Windows Vista: Customize Mouse Wheel Functions
Windows Vista offers users to change the mouse scroll functions and customize the display. Windows will allow you to customize the display as you scroll the mouse on Windows Vista. Moreover, you can also control the display of objects at one time with one scroll.
Many a times you may notice that the mouse scroll wheel is not working properly on Windows Vista. In such scenarios, you may want to customize the mouse wheel functions by following this small how-to guide. Here, we will show you how to set the number of lines and characters, customize the screen and set the horizontal scrolling and number of characters to show at one time when the mouse wheel will scroll horizontally.
- Click the ‘Start’ button and click ‘Control Panel’
- Click ‘Hardware and Sound’, and then click ‘Mouse’.
- Click the ‘Wheel’ tab, and then:
- To set the number of lines the screen will scroll for each notch of mouse wheel movement, click ‘The following number of lines at a time’, and then enter the number of lines you want to scroll in the box.
- To scroll an entire screen of text for each click of the mouse wheel, click ‘One screen at a time’.
- If your mouse has a wheel that supports horizontal scrolling, in the ‘Tilt the wheel to scroll the following number of characters at a time’ box, enter the number of characters you want to scroll horizontally when you tilt the wheel to the left or right.
- Click ‘OK’
Isn’t it easy to try these steps? Check out this video which illustrates all these steps shown above to help you perform these steps and customize mouse wheel functions on your Windows Vista-based PC, on your own.