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Scroll bar of fonts list is not shown in Word and Excel

Since last hour or so I ran into a problem with Word and Excel. The scroll bar of fonts list has disappeared! So that I can't scroll the list quickly. What do you think the problem is?
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Iterm2 fully clear scrollback within ssh

I am sshing into a server from my mac on Iterm2. The commands that I run on the server produce lengthy outputs that I want to clear the scrollback before running each. So, I decided to use clear ...
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RDP Windows 10 full windows size without scrollbars

After upgrading to windows 10, I noticed that one of my RDP settings no longer seems to have the same effect. My screen size is 2560x1440. I have 4 monitors, this is the first one to the left. In ...
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Excel Create scrollable area

Yesterday, I decided that it would be a good idea to keep track of my income and expenses using an Excel spreadsheet, so I created a simple list for inputting my finances as you can see here: However,...
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Win10: Annoying back snapping of the scroll slider

When I’m working in a window of File Explorer or a random application and I want to scroll up/down or left/right in this window with the mouse, the scroll slider snaps back to the starting position ...
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Click the scrollbar of browser by a button in keyboard

In Chrome or Firefox or Microsoft Edge, is there any way to map a keyboard button to "press the scroll bar"? In this way, I could just press a button and move the mouse to achieve the scroll ...
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Windows 10 Change Color of Scrollbar

I have visited Change color of scrollbar in windows 10 (I couldn't comment there being a new user) and applied the regedits. I've got both set to 255 0 0. No change to my scroll bar. Yes logged out ...
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Disable auto-hide and always show vertical scroll bar in Word 365

This question is similar to the question for Word 2013, but I am using Microsoft 365 Word. How can I disable the auto-hiding of the vertical scrollbar whenever I type or after a few seconds of ...
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How command Windows to give scroll bars for programs Adobe Acrobat and IrfanView?

Why programs on Windows 10 don't give me scroll bars? In Adobe Acrobat, I can't scroll down to see whole window. In IrfanView, I can't scroll right to see whole file name. See below. Images below ...
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How to extend workbook horizontally without clicking right arrow ("→") button a "thousand" times?

The problem relates to the horizontal scroll bar and why it won't scroll to areas to the right / horizontally where there is no data. This is frustrating especially as old versions of Excel (which I ...
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Using a scroll bar to control pivot table filters

I have created a bar chart using a pivot table. The table has two filters in it to choose with row I am pulling data from. Currently, I can use a drop down menu to change these filters. But, I would ...
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Acer Aspire 5349-2592 touchpad scrollbar not working - Windows 10

I have installed a new hard drive, updated the entire computer and installed Windows 10 Pro. Now that the computer is working up to pare, there seems to be an issue getting the scrollbar working ...
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Set minimum height to scroll bar on Windows?

I'm wondering if it's at all possible to set a minimum height to the scroll bar. I have files I open often and know where certain data is within those files. I'm lazy and I don't want to scroll ...
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MS Excel scroll bar disappeared

I'm using MS Excel 2013 on Windows 7. Vertical and horizontal scroll bars have disappeared and I can't find why or how ? I checked for resolution in the Documentation on Microsoft Support that says ...
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Missing scrollbars in SeaMonkey

A few months back, I did an upgrade of my Fedora 25. Everything went fine, except that I lost scrollbars on SeaMonkey. Since then, I Googled several times and couldn't find the cause or how to fix it, ...
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Disable auto-hide of scrollbar in Outlook 2016

I work as second-line support, a user came up with a intriguing issue. He has a Microsoft SurfacePro with Win10 (1607 Anniversary Update) and Office 2016 installed. In Outlook, in the Reading Pane, ...
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Remove floating scrollbar Windows 10

I've got this weird floating scrollbar in Windows 10. I can resize the panel but cannot close it. What is this and how do I remove it (so I've got a traditional desktop again)?
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Can Visual Studio Mark Instances of a Highlighted Variable/Function in Scroll Bar?

I'm using Visual Studio for the first time and I'm already missing a feature from Eclipse. Namely, when I select a variable or function, Eclipse would put little colored marks all throughout the ...
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How to get rid of a ghost scrollbar (a white bar) in full-screen mode in Preview.app?

I am on macOS Sierra 10.12.1 and when I open a PDF file in Preview, switch to full-screen mode and hit Command+2 I get a white bar on the right end of my screen; the “Nobody Knows Shoes” PDF file can ...
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Disable auto-hide of scrollbar in Word 2016

Word 2016 hides the vertical scrollbar after a few seconds of inactivity. As soon as I move the mouse cursor it appears again but it disappears again after a moment. When it's hidden I can't see how ...
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Change color of scrollbar in windows 10

I was wondering if it is possible to change the color of the scrollbar in windows 10. At the moment the color difference between the slider and the background is small enough for me to have to ...
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Is there a way to increase scroll bar contrast in Windows 10?

Well this question is exactly what is says on the tin: Is there a way to increase scroll bar contrast in Windows 10? Since it seems that it's again modern to hide settings as much as possible, I was ...
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emacs - show vertical scrollbar or indicator of position

I would like to show my position within a buffer on the left (or right) side of a buffer. For example, if my cursor is 75% of the way down a buffer, I would like to see an indicator 75% of the way ...
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Set Firefox scrollbar behavour to advance a single screen per click?

In Chromium (Version 49.0.2623.108 Ubuntu 16.04) when I click on the scrollbar it advances down one screen. In Firefox (Mozilla Firefox 46.0) it advances to the point the on the scrollbar where I ...
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Scrollbar on the right of my desktop

After reading this post I was trying out the crtl+shift+number sequences. Now I have a scrollbar on the right of my screen (even with smallest icons selected). How can I remove the scrollbar now?
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How to "one tap and hold in order to drag" in Windows 10 with a touchpad

I have an ACER laptop with Windows 10 and I've been struggling with one frustrating setting that I cannot change. I use a touchpad for my work. In order to drag and move a scrollbar, I need to point ...
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Force standard scrollbars for all sites in Firefox

Many websites nowadays try to force their own scrollbars, like this: Such custom scrollbars are usually broken in a variety of ways: bugged to the point of making scrolling impossible, sluggish, non ...
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How to add a user-agent style sheet to firefox browser?

I am trying to increase the width of scrollbar in firefox and I found out that it can be done by adding a user-agent style sheet. It's not possible with userChrome.css or userContent.css
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Scroll directly where you click without keyboard by one click

By holding shift, you can jump straight forward to any point you click on the scrollbar whatever the application but how to do this by default without pressing any keyboard button and by one click ?
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Excel 2010 scrollbar goes too far

My problem is illustrated in the PrintScreen below: I've searched a lot on the Internet and almost all sources say to delete the empty rows at the end of the sheet and save the document. For example ...
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Can scrollbars be made visible in Adobe Reader XI?

Due to some reason*, I would need to display vertical and horizontal scrollbar in Adobe Reader XI. (My installed version is 11.0.10.) I think I checked all preferences and did not find way to turn ...
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How can I change the scroll bar in Google Chrome to have different colors?

I don't like the default scroll bar of Google Chrome: Is there a way I could change its colors?
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Validating the “results” of the scrollbar in Excel

I have searched high and low, but found nowhere something that could help me. Here is my problem: I need to set a range of dates with two sliders. One slider sets the starting date of the examined ...
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Is there a way to add a scroll bar to a few columns only in Excel?

Most columns in my Excel sheet are only filled in till about row 50. However, I have 3 consecutive columns that are filled in till about row 150. Is there any way I can add a scroll bar to these 3 ...
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Excel 2010 document contents not scrolling with scrollbar

For some reason on a couple of computers, Excel 2010 is having issue with the scrollbar. When the vertical scrollbar is dragged, the contents of the page do not follow (for example, as they do in a ...
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How to insert a scrollable block in Word?

I am editing a Word document. I want to insert a big block of XML in a cell of a table. I want to insert a scrollable text block. How can I do that ? This quest looks simple, but I have not found ...
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Windows 8.1: how applications inherit the OS's UI controls' styles (e.g scrollbars)

This is an extensions to a previous question of mine. At first glance, it seems that on Windows 8.1, Firefox, Chrome and IE (for example) all implement the OS UI control appearance, when it comes to ...
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Disabling auto-hiding of vertical scrollbar in Word 2013

I'm wondering whether there is any option/control to disable the automatic hiding (fade-out effect) of vertical scrollbar that happens after few seconds of mouse inactivity in Microsoft Word 2013? I ...
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Change Windows 7 scrollbar colors

Being legally blind in left eye, now right eye is blurry. My Windows 7 scrollbars' grays "blend together" and are difficult to see. How can I either change to two colors or to two contrasting ...
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How to change scrollbars in IE10 for Windows 7

So I'm not really a fan of Microsoft's approach on metro-style designing. I recently downloaded IE10 for Windows 7, and overall it looks pretty good. Except for the default scrollbars; this are just ...
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Changing Windows 7 default scrollbar

No offense, but the default Windows 7 scrollbars are not so great. I wish to change them preferably without using any third party applications and more so without using any paid third party ...
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Is it possible to change the scroll bar color in Windows 8?

Often when I'm browsing a web page with a lot of content, the scroll bar is hard to find because the contrast between the position of the clickable part and the background is low. It would be great ...
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How to enable side and bottom slide of a touchpad on a Dell Studio 15?

I reformatted my hard drive and installed Windows 7 Home Premium on my laptop, and now I can't scroll with my touchpad like I used to by swiping down on the right side. I installed the driver for ...
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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 ...
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Scroll Bar on OS X Lion Terminal won't go away [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Snow Leopard hide scrollbar in terminal? I have this scrolling bar on the right side of my terminal because I accidentally split the window and I've merged the windows, quit ...
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How do I change the width of scrollbars in Gnome?

How do I change the width of scrollbars in Gnome? The option to configure this is not in the "Appearance" application in the Preferences menu.
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Disappearing scrollbar in Windows like in OS X Lion

Is there any tweak or utility for Windows that can make the scrollbar behave like in OS X Lion? In OS X Lion, the scrollbar appears only when the interface is interacted with and disappears after a ...
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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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How do I remove/hide all the scrollbars from windows in Windows XP?

How can I remove or hide scrollbars from all Windows XP windows? I don't need them, because I can scroll with my mouse.
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How to enable touch scrolling in Windows 7?

I have a touch screen laptop using Windows 7. I want to browse like in an iPad (drag up/down, not using the scroll bar). Anyone knows how to browse the web like that?
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