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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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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How to take a screenshot that includes a scrolling element within a web page in Firefox?

I need to take a screenshot of an entire webpage. The trick is that I need the screenshot to include the entire contents of a single element that does not fit in the screen. It is a single ...
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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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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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Is there a way to scroll, by pixel, instead of by cell, in either Excel or OpenOffice Calc?

We have lots of spreadsheets that have lists of numbered sound files for an educational app. We use spreadsheet features such as "fill down" for the numbering, and we often use formulas to check ...
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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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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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Synaptics touchpad scroll doesn't work on many applications

The Synaptics touchpad in my new laptop doesn't scroll at all in a number of applications, including Steam and Zune. I've narrowed the problem down to Synaptics not sending mouse wheel messages, but ...
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Enable mouse for scrolling only in Vim in iTerm (MacOSX)

I'd like to use the mouse in Vim only for scrolling (not to enable other Vim modes or otherwise interact with Vim). Using :set mouse=a seems to be an all or nothing operation, can this be altered? ...
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emacs: How to return to last position after scroll/page up/down?

After issuing scroll-up or scroll-down in emacs, is there a quick way to return the point to its previous position (assuming I didn't remember to add it to the mark ring)? Alternatively is there any ...
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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?
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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?
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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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Chrome keyboard losses focus when using two finger scroll

I Have a Dell XPS 15 (9530), Chrome 34.0.1847.116. When using two finger swipe on the touch pad in order to scroll, the tab wouldn't accept keyboard presses anymore, e.g. the Backspace wouldn't go ...
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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 can I enable touch-like scrolling in Firefox or Chrome?

I want to enable point-and-grab scrolling on Linux in Chrome or Firefox. Is there an extension, script or setting that enables this? For an example of what I mean, take a look at most touch tablet ...
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Disabling horizontal scrolling using mouse wheel

I am using Windows 7 x64 on an iMac (via BootCamp) with the button-less Magic Mouse that comes with the iMac. I would like to disable the horizontal scrolling that happens when you move slightly the ...
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Emacs: how to trigger scroll when cursor is n-lines from top/bottom of screen?

I'd like to trigger a scroll in emacs when my cursor gets within 4 lines from the top or bottom of the terminal. My .vimrc file contains this line: :set scrolloff=4 What do I add to .emacs to ...
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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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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 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 can I make the Page Up and Page Down keys scroll a full screenful in browsers?

For as long as I can remember I have been frustrated by the browser behavior whereby using the Page Up and Page Down keys on the keyboard doesn't scroll the web page by a full screenful. Whenever I am ...
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tmux - scroll up/down with shift + page up/down into a pane

I would like to be able to scroll up/down into a given pane with the same keybinding that xterm does, i.e SHIFT + Page Up/Down. For example, if the tmux window is divided into 2 vertical panes, I ...
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How can I make Emacs scroll horizontally more smoothly?

I already use scroll-conservatively to smooth the vertical scrolling behaviour of Emacs. The horizontal scrolling is still pretty bad. The screen jumps by many columns, and I often lose track of where ...
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Single-line scrolling in gnome-terminal broken?

The GNOME documentation says that I should be able to scroll my gnome-terminal output by one line using CTRL-SHIFT-(up/down). Neither works for me; I get A or B, which I assume has to do with the ...
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One finger scrolling on a Macbook touchpad

After an accident that damaged my hands, I am no longer able to do the two finger scrolling gesture on Macbook touchpad. On Windows I set up so called "scrollzone", it allows me to scroll smoothly by ...
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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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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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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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Get back the touchpad scrolling missing in Kubuntu 10.04

How do I get back the touchpad scrolling in Kubuntu 10.04? I upgraded my Gateway NV52 and can no longer scroll vertically with my touchpad. I'm really missing that feature since it helps to ease the ...
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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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Synaptic touchpad scroll direction not consistently reversed in Windows 10

I bought a new laptop with Windows 10 and am having issues with the Synpatic touch pad. By default, two-finger swiping on the touchpad scrolled like a Mac (i.e. the scroll bars move against the ...
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How to configure arrow key scroll step in Firefox

I upgraded from Firefox 3.6 to Firefox 19 (!!! how do they manage to release sixteen major versions in just three years?), and now find that the arrow keys scroll the page by much more than they used ...
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Change zoom to scroll on a Microsoft Natural keyboard

I've got a new Microsoft Natural Ergonomic Keyboard 4000 (what a great product name), and I'm using it under OS X Snow Leopard. The zoom nub in the middle is pretty much useless to me, so I'd rather ...
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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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Middle click using IBM/Lenovo keyboard with TrackPoint to scroll on Mac OS X

I have an IBM ThinkPad style USB keyboard with TrackPoint (similar to the ones Lenovo currently sells). I love this keyboard and would like to use it with a Mac OS X machine I have. Everything seems ...
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Tmux doesn't respond to scroll in OS X Yosemite Terminal

Recently, I updated to OS X Yosemite and was delighted to find out Apple has added mouse support to their Terminal app. This works great in a standard Terminal window scrolling through my history and ...
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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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How do I horizontally scroll in Notepad++?

How to horizontally scroll in Notepad++? I know the way by dragging horizontal scroll bar, but I would like more convenient way: Scrolling with keyboard Scrolling with mouse wheel while holding ...
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Firefox marker-line like extension?

Is there any marker-line like firefox extension? I would like some way to mark where I was before I scrolled so I don't need to remember exactly where I was before scrolling. I also use Vimperator, ...