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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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How do I reset the mouse settings on a mac?

The three-button mouse on my iMac is showing some weird behavior: Clicking once selects something Clicking twice selects everything Scroll wheel does a horizontal scroll (instead of vertical) ...
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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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Invert Scrolling Windows 10 bootcamp [duplicate]

I've read other posts and followed their steps in order to invert the scrolling on windows 10 pro bootcamp on my MacBook pro, but it just is not working. I changed the value of the FlipFlopWheel from ...
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Side-scrolling programmatically

I have a lot of customization on my MacBook Pro, mainly centered around BetterTouchTool. Long story short, I have remapped two-finger sideways swipe while Chrome is open to tab switching, and I was ...
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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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How to adjust tap and hold time on iPad in iOS 11

Ever since I’ve updated my iPad Pro to iOS 11.0.2 I’ve had a problem with some dialog boxes popping up too quickly. It’s mainly the save/copy image dialog that is frustrating me. It does it when I’m ...
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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 ...
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macOS goes crazy: tabs open in new window, applications show up slowly, scrolling is slow

I am having a very annoying problem which is very hard to reproduce and describe. Sometime, suddenly, my macOS turns crazy. The symptoms I witness are: In the browser (Chrome or Safari) clicking a ...
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How to disable scrolling while clicking with the Magic Mouse?

I want to disable one finger scrolling with my Magic Mouse while I click with it, because I don't like that it scrolls the content in apps if I click something. I also don't see any practical use of ...
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How to change scrollbar position in AppleScript?

I have an AppleScript .scpt file that is assigned to a keyboard shortcut via the third-party application, FastScripts. The script opens a specific, fixed, pre-determined URL in a new Google Chrome ...
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Custom number of scrolling lines

I recently purchased a MacBook Pro 2016 13″, my first Apple laptop. I'm using an Evoluent Vertical Mouse 4 due to repetitive strain injuries. I find that scrolling on OS X was an excruciating process ...
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macOS Sierra - why did my Calendar stop free-scrolling?

I was able to freely scroll forward and backward in time. I can only go forward via the arrow keys one page at a time now. No idea why this is happening. I tried a workaround at one point by ...
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Preview in full screen mode has scrollbars

I'm on MacOS 10.12.2. I want to use Preview to give a PDF presentation. But here's a screenshot: It's hard to see, but there's a scrollbar on the right and the bottom has space for a scrollbar but ...
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How to fix mouse scroll delay/threshold/deadzone

I have a Logitech VX Nano and a MBP running Sierra 10.12.1 (16B2555). The problem isn't that mouse scrolling is choppy or slow, the problem is anything but a rapid 20%+ turn of the scroll wheel is ...
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Is it possible to automatically switch between scrolling?

So I have this logitech mouse that I use with my Macbook Pro. I've been using it for a week now and I just CAN'T get used to the inverse scrolling direction on the mouse wheel. So I decided to change ...
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Not every “tick” of scroll wheel is registering on physical mouse

I have one of these and use it on my MBP running macOS Sierra 10.12.1. When I scroll with the scroll wheel, the wheel gives little "ticks" as I scroll. Sometimes I want to only move the page a little ...
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Irritating Scrolling Behavior on Sierra

Scrolling slowly using a 3rd party mouse does absolutely nothing on Sierra for me. I just now noticed after using the trackpad for several months. I even purchased a new mouse to see if Logitech's ...
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Scrolling does not register each click of the wheel [duplicate]

Whenever I scroll using my mouse, my computer does not register the small, individual clicks of the scroll wheel. I have to scroll much faster to make anything happen. I have tried this with two ...
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How can I increase my scrolling speed with a third party mouse?

Currently using a Razer DeathAdder gaming mouse with the driver software installed, and I have tried adjusting the scrolling speed in the system preferences in both Mouse Settings and in Accessibility ...
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Scroll with mouse in 'less' without clearing the screen

When viewing a long file in Terminal with less (or man, which uses less internally), I can use two-finger gesture to scroll up and down the file; it's great. But less on OS X has an annoying problem: ...
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Finder window opens scrolled down

Nothing serious but a bit irritating :) A removable USB storage, formatted as FAT32 (actually this is an Android tablet but it doesn't seem to matter), is used on several Macs, all running the same ...
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Text deselecting when using Logitech mouse scroll wheel in Sierra

I'm using a Logitech Performance MX mouse and since upgrading to Sierra I'm having difficulty when using my scroll wheel to select large amounts of text. Usually, I scroll while holding left mouse and ...
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Unresponsive mouse wheel on macOS Sierra

Since I upgraded to Sierra, mouse wheel scrolling has become a lot worse. When I scroll the wheel fast, it behaves like it did before and scrolls a bunch of lines, but when I scroll the wheel one ...
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macOS Sierra scrolling behavior in Terminal is really weird

After upgrading to macOS Sierra, one of the things that bugs me is the altered scrolling behavior in Terminal, using the Trackpad. See screencast here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oUWO6-oOLoA ...
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re-enable mouse scroll inertia in Sierra

In previous versions of macOS (OSX), when I scrolled fast, the page woule keep sliding a bit, as if there was some inertia keeping it moving. This seems to have been disabled in Sierra, and I can't ...
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MacOS/OS X: Mouse Zooming WAY too fast

I have the Apple wireless mouse and have noticed recently (since Sierra? not sure) that the zooming speed is vicious. On some apps, such as Firefox and LibreOffice, you can zoom using Cmd-Scroll. ...