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OS X Lion scrolling is reversed, but don't panic, there's an easy fix

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July

Lots of people on Twitter and various social networks are noticing and not liking that the default scrolling direction in OS X Lion is reversed from what it used to be. "Up is down and down is up," as a few people have said. No worries! You can easily fix this by going to your mouse or trackpad preference pane in System Preferences. You'll see a preference called "Scroll Direction" that is set by default to "natural." To change this setting to the old way (which I guess is now called "unnatural") just uncheck the box. Easy peasy.

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[Last modified: Wednesday, July 20, 2011 8:40pm]

    

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