Tag Archive: Scroll


Scroll Continuously Through Your Calendar In Mavericks Beta [OS X Tips]

Calendar Continuous ScrollIn the OS X Calendar, at least up to OS X Mountain Lion, the way to move from month to month, or week to week, is to hit the right or left arrows near the top of the calendar window, a fairly typical mechanic among calendar apps, really. In OS X Mavericks beta, however, you […]

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Apple Awarded Scroll Bar Patent, Effectively Gives Company Legal Nuclear Bomb

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office awarded Apple a patent covering vertical and horizontal UI scroll bars. Yes. Apple has a patent on scroll bars. Patent No. 8,223,134 for “Portable electronic device, method, and graphical user interface for displaying electronic lists and documents” covers the implementation of transparent and disappearing vertical scroll bars in essentially everything. These are the same bars that appear when scrolling any webpage, playlist, and any type of “digital document” that cannot be  [Read More…]

Scroll Horizontally with a Mouse Wheel by Holding Shift

Scroll Horizontally If you use a traditional mouse with a scroll wheel and you need to scroll horizontally, hold down the Shift key and then use the scroll wheel. Holding shift isn’t necessary for those with a Magic Mouse, or of course anyone with an Apple trackpad, where the same task can be accomplished with a two-fingered swipe left or right. The feature works the same whether scroll bars are visible  [Read More…]

Scroll In Super Slow Motion In OS X Lion [OS X Tips]

Here’s a neat and simple trick that will slow down scrolling to a nice, leisurely pace — great if you’re trying to read while scrolling.   Welcome to Keir Thomas, author of the new book Mac Kung Fu, which contains over 300 tips, tricks, hints and hacks for OS X Lion. He’s going to be sharing with us some of his favorite and most useful tips for OS X in the  [Read More…]

[Mac Tips] You Can Use Scroll Gestures in Mac OS X Lion to Open Dock Folders and Stacks

The Dock in Mac OS X has the ability to hold folders and stacks. One of the cool features of the Mac OS X Dock is the ability to create stacks and folders on it. You can group applications, documents, or other forms of data that are easy to reach on the Dock. As we all know, Mac OS X Lion was released with the intent of adding numerous forms of multi-touch gestures to Mac  [Read More…]

iPhone’s Accelerometer or Volume buttons can be used to scroll in Any App

PhyScroll is a new tweak wich allows you to use your accelerometer or volume buttons to scroll in any app in an easy way and saves time to you.It’s so easy to handle and so easy to work. It works with any application! Download it, select the desired activation method going to Activator preferences (Settings -> Activator), open an app and activate PhyScroll. Then you just  [Read More…]

Want to Scroll Through Apps Using the Accelerometer and Volume Buttons?

This new tweak will let you scroll with motion, or with buttons. Have you ever wanted to scroll through a Web Page on iOS, but the Web Page was so long that you got tired of flicking your finger up and down to find things? We have a solution for you! You can now scroll by tilting your iDevice using the accelerometer, or if you prefer, the volume buttons. This tweak will not disable your  [Read More…]

Show Scroll Bars In OS X Lion

Did you install Mac OS X Lion? Are you annoyed because there is no scroll bars? Here is how to always show it. lion1 Here is How To Do It: 1- Open the Apple Menu from the top left of your screen, Then select System Preferences.  [Read More…]

How To Take The iOS Out Of Lion: Always Show Scroll Bars

OS X Lion is the best version of OS X yet, but some of its design choices aren’t without controversy… especially the decision to make the whole operating system more like iOS. Hate that stuff? Over the next few days, we’ll be posting some tips on taking the iOS inspirations back out of your Mac. Today, we’re going to change the default way Lion handles scrollbars to be less like the way they  [Read More…]