How to Fix Scroll on Laptop
Laptop scrolling helps you to get where you want to go, faster. Typically, you can scroll up or down a few lines. You can even scroll one page or screen at a time. If you find yourself spending extra time to repeat a certain pattern of scrolling, it may be best to fix things in order to better suit your needs. The result is enhanced productivity, decreased frustration and a better, customized computing experience. These simple steps show you how to make your scrolling uniquely your own.
Things You'll Need
- Microsoft Office 2003 or later
Adjust Your Mouse to Scroll Settings
Click "Start," then click "Run."
Type "main.cpl" in the "Open" text box.
Go to the "Wheel" tab and select either option "the following number of lines at a time" that you would like your mouse to scroll and then choose between 1 -100; or select option "One screen at a time," which is the same as paging up or down.
Click "Apply" and then click "OK."
Adjust Scrolling Within a Document
Open the document in the program it was created in.
Select "Tools" from the toolbar menu, then select "Options."
Go to the "View" tab and either check or remove the check for one or both of the boxes next to "Horizontal scroll bar" and "Vertical scroll bar."
Tips & Warnings
- If a document or its scrolling feature is password-protected, you may not be able to reset scrolling, based on the level of document protection.
- You may need administrative privileges in order to adjust scrolling in some programs.
- These tips apply to Microsoft Office programs such as Project, Excel and Word. Please refer to Microsoft's Website for more information.