Scrolling the buddy list with mouse wheel/pad gesture

Dan Mahoney, System Admin danm at
Sun Jun 6 16:52:22 EDT 2010

On Sat, 5 Jun 2010, Daniel Atallah wrote:

> On Sat, Jun 5, 2010 at 02:54, Dan Mahoney, System Admin
> <danm at> wrote:
>> Scrolling the buddy list.
>> I notice that pgup/pgdn work in the buddy list windows, but the scroll wheel
>> actions don't seem to (at least using the scroll-wheel gesture on my lenovo
>> touchpad, it yields the "youre trying to scroll but there's nothing to
>> scroll" icon)
>> (My lenovo also has an obnoxiously tiny screen, so my buddy list doesn't fit
>> onscreen)
>> Is this an easy fix?  Is it worth opening a bug?
> This is a known issue with some software scrollwheel implementations and GTK+.

Aah, so not worth reporting in pidgin.  Sadly, no updated on this in a 
year-plus.  Grrr.



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