what do you use to scroll long pages?

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what do you use to scroll long pages?

  1. mouse wheel

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  2. page down keyboard key

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  3. spacebar (firefox)

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  4. touchpad vertical scroll

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  5. touchpad infinite circular scroll

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  6. mouse wheel down auto scroll / button 3

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Nov 4, 2009
  1. vjgbatemp
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    Newcomer vjgbatemp Advanced Member

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    i've found that i often need to browse loooooooong pages, mostly on firefox (news articles, reddit, imageboards etc.) but sometimes docs and pdfs too.

    wondering if anyone else has been able to come up with a more comfortable solution.
     
  2. da_head

    Member da_head A dying dream..

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    mouse wheel
     
  3. EeZeEpEe

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    Scrolling on my Mighty Mouse is set to the fastest so it doesn't take many flicks to get to the bottom.
     
  4. Raika

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    Mousewheel.
    If I'm lazy I'll just click the area on the scrollbar where I want to read.
     
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    Mousewheel.
    Scrollbar on the side is too far.
     
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    Member nando GBAtemp Addict

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    i use spacebar but not firefox. 2 finger scroll and sometimes scroll wheel.
     
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    Member benjaminlibl Funky Member

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    Usually I use my mouse wheel. If it's uber long, I'll hold on to the page down key.
     
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    Member jphriendly GBAtemp Fan

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    Mouse wheel here. [​IMG]
     
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    Where is the scrollbar option?
     
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    Mousewheel with my mouse, 2 fingerscroll on my trackpad (Sometimes using smart scroll is cool, look it up.)
     
  11. computerboy

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    mouse wheel down auto scroll / button 3 FTW!!!
     
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    Member Ireland 1 GBAtemps resident Irish

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    The spacebar is the one i use.
     
  13. FlatFrogger

    Member FlatFrogger GBAtemp Regular

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    I say "auto scroll" but my mouse is an mx rev, spin the wheel enough it unlocks and goes into hyper scroll [​IMG].
     
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    two/three finger scroll on my macs touchpad...
     
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    I use a Logitech G9 (and previously a Logitech VX Revolution) which both have the "hyper" or "smooth" scroll feature, so I just set it to that mode for browsing and scroll away when I'm on long pages. Occasionally, I will use Mouse button 3 for autoscroll though.
     
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    Member Elritha GBAtemp Addict

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    Mouse wheel here. I didn't even realise spacebar did it also and I've been using firefox for years! [​IMG]
     
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    Mouse Wheel [​IMG]

    Also Space Bar also works with Safari
     
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    Member overslept WALLY WALLY WALLY WALLY WALLY WALLY WALLY WORLD

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    Button 3 for me
     
  19. Dialexio

    Member Dialexio GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    What about us people with multi-touch trackpads? ;(

    I usually use my scroll ball, but switch to my trackpad for long scrolling.
     
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    I'm using the old good scrollbar, quicker to reach the desire point.

    I didn't know about the space bar on firefox, nice one [​IMG]
    shift+Space to go up too
     

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