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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Get two-finger scroll on Windows laptop touchpad (like on macbook)?

I have a Dell Latitude laptop. Scrolling using the touchpad is possible by sliding along the right (or bottom) side of the touchpad. This doesn't work too well for me. Is it possible to configure the ...
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How to make mouse wheel to scroll control under mouse cursor?

Currently, mouse wheel scrolls the control that has keyboard focus. That's not good when window has several scrollable controls, because I have to click control first and then scroll. And the same ...
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Looking for an application that scrolls or pans netbook screens running Windows

I'm looking for a Windows 7 and XP compatible Windows desktop panning/scrolling tool. This is to solve a problem where some applications for example MSN have settings/preference Windows that are not ...
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Two-finger scrolling with Ubuntu 9.10 (Samsung NC10)

Is it possible to configure Ubuntu 9.10 to use two-finger scrolling on a Samsung NC10 netbook? I tried to configure it, but I had no success.
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How to disable the middle button scrolling in Chrome

When I press middle mouse button, it opens: It is so difficult to control the scrolling. Is there any way to disable this?
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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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How can I still see the 'man' text after I quit man?

I typically use tcsh or bash and often want to use 'man' to review a command's options. Currently when I quit man or ctrl-C, the man text disappears and I see the scrollback buffer that was there ...
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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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Adobe Reader plugin for Firefox steals touchpad scrolling input

When a PDF file is open in Firefox 4 in the Adobe Reader plugin, I am unable to scroll using the touchpad multi-touch gestures in other pages in the browser. Instead, the scrolling input is stolen by ...
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Magic Mouse on Windows Vista machine

i just got a magic mouse for my vista basic dell laptop. i installed the 32bit driver for it by following uneasysilence instruction. i have basic functions like left and right click. i read some ...
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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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How do I scroll multiple lines (thus faster) in Adobe Acrobat Reader?

When I scroll a PDF with the mouse (two-finger gesture on a laptop to be more precise) the scrolling is way too slow. I am not referring to rendering issues nor some kind of lag. Simply put, the ...
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Why does my computer erratically scroll up and down?

I am running Windows XP with SP3 on a 2002 Gateway machine. For the last few days I have experienced the problem of erratic scrolling that seems to have a mind of its own. If I am on a window with a ...
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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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Hover and Scroll

I used to have an app that would scroll the window your mouse was hovering over instead of scrolling the active window. Unfortunately I lost that app. Does anyone know what that app is called?
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tmux: enable mouse scrolling in vim instead of history buffer

I have just started using tmux 1.8 recently, after working with screen for a while. After reading things here and there on the internet, I came up with following ~/.tmux.conf However when I open vim ...
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Why does Adobe Acrobat scroll so slowly, and what can I do about it?

I often am forced to view long PDF documents either in browser or out of browser. When I'm forced to use such documents, it's always frustrating, because whenever I scroll the document, the viewer ...
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Chrome - How to disable scroll over tabs

I use a laptop. Not a mac, but with a multitouchpad so I scroll down and right click with 2 fingers still. I hate the fact that if I move too much my fingers over tabs, the scroll will but activated ...
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How to scroll in browser with Logitech Trackman Marble?

I have a Logitech Trackman Marble and I really love it. I spend a lot of time on web browser and code editors. I was wondering if there could be a feature like when I press Option Key the trackball ...
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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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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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How to enable “scroll to click” in Windows XP?

Mac OS X has spoiled me with the ability to scroll to any point I click on a scrollbar. In Windows XP, I cannot find a native option to enable this same behavior. For example, if I'm viewing a ...
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How can I make the Windows 8 desktop scrollable?

My Windows 8 tablet PC has a small 1366x768-pixel screen. Many dialog boxes, windows, and widgets cannot be used properly because they are too large and get cut off the screen because they were ...
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Excel 2010 - Freeze column to both horizontal and vertical scroll

I'm familiar with basic freeze pane functionality. If I freeze the first column by Freeze Pane > Freeze First Column, it works against a horizontal scroll, but not a vertical scroll. I'd like for ...
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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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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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Global scroll acceleration in Windows

Is there a way to add smoothing and acceleration to scrolling in Windows. Cruising through pages by scrolling faster beats having to scroll a hundred times, and is the default behaviour of the mouse ...
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Vista: can't touchpad scroll properly in apps that are “run as administrator”

In some apps that I run as administrator in Vista, scrolling with the touchpad only works in one direction (depending on the app). Scrolling with an external mouse works just fine. When not run as ...
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Scroll wheel boosts

I have a little over two years old Logitech Performance Mouse MX that has had a problem the last two months or so. When I'm scrolling websites, it sometimes gets a boost and can scroll a lot more than ...