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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RE: Cancel scroll
by tyrel on Thu 10th Dec 2009 20:56 UTC in reply to "Cancel scroll"
tyrel
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2009-04-03

I agree about cancelling. I actually use this frequently when reading a long document. I come across something that reminds me of something I saw before, and I want to look back real quick. I grab the scroll bar up to find what I wanted to look at (perhaps some other text, or a referenced figure, diagram, or table), hold it for a second, and then move off to the side and release in order to get back where I was before.

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RE[2]: Cancel scroll
by talaf on Thu 10th Dec 2009 21:07 in reply to "RE: Cancel scroll"
talaf Member since:
2008-11-19

I actually do that too without thinking, though I can understand why the "vertical" hotspot is a problem.

Left/right hotspot would be enough for me at least.

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