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How do I stop Safari's content from wobbling?

338 Views 5 Replies Latest reply: Apr 28, 2012 3:08 PM by Alex Zavatone RSS
Alex Zavatone Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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Apr 28, 2012 12:23 PM

In Lion, there is this insipid wobbling of the page's view (programmer terms, I know) when the page has no scroll bars (scrolling set to always on) and you use the magic mouse's center point to finger scroll up.


The "view" scrolls away from the top left corner to display nothing, then snaps back.


As I am a leftie and I EXPECT the scrolling to STOP AT THE END OF THE SCROLL REGION, how do I burn this setting to NEVER EVER DO THIS.


It is distracting and useless and irritating.


this even happens witn an empty page.


I never ever want my UIScrollView's content to allow the content's view pane to drag away form the edges that contain it.


This didn't happen in Snow Leopard and my Mac with a 27 inch screen and a 17 inch screen is not an iOS device. 


Please, for the love of babies and puppies, how can we make this stop?


Is there a pList setting for Safari that will allow the UIScrollView.bounces to = 0 or UIScrollView.elasticty = 0?


Can I edit the Framework header in /Library/Frameworks to set the default to NEVER for all epplications?


Please.  I can't use Lion with this is happening all the time I mistakenly trigger a scroll with my middle finger using the Magic mouse. 


It is horribly distracting.


Thank you.

Safari, Mac OS X (10.7.3), Safari
  • Carolyn Samit Level 10 Level 10 (83,980 points)
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    Apr 28, 2012 1:36 PM (in response to Alex Zavatone)



    A shot in the dark here. Since this didn't occur in Snow Leopard, try deleting the cache associated with Safari.


    Open the Finder. From the menu bar click Go > Go to Folder


    Type this exactly as you see it here:   ~/Library/Caches/


    Move the Cache.db file to the Trash.


    Quit then relaunch Safari to test.

  • Carolyn Samit Level 10 Level 10 (83,980 points)
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    Apr 28, 2012 2:44 PM (in response to Alex Zavatone)

    Not a good idea to try to modify system files.


    Did you try deleting the cache.db file as I suggested previously?


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