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Too fast scrolling

Postby Tatiana » Sun Feb 19, 2017 11:07 am

In the Writer too fast is scrolling by the touchpad. In browsers and text editor of Windows normal speed. In the settings is scroll by 3 lines. Notebook Asus X556U, Windows 10, drivers are installed.
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Re: Too fast scrolling

Postby John_Ha » Sun Feb 19, 2017 12:32 pm

Welcome to the forum.

Writer does not have an adjustment for scrolling other than Tools > Options > OOWriter > View > Smooth scroll.

The User Interface controls are at Tools > Options > OO > View > User Interface.

You can vary the Touchpad settings by going to W10 Settings > Touchpad (or possibly Control Panel > Mouse > Touchpad or Control Panel > Touchpad.

If this solves the problem, please click the Edit button on your original post and add [Solved] in front of your subject.
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Re: Too fast scrolling

Postby Zizi64 » Sun Feb 19, 2017 1:41 pm

Just a tip:

Drag your finger slowly.



( :bravo: it's a joke only... :lol: )
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Re: Too fast scrolling

Postby RoryOF » Sun Feb 19, 2017 2:32 pm

Try a USB mouse.
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Re: Too fast scrolling

Postby Tatiana » Sun Feb 19, 2017 3:23 pm

Checkmark "smooth scrolling" does not help. USB mouse scroll normally.
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Re: Too fast scrolling

Postby RoryOF » Sun Feb 19, 2017 3:27 pm

If the mouse works correctly and the touchpad incorrectly, then perhaps you should try (at Windows system level) testing other drivers for your touchpad.
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Re: Too fast scrolling

Postby Tatiana » Sun Feb 19, 2017 3:56 pm

But the problem with the scroll only in the OpenOffice. I bought the notebook most recently, there are new drivers and system license.
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Re: Too fast scrolling

Postby Zizi64 » Sun Feb 19, 2017 4:22 pm

Try the LibreOffice, maybe it has different behavior...
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Re: Too fast scrolling

Postby Tatiana » Sun Feb 19, 2017 5:02 pm

LibreOffice has the same problem :( . Internet write this old problem, and it does not solve the years. :cry:
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Re: Too fast scrolling

Postby RoryOF » Sun Feb 19, 2017 5:09 pm

This suggestion has been offered on a number of threads. I cannot vouch for its suitability; also, if you are in any doubt about applying it, either don't apply it, or seek informed local help.
1. Right-click the touchpad icon in your system tray. (Synaptics)

2. Choose 'Pointing device properties'

3. Go to the 'Wheel' tab

4. In the first section 'Vertical Scrolling' > 'Roll the wheel one notch to scroll: ' you select 'The following number of lines at the time:', and change its default value '3' to something lower for example '1' or '2'.
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Re: Too fast scrolling

Postby Tatiana » Sun Feb 19, 2017 5:18 pm

:D This is not a solution. Then all other applications start to scroll too slow.
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Re: Too fast scrolling

Postby RoryOF » Sun Feb 19, 2017 5:27 pm

Then what do YOU want to do?
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Re: Too fast scrolling

Postby John_Ha » Sun Feb 19, 2017 5:46 pm

Write a small .bat program to invoke the touchpad settings for AOO and another to reset them.

Start AOO by a batch file which first runs the small program, and then starts AOO, and runs the reset program when AOO ends.

Google for more help.
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Re: Too fast scrolling

Postby Tatiana » Sun Feb 19, 2017 5:57 pm

RoryOF wrote:Then what do YOU want to do?

If I knew what to do, I would not ask)). I thought the developers read the forum and fix this unacceptable problem.
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Re: Too fast scrolling

Postby Tatiana » Sun Feb 19, 2017 6:01 pm

John_Ha wrote:Write a small .bat program to invoke the touchpad settings for AOO and another to reset them.

Start AOO by a batch file which first runs the small program, and then starts AOO, and runs the reset program when AOO ends.

Google for more help.

That is, I will not be able to use the browser and Writer simultaneously and everywhere to have a normal scrolling?
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Re: Too fast scrolling

Postby RoryOF » Sun Feb 19, 2017 6:06 pm

The choice is yours: adjust the scrolling on the touchpad to find an acceptable compromise for OpenOffice and other applications, or use John_Ha's suggestion. Developers do not frequent this site.

You also have the option of using a touchpad for most applications and a USB mouse for OO.
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Re: Too fast scrolling

Postby Tatiana » Sun Feb 19, 2017 6:45 pm

I added the problem in the bug tracker, and until use scrollbar.
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Re: Too fast scrolling

Postby IUsedToLinuxAlot » Thu Nov 09, 2017 1:00 pm

I came to this thread because I have the exact same problem. To the dotards telling this poor guy to "change your OS wide settings or get a USB mouse" .... that is completely ridiculous. The program obviously has a bug...it's not personal unless you wrote the code that contributes to the flaw experienced by the user. Sure he and I and anyone else could go grab a USB mouse. Yeah i could temporarily change my system-wide touchpad scroll settings JUST for this one application and then change it back when i'm done...lather rinse repeat every time i come back to openoffice...i mean do you really think that was a helpful suggestion?

maybe my USB mouse is at work. or, to give you an actual glimpse into my life...maybe i am sitting on the couch while my sick 3 year old watches Moana at 5:30 in the morning after coughing himself awake and then throwing up all over the bed, and I'm just trying to update some old notes from college for a lecture I'm giving today in class, and my USB mouse wouldn't be so helpful here at my desk made of mounded up blankets on my lap.

I do confess that part of the reason I moved on from using Linux for years is this very same type of attitude i witnessed for a variety of problems described in forums for the common OSS that people use with popular Linux distros. Now, I no doubt bet some of the people providing support to Windows or Mac software are equally petulant...however I wouldn't know because microsoft office scrolls at the right speed so i don't have to visit any friggin forums!!! I just don't get why people like the ones posting above have to be so gosh darn apologists for the damn software. get a life! forums like this were designed to help users share information about common issues they were having...and they actually USED to be helpful

/endrant...back to work (is MSOffice w/ good scrolling)...just couldn't believe some of the comments above
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Re: Too fast scrolling

Postby Rik4444 » Fri Sep 07, 2018 11:52 am

hi, i just wanted to reply to this post because i experience exactly the same thing:
1. scrolling with a mouse is fine in LibreOffice
2. Scrolling with a laptop keypad is way too fast - so fast it's unusable
3. scrolling with keypad in other programmes is fine, so scrolling down overall keypad scrolling would make scrolling in those programmes too slow
I understand one of the others posted this on a bugposting page, can you give me the link so i can support it?
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Re: Too fast scrolling

Postby robleyd » Fri Sep 07, 2018 12:04 pm

The previous poster didn't give a link to the report they made but it was in respect of OpenOffice, not LO; perhaps if you search in the ODF bugzilla you may find something.
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