Questions tagged [scroll-bars]

The bars displayed at the side of a window when scrolling

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Display long text with applescript, preferably with a scrollbar

How can applescript display a long text that does not fit on the screen? I am looking for command similar to "display dialog", yet where I would be able to read the whole text. "display dialog" ...
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Why can't I see horizontal scroll bars in Finder?

I have a MacBook, with el Capitan. I am in Finder, looking at a folder which contains a lot of files. I have arranged by kind, which means that I have to scroll horizontally to see all my folders. ...
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macOS sierra scrollbar issue

After upgrading to macOS sierra I've noticed that scrollbars are appearing always, even if I go to settings and then select appear when scrolling it still shows them and after quitting and going back ...
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Scrollbars will not hide (MacBook Pro)

My scrollbars will not hide. I've set Show scroll bars (in General) to When scrolling, but it has no effect, and when I re-open System Preferences, the option has changed back to Always. Is this a ...
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How to disable moving a window by its edge adjacent to scroll bar?

In Mac OS X Yosemite, I find that the scroll bar is a small target for the mouse, and sometimes when I wish to scroll, I end up moving the whole window by grabbing its edge to the right of the scroll ...
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In Yosemite what does the indicator that looks like a scroll bar mean at the bottom of the desktop?

I've noticed that at the bottom of my desktop Yosemite has started displaying a strange sort of indicator - it looks like a horizontal scroll bar, it's a thin grey rectangle with rounded ends. If I ...
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How can I hide the Terminal split pane scroll bar?

Edit: I realised that this wasn't Terminal specific and found the answer. This toolbar/scrollbar appeared permanently all of a sudden for some reason, and I'd like to hide it, but can't find an ...
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How do I permanently disable the scrollbar?

I set the Show Scroll Bars setting to "Automatically based on Mouse or Trackpad", but it constantly appears. I do not want the scroll bar to automatically appear, or appear when scrolling. I want it ...