How To Restore Mac OS X 10.6.8 Snow Leopard Like Scroll Bar Behavior In Mac OS X Lion

Well, some of you have already tasted the new Mac OS X Lion, and also might have noticed the different scroll bar behavior, i.e. instead of being at all times and scrolling on your finger’s direction, they are normally hidden and move the content on an opposite direction. Though the new behavior also works well for multi-touch Trackpads or mice, but still confusing with traditional input devices. However, if you are using an older Mac with a traditional Trackpad or regular mouse without multi-touch support, you might want to restore the original one. Well, here’s the original one!
How To restore Snow Leopard like scroll bar behavior in OS X Lion

How To Restore Mac OS X 10.6.8 Snow Leopard Like Scroll Bar Behavior In Mac OS X Lion

Step – 1 : First, start “System Preferences” and then, tap on “General”. Below, “Show scroll bars”, just select the “Always” radio button. Actually, this step will make sure the scroll bars are permanently visible.

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Step – 2 : Now, click on “Show All” and then select “Trackpad”. Then, from here, uncheck “When using gestures to scroll or navigate, move content in the direction of finger movement”. Actually, this step should make the scrollbars scroll the “right” way.

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That’s it! You have done it!

NOTE : This guidelines aren’t recommended for the users with new Macs Macs with multi-touch Trackpads or mice, as the old behavior will likely feel as awkward on a multitouch interface, this is because, the new one feels on a legacy interface.

Well, if you’ll have any difficulty while going through the above steps, then, don’t hesitate, just write to us in our comment section below. Also, if you are successful in performing the above, then, just don’t forget to share your views and comments on this with us. [courtesy of RedmondPie]

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