Real VNC scroll bar behaviour
k.hall "at" servicepower.com
Thu Apr 21 09:08:01 2005
Anyone else noticed with RealVNC (4.1.1) that it doesn't scroll by a
large enough amount if you click the space inside the scroll bar that
isn't the scroll bar itself (I'm not sure what this area is called!).
This is inconsistent to the way other windows scroll bars operate.
Open a VNC session to a host
Make the window size smaller so scroll bars appear (as is the case if
the host's resolution is higher than yours anyway)
With the horizontal scroll bar fully to the left, click in the area
between the right edge of the scroll bar and the right-scroll arrow
The window will scroll only by a small amount, meaning you have to click
multiple times to get to the right hand side of the window.
Try the same thing in e.g. Internet Explorer, you'll see a huge
This is something I use a lot with limited desktop space, and didn't
have this problem in TightVNC.
If there's some justification for the way it currently works, then