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  • noun Alternative spelling of scroll bar.


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  • And actually, this month in "Wired," I write a little column saying that the current version of the Mac operating system dropped this little thing called the scrollbar, which is that little elevator shaft on the side of a window that you see on your computer there.

    NPR Topics: News

  • But "the moment we introduced a scrollbar, which is a GUI element, the level of satisfaction wavered a bit," he noted.

    Ars Technica

  • The find on the page with the highlight on the scrollbar is a tool I will always miss in any other browser.

    Original Signal - Transmitting Digg

  • This jumping around (or what Jef Rasking called LEAPING) is normally only ever done with the scrollbar which is woefully clumsy way of getting to the bit you want to edit.

    Tom Smith's: theOTHERblog

  • Definitely a copy of OSX … the dock, the scrollbar in the gtk+ theme, close/minimize buttons on the left, everything.

    Change I Can Believe In | jonobacon@home

  • If you factored customer (anti) service/warranty dodging/general suck-a$$ery into the equation, a horizontal scrollbar would be necessary to find them. ominoustoad

    Laptop-Reliability Study Highlights The Most Sturdy Laptop Makers | Lifehacker Australia

  • If you desperately miss seeing your scrollbar, go to System Preferences, General, Show scroll bars and choose "Always" in the top of the middle section.

    Courage for Lion Users

  • The problem of such tool is that it actually makes you slower, if you still rely on scrollbar or dock anything on the left and right edge of the screen.

    Edgeless Enables Mouse Cursor Wrap Around | Lifehacker Australia

  • I've managed to keep up with email for years -- but that's a combination of filtering and a rule that says that a scrollbar is not allowed to appear on the inbox -- if it does, it's stop, respond and file.

    Making Light: PSA, part 2

  • And I guarantee you will not see a single control element button, tab, scrollbar and the like migrate, intact and unchanged, from desktop OS X to tablet OS. January 2010 Archives


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