I’ve written about scrollbars in Google Wave, OPEN LOOK and Picasa. Here are some more.
Google’s Real-Time Search
The people at Google seem to love doing custom scrollbars. Rémy Rakic points out that real-time search features another one:
Peter Gassner notes that Blender 2.5 enhances scrollbars in an interesting way. Users can use the scrollbars to zoom the visible part of the view by dragging the dots at the end of the scrollbars:
Christopher Fahey tells me that some music apps feature similar «zooming» scrollbars. Chris Clark offers this example, found in Apple’s Soundtrack Pro:
Ben Sargent writes that Aperture has a small «auto-scroll» widget on its scrollbar:
Clicking on this widget scrolls the view without requiring the user to move the mouse, similar to Picasa’s scrollbar. zx ads that Evernote on Windows features a similar split scrollbar with a «regular» part and an «auto-scroll» part.
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