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I like this idea, only I think it should be run by the government.
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Many applications will auto-scroll if you
try to drag beyond the edge of the
window. (Example: you can select several
pages of text in Word by clicking at the
start and dragging to the window bottom;
the text then scrolls up automatically. The
same also happens from left to right if you
have document wider than the window).
HOWever, this doesn't work if part of your
window is off-screen: your mouse hits the
screen edge (but not the window edge),
and doesn't activate the auto-scroll. This
is annoying, particularly in graphics
So, make applications accept "screen
edge" as the trigger for autoscrolling, if
the window extends beyond that edge of
||I like this. It would be good for small monitors.
||No, definitely not, out of the question.
But that's not to say that someone who
knew what they were doing couldn't.
||brilliant idea. fine work [Base].
||I've seen something simular on some linux/W window systems. A desktop larger than the screen, scrolling when the mouse reaches the screen edge.
||Ah - in which case I accept redundancy.
Was it the whole desktop that scrolled,
or window contents?