Questions tagged [scrolling]

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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Mac chrome can't drag and scroll in bookmark folder

I tried asking reddit and chrome forum but I think it's a Mac thing, something with scrolling, anyway I can't drag bookmarks up or down a folder on the bookmark bar, it gets stuck, from googling I ...
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Longer delay before scrollbar disappears

I would like to use one of the first two options on the Show scroll bars controls: The problem is that the scrollbar disappears like almost immediately and I can not get the cursor on top of it soon ...
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iMac Mouse Stuck in Scroll Mode

Thanks in advance for anyone who can help. My 2009 27" iMac suddenly starting having mouse issues, rendering it almost unusable. The best way to describe it would be as if the mouse were ...
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Shift scroll doesn't horizontally scroll with any external mouse

I used to use Shift+scroll to scroll horizontally in the past. However, when I tried this on my MacBook running macOS Catalina, it didn't seem to work. I tried this with multiple external mouses—the ...
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Smooth scrolling not working with Magic Mouse and macOS Catalina 10.15.3

Recently, smooth scrolling has stopped working on my MacBook Pro when scrolling with the Magic Mouse. Using the internal trackpad works fine and smooth scrolling behaves correctly. I initially ...
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Disable “natural” scrolling on MacBook with High Sierra

I've just updated my 2010 MBP to High Sierra, and I'm struggling to turn off the natural scroll feature for the touchpad (I prefer the old fashioned way). Whenever I look in system preferences, there ...
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Macbook air 2019 13'' slowing issues?

I just recently switched from a MacBook air 2015 to MacBook air 2019 and after a couple of days of use. I notice something off. I notice some lag while scrolling through webpages in chrome. Comparing ...
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Make non-Apple mouse scroll smoothly

I've begun using a Logitech G600 and customizing it with Folivora, and the power of the combination is incredible. It's speeding up my workflow and making it more intuitive. However... I miss the ...
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How can I smooth out uneven scroll behavior using a trackpad in Macvim?

I have just installed MacVim on my new Macbook. But I have a problem: on Linux I was able to scroll through my code—vertically moving my cursor—by using my trackpad. But on Macvim this doesn't work ...
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Horizontal scrolling on nedit with trackpad under XQuartz - MacOS Catalina

I use sometimes the nedit editor with XQuartz on my MacBook pro. Everything works fine except the fact that I can't do horizontal scrolling with trackpad of the content of the file opened with nedit. ...
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Smooth scrolling with keyboard

New Mac user here. I there a way to scroll smoothly using the keyboard? When I click and hold the down arrow button, e.g. when reading through a PDF, the page scrolls as expected, but it does so by ...
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How to improve into vim of MacOS Mojave the speed of vertical scroll with bottom/up keys?

I transfer the original post from StackOverflow (Original post) to here since this is about Apple specificity. I have a new macbook with Mojave and vim already installed. Unfortunately, even for ...
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How can I change the scrolling direction of the mouse, independently of the trackpad? [duplicate]

In System Preferences > Trackpad > Scroll & Zoom, there is a checkbox called Scroll Direction: Normal, which allows us to change the scrolling direction of the trackpad, but it also changes ...
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Is scrolling considered a “keyboard input”?

Context: I installed an app called "Scroll Reverser" which will allow me to use the natural scrolling setting for my trackpad and the opposite scrolling setting for my mouse scroll wheel. The ...
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How to disable vertical scrolling while horizontal scrolling is in progress using the trackpad on a Macbook?

Macbook trackpad allows both vertical and horizontal scrolling. But when I try to do horizontal scrolling, some vertical scrolling also taking place unintentionally (may be my finger movements are no ...
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Horizontal scrolling not working in macOS calendar app

I have scrolling problems very often with the calendar app on macOS. It works "a bit" but get stuck into the current week, scrolling left or right will just bump but not scroll, driving me insane. ...
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Randomly my Mouse Scroll wheel controls volume

I was just doing some productivity on my mac and have my gaming mouse connected to my mac as usual but out of the blue without me changing anything, my mouse wheel is now controlling my volume and if ...
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macOS: Terminal scrolls past file boundaries

When I have a file open in either the standard Terminal or iTerm2, I've noticed a weird problem. When I use the Trackpad to scroll through the file with two fingers, if I scroll to the top of the file ...
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Why do some websites have weird scrolling mechanics?

I'm not sure if this issue is specific to macs, but I'm guessing it is because mac has its own special scrolling features. Almost every website and app on a mac has a specific feel to its scrolling. ...
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How do I fix this annoying Chrome for macOS scroll bar issue?

Sometimes when I navigate code-formatted text that is long enough to have scroll bars, the bar doesn't disappear after I've finished scrolling and stays stuck inside the block of code, obscuring it. ...
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Magic Mouse sideways scrolling [duplicate]

I use a bunch of Adobe products like InDesign and Lightroom, but they are trigger happy when you use a Magic Mouse and a slight touch will send the current pages/images sideways or jump multiple ...
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Keep a Numbers chart stationary while scrolling the page?

In Numbers, is there a way to make a chart stay visible at the top of the page while I scroll down through the rest of the page's contents? Similar to how a table's header row can be made to stay ...
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Logitech MX Ergo Scroll wheel doesn't work

Whether or not I have scroll direction "natural" checked or not, when I use my mouse wheel to scroll nothing happens. I can scroll with two fingers on the trackpack but turning of the mouse wheel of ...
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Is there still some way to get scroll wheel functionality on the Marble Mouse with macOS today?

I have a Logitech Marble Mouse that I was hoping I could use with a Mac. It used to be that you could use KeyRemap4Macbook, known later as Karabiner, to allow you to hold a button down and turn the ...
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Mouse scroll works only couple seconds after restart

It seems like my mouse scroll works only for a short period of time after restart. I use Bluetooth mouse Logitech MX Master with installed it’s Logitech options. I tried to reinstall the Logitech ...
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Is there a way to disable all scrolling online? (for desktop)

I am looking for a solution primarily for macbook and desktop use and in a web browser - possibly an extension or plug in. I have an inner ear condition and scrolling makes me dizzy. It is a long ...
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Normal scrolling in Win 10 Pro installed on Macbook Pro

I installed a Win 10 Pro on my Macbook Pro. I also installed TRackpad++ and the whole is great! The only strange thing is scrolling. Scrolling is not fluid and stops at end of every page. I cannot do ...
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Restore scrollbar arrows (or their functionality)

For workflow purposes, I still use a 2003 eMac running Leopard a decent amount of time, and really miss some of its features in the newer, less civilized downgrades of the operating system. In ...
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Mojave scroll left/right not working properly for native apps

I updated my mac to macOS Mojave and I am facing problems for native apps when I scroll left or right, for instance: On Safari, I can't go to the previous page scrolling to the left (works on Chrome) ...
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Mouse scroll stopped working with Less in Terminal

For a few years now, Terminal.app in MacOS has supported mouse-scrolling with the less program, but today I noticed that it is no longer accepting mouse scrolls, and only works with the Up and Down ...
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Scrolling doesn't work in Terminal for commands like less

I used to be able to scroll using the trackpad through git diff or man pages which both use less when the output doesn't fit on screen. Today I restarted my computer and that behaviour is gone and I ...
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How to Disable resize window on mouse over edge

I have my window in full screen and I want to scroll. In Windows, I would just move the mouse all the way to the right side of the screen where the scroll bar is. Then I would click down and scroll. ...
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In terminal, scrolling prints weird characters

I was in an SSH session remotely using vim. For some reason, SSH crashed, and I was returned to my home shell. However, whenever I tried to scroll, instead of the terminal scrolling, it printed sets ...
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How do I scroll faster in general on iOS?

The general scrolling is way too slow and unsuitable for large articles or pages. I want a way to grab a scrollbar on the side of a page (just like on a laptop/desktop operating system) and use that ...
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Logitech MX Anywhere 2 Mouse “Smooth Scrolling Mode” is Overly Active

The mouse has two scroll wheel options. One is incremental, which seems to work fine. This is where the mouse wheel clicks slightly as it's turned. The second mode is more of a fluid scroll, which can ...
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Changing swipe direction on iBooks (MacBook)

When I swipe from left-to-right on my Trackpad, iBook goes to the next page. When I swipe from right-to-left, it goes to the previous page. Is there a way to reverse the order for this?
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Mouse wheel deselects text on High Sierra [duplicate]

This issue was previously reported here: MacOS Sierra; Text deselecting when using scroll-wheel with Logitech mouse., but there is not a solution, the question is a year and a half old, and the issue ...
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How to disable the scroll position saving in Finder?

By default, the Finder always saves the last scroll position in folders and restores it when these folders are opened again later. How can I disable this feature? I want all folders to always open in ...
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Horizontal scrolling in Inkscape in Mac OS

When I run Inkscape on Mac OS or in Parallels, the horizontal scrolling works fine when I use the touchpad but Shift+MouseWheelScroll doesn't do anything. ctrl+MouseWheelScroll works fine (controls ...
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Disable mouse scrolling for specific apps

I have a Magic Mouse for my Macbook. I use the Kindle app for macOS, and it is driving me crazy: I barely touch the mouse and it decides I've tried to scroll, so it turns pages. Plus, it also ...
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How can I set mouse scroll up, page go up, while the opposite like trackpad?

I just come from windows to mac, so I have some habits in windows that I want to continue on my mac. In windows, I use trackpad for natural way, which means when I move upwards on trackpad, the page ...
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How can I slow down scroll on mac more than the system preferences let me

I've gone into system preferences and made scroll as slow as it allows me to, but it's still way too fast. I'm using a logitech mouse, but logitech's software doesn't seem to work. What I'm ...
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How to disable middle click? [duplicate]

Middle click to paste is making scrolling impossible in Terminal on my thinkpad keyboard because of middle click pasting. I'd prefer to just disable it on that app, but globally would be fine. I ...
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Sierra: can't change Magic Mouse scrolling speed

Since one of the recent updates I no longer see the option to change the scrolling speed of my Magic Mouse. It's way too slow. Any way to speed it up?
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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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Stop auto scroll down in OS X terminal

Is there a way to temporarily stop the terminal from automatically scrolling down when new output is output to the terminal?
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Disable Left/Right Scrolling on Magic Mouse with Google Calendar

I am a first time Magic Mouse user. I love the vertical scrolling on web pages. However, on Google Calendar, scrolling left-to-right makes the calendar move forward and back between months. I'm ...
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How to reverse Windows scrolling direction in both VMware and Boot Camp

On my Mac, I have a Windows partition that I can either directly boot into (with Boot Camp) or run as a virtual machine (with VMWare Fusion). I set up Windows to reverse the scroll direction of my ...
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[Sierra]: Mouse scroll

Problem: When using my mouse, a single scroll-click scrolls several pages. I have read that this is due to scroll smoothing - a single scroll actually issues multiple scroll commands: tiny teeny 1-...
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Temporaily slow down “scroll wheel” speed on Magic Mouse?

I have the "scroll wheel" speed on my Magic Mouse set to highest possible. Is there a way to slow it down just temporarily in Safari? You can achieve other similar "slow downs" in the system by ...