Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 10th Dec 2009 19:52 UTC
Graphics, User Interfaces For as long as I can remember, I've been having issues with scrolling in Windows and its applications. When scrolling via dragging the scroll blob, it seemed as if Windows had the annoying habit of randomly resetting your scroll blob to its starting position, which irritated me to no end. It took me a while to figure out, but I finally know when this behaviour occurs - now I just need to know: why?!
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by jtagg82 on Thu 10th Dec 2009 20:13 UTC
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While I can understand that it's annoying when the behaviour is not understood, I regularly find myself using this 'annoyance' as a feature.
It helps to cancel and go back to exactly where I was before I scrolled in case I'm in a long document and don't want to have to look for the spot again.

Although I never noticed the problem with the north/south aspect, I see that as the worst part of it, but then only in theory since I never actually had a problem with it.

As for the buttons grouped...I think the scrollbar looks nicer when they are on opposite ends, but that is subjective. I hardly ever use them, what with scrollwheels.

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