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What I would like to be able to do is set a certain part of a webpage in the viewport of Safari and then "Lock" the scrolling temporarily so that I can't accidentally scroll up or down and move what I have set up in that window.

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    Here's an idea: inject JavaScript to disable scrolling (stackoverflow.com/questions/4770025/…) with Automator/Keyboard Maestro/AppleScript/etc? – grg Feb 1 '15 at 15:09
  • this doesn't exactly solve your issue, but my guess is that there is something "counting" you want to keep track of, what you can do is right klick and then open in dashboard and thereof not worry about scrolling issues or refreshing – Macmaniman Feb 2 '15 at 1:45
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Using the post that grgarside linked to, I've written a Safari/Chrome extension that adds a button to the context menu (right click) on every page, which allows you to "pause" scrolling, essentially locking the page in place. To unlock it, you just right click and choose "Resume Scrolling."

Pause Scrolling

You can download it here.

  • Absolutely awesome extension! do you have a firefox/chrome version in the works? – Stape01 Feb 8 '15 at 16:25
  • @Stape01 Not currently, but if you'd like one, I'd be happy to convert it to either (or both). – AstroCB Feb 8 '15 at 16:26
  • Both would be awesome if you could.. – Stape01 Feb 15 '15 at 17:15
  • @Stape01 I've added Chrome support, and Firefox is on the way. – AstroCB Feb 19 '15 at 3:09

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