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Does FF have a horizontal left-right scroll key or key combo for really wide pages?

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Hi All

some pages like this one are wide enough to have a horizontal left/right scroll bar.

https://trello.com/b/3OtE8BCR/brizy-wordpress-public-roadmap

If I'm lucky, when I want scroll left or right, the cursor is on a piece of HTML where it can move when I use the left or right arrow keys. However often, the cursor isn't available or the right place.

Is there a key or key combo where I can shift the web page left or right in the FF window? I often find it difficult to use the horizontal scrollbar with the mouse.

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The Left and Right arrow keys (the four arrow keys, that also include Up and Down keys) work for me to slide the extra wide window sideways. I did have to push & hold the first time for Firefox to 'recognize' what I was doing, or perhaps the page was still loading when I tried using that key set.

I am on Win7, but iirc pages like that worked for me the same on Linux when I used that OS in the past.

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The Left and Right arrow keys (the four arrow keys, that also include Up and Down keys) work for me to slide the extra wide window sideways. I did have to push & hold the first time for Firefox to 'recognize' what I was doing, or perhaps the page was still loading when I tried using that key set.

I am on Win7, but iirc pages like that worked for me the same on Linux when I used that OS in the past.

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If your mouse has a wheel, holding down Shift while rolling the wheel usually switches it from vertical scrolling to horizontal scrolling. (mousewheel.with_shift.action=4 on Windows and Linux)

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I don't know why FF wasn't doing that before - I think it must have been something strange with the website I was looking at, or perhaps even my computer.

It scroll right now anyway. Thanks.

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