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Metro inconsistencies

  1. #1

    Portsmouth Hants
    Posts : 772
    Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center

    Metro inconsistencies

    On Start, if the mouse pointer reaches the edge of the screen, and there are more tiles to see, the screen scrolls - I don't have to use the scrollbar at the bottom. Everywhere else, it seems necessary to use the scrollbar at the bottom to see more screen, at least with a mouse cursor - is it like that with tablets?

    If I have a bunch of tiles, that could form a nice neat rectangle, the rule seems to be that it won't.

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  2. #2

    Posts : 465
    Windows 7 x64 SP1 Home Premium/Win 8.1 in VBox

    The easiest way to scroll with a mouse is to use the wheel anything else is hit and miss.
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