On Sun, 2017-07-30 at 14:06 -0700, Samuel Sieb wrote:
On 07/30/2017 01:41 PM, Tom Horsley wrote:
> I really wonder why they don't just get rid of the scrollbar
> completely. If you are looking at a big file and you so much
> as touch the scrollbar thumb it jerks to some new position
> hundreds or thousands of lines away, so you have to use
> the keyboard for all scrolling anyway.
Why would you ever use the arrows? And why would you use the thumb for
anything other than general location in a large file? Do you have a
mouse without a wheel or a touchpad that doesn't do scrolling?
Scrolling using the wheel on my mouse is a little funky on some windows,
particularly in Firefox: the text jumps around a little and decorations
(generally unwanted but present nonetheless) don't move as they ought to.
Up till recently I did have a mouse without a wheel, which I liked, but
such mouses(?) are no longer easy to get, and I have got to like using