Smooth Scrolling Now Available in Mozilla Nightly Builds
Tuesday March 25th, 2003
Thanks to the fix for bug 174049, the latest Mozilla nightly builds now support IE-style smooth scrolling. This feature is disabled by default. To enable it, use about:config to add the boolean preference general.smoothScroll with a value of true. To disable smooth scrolling, simply set the value of the pref to false. If you're not sure how to modify hidden preferences using about:config then you'll want our handy new guide, How To Modify Hidden Preferences Using about:config.
#40 Re: scroll step
Wednesday April 2nd, 2003 1:12 AM
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Neil/Avih, et al.
You guys should take a look at autoscroll ( <http://autoscroll.mozdev.org> ) . I've been using it for a while and it's really cool. I'd be interested in seeing and comparing it with smoothwheel, smoothscrolling, etc.
autoscroll differs in that you click the middle mouse btn / mouse wheel on a page and jerking you mouse "up" scrolls the page upward. Similarly for the downward direction ; IE has something similar.
I wonder how many others have used autoscroll... It's been on mozdev for a while...
-- Tommy Tam