Vertical Scroll bar is toon narrow for ease of use

By design Issue #8504062

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Author
Tom Q.
Created
Aug 16, 2016
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Found in
  • Microsoft Edge
Found in build #
25.10586
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Reported by 1 person

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Suggest that the vertical scroll bar be widened to make Edge more usable. Width should be similar to the width used by IE, Chrome or Firefox. Trying to access the scroll bar with many windows open, particularly with a poor touch pad (such as found on too many laptops) discourage the use of Edge. Causes too many productivity issues. I have found myself returning to Chrome for my research.

Thank you for the many improvements to Edge made available in the August 2016 upgrade, with the exception of the Adobe Reader problem, Edge is moving in the right direction.

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    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Status to “By design”

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    • I just bought a new computer with windows 10. I really haven’t found anything to like about windows 7. Nothing is clear. I am stuck with this Cortana. I can’t get the excessively narrow scroll bars to work. Half the time it is all white and looks like there is nothing to scroll. I hit the scroll bar where it looks like the arrow is right over the scroll bar, but it rarely hits it. I could go on for hours about all the other things that make window 10 a nightmare, but I have a life outside of Husing a computer. Really really sorry about this purchase. I just hope I can find a way to get this computer onto window 7, so I can get some work done. I am wasting way too much time trying to learn this. Way too much for a busy person.

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