Closed Bug 221919 Opened 20 years ago Closed 20 years ago
no scrolling with synaptics touchpad
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.5a) Gecko/20030728 Mozilla Firebird/0.6.1 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.5a) Gecko/20030728 Mozilla Firebird/0.6.1 Touch pads on laptops has a scroll feature when using the synaptics touchpad driver. This feature doesn't work in Firebird. The problem exists in Windows ME as well as Windows XP, currently using version 126.96.36.199 of the Synaptics TouchPad driver, but it's the same in older versions as well. The problem exists on at least two different laptops. My first version of Firebird was (Phoenix) 0.5 and the problem has always existed for me. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Open a website with much text 2. Try to scroll using the right/bottom edge of the touchpad 3. Actual Results: No scrolling occurs. Expected Results: It should scroll using the vertical/horizontal scollbars, like IE does on the same computer. I'm using the default theme. Problem exists both on classic windows such as win9x as well as on win xp with windows themes. My guess is that there is a problem with the scroll bar association, I think the touchpad uses the scroll bars directly (the pointer moves over to the scroll bars when scrolling and then back again) instead of sending WM_HSCROLL/WM_VSCROLL directly to the app, but I can't confirm this. Are the scrollbars associated with the browsing window using the window styles when creating the window or are they put there manually and linked to the scrolling that way? This is a big problem for me, I can't use firebird on my laptop without that handy scrolling feature.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 146962 ***
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Closed: 20 years ago
QA Contact: mpconnor
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
v. you need to upgrade your touchpad driver.
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
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