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Lobsang
09-03-2004, 06:19 PM
er.... The mousewheel does nothing in Firefox.


How do I fix this? or am I stuck?

Lobsang
09-03-2004, 06:21 PM
Riiiiight up until I posted this. It's working now.

It's funny when that happens. It's as if the computer read my post and fixed it.

Lobsang
09-03-2004, 06:29 PM
I worked it out. FYI those who have the same 'problem'


firefox won't respond to mousewheel if the focus is inside an edit box (such as the ones we compose our threads in). You have to click into non edit space for firefox to respond to mousewheels.

liirogue
09-03-2004, 06:31 PM
I'm glad you posted that. I don't like to use Firefox just because I couldn't get the damn wheel thingy to work!

GorillaMan
09-03-2004, 06:34 PM
I've come across other pieces of software that have the same behaviour as Firefox and Mozilla in this respect. I'm ambivalent - yes, I get annoyed having to click on the box before scrolling, but I've also been frustrated by inadvertant scrolling in other applications on many occassions.

Dog80
09-03-2004, 08:11 PM
I worked it out. FYI those who have the same 'problem'


firefox won't respond to mousewheel if the focus is inside an edit box (such as the ones we compose our threads in). You have to click into non edit space for firefox to respond to mousewheels.

That's because in that case, the wheel is supposed to scroll the edit box and not the main window.

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