Renaud (Ron) OLGIATI
renaud at olgiati-in-paraguay.org
Tue Apr 2 19:39:21 CEST 2019
Running various programmes under XFCE, I now find myself since a recent upgrade confronted to a variety of different behaviours when clicking in the scrollbar above or below the thumb, in the hope of scrolling one screen up or down.
And I find it completely counter-intuitive that the same action in the same desktop environment gives completely different results depending on which programme it is applied to:
Firefox, Kompozer, Gramps
Left click: scroll one screen, Right click: nothing
Xfce4-terminal, Transmission, Evince, VLC
Left click: scroll one screen, Right click: scroll half a line
ClawsMail, Clawsker, PCmanFM, LibreOffice, EasyABC, Bulk rename, Mousepad, Thunar, Xfce-task-manager, Gftp
Left click: scroll to cursor, Right click: scroll one screen
Left click: scroll one screen, Right click: Menu offering various scroll options
So my query: Is there a way to make them all more or less behave the same way, the way it used to work before, and ignoring the right-click, scroll one screen when left-clicking in the scroll-bar ?
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