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Scrolling via mouse in a folder on Desktop

Scrolling via mouse in a folder on Desktop

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Have a really unique situation. 

When using the browser verison (Safari 12.1.2) on Mac (Sierra 10.12.6) had an issue start out of nowhere. 

When I try to scroll in a folder that is longer than the lenght of my browser window (using scroll wheel on external mouse or on a trackpad integrated into a wireless keyboard) it keeps bouncing me back to the top of the page, it will momentarily scroll down and then auto return to the top of the page. 

This issue is not present on pages like "settings" or a page where there is not a 'window' where there is a scroll bar not on the far right of the page. Also clicking and dragging on the scroll bar ends with the same results.

Oddly when not using the mouse scroll wheel or the track pad on the wirelss keyboard, the native track pad on the macbook air, functions as normal.

The issue is not present in Chrome (don't have firefox installed) and isn't present on other webpages outside of the interior folder view on dropbox. 
Have also tested in incognito mode, issue is still present. 

Have quit safari, rebooted the machine, signed out and back in the website, have cleared casche/cookies for the dropbox site. Have replaced batteries on the wireless keyboard, have blown air around trackpad and on mouse scroll wheel. 

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Re: Scrolling via mouse in a folder on Desktop


Hello there @andrewseely, thanks for posting!


Out of curiosity, can you try disabling any browser extensions one by one on your normal Safari window to see if there's any difference there?


It may be that this is due to using an older version of the browser as the website works best on the latest two versions of most browsers.


Let me know how it goes!

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