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Scroll line-by-line in Firefox 2 Web Browsers
This isn't exactly a hint, per se, but a change from Firefox 1.5 to 2.0. In 1.x-1.5, holding down the Command key and using the scroll wheel would resize text on the current page.

Now, holding down Command forces the scroll to go line by line, no matter how fast the scroll wheel is turned. It's kind of hard to explain, but compare the two, and you'll see what I mean. Random, but useful if you use the scroll wheel to read documents and articles online like I do (keep your eyes in the same place, and just scroll the page.)

[robg adds: The old "zoom text via scroll" feature is still available, but you'll have to press Command and Control, then scroll, in order to get it. And as noted in my comment to this hint, Command and Option and scroll is the shortcut to flip between pages that have been loaded on one tab.]
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Actually...
Authored by: bonkydooky on Nov 06, '06 08:57:00AM

For text resize, it works to just hold "control" and use the scroll wheel.



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Authored by: daGrimm on Nov 06, '06 09:15:28AM

True, but since 10.4.8 Scrolling while pressing ctrl will zoom to the cursor, even in firefox...



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Scroll line-by-line in Firefox 2
Authored by: bdog on Nov 06, '06 07:23:25PM

Does not work in Camino, yet.



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Scroll line-by-line in Firefox 2
Authored by: squarefrog on Nov 07, '06 01:37:25AM

You can revert to cmd+scroll, by a little bit of about:config hacking.

Type about:config in the location bar, and hit enter. Look for the line - mousewheel.horizscroll.withmetakey.action. Double click on the value (default is 0), and change it to 3. I think thats it, I don't have a scroll wheel here at work :)



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