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Scroll window not active

Leave the keyboard cursor in one window active while scrolling another
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Not much of an idea, but I frequently utilze two windows simultaneously, clicking back and forth to scroll one window to the information I need to type in for the other one. I would love to be able to scroll the non-active window as a standard windows operating environment feature.
RayfordSteele, Jun 23 2009


       They could make a feature where if you hold space and scroll it scrolls the next window?
DIYMatt, Jun 25 2009

       I do this all the time. Well, not all the time, just when pertinent or necessary, but very often nevertheless. The non-active window scrolls as long as I hover over it, leaving the active window on top, and where the cursor is.
Ian Tindale, Jun 25 2009

       If you're talking about using the scroll wheel (or scrolling gestures on a trackpad), Windows 10 does this (optionally), and previous Windows versions can do this with the help of one of many small third-party utilities. macOS also does this, probably since Mac OS X 10.0 (maybe even Classic Mac OS, but that would surprise me). Also, on a Mac, I think you can do this without the scroll wheel by command-clicking the scroll buttons on a background window (if your OS is old enough to have those). And you can drag a background window around without focusing it by command-dragging its titlebar.
notexactly, Jul 11 2019


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