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A long thin section at the edge of a computer display by which material can be scrolled using a mouse.
- ‘There weren't enough messages for a scroll bar to appear.’
- ‘Documents with extra-wide margins are now displayed in a browser with a horizontal scroll bar.’
- ‘Design for a resolution of 640x480 if you want to be sure that your pages avoid having scroll bars.’
- ‘Use the scroll bar under the picture to move left and right.’
- ‘As your scroll bar is telling you, this document alone is large enough.’
- ‘A bugbear of mine is the watery-blue sliders in the scroll bars.’
- ‘The overall layout of the scroll bars and the way the frames are displayed is very impressive.’
- ‘It's included Cut, Copy, and Paste buttons on the keyboard, and has included a scroll bar on the left-hand side, so your other hand won't feel left out of the action.’
- ‘Unfortunately, when used with a PC, the scroll ball allows no movement of the horizontal scroll bar.’
- ‘His is the only site with a scroll bar featuring pictures of the candidate no matter where you click.’
- ‘You'll never look at scroll bars the same again.’
- ‘Roll the wheel forward or backward instead of clicking on a scroll bar or arrow.’
- ‘Surely the scroll bars belong to the operating system, not to the web site?’
- ‘There's something weird with my blog site right now, though - the little scroll bar thingy on the right keeps flickering.’
- ‘The site still looks a bit ropey, the scroll bars have disappeared on the blog, the red is too dark on the links.’
- ‘Because of the screen resolution the right hand scroll bar is very slim and the down arrow tiny.’
- ‘One can change: text size, scroll bar size, icon size, color scheme, use visual indicators instead of sound effects.’
- ‘A scroll bar is a scroll bar, no matter how cool it looks.’
- ‘He tried to explain to her that this was because of the higher resolution and that a higher resolution was better but she was adament that she wanted her scroll bars back.’
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