, any remedies? To ...
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XP Command Line: Use Keyboard To Scroll Through Results?

In a command prompt, how do I scroll up through the results using only the keyboard? In Linux, I think I could use Shift + Page-Up. Is there an equivalent in XP's command line?
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Scrolling on small windows screen

EeePc has a tiny screen, and it scrolls to show the toolbar and task bar of windows. It never used to do this, I tried lowering the resolution, but it's at the lowest possible. Any thoughts how to ...
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Disable Mouse Horizontal Scrolling on Linux

Recently my mouse fell on the ground and now whenever I move it, it scrolls to left or right insanely! (the problem is with the mouse, it scrolls to left/right all the time) I'm wondering how can I ...
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Scroll down half the screen size in Firefox

Is it possible to have the spacebar not scroll down the entire page in Firefox? Scrolling one line at a time (with the down arrow) is very slow, but scrolling the entire screen (with spacebar) sets me ...
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Can I enable scrolling with middle-button-drag in OS X?

I have a mouse with three buttons but no wheel. In OS X, is there any way (perhaps with addon software) that would allow me to use my third button for scrolling by holding it and moving the mouse?