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#22738 - 07/26/12 11:38 PM Lion
Rain Offline


Registered: 07/17/11
Loc: London UK
I have just upgraded to Lion on my MacBook Pro. I now notice a couple of things that I don't really like.
1 The scroll wheel on my Wacom Graphire tablet/mouse now scrolls pages the other way than it used to. This is very counter-intuitive and frustrating.
2 Safari now opens at the last page you viewed, not the Homepage.

I have checked the preferences for each and can't fix it.
Any suggestions?

(by the way I see that MountainLion is out today (UK) am I entitled to a free upgrade?)

Thanks


Edited by dianne (07/30/12 01:23 PM)
Edit Reason: moved from Mac OS X Applications to the Mac OS X 10.6.x & 10.7.x & 10.8.x forum.

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#22740 - 07/27/12 12:26 AM Re: Lion [Re: Rain]
artie505 Online


Registered: 08/04/09
1. There's a setting somewhere in SysPrefs that reverses Apple's "natural" (unnatural in my opinion, too) scrolling.

2. Don't you see this in Safari's prefs? (Unless you've already updated to Safari 6 you should be running the same v 5.1.7 that I'm running.)

3. Free upgrades to ML are available only to very recent purchasers of new Macs.
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#22741 - 07/27/12 12:49 AM Re: Lion [Re: artie505]
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Registered: 07/17/11
Loc: London UK
Thanks for the reply.

I have had a look at the system prefs for the scrolling but can't see anything............... however I did come across a 'restore windows' in the General Prefs so that has sorted out Safari.

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#22743 - 07/27/12 12:58 AM Re: Lion [Re: Rain]
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#22747 - 07/27/12 01:46 AM Re: Lion [Re: artie505]
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Registered: 07/17/11
Loc: London UK
Fantastic, thanks............... my life is back to normal!

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#22748 - 07/27/12 01:56 AM Re: Lion [Re: Rain]
artie505 Online


Registered: 08/04/09
I'm happy to hear that it worked for you.

That link is the first to which I'll refer when I'm eventually forced to upgrade past Snowy. (Hal, where are you?)
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#22751 - 07/27/12 09:59 AM Re: Lion [Re: Rain]
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Registered: 08/13/09
Loc: California
Careful. "Restore Windows", if I understand your selection, has a different purpose.

When you quit any (well, any that has implemented this feature) application and then open it again, if "Restore Windows" is selected you will see the window that was last open.

For example, you type a short letter in Pages, print it, Quit. Open Pages again and that short letter will re-open. I find this annoying since many times I want a clean start, but if you are working on an on-going project, this could be helpful.
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#22753 - 07/27/12 11:07 AM Re: Lion [Re: Ira L]
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Registered: 08/04/09
Originally Posted By: Ira L
Careful. "Restore Windows", if I understand your selection, has a different purpose.

I'm sure Rain will comment, but the second complaint was "Safari now opens at the last page you viewed, not the Homepage." Deselecting 'Restore Windows' would take care of that.
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#22767 - 07/27/12 05:33 PM Re: Lion [Re: alternaut]
artie505 Online


Registered: 08/04/09
I'm confused; I thought Rain was reacting to the screenshot of Safari > Prefs > General that I posted.

Edit: SysPrefs hasn't got a "General" category, at least not in Snowy.


Edited by artie505 (07/27/12 05:37 PM)
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#22768 - 07/27/12 06:10 PM Re: Lion [Re: artie505]
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Registered: 08/04/09
Loc: Fort Worth, Texas
Originally Posted By: artie505
ISysPrefs hasn't got a "General" category, at least not in Snowy.

There is a "General" preference pane in Lion and Mountain Lion.
In Lion it includes:
  • Appearence
  • Highight color
  • Show scroll bars
  • Click in the scrollbar to...
  • Sidebar icon size
  • Recent items
  • Use LCD font smoothing when available
  • Restore windows when quoting and reopening apps
  • Turn off font smoothing for font sizes nn and smaller

In Mountain Lion it includes
  • Appearence
  • Highight color
  • Sidebar icon size
  • Show scroll bars
  • Click in the scrollbar to...
  • Ask to keep changes when closing documents
  • Close windows when quiting an application
  • Recent items
  • Use LCD font smoothing when available
  • Turn off font smoothing for font sizes nn and smaller
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#22769 - 07/27/12 06:24 PM Re: Lion [Re: joemikeb]
artie505 Online


Registered: 08/04/09
Thanks; that 'splains Rain's post.

I wonder why se didn't use the Safari pref, which was the real answer to the question posed in hir original post.

Edit: Or did it go by the boards when "Restore" was added to OS X?


Edited by artie505 (07/28/12 01:41 AM)
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