the act of moving through the content that is available for viewing but not currently visible because the screen size of a device is smaller then the entire length the page, or program output.

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Two-finger scrolling stops working after a while

I am running into a strange problem. After a few minutes of using Chrome or Firefox, two finger scrolling on my trackpad stops working on these applications. Every time I restart these applications ...
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'Show scroll bars' stuck on Always

At one point, I connected a USB mouse to my MacBook Pro, which caused the scroll bars to always be shown in every app. This was despite my settings in Appearance.prefpane where ‘Show scroll bars’ was ...
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How to stop mouse from zooming in when trying to scroll down

In trying to zoom down, the mouse has taken to zooming in his entire screen. As in, magnifying the entire screen, focusing on where the cursor is. This happens when quickly scrolling down a few times....
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Magic Mouse: replace single finger swiping/scrolling with two finger swiping/scrolling

I sometimes accidentally trigger the horizontal swipe/scroll gesture on my magic mouse. Especially in X11/Inkscape, if I work zoomed in on a big canvas, this often moves my canvas several screens to ...
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Turn off rubber band scrolling in Mail

I used the following command, which turns off "rubber band" scrolling in most applications. defaults write -g NSScrollViewRubberbanding -int 0 See Can you disable rubber-band scrolling in OS X Lion?...
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Simultaneous X & Y drag with trackpad?

I'm using El Capitan, and running into issues with simultaneous X and Y scrolling. The issue is... I can't! My trackpad only allows for one direction at a time. The trackpad is a Logitech T651 with ...
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OSX Any-direction scrolling with trackpad

Is there a setting in OSX which makes it possible to scroll in any direction? Currently, I can only scroll either vertically or horizontally in applications such as Safari and Preview. However, Pages ...
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To hide unused rows in Excel

How do I hide all unused rows in Excel? I hate that if I scroll to fast I do not stop at the end of the data. I am running Excel 15. Here is an example. I want every row after 263 hidden so when I ...
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MEvent. Case! on Matlab running on Mac

When I try to two-finger scroll in a matlab window, I get the error MEvent.Case! The proposed solution (as posted on the Matlab forum) seems to work just fine for Matlab running on Linux !...
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Scrolling to the bottom of 500 emails

Is there an easy way to scroll up and down in the left hand pane in e-mail? I have my ipad set to display 500 emails and its a pain to get from an email at the bottom of the list to one back at the ...
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Kensington Trackball Works, how to scroll horizontally with Trackball or Auto Scroll

I have a Kensington Expert Mouse on the Mac running the latest 1.3 drivers. There still is no option to use the trackball to in addition to scroll vertically also scroll horizontally. Similar to the ...
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Yosemite: Disabling inertia scrolling using scroll wheel for the mouse

Is there a way to disable inertia scrolling (scrolling speeds up the faster you scroll the mouse wheel) for Yosemite for only the mouse? I understand the reason for inertia scrolling for the trackpad, ...
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OSX 10.11 El Capitan: Disabling accelerated scrolling

I use an external bluetooth mouse by Logitech and while the accelerated scrolling is nice for the trackpad, it is absolutely terrible for the external mouse. How can I deactivate it so that I get ...
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scroll inertia with non Apple devices

So I use Logitech and Wacom mouses and tablets. Is there a way to enable scroll momentum / inertia with non Apple devices across all Mac OS? Or at least Chrome...
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How to disable the rubber banding/elastic scroll effect in OS X Mavericks?

OS X uses the rubber band effect to show users that they’ve scrolled to the end of a window’s content. In the past (Lion) the terminal command that follows would disable this effect: defaults write -...
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Is there a way to change only the horizontal scrolling speed on an apple corded mouse?

I have the latest macbook pro running the latest osx and i am using the corded mouse. Hope i could use the magic mouse but i am stuck with the crap corded one for now. I can say i am OK with it, apart ...
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Jerky scrolling & switching desktops after some time

This has been happening for some time. I usually have the browser on one desktop and Sublime Text editor on another desktop and switch between them using four fingers on the trackpad. Some times, ...
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How to use the mouse scrollwheel to trigger a macro/service?

I want to trigger "+" resp. "-" when I use the scrollwheel of my mouse (G700) together with CMD. Shortcuts triggered by key combinations only are simple, but using the scrollwheel as the trigger seems ...
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Changing trackpad scroll direction with AppleScript in Yosemite

I prefer "natural" scroll direction when using my MBAir trackpad, but "unnatural" when using the mouse. I frequently switch back and forth depending on where I'm working, so I've been using a bit of ...
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Horizontal scroll speed problem in kdiff3

I use kdiff3 Version 0.9.98 (64 bit) on El Capitan. When comparing files: using ↑ or ↓ keys scrolls files by one line (one press or auto-repeat scrolls one line) using ← or → scrolls files ...
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Separate mouse and trackpad settings with Karabiner

This post (which is upvoted 26 times as of this writing) suggests using Karabiner to set separate scroll settings for a USB mouse and the laptop trackpad. Karabiner seems to be a nice application, ...
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Macbook Air OSX El Capitan 10.11.3 Scrolling preferences

When I change scroll direction settings for mouse and/or trackpad they revert to default settings when I log out and log back in. Is there any way to keep my settings from session to session?
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How to disable horizontal scrolling on OS X Yosemite's Preview?

As stated in the question, how do I disable horizontal scrolling on Preview when the page obviously fits and there is over horizontal overflow? I am scrolling with my touchpad, and with two-finger ...
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In Safari, mouse scroll wheel will not work

In Safari, mouse scroll wheel will not work. I can use the mouse scroll wheel in Chrome and Firefox though. How do I fix the problem in Safari?
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How Disable One-Finger Scroll on Mouse

Can I disable the one finger scroll on a bluetooth mouse temporarily? It is annoying when trying to work in graphics or on maps.
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How to fix choppy scrolling on 10.9 Mavericks?

I just upgraded my mid-2012 MacBook Air to 10.9. Now whenever I scroll down a page, the effect is very choppy. The scrolling seems to stop and start very quickly. Also, sometimes the left part of the ...
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Change the mouse wheel scrolling acceleration

I am new Mac user and I don't really like the Magic Mouse so I reverted to a good old 3 button mouse with a scroll wheel. When I turn the wheel slowly, it only scrolls pixel per pixel (or per two ...
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Is it possible to disable scrolling with 3 fingers?

Is it possible to maintain the 2-finger scrolling behaviour, and disable 3-finger scrolling? I use TotalSpaces 2 for the gestures, and having 3 fingers scroll things both horizontally and vertically ...
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iterm + tmux isn't allowing me to scroll up with the mouse

I recently rebuilt my system and everything works except I can't scroll my (iterm2) terminal window back to look at commands and output that have scrolled off the screen. Without tmux I can scroll ...
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Favoriting a song in iTunes scrolls to top and collapses album view

So.. this issue has been killing me for a while. I imagine others are having this too, so I am going to post quite a bit of info here. The issue is pretty basic. When I have an album open in iTunes I ...
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Logitech Ultrathin mouse scroll behaviour on mac

i am using a Logitech UltraThin T630 mouse with a macbook pro (2015, os 10.11.1) and i am having a strange scroll behaviour. I mean its working but its different to the mouse working on windows. Let ...
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apple mail with el capitan does not scroll the bottom window of a message

Since installing El Capitan on 2009 iMac, in Apple Mail, a selected message contents does not scroll in the bottom window when the mouse scroll wheel is used, or when the down arrow key is pressed. ...
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Notes paragraph horizontal scrolling

Once I copied some text from this webpage, and when i pasted it in Notes a horizontal scrollable paragraph appeared: I'd like to know how to recreate this rectangular paragraph without having to ...
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Change page up / page down speed or disable animation?

I do a lot of scrolling in Safari. I often end up hitting space bar to jump across just the right sized blocks. I just looked into it now and I wonder, is it the exact same action as page down? Anyhow....
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Change scrollbar speed (Mouse wheel acceleration)

I just upgraded to El Capitan, and was wondering how do I make the scrollbar scroll more lines and always scroll that many lines with each tick of the mouse wheel? Right now, the scrollbar goes up/...
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Key combination to enable two-finger scrolling with mouse

I am currently using a trackball and I am not satisfied with the scroll wheel. I wonder if there is a key combination to enable "free roaming, scrolling" mode, which locks the mouse and scrolls the ...
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Is it possible to toggle the trackball as a scroll wheel using Karabiner?

Is it possible to configure Karabiner (formerly keyremap4macbook) such that clicking the 3rd or 4th mouse button (on a trackball mouse) will toggle using the pointer to scroll? Ideally I would like ...
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Natural scrolling enables / disables unexpectedly

I'm using "natural scrolling" by default. Sometimes when scrolling I suddenly realize that OSX has unexpectedly changed the scrolling behavior of my trackpad. If I check the system preferences I see ...
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Thinkpad keyboard & scrolling

I have got an Thinkpad external keyboard with my mac. The keyboard has some mouse buttons and trackpoint. The trackpoint mouse function with two mouse button works fine but scrolling with middle ...
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Scrolling on Opera/Chrome response time slow on Snow Leopard

I start scrolling (on the trackpad) and it takes a bit for the scroll bar to move and scroll. An input lag. It also is not smooth. It does not change if I use a mouse. For some reason, it only lags on ...
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Scrolling Behavior in Terminal

Until recently, when I scrolled in my terminal, it scrolled through the history. However, recently that behavior changed and now it scrolls through the command history. Where is the setting to change ...
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iTunes music sync: “Albums” sub-window too tall for main window

iTunes version 12.3.0.44 running on Windows 7 X64 with a 1920x1200 monitor. When a device is connected there is a window where you can manage what music gets synced to the device. This scrollable ...
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El Capitan sluggish mouse scrolling

I'm using a Logitech Performance Mouse MX. Since upgrading to OS X 10.11 some apps responded sluggishly to mouse scrolling while others are fine. For instance Safari responds like it used to but ...
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Does the MBP's trackpad have the ability to scroll a webpage in a diagonal direction?

When I have a small web window in front of me on my MPB, I sometimes need to scroll past the left side ads and top headers in one gesture, to get to the middle of the page, but I’ve noticed that the ...
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Chrome delays first scroll

Preface: I have opened a new issue in the Chrome bug tracker because no-one could help so far. On my OS X Mavericks, Chrome shows an annoying issue: When I open a longer web-page, like the list of ...
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How to set default scroll option for full-screen mode in Mac Preview?

Mac Preview always opens in single page or double page view when going to full-screen mode while I prefer continuous scroll. I know I could press CMD+1 every time but is there a way to set this scroll ...
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How to increase mouse scrolling speed beyond maximum?

I just got a new mouse, but the problem is the scroll wheel isn't sensitive enough (doesn't scroll as fast as I'd like). I've already adjusted the scrolling speed in System Preferences to the maximum, ...
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How to enable scrolling with the mouse wheel in Google Chrome?

I am currently running OSX 10.9.3 and Google Chrome Version 35.0.1916.114. When using Mozilla Firefox, I am able to scroll using the mouse wheel just fine. But with Google Chrome, it does not work. ...
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Is it possible to do a middle click push and scroll up and down with a PC mouse

I'm using a PC mouse (razer) from my windows seven computer. I would like to be able to scroll up and down by pressing down middle click while moving the mouse up and down. Can this be done with a ...
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Scroll bars missing with Magic Mouse

I just purchased a wireless Magic Mouse for my Mac. There is no scrolling bar at the right of screen. How can I activate this?