Mouse vertical scroll over Flash, not working
bonedu at gmail.com
Wed Oct 18 14:50:03 UTC 2006
2006/10/16, Bry Melvin <brymelvin at melvinart.com>:
> --- Eduard Bonet <bonedu at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Has anyone experienced that in Firefox and
> > Konqueror, one can not start
> > vertical scroll with the mouse wheel when the cursor
> > is just over a flash?
> > I am using Edgy but this also happened with Dapper.
> > And a guy in another
> > list confirmed me this strange thing, but had no
> > explanation for it.
> > > --
> > kubuntu-users mailing list
> > kubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com
> Yes: the code in flash if you hover over it causes it
> to overide other things.
> If you use Flashblock extension it will cause the icon
> seen instead of the flash to change to an arrow, but
> I'm not on a machine with flashblock today so I'm not
> sure if this will restore other function.
> This is handy for advertisers using flash but a
> nuisance for everyone else.
> Personally I've started blocking adservers to cut down
> on the nuisance factors.
But this doesn't happen with firefox under windows. Anyway, i can live with
it, just wanted at least to know why this happens.
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