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Disable elastic (rubber band) scrolling in iTunes Apps

A recent hint described how to disable elastic scrolling in many Lion applications. You can disable this effect in iTunes alone by setting the hidden preference "disable-elastic-scrolling".

To turn off elastic scrolling in iTunes, enter this in Terminal:

defaults write com.apple.iTunes disable-elastic-scroll -bool YES

To turn it back on:

defaults write com.apple.iTunes disable-elastic-scroll -bool NO

To delete the preference:

defaults delete com.apple.iTunes disable-elastic-scroll

I have included this option in the latest version of my AppleScript Change Hidden iTunes Preferences.


[kirkmc adds: I find it interesting that this key uses the term "elastic" and the one in the previous hint uses "Rubberbanding." Which means that I had to make the title of this hint include both...]
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Disable elastic (rubber band) scrolling in iTunes
Authored by: simsamsep on Jun 07, '12 12:07:24PM

Thank you! We already had a method to disable "rubber band" scrolling in several Lion applications (except iTunes and Safari) and now we also have a method for disabling this "elastic" scrolling in iTunes. Hopefully someone will come up with a solution for Safari. It is in Safari where I find this rubber band/elastic scrolling feature to be the most annoying.



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Disable elastic (rubber band) scrolling in iTunes
Authored by: drudus on Jun 16, '12 06:53:37AM

There is also this hint for Xcode…
http://hints.macworld.com/article.php?story=20120507052042668

…and the global variation of the key for most other apps (but not Safari)
http://hints.macworld.com/article.php?story=20120509063823940



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