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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Choice
by jbuchman on Thu 10th Dec 2009 20:30 UTC
jbuchman
Member since:
2005-07-06

Personally, I prefer to have the choice that OSX offers. If you click on the scroll bar outside the thumb, you will get one page scrolled. But if you hold the alt key while doing that, you will go directly to that location in the window.

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RE: Choice
by zlynx on Thu 10th Dec 2009 23:57 in reply to "Choice"
zlynx Member since:
2005-07-20

You can also make jump to click the default for scrollbars in OSX. That is what I do. I have keys for page up and page down.

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RE: Choice
by sukru on Fri 11th Dec 2009 01:36 in reply to "Choice"
sukru Member since:
2006-11-19

The same capability exists on Windows (7?), by shift-clicking to a scroll bar location.

I actually never knew about it, until I read your comment, and tried different alternatives. So I learned something new today, thanks.

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RE: Choice
by shawnjgoff on Fri 11th Dec 2009 20:16 in reply to "Choice"
shawnjgoff Member since:
2008-05-02

I like in GTK where middle-click does the jump-to-here behavior

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