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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AutoHotkey scrolling & middle click & mouse acceleration

Problems Assume a Windows 7 machine, especially a laptop. No mouse driver allows holding down the right mouse button and moving the mouse to scroll, and yet retain the right mouse button ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 ...
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How can I invert touchpad scroll direction on Windows 10?

I just switched to Windows 10 on my ASUS N550JV and installed related drivers from the support page of ASUS. The touchpad works great, but for some reason the direction of scrolling on touchpad is ...
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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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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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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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Disabling scroll wheel acceleration on OS X Mavericks?

So I've been issued a nice new Macbook Air from work. When I use it with a mouse, the scroll wheel is driving me absolutely nuts. There's such a high degree of acceleration that I find it impossible ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Excel - Vertical scroll columns A, B, C, D, E but F, G, H stay the same?

I know I can split at column F and each will scroll individually horizontally but I want them to independently scroll vertically. Is this possible? Here is a fiddle of an example of what I want in ...
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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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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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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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Windows 10 Scroll Wheel Not Working In All Windows

Just upgraded to Windows 10 on my (~5 year old) laptop, and overall I like it; however, I've got one little quibble with it that I haven't yet found a solution too... When attempting to use the scroll ...
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how to make less pager respond to scroll wheel and not clear the screen

I know about answers like how-to-make-mouse-wheel-scroll-the-less-pager-using-bash-and-gnome-terminal, which is to remove the -X flag from the $LESS environment variable. But I would like to do both ...
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How can I enable two finger scrolling on Synaptic TouchPad in Windows 10?

I have Dell XPS 17 702X notebook with on board Synaptic TouchPad. I recently updated Dell licensed Windows 7 to Windows 10 with only issue to get work WiFi driver to be able to receive other via ...
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How to disable weird scrolling change in Windows 8.1 Explorer

I've been having this issue where every time I scroll in a Windows Explorer window using my touchpad the cursor changes to this weird dot. For a lack of better words it just scrolls funny in explorer ...
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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 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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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 ...
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Erratic Mouse Scroll wheel [duplicate]

The scroll wheel seems to malfunction. As I scroll eg down the page will move down, suddenly move up. It also looks as if it does not scoll a consistent distance. Sometimes one line, sometimes more. ...