Posts Tagged ‘scrollbar’

Don’t Like Chrome’s Scrollbar? Then Change it with Rescroller

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013

Here’s yet another extension that allows you to tweak the Chrome interface to fit your individual browsing preferences …

Scrollbars are an essential part of every modern web browser due to the sheer amount of window sizes that browser’s support. If a website cannot be displayed fully on the screen because it is larger than the window or screen size, scrollbars are usually displayed to take that into account and provide users with options to access all contents of the site with the input device of choice.


Change the Color of the Firefox Scrollbar

Wednesday, January 4th, 2012

Just in case you’re unhappy with the color of the Firefox scroll bar, and you have some extra time on your hands …

The Firefox web browser displays a vertical or horizontal scrollbar at the right and lower edge of the browser whenever the page contents cannot be displayed all at once in the browser window. And while it is clearly visible on most web pages, users may encounter pages where the scrollbar is barely distinguishable from the page contents.


Google Chrome Thin Scroll Bar

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011

If you’re running Chrome on a netbook or tablet, this add-on might come in handy …

There is only that much that you can cut from a browser’s interface. You got the header area with the title-, address and tabbar and the footer with a status bar. Especially Google with its Chrome browser and Mozilla with Firefox have started to cut down on the interface. The latest trend is to display the address bar only if the user needs it, and hide it all the other time.


Scrollbar Anywhere – Scroll Pages with the Mouse in Chrome

Friday, October 15th, 2010

I can see a number of cases where this one would come in handy; it’s kind of surprising that it’s an add-on in stead of a standard feature …

You have three choices if you want to scroll a page in the Google Chrome browser. You can use the scrollbar at the right side of the browser, click the middle mouse button or use the page up / page down / cursor keys on the keyboard to scroll. That’s basically all you need to navigate pages. But what if your mouse does not have a middle mouse button? What if you are working on a laptop with a touchpad and not a mouse?