scroll

scroll

(skro^l') v.t.&i.

to move to a different part of a displayed document or object. Scrolling makes it possible to display a document or object that is larger than the window or frame that contains it.

scrollable, adj.

scroll bar

(skro^l' ba:r) n.

a control that allows a user to navigate through a document or other object that is taller or wider than the window or frame that contains it. A scroll bar is displayed as a narrow rectangle, usually at the right side or bottom of a window or frame, in which a smaller rectangle (the thumb) moves to indicate what part of the document or object is displayed. The user can scroll by dragging the thumb, clicking before or after the thumb, or clicking forward or backward arrow controls.

Also, scrollbar.

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