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Weird Scrolling with version 83

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Good Morning

Today I had to repair Firefox and after restarting, I felt a strange scrolling sensation, it was not the normal Firefox scrolling, I even thought I had openend the wrong browser...so I went check about:config , and found some values where changed as new default values:

general.smoothScroll.mouseWheel.durationMaxMS 200 general.smoothScroll.mouseWheel.durationMinMS 50

I tought it was me the problem so I installed an older version of Firefox (80.0) in order to compare, and found a normal scrolling and those values:

general.smoothScroll.mouseWheel.durationMaxMS 400 general.smoothScroll.mouseWheel.durationMinMS 200

I think this is a mistake from devs, if i wanted to have horrible scrolling, I could just use Edge instead of Firefox, could you please bring the original scrolling back to Firefox?

Thanks

Modified by Wolfy

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There is also a new key:

general.smoothScroll.mouseWheel.migrationPercent 100

what does this "100%" mean?

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I could have posted exactly what Wolfy did, it fits what happened to me perfectly. Why did you change this????? I have a computer less than a year old and Edge always scrolled like this which is why I always used Firefox. Now Firefox is doing the same thing. What's up? And I don't understand those migration codes, I just want FIrefox to scroll like it did 2 days ago

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I agree this new scrolling is absolutely awful. I initially thought it was a problem with my trackpad drivers but no it's just firefox. I tried editing those settings in config but it doesn't really help. I will be switching to chrome until this is fixed.

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Is this scrolling issue fixed? I uninstalled and reinstalled an earlier version of Firefox. It is the only browser that has decent scrolling and now the new version is just like the others. I have no idea how to fix, I have tried all my computer settings, have spent hours with Microsoft to fix Edge and they could not fix it either.

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Same issue. No setting I modify seems to have any effect on mouse wheel scrolling. Duration, migration, msdPhysics, spring constants, delta ratios... I've tried everything. The arrow keys are how I want them, it smooth scrolls in a linear fashion for a certain duration, then comes to an abrupt halt. That's what I want. That's how it was before. When I scroll with the wheel, however, it does this weird hyperbolic slow down and takes over 3 seconds to come to a complete stop. It's intolerable. I'm not using a touch pad, it's not my mouse drivers, other programs/browsers are fine. I don't want my desktop software to act like a mobile device where you flick a touch screen and give it momentum, I just want it to scroll, and stop. I've already switched to a Chromium based browser but I'd like to come back, just thought I would give the old "search for the problem" another try. I really hope they either fix this or make it clear what setting controls this.

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This may be a MS problem. I get weird scroll in various menus in MS Select Tabs. The screen scrolls to the bottom.

In FF, the tabs bar scroll fast to the right. Trying to click on a cut/paste etc doesn't work unless I freatly reduce screen Zoom.

Blame Billy. I am.

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