Smooth scrolling, Internet Explorer 8

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  1. ambient_88

    ambient_88 Registered Member

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    Hello,

    I've been using IE 8 for several days now, and I think it's a really good browser--definitely much better than IE 7. I've got an issue with the scrolling, however. By default, smooth scrolling is turned on; however, it is not so smooth all the time (ie. it's choppy more often than I'd like it to). Does anyone know if there's a way to improve this? If possible, I'd like it to smooth scroll like in Opera (or Firefox with Yet Another Smooth Scrolling addon).

    Thanks!
     
  2. Kerodo

    Kerodo Registered Member

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    Right now IE8 smooth scrolling seems pretty good for me, however, I do remember on a site or two it was kinda choppy. It may have something to do with the site load and content etc. I love Opera's scrolling, wish it were like that all the time. I don't think it can be adjusted in any way in IE, Firefox you can, but we're probably stuck with how it is, either on, or off.
     
  3. GlobalForce

    GlobalForce Regular Poster

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    If you're able to adjust hw settings you might have yourself a fix. More mentions with persistence.

    "I forgot to mention that one of the first 'issues' I had with IE8 was with scrolling. I use the Logitech VX Nano and the Setpoint soft that comes with it. Scrolling was choppy and quite irritating. After checking at a few other places, I understand there's a problem with Setpoint and IE. I uninstalled Setpoint and used the native (Vista) mouse settings. Things are much smoother now though I wish Setpoint would work for I'm now with out a mouse battery meter."

    3-22-09 - http://forum.notebookreview.com/showpost.php?p=4659771&postcount=15
     
  4. L815

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    No one seems to do smooth scrolling as well as Opera.

    With that being said, I don't know how to improve it in IE. It's also pretty bad in Firefox.

    Best to just turn it off. Makes things feel quicker.
     
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