Re: Odd scrolling issue

Discussion in 'HTML' started by Neil Gould, Jan 23, 2014.

  1. Neil Gould

    Neil Gould Guest

    Ed Mullen wrote:
    > Okay, here's a weird one.
    >
    > Someone was perusing one of my Web sites and said, to paraphrase:
    >
    > "If I click in the vertical scroll bar below the handle the page
    > scrolls down more than one full screen."
    >
    > That is, the vast majority of pages (I've checked many) will scroll so
    > that the bottom of the first page is now at the top. The pages on my
    > site scroll up past that, so that the content of the initial screen is
    > above the top of the page. Meaning that the user will be missing, not
    > see, some content.
    >
    > http://edmullen.net/mozilla/moz_combine.php
    >
    > I only give this page as an example because it requires several
    > scroll-downs to see the entire page.
    >
    > Then try any Amazon.com page. I haven't found one where it happens.
    >
    > Oddly, having checked it in:
    >
    > IE 11
    > Opera 18
    > Chrome 32
    > Safari (Windows) 5
    > Pale Moon 24 Moz-based
    > SeaMonkey 2 Moz-based
    > Firefox 26 Moz-based
    >
    > Only the Moz-based browsers exhibit the problem. Although, oddly
    > enough, they scroll properly using the Page Up and Page Down keyboard
    > buttons.
    >
    > I have tested this on a variety of sites online and most do not
    > exhibit this but several do.
    >
    > While it seems to be a problem with the Mozilla core core, it also
    > seems to be somehow HTML/CSS related too since some pages don't do
    > this but all of mine do. Any thoughts welcome.
    >

    FWIW, and I know it won't solve your dilemma, but it works as expected in
    FF12.
    --
    best regards,

    Neil
     
    Neil Gould, Jan 23, 2014
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