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how can I stop jerkiness in Browser auto-scrolling

Discussion in 'All Other Software' started by pcb, Aug 14, 2003.

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  1. pcb

    pcb Thread Starter

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    I wonder if anyone knows how to make auto-scrolling (particularly in browsers) smooth..ie. cut out the jerkiness.?

    I have been using Opera for some time now, and it auto-scrolls just beautifully on my 98se. It makes browsing a real pleasure to be reading a page as it scrolls down slowly and silky smoothly.

    I would like to be able to have the same degree of smoothness in Firebird(very jerky) and /or MyIE2 (less jerky, but still not usable to read while scrolling)
    The reason for this is that I am now finding Opera so buggy, crashing so often that I want to get away from it, sadly I must say.

    Any information on how to do this will be very gratefully received.

    PcB.
     
  2. JohnWill

    JohnWill Retired Moderator

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    If you are using smooth scrolling, the fix is to buy a faster processor. :) Smooth scrolling takes a lot of horsepower to so smoothly at any speed. I personally don't use smooth scrolling, I prefer to scroll by text rows, even with a fast processor.
     
  3. pcb

    pcb Thread Starter

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    But, as I say, Opera's auto-scrolling is super smooth, so if what you a=say is true, my processor (amd 1.2 gb) is powerful enough.

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  4. JohnWill

    JohnWill Retired Moderator

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    Hard to say, could be video drivers, could be stupid programming. I get good smooth scrolling with this P4-2.4g processor equipped machine, I just don't choose to use it.
     
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