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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 Notifications Center keeps hijacking swipe left scrolling

I'm just trying to scroll left using my trackpad while in other apps and the notifications center consistently takes over control of my screen like it thinks I am trying to pull it out into visibility....
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Keyboard shortcut to hide/show scrollbars?

I keep scrollbar visibility set to show only when scrolling. Nice and clean. Love it. Every once in a while, however, I need to grab a scrollbar. Is there a keyboard shortcut to toggle the hide/show ...
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Preview changing default fullscreen view option to continuous scroll

I would like to open preview windows in full screen and I would like to see them in continuous scroll mode as default. I already changed opening for the first time to continuous scroll it works for ...
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How to disable scroll effects on video position and volume in VLC?

When I scroll on the position bar, any video proceeds to stutter, then jumps forwards in time (likely because trackpad input is perceived to have "fade" effects). I also don't mind disabling ...
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Enable scrolling using hot key and left mouse button

I have a Logitech M705 (marathon performance plus) mouse, plus the MK 710 Keyboard, I use Logi Options on macOS Big Sur and Mojave (2 separate macs). Recently I started to have pains on my hand /wrist ...
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How to adjust the number of images per row in icon view? (Finder)

In the Finder, when using the icon view: ...is there a way to adjust the number of images displayed per row? Ideally, I'd want only as many images per row as fit in the window without scrolling ...
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Thinkpad Keyboard with Trackpoint, middle-click "sticks"

I'm using a USB connected Thinkpad keyboard with a MacBook Air m1 ... with USB Overdrive I had some success in getting it to work, but I have two issues: The "middle click" which triggers ...
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macOS Monterey 12.1 - Disable MagicMouse horizontal scrolling

How can I disable the horizontal scrolling feature of the MagicMouse? I have tried with some terminal commands: defaults write com.apple.driver.AppleBluetoothMultitouch.mouse MouseHorizontalScroll -...
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No spring/inertia in horizontal scrolling in Finder on M1 Mac in MacOS Monterey

I'm using macOS Monterey 12.0.1 with M1 MacBook Pro 14". The horizontal scrolling in Finder is choppy. It does not have the normal spring/inertia, the motion stops immediately when I lift fingers ...
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Disabling three finger scroll to top on Firefox without disabling three finger back/forwards

If I switch "swipe with three fingers" to two fingers, Mac disables the "three finger swipe up" (e.g. page up/down). But I want to keep three fingers to go back and forth (...
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How to disable scroll acceleration in macOS Monterey

After updated to MacOS 12.0 (Monterey), the annoying scrolling acceleration is back. And I can't scroll down with my Logitech Master MX1/MX2/Vertical. I tried these solutions: https://github.com/...
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How to scroll horizontally with an external compatible mouse that has no wheel button ability?

I bought a new external compatible mouse for my MacBook, the ECHTPower F-35. Sometime, I need to scroll horizontally, but the wheel button doesn't work. So, as an Apple newbie user, is there a way to ...
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Apple Magic Mouse 2 [A1657] scrolling is not working after macOS upgrade

I've upgraded to macOS Monterey version 12.0.1 (21A559), and scrolling on my magic mouse stopped working. When I switch it off and on again, the mouse works fine, but the problem occurs suddenly ...
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How can I emulate the "scroll up/down" trackpad event using a keyboard shortcut?

If a web page contains a text area along with some other content around it (such as the Body text area on the Stack Exchange "Ask question" page), then it's possible scroll up and down in ...
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disable Home/Key trigger browser scrolling top/buttom when typing in input field/textarea MACOS

It's normal to use Home/End key to move cursor to beginning/end of line when typing. But recently this two key on my chrome/safari will trigger browser scrolling top/bottom when typing in input field/...
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How to turn off smooth scrolling in Chrome

Since a recent update Chrome (and Slack, for that matter) has added a function that makes scrolling with a traditional mouse smooth instead of “stepped”. One would think this is a nice addition, but ...
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No horizontal scroll in Safari. Bug, or pref?

Mac Pro 5,1 Mojave, Safari [latest] 14.1 Since the last Safari update in the last week, I've lost the ability to shift/scroll to move horizontally. Fine in Chrome, Finder etc, this seems to just be ...
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How to enable horizontal scroll in browsers on a mouse with separate horizontal scroll (logitech mx)?

It's really frustrating that in Safari, Chrome when i use the horizontal scroll it switches between tabs instead of scrolling the page. I've tried to go through the settings but found nothing on it. I ...
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Macintosh- and Windows-compatible wired mouse with acceleration scrolling?

I would like a mouse that is compatible with both Macintosh and Windows (although if I have to buy a different mouse for each platform, that's okay), and that you can scroll up and down with ...
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The disappearing scroll bar

I found that many apps have disappearing scroll bar. For example, this: actually has scroll bar if I scroll with my track pad. (and I have no way to screenshot it as it keeps get disappearing). I ...
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MacBook pro 16" - Big Sur - find config file to change the speed of horizontal scrolling speed

On my MacBook pro 16", I would like to find out where is the parameter that controls the speed of horizontal scrolling with trackpad (if it is possible). Indeed, I am using some different editors ...
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Can I make the srollbars in macOS wider?

The default scroll bar width in macOS is annoyingly narrow. E.g. when in iMovie or Photoshop, when I want to scroll through the video timeline, respectively image I cannot drag to left or right, but ...
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Magic Mouse 2 scrolling crashes apps on Big Sur

I'm experiencing really annoying issue on Big Sur (It worked like charm on Catalina). I'm unable to scroll with Magic Mouse 2: in "subwindows" of applications, you know the "pop up&...
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Logitech Mouse (and mice) - unable to scroll up on Mac

My Mac crashes somewhere between once per day and once per week, when I have too many applications open. When I start it again, then I'm unable to scroll up, on my external Logitech Mouse. Scrolling ...
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Scrolling speed on Thinkpad USB keyboard with Trackpoint

I'm using USB Override and bind "Move to scroll" to middle button like suggested in this topic: link. But scrolling speed in this mode is too slow for me and this seems to be independent ...
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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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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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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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