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goodiesgetthe
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Status: New idea

Please, please, please give an option to set the width of the scroll bar in Firefox. It's so narrow that about 50% of the time when I try to drag it down, I end up dragging down the whole window. I'm sure it's nice for those who have their smartphone welded to their palm, but some of us still use PCs occasionally, and it's so annoying I usually just use the Page Down key, making the scroll bar pointless. I can't imagine anyone with less than great vision even trying to use Firefox because of this.

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Charlie
New member

Finding the thin scrollbar difficult to use and want a bigger one please Firefox in an update

tucano
New member

Please, please, please! The Firefox 91.9.1  sliding button at the right side of the screen shows ALMOST INVISIBLE on my screen. When I finally get to touch it with the mouse arrow, ONLY THEN that button becomes more visible, changing from a --very light almost invisible gray-- into a --dark gray-- tone. That is just silly, or maybe even stupid. I would like to always see easily where that button is on the sidebar. Please give us a sidebar sliding button that remains clearly visible ALL THE TIME.  Installing other themes does not solves this issue.

Firefox is great, I love it since 2.0, already made a small $ contribution. Thank you all.

 

Luca_Pavan
Familiar face

Some new settings to customize scroll bars:

☑️Hide after (number) seconds

☑️ Remove scroll buttons (why not? Many never use them)

☑️ Change theme (by system default or customized)

☑️Thickness

☑️Reverse position (even independently each other, but anyway for no valid reason 🤣)

☑️Load on side closest to the cursor (for total lazy people 😒 😴 🤣, but maybe good to discard ☑️ Reverse position 🤣)

lwhitcomb19
New member

Has there been a solution to this issue?

lwhitcomb19
New member

Please change this and make Mozilla great again! I hate to leave but can't see scrolling enough and too frustrating

Dlamanna
New member

Please allow the option for wider scrollbars! Most of my older family members (60+) are constantly getting frustrated trying to navigate sites. And I have to say while I have adjusted to it alright, I still find it very annoying.

virgle
New member

The Firefox slider cursor on right side of page is very faint for my old tired eyes.  Is there a way to make it more visible? I don't have that problem with Edge but I prefer Firefox

Thanks Virgle

dsyleixa123
New member

verbreitern Sie endlich wieder die senkrechte Scrollbar entsprechend Windows-Standard-Einstellungen!
Die jetzigen lächerlich schmalen Scroll-Balken sind unzumutbar und eine Frechheit!

Finally widen the vertical scrollbar again according to Windows standard settings!

The current ridiculously narrow scroll bars are unreasonable and a cheek!

thospend
New member

Amen to that!  And add a setting to make the scrollbar ALWAYS visible!

wantapaint
Strollin' around

I agree 100% can't use the new scroll bar it's like being in hell!

dk
Strollin' around

I just tried switching back to Firefox from Edge. The tiny auto-hiding scrollbars are a deal-breaker, I'm going back to Edge. I don't care what the page designer intended, I want a nice fat scrollbar that is always visible.

user78335
Strollin' around

You should be able to fix this like this:

 

about:config

(override default scrollbar width)

widget.non-native-theme.win.scrollbar.use-system-size -> false

(Scrollbar width)

widget.non-native-theme.scrollbar.size.override -> 30

user78335
Strollin' around

You should be able to solve like this:

about:config

(override defaults)

widget.non-native-theme.win.scrollbar.use-system-size -> false 

(set scrollbar width)

widget.non-native-theme.scrollbar.size.override -> 30

Ustramator
New member

Also play with values (1-5) in:

widget.non-native-theme.scrollbar.style

Value of 3 gives not-changing-width-on-focus and value 5 gives a permanently visible scrollbar.

Combine with width in:

widget.non-native-theme.scrollbar.size.override

widget.non-native-theme.scrollbar.size

widget.non-native-theme.gtk.scrollbar.thumb-cross-size

dsyleixa123
New member

Immediately enlarge the small scroll bar widths and stop automatically hiding them! The current scrollbars are narrow and hinder the operation in an unreasonable way! Make them identical to the standard Windows settings! Perhaps enable user-defined preferences to switch between the effing proprietary Firefox size settings and the standard Windows size settings!